The Resource J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell collection, 1946-1978

J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell collection, 1946-1978

Label
J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell collection, 1946-1978
Title
J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell collection, 1946-1978
Title variation
Chappell collection
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell Collection, 1946-1978, consists of three folders of congratulatory letters, Faculty Wives Sewing Circle programs, photographs, and miscellany
Biographical or historical data
  • J. Wilbert Chappell joined the faculty at Madison College where he served as chair of the Chemistry Department until 1971. He retired as professor emeritus in 1975. Dr. Chappell was a member of various national panhellenic societies and local organizations including the Harrisonburg Kiwanis Club.
  • Ellen Chappell taught fifth grade at Mt. Clinton, Bridgewater, and Pleasant Valley Elementary schools and was active in various local organizations including the Lanier Garden Club and the Rockingham Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She was also the founder of the Madison College Faculty Wives Sewing Circle, which later became the James Madison University Women's Club.
Cataloging source
VMC
Illustrations
photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell collection, 1946-1978
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/5022Chappell.aspx
Arrangement
Folder I. Congratulatory letters and retirement, 1974-1975 ; Folder II. Faculty Wives Sewing Circle programs, 1946-1958 ; Folder III. Miscellany, 1978, n.d.
Control code
660812705
Extent
3 folders.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Immediate source of acquisition
Materials within this collection were donated by Mary Ann Chappell as two separate accessions between 2009 and 2010.

Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
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