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Emma Chenault Kelly Collection


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Box 1

Box 1
Folder 1: Correspondence/Christine Gowdy and Myrtle Gentry, 1952

Correspondence with Ms. Myrtle Gentry (Sentry?) and Ms. Chestine Gowdy regarding The Gowdy Grammar and Dr. Emma Chenault Kelly's thesis in the 1950s

Transcription of Livingston C. Lord's notes on The Gowdy Grammar Manuscript, 1900

Typescript of "Her Story" (Chestine Gowdy's story) with handwritten edits

Transcribed copy of "Her Story" with additional information written November 12, 1952

Folder 2: Correspondence/Family, 1942-1956

Correspondence from Emma Chenault Kelly to her family, 1942, 1956

Short typescript with a basic history of Dr. Kelly's parent's home

Correspondence from Emma Chenault Kelly's sister, Alice E. Tolle, to Dr. Heller of EIU, written commentary on the bottom

1913 letters to Santa from Emma Chenault Kelly and Alice E. Kelly

Folder 3: Correspondence/FTA (Future Teachers of America), 1955-1956
Correspondence regarding sponsorship of a Future Teachers of America chapter at Eastern Illinois University, 1955-1956
Folder 4: Correspondence/Interlochen Orchestra Concerts at Eastern Illinois University, 1973-1978, 1983

Correspondence regarding donations to Eastern Illinois University in various forms - 1973-1978

Newspaper article regarding the Interlochen Benefit Concert at Eastern Illinois University, 1973

Minutes of the EIU Alumni Association Board of Directors, April 23, 1983

Folder 5: Correspondence New York University/John C. Payne/regarding orals, 1952-1956

Correspondence with New York University School of Education regarding degree conferral, 1952-1953

Correspondence with New York University 1956

Folder 6: Correspondence/Paul Turner Sargent Gallery/Distinguished Alumnus Awards Committee, 1982-1984

Copy of a newspaper article titled "To The Editor Moving Gallery" about the Paul Turner Sargent Gallery

Correspondence regarding donations to the Tarble Arts Center for "The Paul Turner Sargent Gallery", 1982

List of items in the Permanent Collection of Paul Turner Sargent on exhibit

Correspondence regarding consideration for Eastern Illinois University's Distinguished Alumnus Award and a blank copy of the information needed, 1984

List of Emma Chenault Kelly's paintings

Folder 7: Legal Correspondence, 1955-1956
Correspondence regarding Chenault Kelly's special contract and other legal matters related to Eastern Illinois University, 1955-1956
Folder 8: Correspondence/Publishing, 1949-1985

Correspondence regarding the use of Emma Chenault Kelly's story "Mason Bee" in the Betts Reading Series, 1949

Seven copies of "The Grammarian's Child: With Apologies to Mr. Kipling" by Chenault Kelly - One published in the Illinois English Bulletin, April 1956, Six taken from The Grammarian's Child and stapled (pages 163-168)

Three published copies of "Grammar Is Not a Purple Turtle" by Chenault Kelly and Bertrand Richards, Reprinted from The English Journal April 1959

Typescript of "...And the Sounds Will Take Care of Themselves" by Chenault Kelly

Correspondence regarding the publishing of The Emmaline Letters by James Y. Kelly, edited by Emma C. Kelly and Alice E. Tolle, 1982

Order form and information about The Emmaline Letters by James Y. Kelly, edited by Emma C. Kelly and Alice E. Tolle

Correspondence regarding the marketing of Emmaline Goes to War by Emma Chenault Kelly, 1985

Typescript: Emma Chenault Kelly on Thomas Stearns Eliot

Folder 9: Correspondence/Teaching Contracts/EIU (1/2 - 1943-1951), 1943-1951

Correspondence regarding teaching contracts at Eastern Illinois University, 1947-1951

Copies of teaching contracts and policy at Eastern Illinois University, 1947-1948, 1949-1950, 1950-1951

Folder 10: Correspondence/Teaching Contracts/EIU (2/2 - 1951-1967), 1951-1967

Correspondence regarding teaching contracts and faculty status at Eastern Illinois University, 1951-1967

Sabbatical information and Policy Statement, 1952-1953

Contract 1952-1953, 1954-1955, 1955-1956, 1956-1957, 1962

Correspondence regarding Gertrude Hendrix, 1953

Folder 11: Correspondence and Clippings/Various Subject Matters, 1950-1992

Correspondence from Alice Tolle regarding Miss Skeffington, formerly of the Eastern Illinois University English Department

Two published copies of "Developing a Logical Concept in Elementary Mathematics" by Gertrude Hendrix, reprinted from The Mathematics Teacher, Volume XLVIII, No. 8, December, 1955

Interdepartmental communication December 9, 1964

Correspondence regarding Dr. Kelly's work on an Institute day for teaching, 1965

Correspondence regarding Dr. Kevin O'Keefe, 1975

Two newspaper clipping of editorials regarding the loss of Dr. Kevin O'Keefe as a teacher at Eastern Illinois University, 1975

Newspaper with article by Chenault Kelly "Kelly describes her life in art," County Crier, 1980

Newspaper Clipping, "Final curtain closes at Eastern for Gabbards," Times Courier, 1984

Copy of newspaper clipping, "Commitment to Students a Life or Death Matter"

Newspaper article, "Recalling 90 Years of Eastern's History, The Old Main Line, 1985

Newspaper clipping, "Coles County History"

Newspaper clipping, "Eastern Folklore--Fact or Fiction," The Old Main Line, 1985

Newspaper clipping, "Alumnus Reminisces in 1946: Cow Helped Him Through Eastern," Times-Courier, 1971

Article printout, "That's Right--They're Wrong: Nothing can be done with our schools until the basic problem is solved--and no one even sees what it is." by Regna Lee Wood, National Review, 1992

List of Publications

Typescript "Blessed be Drudgery!" by Rev. William C. Gannet, D.D. Reprinted from Pamphlet No. 144, American Unitarian Association, 25 Beacon Street, Boston

Typescript copy "Panel Discussion of the Training School at Eastern"

Notes on Chapter 144, 127 - State Boy Education

Written comments by Dr. Kelly about her contracts, 1946-1949 regarding the probationary period

Pamphlet, Governing Policies for the Organization and Administration of the State Teachers Colleges in Illinois, The Teachers College Board, Springfield, September 25, 1950

Note regarding a copy of Ulysses, obtained by smuggling during the period in which it was banned in the United States

Folder 12: "Across the Years" Column, 1958-1979

Copy of Literary Supplement: Eastern State News, 1958

Clippings of "Across the Years" written by Chenault Kelly (14 articles)

Clipping of "Remember When?"

Letter regarding the writing of a letter or recommendation and Chenault Kelly and Alice Tolle's work on publishing their father's letters, 1979

Folder 13: "Remember When?" Columns

104 clippings of "Across the Years"

Copy of the "Across the Years" clipping found in folder 12

Clipping of "Sound Off!: Please, no more extra money for higher ed,"The State Journal-Register

Folder 14: Literary Supplement/Eastern State News, 1955
Copy of Literary Supplement: Eastern State News, Vol. XL...No. 29, Wednesday, May 25, 1955
Folder 15: Livingston C. Lord, President 1899-1933

Extracts from Mr. Lord, the Life and Words of Livingston C. Lord, by Isabel McKinney. University of Illinois Press. 1937

Typescript of "Life of Service" by Charles H. Dennis sent to Emma Chenault Kelly by The Ford Foundation

Folder 16: Photographs

Photograph of Paul Sargent

Four photographs of Chenault Kelly taken by "BERTRAM STUDIO, West Side of Square, Charleston, ILL" in a tan envelope that has "KELLY, CHENAULT" typed on the front and "Hollinger Corp. pH 8.5" stamped on the back

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