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Burton L. Beegle Papers, approximately 1930-1950

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Beegle, Burton L.
Title
Burton L. Beegle Papers
Dates
approximately 1930-1950 (inclusive)
Quantity
4.0 linear feet
Collection Number
MS006
Summary
Burton L. Beegle (1892-1960) taught mathematics at Seattle Pacific College for 36 years, and also served in several administrative positions at the college. This collection contains subject files which include athletics, veterans and servicemen, student records, mathematics and physics course materials, exams, scholarship recipients, directories, Free Methodist Church Washington Conference materials, and faculty activities.
Repository
Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue West
Suite 306
Seattle, Washington
98119-1957
Telephone: 206-281-2422
Fax: 206-281-2936
ameier@spu.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for preparing this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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This collection is a subject file of the following topics and materials: athletics, veterans and servicemen, student records, mathematics and physics course materials, exams, scholarship recipients, directories, Washington Conference, and faculty activities.

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Burton L. Beegle, (1892-1960) was an ordained minister of the Free Methodist Church of the Washington Conference. He joined the Seattle Pacific College mathematics faculty in 1917. In 1922, he and his family moved to Panama to serve as missionaries, where they remained for four years. He resumed teaching mathematics at SPC in 1926. Along with teaching, Beegle served as Registrar, 1939-1942, and Dean of the College, 1942-1947. He was also an early athletic director, head of the mathematics department and was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Science by SPC in 1957. He retired that same year.

A biography of of Dr. Burton Beegle, "Life of Minimum Regrets," by Rachel M. Beegle was published by King's Press of Seattle in 1961 and is available in the Seattle Pacific University Library.

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