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Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 21 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

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

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

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

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

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

Mary Catherine Lyne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0046
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942-2001

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

Rose Duggins Massie Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0314
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1933-1937

Sarah McCulloh Lemmon Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0047
Abstract

The Sarah McCulloh Lemmon Scrapbook, ca. 1914-1991, documents significant events of Lemmon's life including her time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.

Dates: circa 1914-1991

State Student Loan Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0034
Abstract

The State Student Loan Fund Ledger contains record of student loans at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, from 1928-1936.

Dates: 1928-1936

State Teachers College Class Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0032
Abstract

The State Teachers College Class Meeting Records are comprised of three record books containing minutes from class meetings, from 1928-1937.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1928-1937

Stratford Players Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0029
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920-1993

Thelma Dunn Gregory Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0254
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1923-1927

Velma Hilda Davis Woodring Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0277
Abstract

The Velma Hilda Davis Woodring Scrapbook 1924-1926, comprises captioned black-and-white photographs documenting Woodring's (née Davis) time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1924-1926