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State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0022
Abstract

The Alumni Association Records, 1934-2015, consists of 4.29 cubic feet in 13 boxes. The collection primarily consists of the administrative files of the James Madison University Alumni Association, all referring to the individual graduated classes of JMU, Madison College, and the State Normal School.

Dates: 1934 - 2015

Anne Christiansen Chapman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0031
Abstract

The Anne Christiansen Chapman Scrapbook, 1920-1922, comprises a bound scrapbook containing printed emphemera, photographs, programs, and school related papers documenting Chapman's time as a student at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1920-1922

Bertha Couchman Hess and Ethel Virginia Dunn Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0063
Abstract

The Bertha Couchman Hess and Ethel Virginia Dunn Correspondence, 1918-1927, is comprised of four postcards and seven letters written by Hess and Dunn, her niece, to their family in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Couchman authored three postcards while visiting Harrisonburg in August 1918 and the remainder of the correspondence was written by Dunn while she was a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg and while she was a teacher in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dates: 1918-1927

Carrie Bishop Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0033
Abstract

Scrapbook documents Bishop’s activities as a student at the State Normal School for Women, including membership in various clubs, societies, and attendance of social outings and cultural events.

Dates: 1914-1918; 1939

Diplomas

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0036
Abstract

Diplomas, 1912-1936, is an artificial collection, comprised of 15 diplomas and certificates issued to students at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, later called the State Normal School for Women, State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, and the State Normal School Summer Session.

Dates: 1912-1936

Dorothy McKinley Spooner Garber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0293
Abstract

The Dorothy McKinley Spooner Garber Papers, 1925-1978, comprise Garber's wedding portraits and personal papers.

Dates: 1925-1978

Edna T. Shaeffer Retirement Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0061
Abstract

The Edna T. Shaeffer Retirement Letters, 1940, 1956, is a collection of approximately 60 congratulatory letters presented to Shaeffer upon her retirement as director of the Glee Club from Madison College. Correspondents are former students who sang under direction and tutelage.

Dates: 1940; 1956

Elsie Warren Love Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0281
Abstract

The Elsie Warren Love Scrapbook, 1924-1926, contains myriad photographs, programs, and other ephemera from when Elsie Love was a post-graduate “degree” student at the State Normal School for Women in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1924-1926

Facilities Management Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0047
Abstract

The Facilities Management Architectural Drawings 1914-1983, are comprised of blue prints, pencil tracings, and linen drawings of various James Madison University buildings, their corresponding mechanical systems, and campus grounds.

Dates: 1914-1983

James Madison University Commencement Programs

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0050
Abstract

The James Madison University Commencement Programs, 1910-2021, consist of four boxes (1.6 cubic feet) of commencement programs and supplementary materials for graduation ceremonies held at James Madison University.

Dates: 1910 - 2021

James Madison University Historic Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0051
Abstract

The James Madison University Historic Photographs, 1909-circa 2000, comprises approximately 1700 photographs that depict notable events, activities, faculty, students, students groups, places, and everyday life at James Madison University and the surrounding community between 1909-ca. 2000.

Dates: 1909-circa 2000

JMU: A social history of student life oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 7
Abstract

JMU: A Social History of Student Life Oral Histories, 1996, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts and supplemental documents, conducted by a JMU student intern with four JMU alumni regarding their memories of student life at Madison College.

Dates: 1996

John W. Wayland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0258
Abstract

The John W. Wayland Papers, 1916-1980, are comprised of the writings of John Walter Wayland, historian and original faculty member at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg. Many documents relate to the founding and early years of the school.

Dates: 1916-1980

Julian A. Burruss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0023
Abstract

The collection contains papers and correspondences, reports and speeches by President Julian Ashby Burruss, first president of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, and documents related to the founding of the school.

Dates: 1904-2005

Mary Moran Collier collection of Harrisonburg postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0322
Abstract

The Mary Moran Collier Collection of Harrisonburg Postcards, circa 1909-1977, comprises 39 postcards and one copy of the pamphlet "State Teachers College, Harrisonburg, Virginia" documenting the historic campus of James Madison University (under its previous names) and the surrounding city of Harrisonburg.

Dates: circa 1909-1977

Nancy Bondurant Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0192
Abstract The Nancy Bondurant Jones Papers, 1909-2011 (bulk 1991-2007), document the career and personal life of local teacher and writer Nancy Bondurant Jones. The collection mainly consists of research subject files, newspapers and clippings, correspondence, ephemera, speeches, and business and organizational documents. Also included are responses and letters from JMU alumni and Presidents Burruss, Duke, and Miller that Jones acquired during her research for Rooted on...
Dates: 1909-2011; Majority of material found within 1991-2007

Natalie Lancaster letter to H. A. Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0329
Abstract

The Natalie Lancaster Letter to H. A. Anderson, 1923 February 6, comprises a one-page typed letter from Lancaster, as social director at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg, to H. A. Anderson, likely a student affiliated with the Virginia Tech Minstrels. Lancaster thanks Anderson for his most recent letter and reacts to the Minstrels January 1923 performance at the Normal.

Dates: 1923 February 6

Office of the President: Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0040
Abstract

The Office of the President: Committee Records, 1909-1957 is comprised of meeting minutes, correspondence, reports and budgetary information, documenting the work of various committees during the first 50 years of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women (subsequently known as the State Normal School, State Teachers College, and Madison College).

Dates: 1909-1957

Office of the President: Faculty Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0011
Abstract

The Office of the President: Faculty Minutes, 1909-1998, are comprised of minutes of James Madison University general faculty meetings and includes bound volumes and loose minutes.

Dates: 1909-1998

Sarah Edna McFadden Woodham Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0297
Abstract

The Sarah Edna McFadden Woodham Photographs, 1917-1919, comprise 24 photographs presumably documenting Woodham's time as a student at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1917-1919

Shuler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0071
Abstract

The Shuler Family Papers, 1893-1930, are comprised of one scrapbook of recipes and home remedies, three ledgers, and one State Normal School course notebook created by the Shuler family of Port Republic, Virginia.

Dates: 1893-1930

Student Government Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0007
Abstract

The Student Government Association Records consist of 12 cubic feet of material relating to the activities of the James Madison University's Student Government Association from its establishment as the Student Association of the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg in 1915 until 2015.

Dates: 1915-2015

Student Theatre Productions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0046
Abstract

The Student Theatre Productions Collection, 1912-1966 consists of programs and playbills for student plays at Madison College, including Class Plays and productions sponsored by the Athletic Association.

Dates: 1912-1966

Thomas Nelson Page letter to Clarinda Holcomb

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0323
Abstract

The Thomas Nelson Page Letter to Clarinda Holcomb, 1922 February 7, describes Page's appreciation for having a literary society at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg named in his honor. In the letter he suggests a motto - "Thy Country's, thy God's and Truths - which the society adopted.

Dates: 1922 February 7

YWCA Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0028
Abstract

The collection is comprised of two volumes of bound posters and programs pertaining to the State Normal and Industrial School branch of the YWCA, from 1909-1958.

Dates: 1909-1958