Collection Title:  Mrs. John (Katherine) Pearson Collection

Collection Number:  M168  2004. 6     2005.4

Dates:   Inclusive  1861 – 1971

Bulk  1965 – 1971

Volume:  1.34 Linear Feet

Processor:  W. Ray


Scope and Content:  

This collection contains a handwritten “The Flag of Bolivar Troop” thought to be written in 1861, and also recipe books and song books from the 1930’s and 1940’s, as well as, magazines from the mid to late 1960’s and early 1970’s.



Box 1 / Folder 1          2004.6

Handwritten document “The Flag of Bolivar Troop” 1861

Copy of letter to Mr. F.A. Montgomery from R.W. Carter dated September 22, 1892

Calling Card of Mrs. Alexander Yerger Scott


Box 1  / Folder 2         2005.4


Mrs. Knox’s “Be Fit Not Fat” Copyright 1939

1931 Pet Milk Company – “Pet Recipes”

The Modern Hostess Cookbook Copyright 1939

Kerr Home Canning Book Copyright 1944

Magic! – Eagle Brand Milk Recipes

Reliable Recipes by Calumet Baking Powder

300 Ways to Serve Eggs

Hunt Wesson Foods Copyright 1968

Recipes from May 1, 1931 Commercial Appeal


Box 1 / Folder 3


The Folk Song Sight Singing Series

Old Folk and Negro Spiritual Songs (no title page)

Twice 55 Plus Community songs


Box 1 / Folder 4


Farm Journal August 1965

Family Circle November 1968

McCall’s January 1967

Ladies Home Journal April 1971