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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

By Sarah Osorio

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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 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.

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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