Auburn University Archives
Ralph B. Draughon Library
Auburn University, AL 36849-5606
10.5 cubic feet
Photographs (1870-1975) and certificates (1852-1980) of the Terrell and Basore families. Leila Avary Terrell papers include boarding house ledgers (1921-1941); financial records concerning stocks (1921-1968); and correspondence (1941-1970). Cleburne Ammen Basore papers include biographical material (1929-1965); professional correspondence (1940-1965); research notes concerning the Basore-Barnham process, patents, and publications (1931-1966); Dept. of Chemical Engineering correspondence (1939-1956); Engineering Experiment Station correspondence (1930-1956), publications (1930-1945), and reports and studies (ca. 1940-1965). Annie Terrell Basore papers include scrapbooks about her mother and husband, state and local history, and genealogy; biographical material (1914-1977); correspondence (1940-1979); records of civic activities (1930-1980); and genealogical records including notes, charts, letters, and publications. Leila Avary Terrell ran a boarding house in Auburn, Alabama from 1902 until the mid-1950’s. Her daughter Annie graduated from Alabama Polytechnic Institute, later Auburn University, in 1914. Annie married classmate Cleburne Ammen Basore in 1920 and taught math at A.P.I., 1942-1950. Basore was a professor of chemical engineering at A.P.I., 1920-1963, head of the Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 1939-1963, and assistant director of the Engineering Experiment Station, 1937-1960.