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Guide to the Greene Springs School records MSS.0592

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

January 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-04-23T11:34-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

Greene Springs School records

Unit ID:

MSS.0592

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet (17 items)

Dates:

1847-1884

Abstract:

Ledger of standings, studies and absences of the students from 1847 through 1870 as well as an honor roll of the Humanitarian Society of this Hale County, Alabama, school.

creator

Greene Springs School.

Scope and Contents note

The collection includes a ledger of standings, studies and absences of the students from 1847 through 1870 as well as an honor roll of the Humanitarian Society of the Greene Springs School.

Biographical/Historical note

The Greene Springs School was begun in 1847 by Henry Tutwiler, a professor from LaGrange College and the University of Alabama. The school was situated in Greene County near Havana, Alabama (now part of Hale County). It quickly became one of the most famous academies in Alabama, recognized for the high caliber education provided by Tutwiler, who remaine the principal for thirty years. The school also gained recognition because Tutwiler allowed females to enter the school. One of the teachers during the Civil War (the school remained open because Tutwiler was a member of the anti-Secessionist Whig Party) was Tutwiler's own daughter, Julia Strudwick Tutwiler.

The school closed in the 1880s, shortly after Tutwiler's death in September 1884. In fact, one of the miscellaneous documents in the collection is an announcement of the 1884-1885 Session of the Greene Springs School. It was printed on 7 July 1884 and lists Tutwiler as one of the principals.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Preferred Citation:

Greene Springs School records, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Susan Braden, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Education (localbroad)

Education--Alabama (lcsh)

School records (aat)

Students (localbroad)

Ledger Box 205 Folder 8

Ledger of standings, studies, and absences of the students at Greene Springs School http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95050

Announcement, Greene Springs School, Session 1884-85 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95051

List of students enrolled, Greene Springs School, 1883-1884 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95052

Roll of Honor of the Hermathenian Society of Greene Springs School, 1861-1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95053

Lists of Students Box 205 Folder 9

List of students enrolled, Greene Springs School, 1851-1877 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95054

List of Pupils of Greene Springs Academy, Hale County, Alabama, 1847-1884 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95055

Miscellaneous Documents Box 1743

Box 1743 Folder 1

Algebra problem, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95056

Composition on farming, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95057

Dictation exercise, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95058

Science experiment, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95059

Composition on ships, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95060

Composition on railroads, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95061

Farming composition, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95062

Composition on animals, A. H. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95063

Account statement, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95064

Account statement, W. M. Sample, Greene Springs School, 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/95065