A Guide to the

Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957

SC 0057

Compiled by: Tiffany Cole, February 2017

 

Descriptive Summary

 

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957

Collection No.: SC 0057
Creator: Patsy Wheeler Gochenour

Extent: 1 letter folder; .06 cubic feet

Language: English

Abstract: The Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, are comprised of five black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include views of the quad and dorm room interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by or on behalf of alum Patsy Wheeler Gochenour (‘57).

 

Administrative Information

 

Access Restrictions: Collection open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], [box #, folder #], Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, SC 0057, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

Acquisition Information: Suzanne Wilson at the JMU Alumni Association received these materials in October 2012. The photographs were subsequently transferred to Special Collections.

Bio/Historical Note:
Patricia Ruth Wheeler Gochenour of Winchester, Virginia graduated from Madison College in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Gochenour was active in many organizations including the Association for Childhood Education, Y. W. C. A., and Usher’s Club. She served as secretary and vice president of Alpha Rho Delta, Business Manager for the Stratford Dramatic Club, cabinet member of the Wesley Foundation, and was a senior counselor. After graduation, Gochenour taught at Virginia Avenue Elementary School in Winchester. She went on to earn her Master of Education degree from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education.

Scope and Content:
The Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, are comprised of five black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include two views of the quad, one of which features two girls sitting in front of irises in bloom near Spotswood Hall, and three views of dorm room interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by or on behalf of alum Patsy Wheeler Gochenour (‘57).

Arrangement:
The photographs are housed in one letter folder.

Bibliography:
The Schoolma'am, 1957. Harrisonburg (Va.): Madison College.

Contents:

Folder Title Box : Folder
Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957 1:1