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Jean Curry Cooke Scrapbook


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Jean Curry Cooke Scrapbook

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Jean Curry Cooke Scrapbook, 1903-1970 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-250

Primary Creator: Andrews, Jean Cooke (1886-1973)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in original order. Loose materials have been separated by record type.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Man-woman relationships, Manners and customs, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century, Women--Socialization

Forms of Material: Checks (bank checks), Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Envelopes, Greeting cards, Lists (document genres), Photographs, Poems, Scrapbooks

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One book listing 327 individuals' names and gifts received from each for an engagement party or wedding shower of Jean Curry Cooke and Charles James Andrews of Norfolk, Virginia. Includes photographs, possibly from a honeymoon, used checks, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. Also included is a Christmas greeting card from Virginia McKnew in 1970.

Biographical Note

Jean Curry Cooke Andrews was born on January 22, 1886 in Norfolk, Virginia. She married Charles James Andrews on April 15, 1915. Andrews was president of the Garden Club of Virginia. She headed the Restoration Committee to restore the University of Virginia gardens to Thomas Jefferson's plans and also helped restore Adam Thoroughgood's house gardens. She died on May 11, 1973 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Man-woman relationships
Manners and customs
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--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: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Jean Curry Cooke Scrapbook, MSS 0000-250, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Procesed September 12, 2017.

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[Box 1: Jean Curry Cooke Scrapbook, circa 1915-1916],
[Box 2: Loose Materials, 1903-1970],

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Includes clippings, correspondence, and poems.

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