Hall, Mary Margaret Papers, 1958-1963 *JMU Alum Papers*

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Summary Information

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Hall, Mary Margaret
Mary Margaret Hall Papers
Collection No.:
SC 0187
1 folder, .06 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
This collection includes Madison College related letters and receipts, class schedules, programs and laboratory directions.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Mary Margaret Hall Papers, 1958-1963, SC 0187, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

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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.

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Scope and Content

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.

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The collection is arranged in one folder.

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Administrative Information

Revision Description

Revised by Alicia HenneberryConverted to schema conforming EAD by dtd2schema.vh.xsl. October 20132013-11-21

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for 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 Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

Received from Alumni Relations, May 2003.

Processing Information

In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in 2017-2018. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 5009.


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


  • Madison College -- Students
  • Madison College -- Students -- Social life and customs
  • James Madison University -- Students -- Social life and customs

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Mary Margaret Hall Papers, 1958-1963 box 1 folder 1
Room Reservation Deposit Slip
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
Class Schedule, 1959-1960
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
Commencement Ceremony Invitation for Mr. and Mrs. Hall, 1963
Mist and Mystic Porpoise Club performance program