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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.

Biographical Note

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.

Donor Note

Beverly Naismith


The contents of the scrapbook remain in the order in which they were received.

Content List


Boxes 1-2
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.

Box 3
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)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #394

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox, Mac Ice, and Amanda Dietz


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