Alleene C. Jones Scrapbooks, 1912-1977
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Brief Description:

Clipping scrapbooks compiled by Alleene C. Jones of Norfolk, Virginia. Scrapbook 1 (1912-1936) primarily chronicles conventions and annual meetings of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk from 1923-1936, although there are also clippings relating to local history and theater. Ephemera from Scrapbook 1 includes convention programs, ribbons, a pin, an invitation, and a photograph. Scrapbooks 2-4 include obituaries and deaths of primarily local notable figures from 1922-1947 and 1971-1977. Scrapbook 5 includes clippings of local engagements, weddings, birthdays, and other social events from 1931-1936. Scrapbook 6 includes clippings on events in Norfolk from 1940-1941, along with notecards from Jones's involvement in the Business and Professional Women's Club, and programs on the Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Box 4 includes a 1930-1931 scrapbook that appears to have belonged to Nathaniel Montier Caffee, a mathematics schoolteacher at Fredericksburg High School in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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 0000-221
Created by: Jones, Alleene C. (1877-1979)
Volume: 4.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/1968.
Arrangement: Arranged by subject in chronological order.
Biographical Note for Jones, Alleene C. (1877-1979) : Alleene Charles Jones was born on November 26, 1877 in Norfolk County, Virginia. She attended Leache-Wood Seminary in Norfolk, Virginia and worked for the law firm Willcox, Cooke and Willcox for 36 years. She was a member of Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church and a charter member of the Business and Professional Women's Club in Norfolk, Virginia. She died on June 8, 1979 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk
Fredericksburg (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Women--Societies and clubs
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Pins (jewelry)
Printed ephemera
Ribbon (material)
Songs (documents)
Theater programs
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: Alleene C. Jones and Dorothy Franklin by donation  Alleene C. Jones donated 4 clippings scrapbooks in summer 1968; Dorothy Franklin donated materials from this collection on August 14, 2010.
PreferredCitation: Alleene C. Jones Scrapbooks, MSS 0000-221, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.