Special Collections Department
Anna Beebe Papers
Manuscript Collection Number: 134
Accessioned: Gift of Samuel H. Black, 1988.
Extent: 216 items (.3 linear ft.)
Content: Letters, cards, reciepts, miscellany.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: July 1988 by Eric Wittkopf.
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
Anna Beebe began her career as an educator with teaching positions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In approximately 1933 Beebe returned to Lewes to take a position as an English teacher at Lewes High School. She remained at Lewes High as a teacher and guidance counselor for thirty-three years; she retired in 1966. Elizabeth Beebe died in December, 1990.
Scope and Content Note
The collection is arranged in chronological order with three folders of undated material housed at the end.
1 F1 1913 Apr - Jul Includes photocopies of three letters from Richard Beebe. Also included is a religious pamphlet belonging to Anna Beebe. 6 items. F2 1913 Aug - Oct Includes photocopies of two letters from Richard Beebe. 4 items. F3 1914 Includes prayer card for deceased patient of Richard Beebe. 6 items. F4 1915 Includes photocopy of letter from Richard Beebe. 4 items. F5 1916 Jan 4 - Mar 13 Includes party instructions from Ladies' Home Journal. 7 items. F6 1916 Mar 20 - Apr 30 Includes party instructions from Ladies' Home Journal. Also included is a photograph of Anna Beebe. 10 items. F7 1916 May - Jun Includes report card for Anna Beebe. Also included are two application forms for admittance to the Women's College of Delaware at Newark. 9 items. F8 1916 Sep - Dec Includes sample of dress cloth. Also included is a dance book belonging to Anna Beebe. 8 items. F9 1917 [n.d.] - Jan 6 5 items. F10 1917 Jan 7 - Jan 26 7 items. F11 1917 Feb Includes a table marker from a Valentine dance. 5 items. F12 1917 Mar Includes a note card apparently used in a speech or essay. 6 items. 1 F13 1917 Apr - May Includes a history test. Also included is a train schedule. 9 items. F14 1917 Jun Includes a report card for Anna Beebe. 8 items. F15 1917 Jul 1 - 13 9 items. F16 1917 Jul 17 - 24 Includes three book catalogues. 10 items. F17 1917 Aug 18 - 28 5 items. F18 1917 Aug 28 - Sep 16 Includes a newspaper clipping regarding the enlistment of Richard Beebe. 5 items. F19 1917 Oct Includes four receipts issued to Anna Beebe. 10 items. F20 1917 Nov - Dec 4 items. 2 F21 1918 [n.d.]; Mar - Apr Includes a Y.W.C.A. marker. 7 items. F22 1918 May 3 items. F23 1918 June ? - 20 Includes a receipt for the Second Red Cross War Fund issued to Anna Beebe. Also included is a newspaper clipping regarding Delaware College student enlistment. 6 items. F24 1918 Jun 21 - 28 Includes a report card for Anna Beebe. Also included is a printed invitation to a high school commencement and a calling card. 8 items. F25 1918 Jul - Aug Includes a bill from Gimbel Brothers of Philadelphia issued to Anna Beebe. Also included are two receipts from the Second Red Cross War Fund issued to Anna Beebe. Also included are requirements regarding participation in the Delaware State Boys' and Girls' Patriotic Canning Club. 9 items. F26 1918 Sep 4 - Dec 10 Includes photocopies of two letters from Richard Beebe. 6 items. F27 1918 Dec 24 - 25 Includes a calling card. 5 items. F28 1919 Mar Includes photocopies of three letters from Richard Beebe. 4 items. F29 1919 Apr 5 - Jul 19 Includes a photocopy of a letter from Richard Beebe. 5 items. F30 1919 Jul 22 - 29 4 items. F31 1919 Aug 2 items. F32 [n.d.] Includes a note pad, a picture post card, an advertisement for Beacom Business College of Wilmington, Delaware, and two greeting cards. 9 items. F33 [n.d.] Includes two calling cards and two greeting cards. 8 items. F34 [n.d.] Includes photocopy of a letter from Richard Beebe. Also included are an invitation to Richard Beebe's wedding, a tag inscribed "Anna from Richard," a calling card, a bookmark, and two verses to a college song. 6 items.
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