Willie and Truman Teeter Collection, 1956-2004  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Teeter, Truman E., 1918-2001Teeter, Willie (Wilberta Winniford)
Title
Willie and Truman Teeter Collection
Dates
1956-2004 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.5 cubic feet, (1 box, 1 oversize folder and 1 object)
Collection Number
MS.99
Summary
Willie and Truman Teeter were a married pair of staff and faculty members at Pacific University, where they worked for many years. This collection consists of photographs, awards, yearbooks, publications and memorabilia that they collected through their connections to Pacific.
Repository
Pacific University, Archives
Pacific University Archives
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR
97116
Telephone: 503-352-1400
archives@pacificu.edu
Access Restrictions

Some student records in this collection may need to be restricted due to privacy concerns.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Sponsored by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Willie and Truman Teeter were a married pair of staff and faculty members at Pacific University, where they worked for many years. Willie, also known as "Mrs. T," was a well-known and well-loved staff member at the Pacific University School of Optometry from the 1960s through the 1990s, when she retired. Truman was a professor of chemistry.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of photographs, awards, yearbooks, publications and memorabilia that Wille and Truman Teeter collected. Most of the material is related to their connections to Pacific University, such as awards that Willie Teeter won for her service as a staff member. Several issues of "The Optimist," the yearbook of Forest Grove High School from their daughter's time there, are also present.

Note: Cookbooks that belonged to Willie Teeter are cataloged separately, under MS.100. Yearbooks and runs of Pacific University publications donated by the Teeters were added to existing runs of the same publications in the Archives. Additional books from the Teeter Family were donated to the Pacific University Library for its general circulating collection.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Willie and Truman Teeter Collection, Pacific University Archives, Forest Grove, Oregon.

Restrictions on Use

Pacific University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Pacific University is retained by Pacific University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
Willie Teeter honorary certificate of appreciation bestowed by President Duvall at Commencement
1990
Willie Teeter honorary Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University
1990
Willie Teeter plaque, "An award of thanks and love from the student body of Pacific University College of Optometry."
1985
Willie Teeter "Tabbie" award for service to Pacific University
2002
Willie Teeter trophy: "Prism Staff Appreciation Award" from the School of Optometry.
Trophy shelved alongside the collection.
1996
Willie Teeter University Service Award
Housed in Oversized Drawer 7.
1989

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
Pacific University Optometry School student life snapshots
1960-1990
Pacific University School of Optometry oversized class portrait posters
Includes classes of 1971, 1973-1993. Housed in oversized drawer 7.
1971-1993
Willie Teeter receiving her honorary Doctor of Optometry degree
1990

Memorabilia and Other DocumentsReturn to Top

Description Dates
Christmas cards to Willie Teeter, signed by students from the School of Optometry
1975?-1989
"Memento to the Graduate": scrolls created by the Pacific University Guild for Pacific students
1966
Newspaper clippings related to the Teeters
1970-2000
Pacific University College of Optometry alumni luncheon program
1996
Truman Teeter class grade books and student advisee reports (restricted)
Due to student privacy concerns, this material is restricted. Please contact archives for information regarding access.
1964-1976
Truman Teeter hood from his academic regalia
1960s?
Truman Teeter transparency slides used in classes
1970s?
United Church of Christ Women's Fellowship program
1996-1997
Yearbooks, "The Optimist," Forest Grove High School. Includes handwritten notes addressed to the Teeters' daughter, Ann.
1970-1973

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Pacific University
  • Universities and colleges--Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs
  • Occupations :
  • Faculty Member, College or University