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Guide to the Eileen Albaugh papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1914-1952
Creator: Albaugh, Eileen Ferreter (1915-1952)
Extent: 2.50 linear inches.
Collection Number: IWA0583
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Junior high school teacher who taught in Tipton and Wellsburg, Iowa, and died of polio.

Access: The papers are open for research.

Use: Copyright has not been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Acquisition: The papers (donor no. 830) were donated in 2001 by Thomas J. Connors, who purchased the papers at the Eastern Market Flea Market in Washington D.C.

Preferred Citation: Eileen Albaugh papers, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason

Eileen Ferreter was born on May 4, 1915 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her father passed away in 1924, when she was nine years old. Ferreter attended Marion High School and then went on to Iowa State Teachers College, where she was a member of Kappa Delta Pi and the honorary club Purple Arrow. After graduating from college in 1935, Ferreter held a teaching position in Wellsburg, Iowa followed by a position in Tipton, Iowa where she taught the sixth grade. In June of 1942, she was married to Theodore Albaugh. Eileen Albaugh taught junior high at Tipton from 1944 to 1952, when bulbar polio caused her death at the age of 37.

The Eileen Ferreter Albaugh papers date from 1914 to 1952 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The biographical information includes an invitation to her parents' wedding, and newspaper clippings. The school papers include formal notes, essays, papers, poems, and scripts. Papers concerning Albaugh's education include correspondence regarding the Iowa State Teachers College (now the University of Northern Iowa). Papers concerning Albaugh's teaching career include contracts and certificates.

Browse by Series:
Series 1: Personal

  • Series 1: Personal
  • Box 1:
  • Biographical information - 1914, 1941-1952
  • School papers
  • "Members of the Jury, I Demand a Conviction"
  • Essays on poetry
  • General notes
  • Stage scenery and lighting: notes
  • Public Speaking, Fall - 1933
  • Scripts
  • Short stories
  • Miscellaneous
  • Books
  • The Globe Theatre by Thomas Wood Stevens - 1934
  • Ten Years: A Drama in One Act by Lawrence Paquin (Des Moines - 1937)
  • Iowa State Teachers College - 1933-1945
  • Teachers contracts and teachers certificates - 1936-1949