Mary Margaret Hall, Class of 1963


A Guide to the Mary-Margaret Hall Papers, 1959-1963

Collection Number SC 5009

Compiled by: Julia Merkel

Revised by: Alicia Henneberry October, 2013




Descriptive Summary


Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: Mary-Margaret Hall Papers, 1959-1963

Collection No.: SC 5009

Creator: Mary-Margaret Hall

Extent: 1 legal sized folder

Language: English

Abstract: This collection includes Madison College related letters and receipts, class schedules, programs and laboratory directions.


Administrative Information


Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

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 (

Preferred Citation: Mary Margaret Hall Papers, 1959-1963, SC 5009, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Acquisition Information: Received from Alumni Relations, May 2003

Bio/Historical Note: Mary Margaret Hall was a 1963 graduate of Madison College and a 1959 graduate of Washington and Lee High School in northern Virginia.  She majored in Physical Education and was a member of the Athletic Association. An avid swimmer, she was a member of the “Porpoise Club” and obtained certification in water safety from the American Red Cross in 1960


Scope and Content: The Mary-Margaret Hall Papers, 1959-1963, consists of various college ephemera. This collection offers a glimpse into one physical education major’s campus life during the late 1950s/early 1960s.  Included are a letter of acceptance and room deposit receipt, 1958-1959; class schedules, appointments, testing schedules for freshmen, and laboratory directions for human physiology class; forms for a day trip and date, invitations to campus events and a 1963 commencement announcement.


Related Material:

Marion Colton Smith Harris Papers, 1932-1938, SC 5008

Mary Spitzer Etter Papers, 1924-1976. SC 5012


Arrangement: The collection is arranged in 1 folder


Contents:                                                                                                                                        Box:Folder

Room Reservation Deposit Slip                                                                                                         1:1

Letter Confirming Room Reservation

Acceptance Letter

Handwritten Alma Mater Song

Program Cards for First and Second Semester

 Handwritten List of Classes

Miscellaneous Notes about classes

New Student Appointments Slip

1959-1960 Class Schedule

Testing Program for Freshman Students

Laboratory Directions Packet

“Chuck Wagon” Invitation

Department of Health and Physical Education Dinner Invitation

Mercury Club Picnic Invitation

Day Trip Slip

Date Plan Request Slip

1963 Commencement Ceremony Invitation for Mr. and Mrs. Hall

“Mist and Mystic” Porpoise Club performance program