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James Harrison Papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
200 209

Dates

  • 1886-1976 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.20 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 0.20 Linear Feet (Whole)

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Notes

  • Abstract

    This is a small collection of random items relating to Edinboro University. Several items relate to Jim's father, Sox Harrison, for whom the Edinboro football stadium is named after. Also included are some rare commencement programs from the 1800's.

  • Arrangement

    Alphabetic

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Available for use by researchers in the university archive.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Photocopying with permission of the university archivist.

  • Source of Acquisition

    The materials were given to the University Archive by Jim Harrison.

  • Biographical or Historical Information

    James (Jim) Harrison was the son of Edinboro's famed coach, 'Sox' Harrison.  Jim grew up in Edinboro and accompanied his father on a number of school related activities.  After spending time as a petroleum engineer, Jim returned to Edinboro to become the Dean of Men in 1960.  During the 1976-1977 academic year, the Dean of Men and Dean of Women combined into one position, the Dean of Students, which Jim Harrison assumed.  He retired in 1982.Note written by Dave Obringer

  • Related Materials

    Harrison Photograph Albums

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection represents some of the items that Jim Harrison had saved over the years while he was connected to Edinboro.  There are a variety of items not necessarily related to one another.

Instances

  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    other
    Container 1 Indicator
    Harrison

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