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Josiah Lee Dillard papers


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Title: Josiah Lee Dillard papers, 1891-1957Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 242

Primary Creator: Dillard, Josiah Lee.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically and then by record type.

Subjects: Dillard, Josiah Lee., Public schools - Illinois - History, Stonefort (Ill.), Stonefort Public School., United States. Department of the Treasury

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Ephemera., Records (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Josiah Lee Dillard collection contains documents regarding Illinois education dating from 1891 through 1957.  Materials in this collection include diplomas, teaching certificates, an undated portrait depicting Josiah Dillard at his office in the U. S. Treasury Department, and a photograph of the students at Stonefort Public School in January 1894 as well as other papers and memorabilia.

Biographical Note

Josiah Dillard served as a teacher, principal and institutional instructor.

A native of southern Illinois, Mr. Dillard grew up in Stonefort.  His father was a Civil War veteran, having served in the 31st Illinois regiment under John A. Logan. Josiah taught at the Stonefort Public School prior to 1893, and served as its principal from 1894 through 1895.  In the summer of 1895, he completed the Pedagogical Course of Study at Arkansas Normal College.  He also attended Southern Illinois Normal University.

In 1905, Mr. Dillard received his certificate in Accountancy from Lincoln Business College.  Shortly afterward, he accepted a position with the United States Treasury Department as a chief clerk.

Subject/Index Terms

Dillard, Josiah Lee.
Public schools - Illinois - History
Stonefort (Ill.)
Stonefort Public School.
United States. Department of the Treasury

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Josiah Lee Dillard papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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Folder 1: Letters of recommendation, 1893 - 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 2: DiplomasAdd to your cart.

Pedagogy, Arkansas Normal College, June 14, 1895

Accountancy, Lincoln Business College, Dec 1, 1905

Folder 3: Teaching certificatesAdd to your cart.

Second Grade, Saline Co. IL, April 16, 1891

Second Grade, Saline Co. IL, August 8, 1891

First Grade, Williamson Co. IL, July 5, 1893

Second Grade, Saline Co. IL, April 1, 1899

Second Grade, Pope Co. IL, April 25, 1899

First Grade, Saline Co. IL, August 1, 1899

Second Grade, Logan Co. IL, June 25, 1900

First Grade, Logan Co. IL, August 23, 1902

First Grade, Logan Co. IL, August 27, 1904

Folder 4: PortraitsAdd to your cart.

Josiah Lee Dillard (photocopy), undated

Stonefort Public Schools, January 31, 1894

Folder 5: Contract with Ella Vinyard, 1896 July 2Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Southern Illinois Normal University Excursion ribbon, 1894 May 19Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bankston Fork School press cutting from The Daily  Register,  Harrisburg IL, 1957 May 4Add to your cart.

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