Beeson, Rebecca Katharine, 1867-?
- Existence: 1867 - ?
Katharine Beeson was born in 1867 and became a prominent Hoosier educator and author. Beeson taught in Indiana schools in Indianapolis and Lafayette. In 1904, she was a teacher in Indianapolis city schools. Eventually, Beeson came to live in Lafayette, where she taught at Centennial School. She also became the Supervising Principal of Lafayette Public Schools. In 1916, Beeson earned a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University. Beeson was a member of the National Education Association, the Indiana State Teachers' Association, and served as the secretary for the Lafayette Art Association. She wrote three books, titled Child's Calendar Beautiful (1905), Literary Indiana (1925), and The Health Game (1925), which was a guide for children and parents who promoted cleanliness and personal hygiene.
CitationRebecca Katharine Beeson (n.d.). Susan Bulkeley Butler Women's Archives. Retrieved from: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/womens-archives/notable.php
CitationAlumni Directory. (1929). Purdue University, p. 68. Retrieved from: https://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/digital/collection/ua180/id/225
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Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 27
Abstract Correspondence, field notebooks, photo albums, photographs, reports, slides, soil notebooks, and other materials documenting the history, administration, and activities of the College of Agriculture’s Department of Agronomy.
Dates: 1879-2011; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2008