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College Hall Alcove

Located in College Hall on the Third Floor

Framed together on Wall: 1 letter dated Nov. 1, 1881 from George Mather to Bishop Simpson presenting 1776 letter 1 letter dated June 1, 1776 by John Wesley, founder of Methodist Church

Portrait of Bishop Simpson

Walnut twin beds from the Matthew Simpson Estate-1800s

Quilts on Beds: 1 “hour glass” design from Pennsylvania donated by Mary Premble Barton ’40 1 “nine Patch” from estate sale of Anna Elizabeth Wood ’15 who lived in Indianola

Walnut Dresser with oval mirror and marble top from Matthew Simpson Estate-1800s

Red and gold have woven coverlet hanging on quilt rack created by Clarisa E. Walker 1847 from Al Wakeman

Mirror between beds from Henry Estate

Quilt rack from Questors group in Indianola

Dresser scarf from the Henry Estate

4 legged walnut clothes tree

Dress (black striped with pink ribbon), hair curler, atomizer, gloves-Mable McKee estate ’08

Black high top shoes from Lebeda’s 1991

Glass tray-silver over copper edging

Wooden night stand between beds-from Dr. Robert and Luella McBride

Lamp on stand between beds and lamp on dresser-from Dr. Robert and Luella McBride

Fan quilt hanging on quilt rack

Crazy quilt hanging on quilt rack

Lace curtains

Wallpaper-historically accurate for 1870s


The Centenary of Simpson College (in frame by Alcove)