Isabel Milligan Papers

Summary Information

Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives
Milligan, Isabel.
Isabel Milligan Papers
Circa 1894-1898 (Bulk 1895-1896)
0.25 Linear feet
Scrapbook pages, baccalaureate and commencement programs.

Preferred Citation note

Isabel Milligan Papers, Emporia State University Archives, Emporia State University.

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Biographical/Historical note

Edith Isabel Milligan attended Kansas State Normal School as a student, earning an elementary degree in 1892 and an English degree in 1896. She worked as an assistant critic teacher, model intermediate, at Kansas State Normal School from 1897-1901. Isabel passed away sometime prior to 1924.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains scrapbook pages and programs from Isabel Milligan’s tenure as a Kansas State Normal School student. The scrapbook pages included articles about activities and lectures held on campus. A baccalaureate program is included, as well as commencement programs from 1896 and 1898. Isabel is listed as a speaker at the 1896 commencement, giving a speech titled “From Under the Chariot Wheels.” She is also noted in a list of students earning high grade marks.

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Arrangement note


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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives January 2006

1200 Commercial St
Campus Box 4051
Emporia, KS, 66801
(620) 341-6431

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

The 1898 Kodak and 1901  Then-A-Days yearbooks contain information and photographs of Isabel Milligan. She is also listed in Part 7 of the 1924 General Catalogue,  Record of Certificates, Diplomas, and Degrees, 1865-1923.

Separated Materials note


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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Kansas State Normal School -- Students.


  • Commencement ceremonies -- Kansas -- Emporia.
  • Student activities -- Kansas -- Emporia.
  • Students -- Kansas -- Emporia.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

State Normal School commencement week invitation and program, May 28, 1894. 

1 1

Scrapbook pages, circa 1895-1896. 

1 2

State Normal School baccalaureate service program, June 12, 1898. 

1 3

State Normal School commencement program, June 16, 1898. 

1 4