GUIDE TO THE MARGARET MOTTER COLLECTION

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 09: Staff/Personnel

MARGARET MOTTER


BIOGRAPHY

MARGARET MOTTER (1893-1984; worker at Pine Mountain Settlement School 1928-1938 and 1946-1949)

REFLECTIONS ON PMSS

MARGARET MOTTER: REFLECTIONS (c. 1946) [4 pages] “There is always a peculiar joy in returning to a place where one has invested a part of oneself. …”

MARGARET MOTTER: RECOLLECTIONS OF PMSS [11 pages] “Question 1 – Why Pine Mountain?…The real reason for my going to Pine Mountain was …” [Recollections of staff, physical plant and educational programs at the School.]

PUBLICITY & FUND-RAISING

MARGARET MOTTER WRITING: “FAIRANNA HARRIS” “Dear Friend:” Letter (1925) [1 page]

MARGARET MOTTER PROMOTIONAL TRAVELOGUE 1946-1949 General Notes [40 pages], List of Slides Used [3 pages], Travel Schedule [4 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER TALK: “CONTRASTS” [2 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER TALK: COLONIAL COVERLET GUILD (1948)   [6 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER TALK: “MIXIN LARNS BOTH PARTIES” (PMSS – Short General Summary) [7 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER TALK: “A MOUNTAIN SCHOOL” (1949) [5 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER TALK: CHRISTMAS AT PINE MOUNTAIN [1 page with 4 note cards]

MARGARET MOTTER TALK: “PMSS – AN OLD MAN’S DREAM” [7 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER TALK: GIVEN TO CLASS AT COLLEGE (MAY 1933) [1 page]

MARGARET MOTTER TALK: NOTE CARDS ON PMSS [2 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER: LANTERN SLIDES FOR TALKS [1 page]

WRITING

MARGARET MOTTER WRITING: “TIME MARCHES ON IN THE HINTERLANDS” [5 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER WRITING: “LETTING IN LIGHT” (original in Margaret Motter’s handwriting) [3 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER WRITING: “SHE WAS A QUAINT LITTLE MOUNTAIN WOMAN”(original in Margaret Motter’s handwriting) [1 page]

MARGARET MOTTER WRITING: “AROUND 1865 IN THIS COUNTRY” (as told by Billy Shell, his brother & a Nolan grandson) [4 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER WRITING: “TURNER’S TRUE STORY” by Mr. Ben Napier and Mr. Loyd Turner [3 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER WRITING: “MARTIN GREEN AND THE CIVIL WAR” [2 pages]

CORRESPONDENCE

MARGARET MOTTER LETTER (1947) [1 page]
MARGARET MOTTER LETTER (1977) [1page]

MISC. MATERIALS

MARGARET MOTTER NOTEBOOK  (Linguistic analysis – local speech)  [7 pages]

MARGARET MOTTER PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM (1928-1940s)