Edith T. Ross collection
MSRoss74

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Ross, Edith T.
Title
Edith T. Ross collection
ID
MSRoss74
Date [inclusive]
1894-1974
Extent
0.25 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
Edith Ross was an English teacher at Chicago's Du Sable High School during the 1960s. The Edith T. Ross Collection contains flyers relating to Ida B. Wells, religious materials, and materials relating to Edith Ross' education and her activities as a teacher.

Preferred Citation

Edith T. Ross collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biographical Sketch

Edith Ross was an English teacher at Chicago's Du Sable High School during the 1960s. She attended Western Illinois State College, and received her M.A. in 1951. A religious woman, Edith Ross was involved in her church, the Sixth Grace United Presbyterian Church of Chicago.

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Scope and Contents

The Edith T. Ross Collection contains flyers relating to Ida B. Wells, religious materials, and materials relating to Edith Ross' education and her activities as a teacher.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives October 2004

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Revision Description

  07/23/2010

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Related Materials

Separated Material

Drotning, Phillip. An American Traveler's Guide to Black History. (New York: Doubleday & Co., 1968).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • DuSable High School. -- History-Sources
  • DuSable Museum of African-American History. -- History-Sources
  • Ida B. Wells Homes. -- History-Sources

Personal Name(s)

  • Ross, Edith T. -- Archives
  • Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931 -- History-Sources

Subject(s)

  • High school teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago.
  • Midwest Women's History.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Edith T. Ross Collection 

Box Folder

Ida B. Wells Flyers, 1914-ca. 1940 

1 1

Church programs, 1974 

1 2

Programs - Du Sable High School and Du Sable Museum, 1963-1970 

1 3

Photograph - Edith Ross, undated 

1 4

M.A. Thesis - "The Teaching of English in Wisconsin by Robert C. Pooley and Robert D. Williams: A Critical Evaluation", 1951 

1 5

Booklet - "The Holy Bible", 1974 

1 6

Magazine - "Christian Life", 1974 

1 7
Oversize

The Daily Inter Ocean [photostat], 4 August 1894 

Folder 9

Ida B. Wells Homes Community News, 18 April 1941 

Folder 10

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