Brown, Betty Hudson Papers, 1967-1970 *JMU Alum Papers*

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
Brown, Betty Hudson
Title:
Betty Hudson Brown Papers
Collection No.:
SC 0290
Date:
1967-1970
Extent:
3 folders, .2 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
The Betty Hudson Brown Papers, 1967-1970, document Brown's time as a student at Madison College.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Betty Hudson Brown Papers, 1967-1970, SC 0290, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

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Bio/Historical Note

Betty Lou Hudson Brown, daughter of Dorothy Bryan Hudson and William Bronsy Hudson of Salem, Virginia, matriculated at Madison College in 1967. She graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While at Madison, she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha.

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Scope and Content

The Betty Hudson Brown Papers, 1967-1970, document Brown's time as a student at Madison College. Items include the covers of disbound course notebooks, a Class of 1969 talent show program, materials related to the Class of 1970 program "Sadie Sophomore Takes a Leap," Brown's freshman beanie, a Madison College patch, and a Founders Day program.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged topically into three folders.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

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

The collection was donated by Betty Hudson Brown in December 2018 after being referred to Special Collections by Steve Smith, Legacy Officer for University Advancement (formerly Senior Vice President for University Advancement).

Processing Information

Several blank spiral notebooks were donated by Brown. They were disbound and the covers were retained to document the ephemeral nature of the notebook cover design which featured the Madison College seal. Blank notebook sheets and back covers were discarded.

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

  • Programs (documents)
  • Beanies
  • Printed Ephemera

Subject

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

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Notebook covers, ca. 1967-1970 box 1 folder 1
Beanie and patch, ca. 1967-1970 box 1 folder 2
Events and programming, 1968-1970 box 1 folder 3