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Mary Margaret Hall Papers

Identifier: SC 0187
  • Not requestable

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content

This collection offers a glimpse into one physical education major's campus life during the late 1950s/early 1960s. Included are a letter of acceptance and room deposit receipt, 1958-1959; class schedules, appointments, testing schedules for freshmen, and laboratory directions for human physiology class; forms for a day trip and date, invitations to campus events and a 1963 commencement announcement.


  • Creation: 1958-1963


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (

Bio/Historical Note

Mary Margaret Hall was a 1963 graduate of Madison College and a 1959 graduate of Washington and Lee High School in northern Virginia. She majored in Physical Education and was a member of the Athletic Association. An avid swimmer, she was a member of the "Porpoise Club" and obtained certification in water safety from the American Red Cross in 1960.


0.06 cubic feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



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


The collection is arranged in one folder.

Acquisition Information

Received from Alumni Relations, May 2003.

Processing Information

In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in 2017-2018. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 5009.

A Guide to the Mary Margaret Hall Papers, 1958-1963
Julia Merkel, Alicia Henneberry
October 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

820 Madison Drive
MSC 1706
Harrisonburg Virginia 22807
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