Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Audie Scott Tilghman papers
This collection primarily consists of letters from 1927 sent from Audie Tilghman to her family in Norfolk during her first year at the State Teachers College in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Also contains bills, a student handbook, and various ephemera from 1925-1930.
Barbara McKnight Benham papers
The Barbara McKnight Benham Papers, 1966-2021, comprise materials related to Madison College sorority life, campus events, and alumni associated events. The collection focuses primarily on McKnight’s student experience as a member of the Alpha Sigma Tau sorority with correspondence, photographs, and invitations giving insight to campus life from 1966-1970.
Betty Coe Cinquegrana papers
This collection contains the papers of Betty Coe Cinquegrana, who attended Madison College from 1960-1964. Materials date from 1960-2014 and relate to her time as a student at Louisa County High School and Madison College, and life after college. Materials relating to the Betty Coe ’64 and Paul J. Cinquegrana Scholarship, established in the mid-2000s, are also included.
Carrie Bishop Scrapbook
Scrapbook documents Bishop’s activities as a student at the State Normal School for Women, including membership in various clubs, societies, and attendance of social outings and cultural events.
Clara Soter Papers
The Clara Soter Papers, 1969-1971, contain the January 1971 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association and one report by Soter entitled “Sound Barrier,” written for the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.
Cleveland Family Papers
The Cleveland Family Papers, 1880-1958, are comprised primarily of photographs of Elizabeth and Annie Cleveland and other Cleveland family members. Additional materials include documents related to the deaths of Annie and Elizabeth Cleveland.
Emily Lewis Lee Papers
The collection includes James Madison University related correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, scrapbooks, interview, and reunion booklets.
Emilyn Peterson Papers
The Emily Peterson Papers, 1929-2002, bulk 1929-1933, consists of five folders (in one half-Hollinger box) of materials relating to Peterson’s time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg. Included are academic and athletic materials, memorabilia and ephemera, tickets to sporting and theatrical events, and newspaper clippings from The Breeze.
Etta Evans Scrapbook
The Etta Evans Scrapbook, 1935-1936, is comprised of one bound scrapbook containing memorabilia, ephemera, and correspondence from Evans’s time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg. Evans annotated the scrapbook by describing the items pasted within.
Harrisonburg Chapter of the Alumni Association Records
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.
Jay G. Rainey Papers
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.
Jean Foley Scrapbook
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.
John W. Wayland Papers
The John W. Wayland Papers, 1916-1980, are comprised of the writings of John Walter Wayland, historian and original faculty member at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg. Many documents relate to the founding and early years of the school.
Julian A. Burruss Papers
The collection contains papers and correspondences, reports and speeches by President Julian Ashby Burruss, first president of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, and documents related to the founding of the school.
Kathleen Neal Jones scrapbook
The Kathleen Neal Jones Scrapbook, 1953-1955, comprises one bound scrapbook documenting Neal's time as a student at Madison College.
Mary Catherine Lyne Papers
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.
Mary Lillian Arthur Fletcher scrapbook
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.
Nursing Department Records
Consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, studies, grants, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting the creation and growth of the Department of Nursing at James Madison University.
Office of the President: G. Tyler Miller Papers
The Office of the President: G. Tyler Miller Papers are comprised of interviews, correspondence, minutes, reports, court documents and judiciary transcripts created during Miller’s tenure as president of Madison College from 1949-1971. The collection is comprised of three series: Professional Papers, Court Documents, and Disciplinary Papers.
Robert James Sullivan Jr. papers
The Robert James Sullivan Jr. Papers consist of professional and personal records and reports, and document Sullivan's time as City Planner of Harrisonburg from 1965-1991, his career in the Political Science Department at James Madison University, and work as the “unofficial historian” of Harrisonburg. Materials include city planning reports, newspaper articles, photographs, scrapbooks, and maps.
Rose Duggins Massie Scrapbook
The Rose Duggins Massie Scrapbook, 1933-1937, comprises an annotated scrapbook containing printed ephemera, pamphlets, programs, memorabilia, and invitations from Duggins's time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.
Samuel P. Duke Papers
The Samuel P. Duke Papers, 1921-1971, comprise correspondence from, to, and concerning Madison College president Samuel P. Duke, as well as meeting minutes of the Executive Committee that served the college in his absence due to illness. Many documents relate to the change from the State Normal School for Women to the State Teachers College, and eventually, the change to Madison College.
Sarah McAllister Thrash Papers
The Sarah McAllister Thrash Papers, 1951-1995, contain memorabilia from Sarah McAllister Thrash’s time at Madison College in the early 1950s. The collection is comprised primarily of photographs taken at Madison College alumni events dating from the early 1970s to 1995.
Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Programming Records
Stratford Players Records
The Stratford Players Records is comprised of record books, scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, rehearsal scripts, programs and playbills, and copies of yearbook pages, documenting the activities of the Stratford Players (formerly known as the Stratford Literary Society and the Stratford Dramatic Club), from 1914-1983.
Student Theatre Productions Collection
The Student Theatre Productions Collection, 1912-1966 consists of programs and playbills for student plays at Madison College, including Class Plays and productions sponsored by the Athletic Association.
Thelma Dunn Gregory Scrapbook
The Thelma Dunn Gregory Scrapbook, 1923-1927, is comprised of one bound scrapbook containing memorabilia, correspondence and ephemera from Gregory’s time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg. The collection contains an additional file of photographs from her time as a student, and a file of memorabilia.
Tresa Quarles Papers
The Tresa F. Quarles Papers, 1952-2008, comprise two scrapbooks containing captioned photographs, correspondence, and ephemera documenting Quarles' time as a student at Madison College and as an alumni. The collection also includes loose photographs, newspaper clippings, a selection of Quarles's report cards from Madison College, and her class beanie. Also included are six typed reminiscences written by Quarles in which she recalls highlights from her time at Madison College.
V. Inez Graybeal Roop Papers
The V. Inez Graybeal Roop Papers, 1913-2005, a collection of a notable Harrisonburg Teacher’s College (now James Madison University) alumna, contains James Madison University related correspondence, speeches, news clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and reunion programs, as well as Roop and Graybeal family history.
William Ingham Papers
This collection, consisting of 37.13 cubic feet (113 boxes), contains the professional and academic papers of Dr. William Ingham, professor emeritus of physics at James Madison University.