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Margaret Haley Carpenter Papers


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Margaret Haley Carpenter Papers, 1906-1983 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: Margaret Haley Carpenter Papers, 1906-1983Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-209

Primary Creator: Carpenter, Margaret Haley (1917-1985)

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged roughly by record type.

Date Acquired: 11/30/2006

Subjects: Women authors, American--20th century

Forms of Material: Announcements, Autograph albums, Books, Christmas cards, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Crowns (headdresses), Financial statements, Lists (document genres), Membership lists, Notes, Programs, Receipts, Scrapbooks, Stickers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Correspondence, books, poems, and writings by Margaret Haley Carpenter of Norfolk, Virginia along with other materials that appear to have been collected by her, including correspondence belonging to William Stanley Braithwaite and Sara Teasdale. The collection also includes membership lists for various literary organizations and miscellaneous ephemera (itemized) that does not seem related to this collection.

Biographical Note

Margaret Haley Carpenter was born on June 30, 1917 in Louisa County, Virginia. She was a teacher for Norfolk schools from 1938-1958. Carpenter was also a writer, publishing Sara Teasdale: A Biography, A Gift For the Princess of Springtime, and several volumes of poetry. She was a former president for the Virginia Poetry Society. Carpenter died on May 12, 1985 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at Bethpage Christian Church Cemetery in Mineral, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Women authors, American--20th century

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: Purchase

Preferred Citation: Margaret Haley Carpenter Papers, MSS 0000-209, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed June 25, 2020.

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Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Blank Christmas Cards, Snow Solitude, undatedAdd to your cart.
Created by Margaret Haley Carpenter.
Folder 2: Play, Moon Miracle, undatedAdd to your cart.
By Margaret Haley Carpenter. Reprint.
Folder 3: Programs, 1929-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Receipts, circa 1957-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Scrapbook, Clippings, circa 1920sAdd to your cart.
Includes clippings on Julia Johnson Davis, Josephine Johnson, Irene Leache Memorial Association, poetry, and art.
Folder 6: Clippings, Twenty Sonnets by Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Clippings, circa 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Membership List, American Association of University Women, St. Louis, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Membership List, The Friday Club of Chicago, 1959-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Membership List, The Guild of the Chicago Historical Society, 1959 July 1Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Membership List, Poetry Society, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Membership List, "Wednesday Club List", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Lists, Miscellaneous, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence of William Stanley Braithwaite, 1909-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Correspondence to Sara Teasdale, circa 1907-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Miscellaneous Ephemera, 1906-1944Add to your cart.
Item 1: Monthly Statement, Mrs. Ida Harrison, Norfolk, Virginia, 1906 July 5Add to your cart.
In account with The Singer Manufacturing Co.
Item 2: Correspondence, Private Walton P. Davis to Miss Loree Davis, 1918 July 21Add to your cart.
From American E. F. France to Edinburg, Indiana.
Item 3: Correspondence, Private Walton P. Davis to Miss Loree Davis, 1918 August 29Add to your cart.
From American E. F. France to Edinburg, Indiana.
Item 4: Correspondence, Unknown to Bruce W. Challer, 1941 July 14Add to your cart.
Sent from Buffalo, New York to Chicago, Illinois.
Item 5: Program, Norfolk Symphony Orchestra, 1943-1944Add to your cart.
Includes autographs.
Item 6: Correspondence, Albert W. Hawkes to K. F. Treschow, 1944 February 1Add to your cart.
Item 7: Correspondence, Albert W. Hawkes to K. F. Treschow, 1944 February 2Add to your cart.

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Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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