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Guide to the
Oliver Prize Orations Collection
1907-1959
 
4.0 Linear Feet
 
2002.100
 
Speaker at podium
 
Abstract
 
Established in 1906 by R.B. Oliver, the Oliver Prize was awarded to one male student, for the best oration, and to one female student, for the best essay, at Southeast Missouri State Teachers College. Some winning orators also participated in the Inter-State Oratorical Association. This collection consists of the speeches and essays written by the winners. The contests lasted until 1959.
 
I. Descriptive Overview
II. Series Descriptions
III. Container List
 
Revised by: Sarah Stephens, April 2008
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