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Letters (correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered.

Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

Jay G. Rainey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0024
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1970-1996; Majority of material found within 1970-1977

Joanne V. Gabbin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0296
Abstract

The Joanne V. Gabbin Papers, 1930-2017 [bulk 1960-2017], contain the professional, academic, and personal papers of Joanne V. Gabbin, professor of English at James Madison University and director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center.

Dates: 1930-2017; Majority of material found within 1960-2017

John Frederick Pierson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0015
Abstract

Collection of James Frederick Pierson’s personal copies of Civil War and post-Civil War literature including enlistment parameters and several invitations, dinner menus, programs, and other memorabilia from various veteran associations to which Mr. Pierson belonged.

Dates: 1864-1925

John H. Grabill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0125
Abstract

The John H. Grabill Papers, 1843-1981 (bulk 1894-1922), contain a variety of items including business documents, personal correspondence, and ephemera relating to John H. Grabill, the Grabill family of Shenandoah County, and the Shenandoah Herald.

Dates: 1843-1981; Majority of material found within 1894-1922

John L. Heatwole Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0101
Abstract

John L. Heatwole Personal Papers, 1973-1995, consists of one Hollinger box and one flat box of items such as correspondence, exhibit notices, consignment contracts, magazine articles, photos, and sketches relevant to Heatwole's work as an artist and lecturer.

Dates: 1973 - 1995

John T. Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0089
Abstract

The John T. Harris Papers, 1771-1937 (bulk 1850-1900), consist of a large number of personal and political documents relevant to the life and career of John T. Harris. The bulk of the collection is comprised of letters of John T. Harris and his family, and of Peyton Randolph and his family. Several letters discuss Southern secession and the American Civil War. Also included are Randolph family letters, James Clarkson Papers, Civil War documents and Harris genealogy.

Dates: 1771 - 1937; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1900

John W. Wayland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0258
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1916-1980

Julian A. Burruss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0023
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1904-2005

Kappa Kappa Psi Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0021
Abstract

The Kappa Kappa Psi Records, 1958-2009 (bulk 1979-2009), contain organizational files of and pertaining to the Eta Omicron chapter of the band service fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi at James Madison University. In addition to these administrative files is a large collection of photographic and ephemeral material.

Dates: 1958 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2009

Kathleen Harless Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0266
Abstract

The Kathleen Chevallie Harless Scrapbook contains photographs, invitations and programs that document Harless’ experiences at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, from 1911-1914. Also included are four postcards depicting campus grounds and buildings, dated 1911-1913, and a promotional flyer from 1982.

Dates: 1911-1916; 1982

Kathryn Eye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0231
Abstract

The Kathryn Eye Papers, 1920-1991, contain the papers of Kathryn Eye, local resident and missionary to the Belgian Congo. Materials document Eye’s life, missionary work, and exhibit of her art collection at the Madison Art Collection and include correspondence, ephemera and stamps, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1920-1991

L. R. Milbourne Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0108
Abstract

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

Lee Morrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0215
Abstract

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

Liskey Collection of Heavner Family Papers

 Collection
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

Louise Fontaine Baker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0065
Abstract

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

Manley Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0085
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0016
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0118
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0090
Abstract The Margaret Grattan Weaver Collection, 1753-1992 (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 four series: John E. Roller Papers, Biographical/Genealogical Information, Civil War Documents,...
Dates: 1753-1992; Majority of material found within 1857-1910

Margaret Reed Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0093
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0186
Abstract

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

Dates: 1932-1938

Marie M. Jenkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0180
Abstract

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 Lillian Arthur Fletcher scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0262
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1940; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1931

Mary Margaret Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0187
Abstract

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

Dates: 1958-1963

Mary Moran Collier collection of Harrisonburg postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0322
Abstract

The Mary Moran Collier Collection of Harrisonburg Postcards, circa 1909-1977, comprises 39 postcards and one copy of the pamphlet "State Teachers College, Harrisonburg, Virginia" documenting the historic campus of James Madison University (under its previous names) and the surrounding city of Harrisonburg.

Dates: circa 1909-1977

Mary Spitzer Etter papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0191
Abstract

The Mary Spitzer Etter Papers comprise correspondence, meeting minutes, treasurer's reports, and photographs related to Etter's time as a student and alumna of James Madison University.

Dates: 1924 - 2002

Maude Wescott Brown Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0307
Abstract

The Maude Wescott Brown Photographs, 1910-1913, comprise ten photographs and photographic postcards documenting the Haas family of Harrisonburg as well as 1911 commencement activities of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1910-1913

McHone Brothers (LLC) Collection of Houck Tannery Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0172
Abstract

This collection consists of 6.7 cubic feet of records documenting the operations of the Houck Tannery and the J.P. Houck Store in Harrisonburg, Virginia, from 1870-1913, chiefly from 1890 to 1913. The collection contains account ledgers, registries, correspondence, and financial and transportation documents that record this turn of the century industry.

Dates: 1870-1913

Michael A. Cappeto Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0053
Abstract

The Michael A. Cappeto Letters, 1967, 2011, are comprised of two documents – a request from Madison College to prospective student Michael Cappeto for an on-campus interview with William J. DeLong, Director of Admissions and Student Aid and Michael Cappeto’s personal reflection on that interaction.

Dates: 1967; 2011

Mr. and Mrs. James Hoover Collection of Strickler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0098
Abstract

This collection deals mainly with the Strickler family of Massanutten, Egypt Bend, and Luray, Virginia, along with a few other related families.

Dates: 1776-1963