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Betty Hudson Brown Papers

Identifier: SC 0290
  • Not requestable

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content

The Betty Hudson Brown Papers, 1967-1970, document Brown's time as a student at Madison College. Items include the covers of disbound course notebooks, a Class of 1969 talent show program, materials related to the Class of 1970 program "Sadie Sophomore Takes a Leap," Brown's freshman beanie, a Madison College patch, and a Founders Day program.


  • Creation: 1967-1970


Access Restrictions

Collection is open to 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 Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (

Bio/Historical Note

Betty Lou Hudson Brown, daughter of Dorothy Bryan Hudson and William Bronsy Hudson of Salem, Virginia, matriculated at Madison College in 1967. She graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While at Madison, she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha.


0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)

Language of Materials



The Betty Hudson Brown Papers, 1967-1970, document Brown's time as a student at Madison College.


The collection is arranged topically into three folders.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by Betty Hudson Brown in December 2018 after being referred to Special Collections by Steve Smith, Legacy Officer for University Advancement (formerly Senior Vice President for University Advancement).

Processing Information

Several blank spiral notebooks were donated by Brown. They were disbound and the covers were retained to document the ephemeral nature of the notebook cover design which featured the Madison College seal. Blank notebook sheets and back covers were discarded.

A Guide to the Betty Hudson Brown Papers, 1967-1970
Tiffany Cole
May 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

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