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Beatrice Wynne Maury High School Scrapbook


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Beatrice Wynne Maury High School Scrapbook, 1928-1931 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-084

Primary Creator: Patrick, Beatrice Wynne (1912-1977)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in original order.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Camping, Clubs, Greek letter societies, Minstrel shows, Norfolk (Va.), Organizations, Schools, United States Naval Academy, Virginia Beach (Va.), Virginia Military Institute

Forms of Material: Business cards, Clippings (information artifacts), Invitations, Pennants, Photographs, Ribbon (material), Scrapbooks, Ticket stubs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One 1928-1931 scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous ephemera relating to Beatrice Wynne's experiences at Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia. The scrapbook includes a table listing 42 names of classmates and friends, which also lists their home addresses, the date transcribed, and a section for quotes or "wise cracks." It also contains memorabilia from the United States Naval Academy and Virginia Military Institute. Wynne's scrapbook features photographs of classmates and friends at Camp Owaisa in Virginia Beach, Virginia in addition to ephemera on the Maury Dramatic Club, Maury's minstrel shows, and social activities of the A. K. P. sorority.

Biographical Note

Elizabeth Beatrice Wynne Patrick was born on June 12, 1912 in Norfolk, Virginia. She married Bower Reynolds Patrick, Jr. on June 15, 1940 in Norfolk, Virginia. Patrick was an active member of Freemason Street Baptist Church. She died on October 22, 1977 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Greek letter societies
Minstrel shows
Norfolk (Va.)
United States Naval Academy
Virginia Beach (Va.)
Virginia Military Institute

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: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Beatrice Wynne Maury High School Scrapbook, MSS 0000-084, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed August 4, 2017.

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