JMU Archives

JMU records with minimal description are listed below:

Admissions Office
AD 94-0113 – Annual reports; 1961-19– (gap ’62-64), 2 Hollinger box.
AD 94-0316 – Preview, Viewbk. brochures, Newsletter.; 1972-1994 (gaps), .5 Hollinger box.

Annual Events Office
AN 92-0915 – Commencement videos; Dec. 1989-1998.
AN 93-0916 – Commencement programs; 1910 – (kept current), 1 storage box.

Anthony Seeger Campus School
AS 91-1016 – Inventory, enrollment, misc.; 1970s-80s, 1 Hollinger box and 3 oversize folders housed with AS 93-0303 box 3
AS 93-0303 – PTA minutes, scrapbooks; 1958-1979, 1 Hollinger and 2 oversize manuscript boxes.

College of Applied Science & Technology
CAS 2004-0604 – 7 reports/proposals on development of College, 1988-99, 1/2 Hollinger box

College of Education
CED 94-0112 – Teacher ed. accreditation report; 1993, 1 Hollinger box.

Field Services & Placement
FI 93-0909 – Liaison with public schools; 1951-70 (gaps), .5 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 Samuel P. Duke 
PR 94-0330 – President Duke’s correspondence with students, parents, & prospective employees, 1944-46; 1/2 Hollinger box.
PR 99-1116 – Executive Committee minutes, Oct. 1948-Aug. 1949. This committee administered the college during Dr. Duke’s illness. 1/2 Hollinger box.

President Linwood Rose 
PR 99-0928 – President Linwood Rose’s inauguration: programs, speech, invitations, videos, etc.; Sept. 1999, 1 Hollinger box.

Public Relations (material from several offices)
PU 87-9022 – Press releases: 1969-1984, 8 storage boxes.
PU 88-1015 – News clippings: photocopies for 1908-21, 1930, 1933-44 in 1 Hollinger box; scrapbooks (many with indexes) for 1945-58 in 2 storage boxes; 12 binders for 1963-75 in 4 flat boxes.
PU 88-1027 – News clipping scrapbooks: 1975-1986, 12 flat boxes.

Recordings and Oversize Images 
RE 93-0427 – Miscellaneous recordings, 1968-1986
Box 1 (Located in Media Cabinet in Special Collections) 
#1 Withdrawn; video of President Carrier’s inauguration 12/71 proved to be such poor quality as to be unusable and the content irretrievable. #2 A&B, Roy Nichols, Founder’s Day 1968;
#3 A&B, Clark Kerr, Wilson Hall 10/8/1971;
(#4 A&B, Miller Hall Dedication 4/26/75; moved to UA 0025)
#5, The Madison College Story;
#6, R. Carrier, Orientation 7/7/75;
(#7, G. T. Miller interview 7/14/82 by R. Dingledine and M. Caldwell with transcript, moved to UA 0025).
#8, (& copy), Dr. Raymond Dingledine on the history of JMU, 1983, with transcript. (added to UA 0037).
#9, M. D. Peterson, JMU Lecture 1976;
#10, Marching Royal Dukes, 1986.
#11 (VHS video), Classroom of the 21st Century, 1993 (2 copies).
#12, (video) 50th Reunion of Class of 1952 in May, 2002.  (Some of graduates featured here appeared in the ca. 1955 video This is Madison#13, (video) Interview with Mary Spitzer Etter, Class of 1934, in 1996.  See also “A Social History of Student Life” (Oral History), by Monica Malinowski, SdArch no. 7, and the Mary Spitzer Etter Papers, SC 5012.
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