Estelle V. Callender Scrapbooks, 1800-1952, undated
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Brief Description: Nine scrapbooks primarily dating between the 1910s-1940s containing clippings, correspondence, photographs, and other materials relating to Mrs. Callender's activities in social organizations, including Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames of America, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, and other local organizations in Norfolk, Virginia. Scrapbooks 7 and 8 were compiled by Callender's daughter, Virginia Johnston, and primarily consist of clippings, correspondence, and other ephemera relating to the Colonial Dames of America and personal correspondence.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 0000-063
Created by: Callender, Estelle V. (1872-1952), Johnston, Virginia C. (1901-1989)
Volume: 10.0 Boxes
Acquired: 04/01/2011.
Arrangement: Scrapbooks are arranged in chronological order. Loose materials have remained associated with their respective scrapbook, separated by record type in chronological order.
Biographical Note for Callender, Estelle V. (1872-1952) : Estelle Victoria Hudgins Callender was born on April 27, 1872 in Norfolk, Virginia. She married Reverend William Edward Callender on August 11, 1897 in Norfolk, Virginia. Callender was involved in many social organizations, including Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, Colonial Dames of America, National Genealogical Society of America, Woman's Club of Norfolk, and the Norfolk Housewives' League. She died on November 23, 1952 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Colonial Dames of America
Daughters of the American Revolution
Housewives League (U.S.)
National Society of Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America
Norfolk (Va.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Artificial flowers
Business cards
Clippings (information artifacts)
Dried flowers
Greeting cards
Lists (document genres)
Publications (document genre)
Report cards
Ticket stubs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Edward C. Johnston, Sr. by donation
PreferredCitation: Estelle V. Callender Scrapbooks, MSS 0000-063, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.