Effie Lathers papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains:
Minutes, notes and agenda for national and state board meetings of the Congress of Parents and Teachers, and correspondence to local chapters.
Charts explaining the purpose and program of the Congress of Parents and Teachers. National Congress Bulletin, 1935 – 1939, with some issues missing. Publications including Parent-Child relationships from a childs point of view and The Children’s Charter.
Photograph of State PTA board 1935-1936.
Newsclippings of articles Mrs. Lathers’s wrote for Duluth-News Tribune, Nov.1937 – Feb. 1938.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Effie Lathers (Mrs. Austin Lathers) was born in Ann Arbor Michigan and come to Duluth in 1909 to be a math instructor at the Duluth State Normal School. Mrs. Lathers was a past president of the Minnesota Congress of Parents and Teachers, organizer of the Grey Ladies of the Red Cross in World War II, and a leader in church and garden flower organizations.
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Language of Materials
The collection contains: minutes, notes and agenda for national and state board meetings of the Congress of Parents and Teachers, and correspondence to local chapters; charts explaining the purpose and program of the Congress of Parents and Teachers; National Congress Bulletin and other publications; a photograph of State PTA board 1935-1936; and newsclippings of articles Mrs. Lathers’s wrote for Duluth-News Tribune.
This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at email@example.com or 218-726-8526.
This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library.
- Children Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Minutes Subject Source: Local sources
- Parent Teacher Association Subject Source: Local sources
- Parents Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Publications Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Teachers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Effie Lathers papers
- Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Collecting Area Details
Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001