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Estelle V. Callender Scrapbooks

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Scrapbook 1

Scrapbook 2

Scrapbook 3

Scrapbook 5

Scrapbooks 7 and 8

Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 1-3

Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 4-5

Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 6-7

Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 8-9

Oversized Materials



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Estelle V. Callender Scrapbooks, 1800-1952, undated | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Estelle V. Callender Scrapbooks, 1800-1952, undatedAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-063

Primary Creator: Callender, Estelle V. (1872-1952)

Other Creators: Johnston, Virginia C. (1901-1989)

Extent: 10.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Scrapbooks are arranged in chronological order. Loose materials have remained associated with their respective scrapbook, separated by record type in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 04/01/2011

Subjects: 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.), Women--Socialization

Forms of Material: Artificial flowers, Business cards, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Dried flowers, Envelopes, Greeting cards, Invitations, Lists (document genres), Photographs, Postcards, Programs, Publications (document genre), Report cards, Scrapbooks, Telegrams, Ticket stubs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

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.)
Women--Socialization

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

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 Source: Edward C. Johnston, Sr. by donation

Preferred Citation: Estelle V. Callender Scrapbooks, MSS 0000-063, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed July 17, 2017.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Scrapbook 1, 1800-1934],
[Box 2: Scrapbook 2, 1846-1947],
[Box 3: Scrapbook 3, 1911-1934],
[Box 4: Scrapbook 5, 1899-1974],
[Box 5: Scrapbooks 7 and 8, 1910-1968, 1945-1950],
[Box 6: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 1-3, 1800-1952, undated],
[Box 7: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 4-5, 1868-1974, undated],
[Box 8: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 6-7, 1906-1971, undated],
[Box 9: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 8-9, 1945-1951, undated],
[Box 10: Oversized Materials, 1941-1960, undated],
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Box 1: Scrapbook 1, 1800-1934Add to your cart.
Includes 6 folders of loose materials located in Box 6. This black scrapbook includes clippings, correspondence, invitations, publications, and ephemera predominantly dating between the 1910s and 1930s. Topics include family life of the Callenders in the early 20th century and information relating to Mrs. Callender's involvement in the Daughters of the American Revolution, Norfolk Housewives' League, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, Woman's Club of Norfolk, and Colonial Dames of America.
Box 2: Scrapbook 2, 1846-1947Add to your cart.
Includes 8 folders of loose materials located in Box 6. This red marble scrapbook includes clippings, correspondence, invitations, photographs, lists, and programs predominantly dating between the 1910s and 1930s. Topics include Mrs. Callender's community service in various organizations including the Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, Norfolk Housewives' League, Woman's Club of Norfolk, Colonial Dames of America, Order of Cape Henry, Cape Henry Pilgrimage Foundation, and the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation. Family-related events include Reverend William Callender's retirement as artillery chaplain and recovery after an accident, Louise Callender's marriage to Dr. James Brooks West, and Virginia Callender's debutant activities.
Box 3: Scrapbook 3, 1911-1934Add to your cart.
Includes 3 folders of loose materials located in Box 6. This green-gray scrapbook includes clippings, correspondence, and programs predominantly dating from the late 1920s into the mid-1930s. Topics include Mrs. Callender's involvement in the Daughters of the American Revolution in Falls Church, Virginia, the Assembly of Tidewater Virginia Women, and Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America. Family-related events include Virginia Callender's marriage to James Brooks Johnston and Reverend William Callender's recovery from an injury.
Box 4: Scrapbook 5, 1899-1974Add to your cart.
Includes 3 folders of loose materials located in Box 7. This brown scrapbook includes clippings, postcards, invitations, programs, ticket stubs, envelopes, and other materials predominantly dating between the 1930s and 1940s. Topics include Mrs. Callender's community service in various organizations including the Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, Norfolk Housewives' League, Woman's Club of Norfolk, Order of Cape Henry, Cape Henry Pilgrimage Foundation, and the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation. Family-related events include Reverend William Callender's service as chaplain in the United States Navy and as rector for All Saints' Episcopal Church in Park View, Portsmouth, Virginia, as well as Virginia Callender's marriage to James Brooks Johnston.
Box 5: Scrapbooks 7 and 8, 1910-1968, 1945-1950Add to your cart.

Scrapbook 7: White scrapbook. Compiled by Virginia Callender Johnston. Includes 4 folders of loose materials located in Box 8. This white scrapbook includes clippings, correspondence, cards, and photographs predominantly dating from the late 1930s into the early 1940s. Topics include various functions at Christ and St. Luke's Church, a dance for enlisted men, and materials relating to the Colonial Dames of America.

Scrapbook 8: Brown scrapbook. Compiled by Virginia Callender Johnston. Includes 5 folders of loose materials located in Box 9. This brown scrapbook includes clippings, correspondence, dried flowers, napkins, and other materials predominantly dating from 1946 to 1947. Topics include Robert Johnston in World War II, vacations in Abingdon, Virginia, and the marriages of James Brooks Johnston, Jr. to Marguerite Brownley Odum in 1946 and Edward Callender Johnston to Betty Lou Fentress in 1950.

Box 6: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 1-3, 1800-1952, undatedAdd to your cart.
Loose materials from Scrapbook 1 are contained in Folders 1-6, Scrapbook 2 in Folders 7-14, and Scrapbook 3 in Folder 15.
Folder 1: Cards, 1914-1931, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes business cards, greeting cards, membership cards, and invitations.
Folder 2: Clippings, 1800-1952, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes one January 4, 1800 issue of the Ulster County Gazette and one February 5, 1899 clipping on the Naval Academy Class of '99 in the New York Herald.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1905-1952, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Envelope of Miscellaneous Materials, 1948, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous ephemera (Folder 1 of 2), 1897-1936, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes one 1902 photograph of Estelle Callender, one 1936 watercolor by Virginia C. Johnston, and one envelope of "Flowers Estelle carried on her wedding day, August 11, 1897."
Folder 6: Miscellaneous ephemera (Folder 2 of 2), 1898-1933Add to your cart.
Includes pages from The Tidewater Trail: Volume 4, Number 2 (May 1932) and Volume 4, Number 17 (October 1933).
Folder 7: Cards, Invitations, and Envelopes, 1870-1936, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Certificates, 1846, 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Clippings, 1911-1936, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1897-1948, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Periodicals, The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, 1914 October and 1916 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Photographs, 1896, 1936, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Programs, 1905-1935, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Miscellaneous ephemera, 1912-1952, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Loose Materials from Scrapbook 3, 1913-1934, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 7: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 4-5, 1868-1974, undatedAdd to your cart.

Loose materials from Scrapbook 4 are contained in Folders 1-4 and Scrapbook 5 in Folders 5-7.

Note: Scrapbook 4 was originally a black scrapbook containing only loose materials. The scrapbook was disassembled into folders.

Folder 1: Clippings, 1922-1948, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1935-1947, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes invitations, envelopes, postcards, photographs, and clippings.
Folder 3: Programs, 1868, 1933-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Miscellaneous ephemera, 1934-1948, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes calling cards, invitations, and newsletters from The Tidewater Trail: Volume 5, Number 1 (December 1934), Volume 5, Number 35 (November 1937), and Volume 5, Number 36 (December 1937).
Folder 5: Cards, Invitations, Photographs, and Programs, 1912-1944, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes calling cards, invitations, photographs, newsletters from The Tidewater Trail: Volume 7, Number 11 (April 1942) and Volume 7, Number 24 (June 1943), and other ephemera.
Folder 6: Clippings, 1919-1974, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1932-1947, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes greeting cards, envelopes, and postcards.
Box 8: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 6-7, 1906-1971, undatedAdd to your cart.

Loose materials from Scrapbook 6 are contained in Folders 1-3 and Scrapbook 7 in Folders 4-7.

Note: Scrapbook 6 was originally a maroon scrapbook containing only loose materials. The scrapbook was disassembled into folders.

Folder 1: Clippings, 1906-1968, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1931-1953, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Miscellaneous ephemera, 1927-1971, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes invitations, membership cards, calling cards, napkins, paper dolls, photographs, programs, and other materials.
Folder 4: Clippings, 1941-1948, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1929-1967, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes invitations, greeting cards, envelopes, and postcards.
Folder 6: Published materials, 1930-1968, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes newsletters, magazine covers for Liberty, programs, and other materials.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous ephemera, 1910-1941, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes calling cards, napkins, photographs, report cards, and other materials.
Box 9: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 8-9, 1945-1951, undatedAdd to your cart.

Loose materials from Scrapbook 8 are contained in Folders 1-5 and Scrapbook 9 in Folder 6.

Note: Scrapbook 9 was originally a leather scrapbook containing only loose materials. The scrapbook was disassembled into folders.

Folder 1: Clippings, 1947, 1950, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1946-1947, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes calling cards, envelopes, invitations, and postcards.
Folder 3: Greeting cards, 1946-1947, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Published materials, 1945-1948, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes one 1947-1948 catalogue for Virginia Episcopal School, one newsletter for The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (March 1947), and tourist materials.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous ephemera, 1946-1947, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes an artificial flower, napkins, and one photograph.
Folder 6: Loose Materials from Scrapbook 9, 1951Add to your cart.
Includes clippings, one newsletter Transit Topics: Volume 6, Number 21 (May 27, 1951), and other materials.
Box 10: Oversized Materials, 1941-1960, undatedAdd to your cart.
Located in Oversize Miscellaneous Box 1.
Folder 1: Oversized Materials, 1941-1960, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Magazine cover, Look, 1960 October 11Add to your cart.
From Scrapbook 3. Photograph of Mrs. John F. Kennedy.
Item 2: Magazine cover, The Saturday Evening Post, 1941 October 4Add to your cart.
From Scrapbook 7. Two copies. "Defense Without End."
Item 3: Magazine cover, The Saturday Evening Post , 1950 November 4Add to your cart.
From Scrapbook 8. "Could We Beat Back An Air Attack on the U. S.?"
Item 4: Map, America the Bountiful, undatedAdd to your cart.
From Scrapbook 6. A Gastronomical Map of the U. S. A.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Scrapbook 1, 1800-1934],
[Box 2: Scrapbook 2, 1846-1947],
[Box 3: Scrapbook 3, 1911-1934],
[Box 4: Scrapbook 5, 1899-1974],
[Box 5: Scrapbooks 7 and 8, 1910-1968, 1945-1950],
[Box 6: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 1-3, 1800-1952, undated],
[Box 7: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 4-5, 1868-1974, undated],
[Box 8: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 6-7, 1906-1971, undated],
[Box 9: Loose Materials from Scrapbooks 8-9, 1945-1951, undated],
[Box 10: Oversized Materials, 1941-1960, undated],
[All]


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