Lillie Sexton Papers

Summary Information

Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives
Sexton, Lillian L.
Lillie Sexton Papers
Circa 1907-1913
1.5 Linear feet
This collection consists of materials created by and for Lillie Sexton while a student at Kansas State Normal School. Included are 4 notebooks of class notes, pages of handwritten songs on staff paper, music programs, a photograph, and a Certificate of Graduation.

Preferred Citation note

Lillian L. Sexton Papers, Emporia State University Archives, Emporia State University

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Lillian L. Sexton

Lillian L. Sexton completed the Department of Music’s diploma course in piano and earned a Certificate of Graduation from the Kansas State Normal School on June 3, 1913.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of materials that reflect Lillie Sexton’s music education at Kansas State Normal School. Four notebooks contain handwritten class notes. Included in these notebooks and on multiple loose-leaf sheets are staff sheets. The staff sheets contain simple illustrations of class work, tests, and a few also include lyrics. Some staff sheets contain more complicated compositions, including some on oversized sheets. A Certificate of Graduation earned in 1913 following completion of the diploma course in piano is also included.

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Arrangement note

Original order as found in collection maintained.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives June 2006

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

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Lillian Sexton is pictured in the “Music Diploma Class” picture of the 1913 Sunflower yearbook (page 114) and with the Home Economics Club in 1921 (page 123). Materials relating to the Department of Music are located in record group ESU003.004.007. Other examples of diplomas are available in the collections.

Separated Materials note

One oversized folder in basement oversize drawer OS 2. Loose-leaf notebook on shelf with collection in Box 2.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Kansas State Normal School -- Students.
  • Kansas State Normal School. Dept. of Music.

Personal Name(s)

  • Sexton, Lillian L.


  • College students -- Kansas -- Emporia.
  • Diplomas.
  • Students -- Kansas -- Emporia.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Music notebook, 1907. 

1 1

Loose-leaf page found in music notebook (folder 1), undated. 

1 2

Music notebook, circa 1910-1913. 

1 3

Photograph and loose-leaf pages found in music notebook (folder 3), undated. 

1 4

Music notebook, circa 1910-1913. 

1 5

Pages and other items from loose-leaf notebook (Box 2), undated 

1 6

Staff pages and music programs, undated, 1921. 

1 7

Staff pages, undated. 

Scope and Contents note

Staff pages located in oversized drawer OS 2.

1 8

Staff pages, undated. 

1 9

Staff pages, undated. 

1 10

Staff pages, undated. 

1 11

Staff pages, undated. 

1 12

Staff pages, undated. 

1 13

Certificate of Graduation, State Normal School of Kansas, June 3, 1913. 

Separated Materials note

Certificate located in oversized drawer OS 2.

1 14