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Kurt Kehr Collection of Virginia German Dialects

Identifier: SC 0206

The Kurt Kehr Collection of Virginia German Dialects, 1969-1994 is comprised of 18 recordings of German speaking residents of Virginia and West Virginia, conducted by Dr. Kurt Kehr of Mary Baldwin College, in Staunton, Virginia, as well as copies of articles written by Dr. Kehr on German dialects.

Dates: 1969-1994

L. R. Milbourne Letters

Identifier: SC 0108

The L. R. Milbourne Papers consist of letters between Lodowic Ralph Milbourne and his fiancée Virginia Ann Strickler documenting day-to-day life and religious topics of the time from 1886 – 1888 in Luray, Virginia as well as a notebook detailing wardrobe expenses from 1893 – 1906.

Dates: 1886-1906

Lanier Garden Club Records

Identifier: SC 0115

The Lanier Garden Club Records, 1955-1989, consist of ten scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, photos, club programs, and one yearbook.

Dates: 1954-1989

Lanier Literary Society Records

Identifier: UA 0026

This collection is comprised of two record books, bound posters, and ephemera created by members of the Lanier Literary Society, from 1911-1931.

Dates: 1911-1931

Larry R. Huffman papers

Identifier: SC 0349

The Larry R. Huffman Papers comprise paper records and slide negatives relating primarily to the history of Rockingham County Schools.

Dates: 1919 - 1959

Lee Literary Society Records

Identifier: UA 0027

The collection is comprised of bound posters and programs created by the Lee Literary Society from 1909-1912.

Dates: 1909-1912

Lee Morrison Papers

Identifier: SC 0215

The material present in this collection comprise the personal papers of Dr. Lee Morrison. These files contain materials from conferences, speeches, diplomas and awards, photos, reports on women’s issues in sports and education, and personal reflections.

Dates: 1946-2012

Legh W. Riddick scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0350

The scrapbook documents Legh W. Riddick's time as a student at the Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro, Virginia. It comprises photographs, printed ephemera, and handwritten annotations.

Dates: 1927 - 1930

Leri Melissa Thomas Papers

Identifier: SC 0156

The Leri Melissa Thomas Papers, 1926-1995 (bulk 1988-1992), consists of one box of files documenting the relationship between Shenandoah National Park (SNP) and residents and officials in several counties adjoining the park, especially Madison, Augusta, and Rockingham counties, Virginia.

Dates: 1926-1995; Majority of material found within 1988-1992

Libraries and Educational Technologies Records

Identifier: UA 0008

This collection of contains the administrative records for James Madison University Libraries and Educational Technologies (LET) from 1939-2016. In addition to administrative records, this collection also contains historical items relating to the history of the library.

Dates: 1936-2016; Majority of material found within 1988-2009

Linda Lee Nichols Daniels Papers

Identifier: SC 0188

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

Dates: 1957-1959

Liskey Collection of Heavner Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0184
Abstract The Liskey Collection of Heavner Family Papers, 1788-1967, consists of one box (.4 cubic feet) of personal correspondence, business and personal financial records, and various other items pertaining to the William Heavner family, documented through the maternal side: William Heavner, Evaline Heavner Aubrey, Dorcas Aubrey Breneman (also spelled Brenneman), and Mae Breneman Liskey. Other names represented are Hughes, Brake, Dove, Hess, and Trumbo, among others. The collection is arranged...
Dates: 1788-1967

Lois Hogan Everett Papers

Identifier: SC 0045

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

Identifier: SC 0065

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

Lucy Simms oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 20

The oral history collection includes the recollections of Carlotta Harris, Edgar Johnson and wife, Wilhelmina Johnson, Louise Winston, and Elon Rhodes, former students of Lucy Simms, and Ellen Walker, current owner of the Lucy Simms house.

Dates: 2000

Lumber Ledgers

Identifier: SC 0110

Two ledgers likely documenting a sawmill or lumber operation in western Virginia or Pendleton County, West Virginia. The surnames present in the ledgers also indicate a potential connection to Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1883-1890

Mabel Hancock Holt Papers

Identifier: SC 0260

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 sick lists and class absence reports

Identifier: UA 0055

The Madison College Sick Lists and Class Absence Reports, 1945-1946 consist of lists of students, their respective diagnoses, and admittance and discharge dates from the college infirmary. Absence reports document individuals' requests to temporarily or permanently withdraw from the college.

Dates: 1945 - 1946

Madison College student protest, April 1970, oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 11

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

Manley Family papers

Identifier: SC 0085

The Manley Family Papers, 1707-1953, consist of various documents pertaining to the Manley family's personal, genealogical, and business activities, covering several Virginia and West Virginia counties. Included in the collection are letters written by family members and an assortment of legal papers detailing taxes and land deeds.

Dates: 1707-1953

Marching Royal Dukes Records

Identifier: UA 0016

The Marching Royal Dukes Records contain the organizational files pertaining to the operation of the JMU marching band from 1975-2016. In addition to these files, the records include ephemera, photographs, and audio-video recordings of and pertaining to the Marching Royal Dukes.

Dates: 1975-2016

Margaret B. Burruss Collection of Scott and Saufley Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0118

The Margaret B. Burruss Collection of Scott and Saufley Family Papers, 1786-1912, 1991, is comprised of correspondence, transcripts, photographs, and the Hanna family Bible.

Dates: 1786-1912; 1991

Margaret Grattan Weaver collection

Identifier: SC 0090
Abstract The Margaret Grattan Weaver Collection, 1707-1992 (bulk 1857-1910), consists of one box and one oversize folder of materials pertaining to Weaver and her ancestors, specifically John E. Roller, Weaver's grandfather. Also included are biographical and genealogical information of county residents and historic locations and Civil War Documents with notable signatures. The collection is arranged in three series: John E. Roller Papers, Biographical/Genealogical Information, and Civil War...
Dates: 1707-1992; Majority of material found within 1857-1910

Margaret Reed Collection

Identifier: SC 0093

The collection consists of three items: a letter from Charles T. O'Ferrall to Mayme Clarke Robinson concerning the family history; a transcript of the aforesaid letter typed by Isabelle Robinson Reed, the daughter of Mayme Clarke Robinson; and a photo copy of Mayme Clarke Robinson's application to the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

Dates: 1902-1914

Marian Colton Smith Harris Papers

Identifier: SC 0186

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

Dates: 1932-1938

Marianne L. Garber Collection of Shenandoah Valley Documents

Identifier: SC 0138

The Marianne L. Garber Collection of Shenandoah Valley Documents, 1780-1899, contains one journal written by William Mathias Harner from 1847-1861, eight legal and business documents dating from 1815- 1899, and ten land deeds and indentures dating from 1780-1887.

Dates: 1780-1899

Marie Coffman "Nutty" Whetzel Collection of Shenandoah Valley Menus

Identifier: SC 0289

The Marie Coffman "Nutty" Whetzel Collection of Shenandoah Valley Menus, 1967-1991, primarily comprises menus from Lloyd's Steak House in Harrisonburg, Virginia as well as menus from other local restaurants.

Dates: 1967-1991

Marie M. Jenkins papers

Identifier: SC 0180

This collection consists of five boxes containing mostly Dr. Jenkins's research notes on planarians during the years 1963-1974. A few folders contain records and correspondence relating to her teaching and research at James Madison University and other professional activities from 1959 to 1979.

Dates: 1951-1979

Mary A. Thompson Papers

Identifier: SC 0152

This collection documents the life and activities of members of the Thompson family of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia, particularly John W. Thompson and his wife Elizabeth F. Thompson, and also contains items relating to the Mt. Zion Church of the Brethren in Dayton, Virginia.

Dates: 1893-1974

Mary Catherine Lyne Papers

Identifier: SC 0046

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

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