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Manuscript Group 002: D. D. Patterson (1886-1966) Collection (Superintendent of Indiana County Schools)

Identifier: MG002


  • Majority of material found within 1856-1966

Biographical / Historical

Dwight Donald (D. D.) Patterson (January 21, 1886-December 14, 1966) was the Superintendent of Schools in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. D. D. Patterson was married to Irene Gibson Patterson (July 24, 1884-January 31, 1975) who was the daughter of Calvin S. Gibson and his wife Matilda Trimble Gibson. For 18 years, D. D. Patterson was the principal of the Green Township High School at Commodore from 1918 to 1936. In 1936, he was elected assistant superintendent of Indiana County schools. The Patterson family were residents of Indiana, Pennsylvania.


4 boxes Linear Feet (The D. D. Patterson Memorial Collection is housed in four archival boxes. The collection documents the history of education in Indiana County. It includes photographs, publications, school catalogs, reference manuals for teachers, and several diplomas of retired Indiana County school employees. The contents of this collection were donated by the Indiana County Retired School Employees Association.) ; 1 Linear foot

Language of Materials


Manuscript Group 2: D. D. Patterson Collection
Harrison Wick
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Repository Details

Part of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Repository

Indiana Pennsylvania