Nora Frye papers
Scope and Content
This collection of papers consists chiefly of manuscripts written by Nora Frye about her life, which were compiled and edited by Janet Schultz Panger into a book entitled, Reflections of a Schoolmistress, by Nora Frye. Of special interest is Chapter 3 entitled, “Maria Sanford: An Unforgettable Character”, which recalls her former teacher at the University. Also included in the collection is a copy of the book (1994), an article regarding her retirement from a Spokane newspaper dated May 19, 1937 and letters she wrote during a European trip in 1923.
- Creation: 1923-1937
- Creation: 1994
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Use of Materials
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.
Biographical Sketch of Nora Frye (1867-1946)
Nora Frye was born in Elk River, Minnesota in 1867. She earned her bachelor's degree in Latin from the University of Minnesota in 1891. She taught in several schools in rural Minnesota until 1908, when she moved to Spokane, Washington. There she taught at Lewis and Clark High School until her retirement in 1937. Nora Frye died in 1946.
.2 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger)
Collection contains the papers of Nora Frye, alumnus of the University of Minnesota.
Source of acquisition
The papers were sent to University Archives by Janet Panger, December 2, 1998.
- Nora Frye papers, 1923-1937, 1994
- Karen Klinkenberg; updated by Karen Spilman
- January 1999; May 2005
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English