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Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 33 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kathleen Neal Jones scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0044
Abstract

The Kathleen Neal Jones Scrapbook, 1953-1955, comprises one bound scrapbook documenting Neal's time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1953 - 1955

Lois Hogan Everett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0045
Abstract

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

Mabel Hancock Holt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0260
Abstract

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

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

Nancy Walker Bouvier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0039
Abstract

The Nancy Walker Bouvier Papers, 1951, are comprised of papers collected during Bouvier’s time as a student at Madison College. Items include a grade report and blank day trip forms.

Dates: 1951

Naomi Thacker Lockard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0054
Abstract

The Naomi Thacker Lockard Papers, 1941-1943, contain Lockard’s course registration materials from her time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1941-1943

Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0057
Abstract

The Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, are comprised of five black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include views of the quad and dorm room interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by or on behalf of alum Patsy Wheeler Gochenour (‘57).

Dates: circa 1957

Ruth Hall Brooks Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0058
Abstract

The Ruth Hall Brooks Photographs, 1943-1945, are comprised of three black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include one view of Wilson Hall in the snow and two photographs of students.

Dates: 1943-1945

Sarah McAllister Thrash Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0037
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1951-1995

Sheryl Tadlock Watson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0275
Abstract

The Sheryl Tadlock Watson Papers, 1959-1965, document Tadlock's time as a student at Madison College during the 1960s. Freshman orientation materials, correspondence, policies and regulations regarding conduct, coursework, program cards, event programs, and ephemera are represented in the collection.

Dates: 1959-1965

Stanley Wyatt Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0052
Abstract

The Stanley Wyatt Photographs, 1970-1972, are comprised of seven black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include campus views, construction, and building interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by alum Stanley Wyatt (‘74).

Dates: 1970-1972