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Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Christiansen Chapman Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0031

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

Identifier: SC 0063

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

Carrie Bishop Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0033

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


Identifier: UA 0036

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

Identifier: SC 0293

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

Dates: 1925-1978

Edna T. Shaeffer Retirement Letters

Identifier: SC 0061

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

YWCA Records

Identifier: UA 0028

The collection is comprised of two volumes of bound posters and programs pertaining to the State Normal and Industrial School branch of the YWCA, from 1909-1958.

Dates: 1909-1958