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Mari Burke South Park Collection

Identifier: AC-110

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of South Park football programs, as well as issues of the Greenie Gusher newsletter.


  • Creation: 1948-1949


Conditions Governing Use

The Tyrrell Historical Library holds copyright. The researcher must secure permission to publish. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Tyrrell Historical Library. The researcher assumes full responsiblity for complying with copyright, literary property rights, and libel laws.

Biographical / Historical

The South Park School District was founded in 1891 with a one-room school house that evetnually expanded after the oil boom in 1901. The first South Park High School class graduated in 1915. The school color was green, and the school mascot was the Greenies. Eventually, due to desegregation measures, the school was merged into West Brook Senior High School.


1.5 Cubic Feet

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This collection contains South Park High School football programs, as well as several issues of the Greenie Gusher newsletter from the late 1940s. The newsletter printed issues from the early 1930s until, at least, the late 1970s. South Park High School was founded in the late 1890s and expanded with the 1901 oil boom. The school mascot was the "Greenies" and the school color was green. The high school was eventually merged into West Brook High School as a desegregation measure. This collection is related to the South Park Heritage Museum Collection and contains newsletters not included in the larger collection.


Series 1: Football Programs

Series 2: The Greenie Gusher Newsletter Issues

Finding Aid for Mari Burke South Park Collection
Sarah Grimm, Archivist
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Repository Details

Part of the Tyrrell Historical Library Archives Repository