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This collection consists of newspaper clippings, papers, awards, certificates, and school memorabilia of Dr. Helen F. Kriegsman, a professor who taught at Pittsburg State University.
Helen F. Kriegsman was born on February 27, 1924 in Pittsburg, Kansas. She attended the Kansas State Teachers College of Pittsburg (now Pittsburg State University) where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1944 and a Master of Science degree in 1947. Helen Kriegsman went on to receive a PhD in Philosophy of Math Education from Ohio State University in 1964. Dr. Kriegsman taught at Labette County High School, Chanute Senior High School and Junior College, and became the supervisor of College High School in Pittsburg before joining the Pittsburg State University faculty in 1960. She became the chairman of the math department in 1967 and held that position until her retirement in 1989. Dr. Kriegsman was also a member of many organizations and served in committees like the First United Methodist Church Board of Trustees, Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics, the Pittsburg State University Alumni Association, Alpha Gamma Delta, and the Kiwanis Club. Dr. Helen F. Kriegsman passed away on November 25, 2016.
Education, Social Life and Customs
Size of Collection
3 linear feet
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 0247
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, "Kriegsman, Helen F., Collection, 1939-2006" (2022). Finding Aids. 417.