|Virginia "Miss Jenny" Vaughan,
Arranged based upon "Miss Jenny's" work in five different areas. Book Research, Weakley County Historian, Genealogical Work, Personal Genealogical Work, and Weakley County School Teacher. A photograph collection and audio tape collection that correspond with the rest of the collection. Inventory available online.
|HISTORY NOTE :
|Virginia Clark Vaughan known as "Miss Jenny" retired in 1982 as a history teacher from Martin Junior High School. She held a two-year degree from UT Junior College and a bachelor's degree from UT Martin, later earning a certification in elementary education. Besides her work as a teacher, she authored Cary Lawn, A Special Place; People and Places in Downtown Martin; and rewrote and updated Weakley County History. She served for three years on the Tennessee Bicentennial Commission and also served on the Weakley County Bicentennial Committee. She was honored by UT Martin during 2001 with the Chancellor's Award for University Service. During her tenure as Weakley County Historian she also developed and researched the First Families of Weakley County.
|Contains correspondence, articles, speeches, lectures, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and genealogical records relating to Mrs Virginia Vaughan's extensive activities as an educator and Weakley County Historian.
Research for Books