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Bernice Stiles material.

Identifier: MM.2016.006

Scope and Contents

Bernice Stiles (May 6, 1905-April 26, 1997) material. Donated by her friend Edith L. Embrey from material found in Bernice Stiles’ apartment after her death. Ms. Stiles had no family left. MM.2016.006 a: Dec. 6, 1896, letter from S. G. Gilreath, State Superintendent, Department of Public Instruction, Nashville, Tenn., to ‘My dear Tom; (C. T. Stiles), Wilson Station, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Mentions Stiles’ good character, urges him to finish college. Also: CDV of Lillie Miller Stiles, taken by W. F.? (T?) McNabb, Traveling Artist; Bernice Stiles as a young girl on a postcard backing,(standing, holding books); B&W photograph of Bernice Stiles as an adult. Cut-out photograph mounted on wood of Bernice Stiles’ mother. 8x10” enlargement of Bernice Stiles’ father on horseback. 1 folder. CS 17-13. MM-2016-006 b: C. T. Stiles’ Tennessee Public Schools Diploma, Mount Vernon, Monroe County, Tenn. May 22, 1896. Signed by Samuel J. Parks, County Supt. of Schools, and S. G. Gilreath, State Supt. of Public Instruction. 1 pc. 1 oversize folder, FL 09-09.


  • 1890-1900

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


1 folder in CS 17-13; one oversize folder in FL 09-09

Bernice Stiles material.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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