The Resource Katherine Winfrey scrapbook

Katherine Winfrey scrapbook

Label
Katherine Winfrey scrapbook, 1911-1912
Title
Katherine Winfrey scrapbook
Inclusive dates
1911-1912
Title variation
  • Winfrey, Katherine scrapbook
  • Winfrey, Katharine scrapbook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Katherine Winfrey Scrapbook, 1911-1912, contains photographs, signatures, handwritten notes, calling cards, event programs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous pieces of ephemera relating to Winfrey's time as a student at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Katherine (alternately Katharine) "Katie" Virginia Winfrey was born on December 4, 1891 to Roberta Jones and Elisha William Winfrey. Elisha Winfrey was a prominent Baptist minister and author in Culpeper, Virginia. Winfrey graduated from the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg in 1912 with a "professional" degree in education, indicating that she had previously completed four years at a "first class" high school followed by two years at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women. During her time at college, Winfrey participated in the Tennis Club, Professional Club, and the Lee Literary Society. Winfrey lived with family members in Culpeper until her death on April 6, 1940. She is buried in Culpeper's Masonic Cemetery.
Cataloging source
VMC
Series statement
JMU Alum papers
Label
Katherine Winfrey scrapbook
Link
https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/SC0041Winfrey.aspx
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
968224933
Extent
One 190-page scrapbook; .17 cubic feet.
Governing access note
Collection is open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection
Immediate source of acquisition
This scrapbook was donated to the James Madison University Alumni Association and was subsequently transferred to the Special Collections Library.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Note
Gift, via the JMU Alumni Association.
Organization method
One scrapbook filed in a letter folder.
Ownership
Gift, via the JMU Alumni Association.

Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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