JMU Records and Manuscript Collections
Most archival holdings are described through finding aids available within the Archives and Manuscript Collections Database.
See Collecting Areas for links to holdings identified as:
See below for a list of archival holdings with minimal description, (no full finding aid). Refer to the office or organization, and accession number listed to request these materials.
Annual Events Office
AN 92-0915 – Commencement videos; Dec. 1989-1998.
College of Applied Science & Technology
CAS 2004-0604 – 7 reports/proposals on development of College, 1988-99, 1/2 Hollinger box
Living Sciences Department
LS 91-0904 – Annual Reports, Five Year plans, Self-Evaluations, Scrapbooks [disassembled]; 1950 -1990, 2 1/2 Hollinger boxes
Madison Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies
MA 95-1002 – Center for Science & Tech., 1984-1993; 2 fold.; Freshman Seminar, 1987-1993; 3 folders.
President Linwood Rose
PR 99-0928 – President Linwood Rose’s inauguration: programs, speech, invitations, videos, etc.; Sept. 1999, 1 Hollinger box.
Recordings and Oversize Images
RE 93-0427 – Miscellaneous recordings, 1968-1986
#1 – Withdrawn; video of President Carrier’s inauguration 12/71 proved to be such poor quality as to be unusable and the content irretrievable.
#2A, #2B – Roy Nichols, Founder’s Day, 1968
#3A, #3B – Clark Kerr, Wilson Hall 10/8/1971
#4A, #4B – Miller Hall Dedication 4/26/75
#5 – The Madison College Story
#6 – R. Carrier, Orientation 7/7/75
#11 – Classroom of the 21st Century, 1993 (2 copies), vhs
#13 – Mary Etter interview
Box 2 (Flat)
3 framed images:
– State Teachers College Glee Club at Winchester, 1931
– Albumen print of original campus drawing of Quad by architect Charles M. Robinson
– Albumen print of original campus drawing of academic village by Charles M. Robinson
Box 3 (Flat)
3 framed images:
– President Burruss
– President Duke
“James Madison University: 1908-1909 to 1958-1959; An Annotated Historical Timeline.”
Vertical Files – Ephemeral materials, organized by subject, that document JMU events, programs, or activities
Founding Documents in Special Collections – digitized images of documents related to the founding of the institution