A Guide to the
Marian Colton Smith Harris Papers, 1932-1938
Processed by: Julia Merkel
Preferred Citation: Harris, Marian Colton Smith Papers. SC# 5008, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
Physical Characteristics: Consists of one folder.
Abstract: This collection contains memorabilia from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg including letters, a teaching contract, application for teaching, and photographs.
Scope and Content: This collection offers a few insights into life and social customs on campus in the 1930s. Comprising the collection are cards from the freshmen and senior classes, a postcard home requesting money, a telegram from the class of 1933, commencement invitations for 1933 and 1935, an undated invitation to tea off campus, a 1935 placement form for teaching, teaching contracts for 1935 and 1938, and miscellaneous ephemera. Includes two undated photographs relating to Glee Club.
Biographical/Historical: Marian Colton Smith (Mrs. Tommie Harris), from Norwood, PA, was a 1935 graduate in Education. She was President of her class.
Acquisition Information: Received from Alumni Relations in May, 2003.
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