A Guide to the Harriet Shackelford Thomas Papers, 1964-1970:SC 0270

A Guide to the Harriet Shackelford Thomas Papers, 1964-1970

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number SC 0270


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Processed by: Sarah Roth-Mullet, May 2018

Repository
Special Collections, James Madison University
Collection Number
SC 0270
Title
Harriet Shackelford Thomas Collection, 1964-1970
Extent
.08 cubic feet; 1 folder
Creator
Shackelford Thomas, Harriet (Harriet King Shackelford)
Location
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Language
English
Abstract
The Harriet Shackelford Papers, 1964-1970, are comprised of 30 photographs of Madison College students and campus scenes, as well as a letter written by Julie Fry regarding the Madison College Big Sister Little Sister program.

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 Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Harriet Shackelford Thomas Papers, 1964-1970, SC 0270, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

Acquisition Information

Items were donated on April 27, 2018, by Harriet Shackelford.


Bio/Historical Note

Harriet King Shackelford, sometimes called "King" by her classmates, attended Madison College from 1964-1968, where she majored in elementary education and social science. At Madison College, she was involved with the Student Education Association, Sigma Phi Lambda, Diapason Club, Wesley Foundation, German Club, Kappa Delta Pi, and the Social Science Club. Shackelford married Madison College alum, Bertram Archie Smith in 1970.

Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of 30 photographs of Madison College students and campus life, taken from 1964-1970, as well as a letter regarding the Big Sister Little Sister program. Photographs show of graduation events in 1968, the interior and exterior of Gifford Hall and Spotswood Hall, among other buildings. Named Madison students include Susan Grisanti, Janet Johnson, Donna Higgins, Linda Fitzgerald, Julie Fry (Big Sis), Carol McClanahan, Dolores Scarce, Faye Mitchell, Ellen Elliot, and Barbara Sherman.

The collection also includes a letter to Shackelford written by Julie Fry, a Madison College student and Shackelford's "Big Sister" in the Big Sister Little Sister program.

Arrangement

Items are housed in a single folder.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History
  • James Madison University -- Students -- History
  • Madison College -- Alumni and alumnae
  • Madison College -- Buildings
  • Madison College -- History
  • Madison College -- Students
  • Madison College -- Students -- Social life and customs
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Photographs

Container List

Box:Folder 1
1
Harriet Shackelford Thomas Photographs and Ephemera, 1964-1970

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Shackelford Thomas, Harriet (Harriet King Shackelford)