Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 09: Biography – Staff/Personnel
Series 19: Students
Ellen Ayers Student Record
ELLEN AYERS Student Record 1939-1940
TAGS: Ellen Ayers student record, Ellen “Mattie” Ayers, Ellen “Mac” Ayers Hayes, students, progress reports by teachers, teachers’ appraisals, Cumulative Records, Stanford Achievement Test results, Mental Tests (Stanford-Binet and Otis Group), school subjects
ELLEN AYERS Student Record: PROGRESS REPORTS
[NOTE: The images of Ellen Ayers Student Record [01-19] are considered private material and are not publicly displayed. Their access may be provided on request, pending approval of Pine Mountain Settlement School and the archivist of the PMSS Collections. Contact the main PMSS Office for information.]
[All reports and correspondence are typewritten unless indicated otherwise. The list of contents is in the order of the image numbers and not necessarily in chronological order.]
01 September 10 – December 22, 1939, and second semester, May 31, 1940. Mattie Ayers’s progress report in English by instructor, B. Newcomb.
02 December 1937 and May 1938. English – J.M.M., Instructor. December 1938 and May 1939 (Sophomore). English Composition and History – E.C., Instructor.
03 May 31, 1941. Pine Cone – Vera R. Hackman, Instructor.
04 May 1940. Pine Cone – [Fred J.] Burkhard, Instructor.
05 December 1939. Pine Cone – Burkhard, Instructor.
06 N.D. CUMULATIVE RECORD, showing birth date and place, years at PMSS, information about parents and siblings, home conditions.
07 1937-1940. -B- STANDARD TEST RECORD, showing Stanford Achievement Test results for each subject in semesters I and II in each school year, 1937-38 and 1939-40; Also, Mental Tests (Stanford-Binet and Otis Group).
08 1937-1941. -C- WORK EXPERIENCES – ACTIVITIES – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, showing brief evaluations for each school year: various work assignments, summer work, vocational plans, extra-curricular activities, personal development.
09 1937-1941. -D- TEACHERS’ APPRAISALS – ENGLISH. 1940-1941 English Literature, Student Paper, and Senior Seminar.
10-11 1939-1940 (11th). –D- TEACHERS’ APPRAISALS – ENGLISH (2 pages). English, Pine Cone. Records & Case Histories.
12 1937-1939. -D- TEACHERS’ APPRAISALS – ENGLISH. 1937-1938 (9th) English (Grammar and Literature). 1938-1939 (10th) English Composition and History.
13-14 1937-1941. -D- TEACHERS’ APPRAISALS – SCIENCE. (2 pages) 1937-1938 (9th). General Science and Science and Health. 1939-1940 (11th). Physical Science and Community Hygiene. 1940-1941 Chemistry.
15-17 1937-1941. -D- TEACHERS’ APPRAISALS – SOCIAL STUDIES (3 pages).  Vocational Civics. 1938-1939 (10th).Economics and History. 1937-1938 (9th). Ethics. 1939-1940. General Conference. 1940-1941 Sociology. 1939-1940 (11th)  Field Visiting. 1939-1940 (11th) Current and American History.  1940-1941 Current History.
18 1937-1940. -D- TEACHERS’ APPRAISALS – MATHEMATICS. 1937-1938 (9th) Mathematics. 1938-1939 (10th) Cooperative Store. 1939-1940 (11th) Personal Finance.
19 1937-1941. TEACHERS’ APPRAISALS – PRACTICAL ARTS. 1937-1938 (9th) Home Economics (Woodwork). 1936-1939 (10th) Home Economics (Food, Sewing). 1939-1940 (11th) Home Economics (Sewing, Home Management. 1940-1941 Home Economics — Sewing.
20 February 23, 1940. To Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Ayers from Fern Hall, Secretary to Director Glyn Morris, asking for signed “permission for Mattie Ayers to attend the Folk Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee “ on March 4-6, 1940.21. (Signed by Mr. & Mrs. H.G. Ayers.)
21-22 August 2, 1940. Handwritten postcard to Morris from Mac Ayers, Twila, KY,  making arrangements to meet with Morris in Harlan. “Emmy Lou is visiting me now and I am introducing her to the way a coal miner’s daughter lives. Not so thrilling but it could be worse I suppose.”  Address side of postcard to Morris from Mac Ayers.
ELLEN AYERS Student Record: GALLERY
JOANNA AYERS Correspondence