Collection Number: MS 622
Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet
Extent: 1 folder (3 items).
Creators/Collectors: Lee, Lauranett Lorraine
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
User Restrictions: No restrictions.
Preferred Citation: Crucible in the Classroom: The Freedpeople and Their Teachers, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1861-1876, MS 622, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.
Acquisition Information: Unknown.
Biographical/Historical Information: Philena Carkin was a teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia during Reconstruction. Carkin's journals were bound into a manuscript describing her daily work as a teacher, the military occupation of Charlottesville, the University of Virginia and its students, and fellow teachers.
Scope and Content: The collection consists of a copy of the thesis (Ph.D) and two partial extracts from the dissertation. Both extracts feature the writings of Philena Carkin.
Persons: Lee, Lauranett Lorraine.
- Carkin, Philena
- Gardner, Anna--1816-1901
Record Types: Academic theses.
Notes: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Virginia, 2002.