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Creator Ellis, Beulah Collins
Other Creators See list of autographs in container list. Some autographers used only initials or first names.
Title UA94 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Series 4. Southern Normal School Subseries 3. Beulah Collins Autograph Books
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1902
Year Range To 1907
Description Autograph books created by Beulah Collins Ellis. The first autograph album dates from 1904-1907 and is autographed by natives of Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Hampshire and Tennessee.

The second book has a padded cover of brown cloth. The majority of the autographs date to 1902 and 1903. Mrs. Ellis' daughter Lena wrote in the book in 1922.

Of special note is an inscription by Edgar Cayce:

"To thine own self be true and it must follow as the night the day. That you will be true to others. Your friend, Edgar Cayce, BG, September 17, 1902"
Subjects Autographs
People Cayce, Edgar, 1877-1945
Search Terms Penmanship
Southern Normal School (Bowling Green, KY)
Finding Aids TopScholar - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/41/

Autograph Book 1 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/stu_alum_papers/8

Autograph Book 2 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/stu_alum_papers/7
Related Materials UA96 - Southern Normal School Records
Catalog Number UA94.4.3
Dates of Creation 1902-1907
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent 2 autograph books 4 x 6 3/4 inches and 8 x 5 inches
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions Autograph Book 1 will not be pulled for researchers - use digitized copy.

No restrictions on autograph book 2
Parent ID UA94.4
Level of Description Subseries
Disciplines Social and Behavioral Sciences
Social and Cultural Anthropology
Women's History
Women's Studies
Containers Autograph Book
Autograph Book