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Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Agnes Davis Shipley papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0331
Abstract

The Agnes Davis Shipley Papers, 1936, comprise examples of sewing techniques and coursework created by Agnes Davis Shipley during her time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg/Madison College.

Dates: 1936

Anne Christiansen Chapman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0031
Abstract

The Anne Christiansen Chapman Scrapbook, 1920-1922, comprises a bound scrapbook containing printed emphemera, photographs, programs, and school related papers documenting Chapman's time as a student at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1920-1922

Bertha Couchman Hess and Ethel Virginia Dunn Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0063
Abstract

The Bertha Couchman Hess and Ethel Virginia Dunn Correspondence, 1918-1927, is comprised of four postcards and seven letters written by Hess and Dunn, her niece, to their family in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Couchman authored three postcards while visiting Harrisonburg in August 1918 and the remainder of the correspondence was written by Dunn while she was a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg and while she was a teacher in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dates: 1918-1927

Betty Brown Clemmer and Willis Clemmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0280
Abstract

The Betty Brown Clemmer and Willis Clemmer Papers, 1920-2015 (bulk 1943-1949), largely comprise correspondence between Betty Brown Clemmer and Willis Clemmer during their courtship while Betty was a student at Madison College. Other papers relate to Betty's coursework at Madison College, Willis' service in the Army Air Forces, and family biographies.

Dates: 1920-2015; Majority of material found within 1943-1949

Betty Hudson Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0290
Abstract

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

Dates: 1967-1970

Carrie Bishop Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0033
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1918; 1939

Clara Soter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0042
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1969-1971

Class of 1913 Reunion Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0267
Abstract

The Class of 1913 Reunion Book contains photographs, programs, and written entries regarding the activities and whereabouts of members of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg graduating class of 1913, from 1914-1935.

Dates: 1914-1935

Claudia Frazier Bailey Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0282
Abstract

The Claudia F. Bailey Photographs, 1964, consist of six photographs taken of Bailey and her friends during Bailey’s senior year at Madison College.

Dates: 1964

Cleveland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0043
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1880-1958

Debating Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0031
Abstract

The Debating Club Records is comprised of a record book and papers containing meeting minutes, membership lists, and attendance records, documenting club activities from its founding in 1928 until 1940.

Dates: 1928-1940

Delphine Hurst Parsons papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0012
Abstract Materials include correspondence, paper ephemera, yearbooks, and memorabilia of Delphine Hurst Parsons from her time as a student at Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia and at the State Teachers College (STC) at Harrisonburg, with one vinyl record of the Madison College Choir Concert of 1966, and a single photograph from the 1976 reunion of STC students. This collection also contains three yearbooks owned by Nellie Cowan Williams, a close friend and STC classmate of Delphine Parsons, and...
Dates: 1923-1976; Majority of material found within 1923-1931

Diplomas

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0036
Abstract

Diplomas, 1912-1936, is an artificial collection, comprised of 15 diplomas and certificates issued to students at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, later called the State Normal School for Women, State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, and the State Normal School Summer Session.

Dates: 1912-1936

Dorothy McKinley Spooner Garber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0293
Abstract

The Dorothy McKinley Spooner Garber Papers, 1925-1978, comprise Garber's wedding portraits and personal papers.

Dates: 1925-1978

Edith May Fultz Cavendish Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0239
Abstract

The Edith May Fultz Cavendish Photographs, ca. 1940, include 43 unique black-and-white photographs of Madison College while Cavendish (née Fultz) was a student at the school. Dormitory life and dormitory interiors, campus buildings, snowscapes, general student and social life, and fellow classmate portrait photographs are all captured.

Dates: circa 1940

Edna T. Shaeffer Retirement Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0061
Abstract

The Edna T. Shaeffer Retirement Letters, 1940, 1956, is a collection of approximately 60 congratulatory letters presented to Shaeffer upon her retirement as director of the Glee Club from Madison College. Correspondents are former students who sang under direction and tutelage.

Dates: 1940; 1956

Ellen Frank Armentrout Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0064
Abstract

The Ellen Frank Armentrout Papers, 1961-1964, are comprised of facsimiles of one essay, seven letters, and 15 photographs from Armentrout’s time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1961-1964

Etta Evans Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0070
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1935-1936

Eva May Foster Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0308
Abstract

The Eva May Foster Photograph Album, 1934-1941, comprises a disbound photograph album of black-and-white photographs documenting Foster's time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1934-1941

Eva Rooshup Kohl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0040
Abstract

The Eva Rooshup Kohl Papers, 1919, 1971, contain paper memorabilia belonging to Eva Rooshup Kohl from her time as a student at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1919; 1971

Freshman Class Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0033
Abstract

The Freshman Class Scrapbooks are comprised of four disassembled scrapbooks, containing correspondence, programs, invitations, telegrams and ephemera that document class elections and campus activities of the Madison College freshman class, from 1945-1949.

Dates: 1945-1949

Graduate Council Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0024
Abstract

The Graduate Council Minutes, 1958-1972, are comprised of minutes of the Madison College Graduate Council.

Dates: 1958-1972

Harriet Shackelford Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0270
Abstract

The Harriet Shackelford Papers, 1964-1970, are comprised of 30 photographs of Madison College students and campus scenes, as well as a letter written by Julie Fry regarding the Madison College Big Sister Little Sister program.

Dates: 1964-1970

Harrisonburg Chapter of the Alumni Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0264
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945-1964

Irene Munson Rouse Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0298
Abstract

The Irene Munson Rouse Papers, 1947-1948, comprise printed ephemera and photographs documenting Rouse's time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1947-1948

Iris Alina Ruiz Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0223
Abstract

The Iris Alina Ruiz Williams Papers, 1939-1965, comprise photographs, drawings, a scrapbook, and a fencing foil from Williams’ time as a student at Madison College and as an alumna.

Dates: 1939-1965

Jack Gaines Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0056
Abstract

The Jack Gaines Letter, 1948, is an official notice from Hope Vandever, Madison College Dean of Women, notifying Jack Gaines of Harrisonburg that he has been placed on the “Approved List of Local Men.”

Dates: 1948

Jean Foley Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0268
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1939-1940; 1985

Kappa Delta Pi. Alpha Chi Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0030
Abstract

This collection comprises a record book, account book, original charter, minute books, scrapbooks, and papers that document the history of the Alpha Chi Chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, from 1923-1986.

Dates: 1923 - 1986

Katherine Winfrey Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0041
Abstract

The Katherine Winfrey Scrapbook, 1911-1912, contains photographs, signatures, handwritten notes, calling cards, event programs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous pieces of ephemera relating to Winfrey’s time as a student at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1911-1912