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Catherine Garber Crist receipts from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0334

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Scope and Contents

The Catherine Garber Crist Receipts from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, 1930-1934 consist of 21 receipts by the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg at various dates from 1930-1934 indicating receipt of payment for tuition, lab fees, room and board, etc. by Catherine Louise Garber. All receipts contain the signature or stamped signature of Howard Kemper Gibbons who served as treasurer at the college. In addition to the receipts, there are two bills issued by the State Teachers College dated 1932 and 1933 listing itemized tuition and fees due for Catherine Garber. These bills are addressed to Catherine’s father, Mr. M. W. Garber, in Fort Defiance, Virginia and Staunton, Virginia, respectively.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1934

Creator

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Biographical/Historical Note

Catherine Louise Garber (1913-2005) was born in Fort Defiance, Virginia to M. W. (Minor William) Garber and Rena Western Garber. Garber graduated from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg in 1934 with a degree in home economics. While a student, Garber was a member of the Frances Sale Club and the Sesame Club. After graduation, Garber became a self-employed seamstress.

Garber married Raymond Kiser Crist in 1949 with whom she had one son, Bill Crist of Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Extent

0.08 cubic feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Catherine Garber Crist Receipts from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, 1930-1934, consist of 21 receipts issued by the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg at various dates from 1930-1934 indicating receipt of payment for tuition and various fees by Catherine Louise Garber. In addition to the receipts, there are two bills issued by the State Teachers College dated 1932 and 1933 listing itemized tuition and fees due for Catherine Garber.

Arrangement

The receipts are housed in a folder.

Provenance

The receipts were likely donated to the university by Catherine Garber Crist or her estate at an unknown date.

Acquisition Information

Immediate source of acquisition is unknown. Records may have been transferred to Special Collections by officials in the Office of the President, or by the Alumni Association, likely between 2006-2012. The materials were not officially accessioned until February 2022.

Bibliography

  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/58454637/raymond-kiser-crist : accessed 14 June 2022), memorial page for Raymond Kiser Crist (15 Oct 1905–24 Jun 1991), Find a Grave Memorial ID 58454637, citing Middle River Church of the Brethren Cemetery, New Hope, Augusta County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Marlin Diehl (contributor 47001193).
  • Obituary for Catherine Garber Crist, Harrisonburg Daily News-Record, October 24, 2005.
  • The Schoolma’am, 1934. Harrisonburg (Va.): State Teachers College.
Title
A Guide to the Catherine Garber Crist Receipts from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, 1930-1934
Status
Completed
Author
Kayleigh Bishop
Date
June 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

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