Bouvier, Nancy Walker Papers, 1951 *JMU Alum Papers*

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
Bouvier, Nancy Howe Walker, 1931-2006
Title:
Nancy Walker Bouvier Papers
Collection No.:
SC 0039
Date:
Extent:
1 letter folder, .06 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
The Nancy Walker Bouvier Papers, 1951, are comprised of papers collected during Bouvier's time as a student at Madison College. Items include a grade report and blank day trip forms.

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Bio/Historical Note

Nancy Howe Walker Bouvier was born on August 7, 1931 to Nancy and William Desmond Walker of Mitchellville, Maryland. Bouvier graduated from Madison College in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science degree. While enrolled at Madison College, Bouvier participated in the Association of Childhood Education, Granddaughter's Club, Zeta Tau Alpha, and the Standards Committee (which promoted proper social conduct and appearances on campus). She was also President of Alumnae Hall.

Walker worked for nearly 30 years in the Prince George's County, Maryland school system as a 5th and 6th grade teacher at Kettering Elementary School. She married William J. Bouvier, with whom she had three children, Robert Bouvier, Nanette Rediker, and Raymond Bouvier. She passed away on November 30, 2006. She was interred at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, Maryland.

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Scope and Content

The Nancy Walker Bouvier Papers, 1951, are comprised of papers collected during Bouvier's time as a student at Madison College. The items include a report card, meeting requests from university faculty members, a student deposit fund card, and several blank permission slips for dates, overnight trips, day trips, and off-campus trips.

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Arrangement

The items in this collection are arranged chronologically when possible.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is 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).

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the James Madison University Office of Alumni Relations and was subsequently transferred to the Special Collections Library.

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Genre and Form

  • Report Cards
  • Financial Records
  • Permissions

Subject

  • Madison College -- History
  • Madison College -- Alumni and alumnae
  • Madison College -- Students
  • James Madison University -- Students -- History
  • Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History

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Bibliography

Obituary for Nancy Howe Walker Bouvier, The Washington Post, December 3, 2006.

The Schoolma'am, 1952. Harrisonburg (Va.): Madison College.

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Nancy Walker Bouvier Papers, 1951, undated box 1 folder 1