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ALUM. Alumni collections

 Record Group
Identifier: ALUM
Alumni collections are created and/or collected by former students of James Madison University (and all previous name iterations) to document their experience as students relating to academics, extracurricular activities, and social life. Alumni collections typically comprise scrapbooks, photographs, printed ephemera, and correspondence. Oral histories are also included. Given that JMU was not fully co-educational until 1966, the bulk of alumni collections document the experiences of white women students.

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

Eva Rooshup Kohl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0040
Abstract

The Eva Rooshup Kohl Papers, 1919, 1971, contain paper memorabilia belonging to Eva Rooshup Kohl from her time as a student at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1919; 1971

Frances Logan Gillam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0035
Abstract

The Frances Logan Gillam Papers, 1939-1940, are comprised of photographs of the Madison College campus dating to the 1939-1940 academic term and miscellaneous materials from Gillam’s time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1939-1940

Harriet Shackelford Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0270
Abstract

The Harriet Shackelford Papers, 1964-1970, are comprised of 30 photographs of Madison College students and campus scenes, as well as a letter written by Julie Fry regarding the Madison College Big Sister Little Sister program.

Dates: 1964-1970

Harrisonburg Chapter of the Alumni Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0264
Abstract

The Harrisonburg Chapter of the Madison College Alumni Association Records is comprised of two meeting minute books; a scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper clippings and paper; and administrative papers that document the Alumni Association (formerly known as the Alumnae Association) from 1945-1964.

Dates: 1945-1964

Irene Munson Rouse Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0298
Abstract

The Irene Munson Rouse Papers, 1947-1948, comprise printed ephemera and photographs documenting Rouse's time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1947-1948

Iris Alina Ruiz Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0223
Abstract

The Iris Alina Ruiz Williams Papers, 1939-1965, comprise photographs, drawings, a scrapbook, and a fencing foil from Williams’ time as a student at Madison College and as an alumna.

Dates: 1939-1965

Jack Gaines Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0056
Abstract

The Jack Gaines Letter, 1948, is an official notice from Hope Vandever, Madison College Dean of Women, notifying Jack Gaines of Harrisonburg that he has been placed on the “Approved List of Local Men.”

Dates: 1948

Jay G. Rainey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0024
Abstract

The Jay G. Rainey Papers, 1970-1996, bulk 1970-1977, consist of five legal folders (.1 cubic feet). The collection is comprised of materials relating to Rainey’s role in the April 1970 protest of three faculty members’ non-reappointment. Additional materials are related to The Fixer, a student-run newspaper of which Rainey was an editor, and political brochures and newsletters from the AFL-CIO.

Dates: 1970-1996; Majority of material found within 1970-1977

Jean Foley Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0268
Abstract

The Jean Foley Scrapbook, 1939-1940, contains photographs of downtown Harrisonburg and James Madison University, including the “Turkey Festival” and May Day celebrations, as well as travel photos documenting the experiences of State Normal School alum, Foley.

Dates: 1939-1940; 1985

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

Julia Smith Martin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0036
Abstract

The Julia Smith Martin Papers, 1945-1948, contain event programs, disciplinary slips, and papers collected by Julia Lewis Smith Martin during her time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1945-1948

Katherine Winfrey Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0041
Abstract

The Katherine Winfrey Scrapbook, 1911-1912, contains photographs, signatures, handwritten notes, calling cards, event programs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous pieces of ephemera relating to Winfrey’s time as a student at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1911-1912

Kathleen Harless Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0266
Abstract

The Kathleen Chevallie Harless Scrapbook contains photographs, invitations and programs that document Harless’ experiences at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, from 1911-1914. Also included are four postcards depicting campus grounds and buildings, dated 1911-1913, and a promotional flyer from 1982.

Dates: 1911-1916; 1982

Kathleen Neal Jones scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0044
Abstract

The Kathleen Neal Jones Scrapbook, 1953-1955, comprises one bound scrapbook documenting Neal's time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1953 - 1955

Linda Lee Nichols Daniels Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0188
Abstract

The collection includes play scripts, programs, cards, and photographs.

Dates: 1957-1959

Lois Hogan Everett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0045
Abstract

The Lois Hogan Everett Papers, 1953-1955, contain a Madison College homecoming program, admissions publications, essay, and other event programs collected by Lois Hogan Everett during her time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1953-1955

Louise Fontaine Baker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0065
Abstract

The Louise Fontaine Baker Letter, 2004, is comprised of a five-page facsimiled account of Baker’s life including her time as a student during the 1920s at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 2004

Mabel Hancock Holt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0260
Abstract

This collection contains the booklet, “Class of 1946 Madison Memories,” printed in 2006 for the alumni reunion, and Madison College ephemera belonging to 1946 alum, Mabel Hancock Holt.

Dates: 1945-1946; 2006

Madison College student protest, April 1970, oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 11
Abstract

Madison College Student Protest, April 1970, Oral Histories, 1998, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts and a background paper documenting three interviews with individuals involved with student protests that occurred at Madison College in February and April, 1970.

Dates: 1998

Marian Colton Smith Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0186
Abstract

This collection contains memorabilia from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg including letters, a teaching contract, application for teaching, and photographs.

Dates: 1932-1938

Mary Catherine Lyne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0046
Abstract

The Mary Catherine Lyne Papers, 1942-2001, contain photographs, programs, memos, and newspaper clippings related to Mary Catherine Lyne’s time spent serving in the SPARS (the Women’s Reserve of the Coast Guard) from 1943 to 1947.

Dates: 1942-2001

Mary Frances Funk papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0319
Abstract

The Mary Frances Funk Papers, circa 1954, comprise one photograph album, loose photographs, and ephemera documenting Funk's time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: circa 1954

Mary Lillian Arthur Fletcher scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0262
Abstract

The Mary Lillian Arthur Fletcher scrapbook is comprised of letters, newspaper clippings, telegrams, drawings, programs, and other ephemera that document Arthur's activities as a freshman at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, from 1930-1931.

Dates: 1930-1940; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1931

Mary Margaret Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0187
Abstract

This collection includes Madison College related letters and receipts, class schedules, programs and laboratory directions.

Dates: 1958-1963

Mary Spitzer Etter papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0191
Abstract

The Mary Spitzer Etter Papers comprise correspondence, meeting minutes, treasurer's reports, and photographs related to Etter's time as a student and alumna of James Madison University.

Dates: 1924 - 2002

Maude Wescott Brown Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0307
Abstract

The Maude Wescott Brown Photographs, 1910-1913, comprise ten photographs and photographic postcards documenting the Haas family of Harrisonburg as well as 1911 commencement activities of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1910-1913

Michael A. Cappeto Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0053
Abstract

The Michael A. Cappeto Letters, 1967, 2011, are comprised of two documents – a request from Madison College to prospective student Michael Cappeto for an on-campus interview with William J. DeLong, Director of Admissions and Student Aid and Michael Cappeto’s personal reflection on that interaction.

Dates: 1967; 2011

Nancy Walker Bouvier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0039
Abstract

The Nancy Walker Bouvier Papers, 1951, are comprised of papers collected during Bouvier’s time as a student at Madison College. Items include a grade report and blank day trip forms.

Dates: 1951

Naomi Thacker Lockard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0054
Abstract

The Naomi Thacker Lockard Papers, 1941-1943, contain Lockard’s course registration materials from her time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1941-1943

Patricia Bourne Munoz papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0038
Abstract

The Patricia Bourne Munoz Papers, 1952-1955, contain two items belonging to Patricia Bourne Munoz, a 1957 Madison College graduate. Items include one program from the Madison College May Day of 1957 and one program from a 1955 Virgil Fox organ concert.

Dates: 1952-1955