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Title Bertha Borgen McElwee Collection
Call Number MSS 316
Extent 6 folders
Dates of Creation 1912-1961
Creator Bertha Borgen McElwee
Bertha Borgen McElwee
Scope & Content The collection contains materials that relate to the teaching career of Bertha Borgan McElwee including copies of her teaching contracts, correspondence with perspective employers, and copies of her diplomas and teaching certificates.
Admin/Biographical History Bertha McElWee was born in Clay County and was one of the charter members of Lutheran Ladies Aid at Bethany Lutheran Church in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota. She spent most of her career as a teacher in Livona Michigan though she did spend sometime teaching in Ada and Rothsay in Minnesota.
People McElwee, Bertha Borgan
Subjects Education
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by Patricia Ruch in 1992 (Accession # 92.24, and 92.40)
Containers Correspondence, 1955, 1961
Diplomas and Certificates, 1921-1961
Ode to Lady McElwee, 1952
School Notebook, 1912-1913
Teacher's Contracts, 1944-1956
Transcripts and Report Cards, 1913