The Elsie Beatrice Green Dement Papers are ready for researchers. The finding aid for the papers is now available on DigitalCommons@ACU and digitized selections are also available on DigitalCommons@ACU.
Elsie Beatrice Green was born to William Hosea Green and Emma Olive Bryant Green on April 28, 1911, in Abilene, Texas. Her father was in charge of the Weather Bureau in Abilene (1909-1945). She attended Abilene Public Schools and graduated from Abilene Christian College with a B.S. in 1932. Elsie taught in schools in Texas, New Mexico, and Alaska after graduating from Abilene Christian College. She married Eugene Dement on May 24, 1951. They lived in New Mexico until they both died on September 14, 1959 following a car accident.
This collection contains a scrapbook (split into two binders) from Elsie’s time as a student at Abilene High School and Abilene Christian College.
Other resources from ACU Special Collections and Archives related to Abilene High School and Abilene history:
- Burton Coffman Papers, (1901-1990)
- Horace and Dott Coffman Papers, (1929-2001)
- Shilcutt, Tracy McGlothlin, “The Bluebonnet Brigade: Women and War in Abilene, Texas: 1941-1945” (1993). Digital Commons @ ACU, Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 40.