A Guide to the Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957: SC 0057

A Guide to the Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number SC 0057


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Processed by: Tiffany Cole, February 2017

Repository
Special Collections, James Madison University
Collection Number
SC 0057
Title
Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957
Extent
.06 Cubic Feet; 1 letter folder
Creator
Gochenour, Patricia Ruth Wheeler
Language
English
Abstract
The Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, are comprised of five black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include views of the quad and dorm room interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by or on behalf of alum Patsy Wheeler Gochenour ('57).

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection 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.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [box #, folder #], Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, SC 0057, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

Acquisition Information

Suzanne Wilson at the JMU Alumni Association received these materials in October 2012. The photographs were subsequently transferred to Special Collections.


Bio/Historical Note

Patricia Ruth Wheeler Gochenour of Winchester, Virginia graduated from Madison College in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Gochenour was active in many organizations including the Association for Childhood Education, Y. W. C. A., and Usher's Club. She served as secretary and vice president of Alpha Rho Delta, Business Manager for the Stratford Dramatic Club, cabinet member of the Wesley Foundation, and was a senior counselor. After graduation, Gochenour taught at Virginia Avenue Elementary School in Winchester. She went on to earn her Master of Education degree from the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education.

Scope and Content

The Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, are comprised of five black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include two views of the quad, one of which features two girls sitting in front of irises in bloom near Spotswood Hall, and three views of dorm room interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by or on behalf of alum Patsy Wheeler Gochenour ('57).

Arrangement

The photographs are housed in one letter folder.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Education, Higher -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg -- History
  • Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History
  • James Madison University -- History
  • Madison College -- Alumni and alumnae
  • Madison College -- Buildings
  • Madison College -- History
  • Madison College -- Students
  • Universities and colleges -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg -- History
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Black-and-white photographs

Bibliography

The Schoolma'am, 1957. Harrisonburg (Va.): Madison College.


Container List

Box:Folder 1:1
Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957