Holt, Mabel Hancock Papers, 1945-1946, 2006 *JMU Alum Papers*

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
Mabel Hancock Holt
Title:
Mabel Hancock Holt Papers
Collection No.:
SC 0260
Date:
1945-1946
Extent:
1 folder, .08 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
This collection contains the booklet, "Class of 1946 Madison Memories," printed in 2006 for the alumni reunion, and Madison College ephemera belonging to 1946 alum, Mabel Hancock Holt.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Mabel Hancock Holt Papers, 1945-1946, 2006, SC 0260, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

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Bio/Historical Note

Mabel Hancock Holt was born December 13, 1923 in Martinsville, Virginia. She attended Madison College from 1942-1946, where she was senior class president of the Student Government Association and a member of the Cotillion Club. She died September 25, 2017.

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Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of papers belonging to 1946 Madison College alum, Mabel Hancock Holt. It contains a 1945 Western Union telegram, issues of "The Breeze" dated October 12, and October 19, 1945, a 1946 commencement invitation, and photocopies from "The Schoolma'am" (undated). It also includes a booklet, "Class of 1946 Madison Memories," printed in 2006 for an alumni reunion.

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Arrangement

Items are housed in a legal folder.

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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).

Acquisition Information

Items were transferred from JMU University Advancement, on January 12, 2018.

Provenance

Items were donated to the JMU Advancement Office by Estelle K. Tulloss Wagner, a friend of Mabel Hancock Holt.

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

Corporate Name

  • JMU Division of University Advancement. Karen Ahrens Wheatley

Genre and Form

  • Telegrams
  • Alumni directories
  • Booklets
  • Newspapers

Subject

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

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Bibliography

Find A Grave. "Mabel Hancock Holt (1923-2017)." Find a Grave Memorial no. 183965126. Accessed January https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/183965126

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Mabel Hancock Holt Papers, 1945-1946, 2006 box 1 folder 1