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Gilbreath, Sidney G. (Sidney Gordon), 1869-1961

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1869 - 1961

Sidney Gordon Gilbreath, first president of East Tennessee State Normal School (ETSNS), was born on April 13, 1869 at Hiwassee College, Madisonville, Monroe County, Tennessee. He was the son of James Asbury and Elizabeth Brunner Gilbreath. After attending area public schools, Gilbreath began his career in education even before graduating from college. In either 1886 or 1888, he taught at New Hope public school. Subsequently, he taught at Gaines School, again at New Hope, and then assumed the position of co-principal at Morgantown Academy.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Frank B. Williams, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-345
Arrangement The collection is divided into the following series: Series 1, Graduate School Coursework, 1939-49; Series 2, Office Files, 1949-79; Series 3, Teaching, 1949-88; Series 4, Research, 1949-89; Series 5, A University's Story, 1911-1980; Series 6, Professional Service, 1949-88; and Series 7, Other Materials, 1941-92.

Lillian Poe Interview

 Collection — other: 1 audiotape
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 118
Scope and Contents The interview concentrates on Ms. Poe's remembrances of former East Tennessee State presidents Sidney G. Gilbreath (1911-25) and Charles C. Sherrod (1925-49), and of relations between the training school and the college. The tape is approximately 40 minutes in length (30 minutes, side 1; 10 minutes, side 2). Side 1 begins abruptly, with no introduction, and ends with the voices muffled and unclear. Side 2 ends abruptly, cutting off the interviewer in mid-sentence. The tape is stored in the ...

Office of the President Records: Sidney G. Gilbreath

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-17
Arrangement The papers consists of 4 series: Series 1, Correspondence, 1909-1927; Series 2, Applications for Teaching Positions at East Tennessee State Normal School, 1911-1925; Series 3, Minutes of Faculty Meetings, 1911-1916; Series 4, Gilbreath's Writings, undated.

University Photographic Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-66
Arrangement The collection is divided into three subgroups: Subgroup 1, University Affairs Archives (UAA), 1965-1986; Subgroup 2, University Photographic Archives (UPA), 1911-88; and Subgroup 3, The Buccaneer Photographs, 1987-90.

UAA is subdivided into three series according to material type: Series 1, Negatives, 1965-86 and undated; Series 2, Contacts, 1965-86; and Series 3, Miscellaneous Materials, 1968 and undated.

UPA is divided into four series according to type of material: ...