Claxton, P. P. (Philander Priestley), 1862-1957

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Teacher, North Carolina schools (1882-1902); Head, Dept. of Education, University of Tennessee (1902-1911); U.S. Commissioner of Education (1911-1921); Provost, University of Alabama (1921-1923); Superintendent of Schools, Tulsa, Okla. (1923-1929); President, Austin Peay Normal School, Clarksville, Tenn. (1930-1946).

From the description of Philander P. Claxton and Mary Johnson Claxton papers, 1942-1954. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 35141220

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referencedIn Robert C. Ogden Papers, 1843-1913, (bulk 1890-1913) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Claxton, Philander Priestley, 1862-. Philander P. Claxton and Mary Johnson Claxton papers, 1942-1954. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis), 1836-1913. Papers of Robert C. Ogden, 1843-1913 (bulk 1890-1913). Library of Congress
creatorOf Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Dillard, Avarene Lippincott. Papers of the Dillard family, 1717-1964. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Claxton family. family
associatedWith Claxton, Mary Johnson, 1879-1955. person
associatedWith Cooper, Prentice, 1895-1969. person
associatedWith Harding family. family
associatedWith Horn, Stanley Fitzgerald, 1889- person
associatedWith Iredell family. family
associatedWith Johnson family. family
associatedWith Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. person
associatedWith McCord, James Nance, 1879-1968. person
associatedWith Moore, Mary Brown Daniel, 1875- person
associatedWith Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis), 1836-1913. person
associatedWith Payne family. family
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Smith family. family
associatedWith Stahlman, James Geddes, 1893- person
associatedWith Stratton family. family
associatedWith Tennessee State Library and Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Tyne, Claude Halstead, 1869-1930 person
associatedWith Williams, Samuel Cole, 1864-1947. person
associatedWith Wingfield, Marshall, 1893-1961. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Southern States
Educators--Southern States


Birth 1862-09-28

Death 1957-01-12






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