Collection Title:  Billie Rossie Tonos Collection

Collection Number:  M213  2006.138

Inclusive Dates:  1945 to 1977

Bulk Dates:  1947 to 1956

Volume:  .417 Linear Feet

Processor:  W. Ray


Note:   M134 was combined with M213 inclusive in this finding aid.  Void M134.


Scope and Content:

The Billie Rossie Tonos Collection contains memorabilia from her days as a Delta State student, including 1946 Broom, photos, programs from class plays, plays and manuscripts, and personal correspondence.



Box 1

1          1          Certificates:

Alpha Psi Omega Fraternity Jan. 19, 1945

Who’s Who 1944-45

Who’s Who 1945-46


1          2          Correspondence:

Card from Evelyn Hammett April 1977

Letter from Evelyn Hammett April 1977 (2)

Card from Evelyn Hammett May 1977


1          3          Photos:

Miscellaneous Classmate Photos (individually labeled)

Miscellaneous Group Photos

Address Book

DSU 50th Anniversary Decal


1          4          Programs:

Delta Playhouse “The Inter-Class Play Tournament”

Delta Playhouse “Three One Act Plays”

Delta State “The Little Foxes” (2)

Delta State “The Plains Are Wide”

Delta Playhouse “Quality Street” (2)

Delta State “Twelfth Night”

Delta Playhouse “The Late Christopher Bean”

Delta State Orientation Program 1956

Delta State College Music Program 1956

First Christian Church 1956

Delta State Religious Emphasis Week 1955

Delta State Religious Emphasis Week 1954

Funeral Program for Dr. William H. Zeigel and Dr. Kenneth L. Daughrity November 8, 1947

Homecoming Program November 8, 1947


1          5          Plays and Manuscripts:

Our Lady’s Tumbler (2)

A Ballad of a Total Ass (2)

Clover (2)


1          6          News Articles:

Miscellaneous News Articles

Golden Circle Elects New Officers

Bolivar Commercial 75th Anniversary of Delta State


1          7          Other:

1946 DSU Broom