Collection Title:

Helen Sutphin Collection, 1935-1937

Repository:

The Holloway Archives at Milligan College
P. H. Welshimer Memorial Library
200 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan College, TN 37682
Email: archives@milligan.edu

Creator:

Jim Sutphin

Title:

Helen Sutphin Collection, 1935-1937

Collection No.

C0003

Extent

1 box

Language(s):

English

Abstract:

Helen Sutphin was a Milligan graduate from 1937. This collection contains a few of her artifacts.

Biographical Note:

Helen Reece (Sudderth) Sutphin was born October 26, 1916 in West Virginia. After graduating from Milligan College in 1937, she was married to Eugene Hubert Sutphin, born May 16, 1916 in Unicoi County, Tennessee. Though he did not graduate from the school, Eugene attended Milligan during the 1939 school year. Helen Sutphin died October 1, 1992. Eugene Sutphin died on January 18, 2003. They are buried together in the Montezuma Cemetery, Montezuma, North Carolina.

Arrangement:

The collection is a small artifacts collection, so it is arranged into one series. This series is named I. Series: Milligan College Memorabilia, 1935-1937.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection is a small artifacts collection, so it is arranged into one series. This series is named I. Series: Milligan College Memorabilia and spans 1935 to 1937. The collection contains Buffalo Yearbooks from 1935, 1936, and 1937. The yearbooks belonged to Helen Sutphin and some of them contain autographs and messages from her classmates. The series also contains Helen Sutphin’s commencement announcement from 1937, which is leather-bound, and her diploma in its leather folder. A letter from Mrs. Perlea Derthick inviting Helen’s parents to commencement was found inside the diploma. It has been removed and placed in its own folder. Also in the series is a gold-plated bracelet bearing Milligan’s insignia and buffalo mascot.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information:

Accession 001-062005; 001-062005.1

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

The archivist reserves the right to determine on a case-by-case basis if certain folders within the collection that have been requested for viewing cannot be made available due to various restriction compliance, including but not limited to student information, private personal information, and organizational information of a restricted nature.

Preferred Citation:

[Item], Helen Sutphin Collection, Collection C0003, The Holloway Archives at Milligan College, Milligan College, TN.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ginger Dillon

Completed in 2005

Folder List

Box 1

I. Series: Milligan College Memorabilia, 1935-1937

  • The Buffalo, 1935

  • The Buffalo, 1936

  • The Buffalo, 1937

  • Commencement announcement, 1937

  • Diploma

  • Correspondence: Mrs. Perlea Derthick to Helen’s parents

  • Bracelet

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