Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History
Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:
The Shuler Family Papers, 1893-1930, are comprised of one scrapbook of recipes and home remedies, three ledgers, and one State Normal School course notebook created by the Shuler family of Port Republic, Virginia.
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).
The State Student Loan Fund Ledger contains record of student loans at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, from 1928-1936.
The State Teachers College Class Meeting Records are comprised of three record books containing minutes from class meetings, from 1928-1937.
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.
The Suzanne Cook Elmore Papers, 1961-1965, comprise correspondence and documentation relating primarily to Cook's enrollment and freshman orientation at Madison College beginning in the fall of 1964.
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.
The Thomas Nelson Page Letter to Clarinda Holcomb, 1922 February 7, describes Page's appreciation for having a literary society at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg named in his honor. In the letter he suggests a motto - "Thy Country's, thy God's and Truths - which the society adopted.
The Tresa F. Quarles Papers, 1952-2008, comprise two scrapbooks containing captioned photographs, correspondence, and ephemera documenting Quarles' time as a student at Madison College and as an alumni. The collection also includes loose photographs, newspaper clippings, a selection of Quarles's report cards from Madison College, and her class beanie. Also included are six typed reminiscences written by Quarles in which she recalls highlights from her time at Madison College.
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.
The W. L. Dechert Corporation Records, 1890-1943, comprise two bound volumes containing historical information, financial records, meeting minutes, bylaws, and administrative information concerning Harrisonburg's W. L. Dechert Corporation.
The Women's Club Records are comprised of newsletters, yearbooks, directories, papers, scrapbooks, media files and photographs that document the activities of the James Madison University's Woman’s Club, from 1977-2013.
The Woodbine Cemetery Records, circa 1830-2006, consist of materials relating to the operation of Woodbine Cemetery, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The collection includes a wide array of financial and commercial materials, including receipt books and loose receipts, account books, checks, ledgers, bank statements, board minutes and reports, customer correspondence, insurance information, maps, and other materials produced during the course of business over approximately the past 150 years.
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.