Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains a scrapbook (split into two binders) from Elsie’s time as a student at Abilene High School and Abilene Christian College.
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.
The contents of the scrapbook remain in the order in which they were received.
Notes from fellow Abilene High School students and teachers, newspaper clippings, programs from events on campus at Abilene High School and Abilene Christian College, photographs, and correspondence.
Items that appear to have fallen out of the scrapbook
Churches of Christ -- History -- 20th century
Churches of Christ -- Texas -- Abilene
Education, higher -- Texas -- Abilene
Extent of Collection
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #394
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Elsie Green Dement Papers, 1928-1934. Center for Restoration Studies MS #394. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
Brady Cox, Mac Ice, and Amanda Dietz
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