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Jane Harper papers

Label
Jane Harper papers, 1951-1953
Title
Jane Harper papers
Inclusive dates
1951-1953
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers, 1951-1953, of Jane Harper (Morris) (1934-2013) of Richmond and Farmville, Virginia, consisting of address books; badges; Children of the American Revolution papers, 1951; clippings; diaries, 1952-1953; greeting cards; letters, 1952-1953, from family and friends; Longwood College papers, 1951-1953; photographs; and other papers concerning her education at Longwood College in Farmville and her social life; as well as her activities in the Society of the Children of the American Revolution
  • Letters, 1951-1953, of Jane Harper consist of correspondence from her mother Mrs. James Griscom Harper regarding the family; from classmates and former classmates at Longwood College concerning school activities, as well as their social and love lives; members of the Children of the American Revolution concerning the organization; and from young men who are courting Harper
  • Greeting cards, no date, sent to Jane Harper for her birthday, Christmas, and Valentine's Day, as well as general greeting cards
  • Diaries, 1952-1953, of Jane Harper containing accounts of her social life, including dates she went on, and accounts of activities with and for the Children of the American Revolution; and address book containing addresses of friends
  • Photographs include a color photograph of Jane Harper and a black-and-white photograph of a colonial reenactor. There is also a photograph of Russ Knight included in the correspondence
  • Longwood College papers, 1951-1953, include grade reports from 1951 and 1952, information on Longwood College's history and operation, programs for musical shows, and lyrics written in French probably for class
  • Children of the American Revolution papers, 1951, contain a program for the annual meeting of the Virginia chapter of the organization, a newsletter, and a pocket New Testament
  • Clippings contain articles relating to the Children of the American Revolution and Harper's leadership role in the organization; people and events at Longwood College; and a friend who made a tournament basketball team
  • Badges, tickets, cards, and other papers contain name tags from Children of the American Revolution and from events at Longwood College. Also includes a ticket to a play, a napkin, and name cards
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Biographical or historical data
Jane Harper was the daughter of James Griscom Harper (d. 1952) and Ella V. Harper. She graduated from Longwood College. Harper was a member of the Children of the American Revolution.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Jane Harper papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi03439.html
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
.45
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Crown Collectibles
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001689788
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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