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The Betty Le Fever Gibson Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 176

Scope and Content

This collection consists of course notes taken while a student at Princeton Theological Seminary, 1944-1946. Mrs. Gibson was among the first women to enroll in the Seminary's School of Christian Education.

Dates

  • 1944 - 1945

Language of Materials

English

Access:

There are no special restrictions to the access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.

Preferred Citation

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Betty Le Fever Gibson Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1922 February 22
Born, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1944
Graduated, Pennsylvania State University
1944-1946
Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1966-1971
Teacher, Cynthia Warner School, Takoma Park, Maryland
1973-1984
Teacher, middle school, Franklin, Pennsylvania
1984-1994
Substitute teacher, Hempfield Area High School, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Biographical Information

Betty Le Fever Gibson was among one of the first classes of women to enroll in Princeton Seminary's School of Christian Education. She was a full-time student from 1944 to September 1946, when she married William Allison Gibson, Jr., a Bachelor of Divinity graduate of Princeton Seminary, who pastored several churches in Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland. She was a junior high school teacher and a Christian Educator until her retirement in 1994.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (2 Boxes)

Processing Information:

This collection was given to the Seminary Libraries in March of 1995 by Betty Le Fever Gibson. The collection was organized in May of 1996, by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in June of 2009.
Title
The Betty Le Fever Gibson Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Raymond D. Cannata
Date
2009
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Princeton Theological Seminary
Library
PO Box 821
Princeton NJ 08542 USA