SKYPEK, DORA HELEN, 1915-1996.
Dora Helen Skypek papers, 1959-1983

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Skypek, Dora Helen, 1915-1996.
Title: Dora Helen Skypek papers, 1959-1983
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 710
Extent: 2 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of Emory University education professor Dora Helen Skypek, including personal and professional correspondence.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Gift, 1983.


[after identification of item(s)], Dora Helen Skypek papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Biographical Note

Dora Helen Skypek, educator, was born on September 18, 1915. She was educated at the Florida State College for Women (Bachelor of Arts, 1937), Emory University (Master of Arts, 1961), and the University of Wisconsin (Doctor of Philosophy, 1966). Skypek served on the faculty of Emory University's Division of Educational Studies, pursued a special interest in mathematics education, and retired in 1983 with the rank of full professor. Skypek died on February 14, 1996.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Dora Helen Skypek from 1959 to 1983. The papers include correspondence and office files. The files begin during the time of Skypek's graduate study at Emory, but they consist primarily of personal and professional correspondence documenting her faculty activities at Emory and her professional associations and activities, especially those relating to education and to women at Emory.

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Box Folder Content
1 - Correspondence, 1959 - 1982
2 - Working group and committee correspondence, 1973 - 1981