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Celesta Wine Shippey
Celesta Wine Shippey

CELESTA WINE SHIPPEY PAPERS, 1913-1968 (Accession 200)

Dr. Celesta Wine Shippey was a World traveler, club woman, and Winthrop College Professor of English, 1941-1965. Much of her research focused on the 16th century writer Nathaniel Woodes who wrote the morality play, Conflict of Conscience.

The Celesta Wine Shippey Papers consists of correspondence, photographs, speeches, newspaper clippings, publications, and other papers related to her research, club activities, and her travels as a Fulbright Fellow. Dr. Shippey served as a professor of English from 1945 to 1961. Much of her research as an English professor focused on the 16th century writer Nathaniel Woodes who wrote the morality play, Conflict of Conscience.

Also of interest are the photographic albums kept by Dr. Shippey, including photographs of Denmark (She attended Brethren Church) in 1913 through 1916, Manchester College, Oak Park, Illinois (ca 1920), Europe (1955), and Pakistan (1957-1958).

For more information about this collection please visit the online collection record and/or contact the Archives

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