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Myra Brown's Collection on The Junior League of Norfolk

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Myra Brown's Collection on The Junior League of Norfolk, 1910-1991 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Title: Myra Brown's Collection on The Junior League of Norfolk, 1910-1991Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 2015-052-b

Primary Creator: Brown, Myra (1936-2015)

Extent: 11.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged in chronological order by record type.

Date Acquired: 12/29/2015

Subjects: Central business districts--Virginia--Norfolk, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.)--History, Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century, Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Organizations, Women--Socialization, Women--Societies and clubs

Forms of Material: Annual reports, Booklets, Books, Clippings (information artifacts), Magazines (periodicals), Notebooks, Printed ephemera

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Mid-1960s annual reports, a magazine, and notes written by Myra Brown relating to The Junior League of Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia. The notebook contains notes written by Brown about provisional membership in the group from Spring to Fall 1966. The collection also includes printed materials relating to events and things to do in Norfolk, as well as clippings and publications on redevelopment and growth in downtown Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Central business districts--Virginia--Norfolk
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--History
Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Organizations
Women--Socialization
Women--Societies and clubs

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: Crystal VanValkenburg by donation

Preferred Citation: Myra Brown's Collection on The Junior League of Norfolk, MSS 2015-052-b, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed June 25, 2018.


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Folder 1: Book, The Junior League of Norfolk, Inc., Region 11, Fortieth Annual Report, 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Book, The Junior League of Norfolk, Inc., Region 11, Forty-First Annual Report, 1965-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Magazine, Junior League Magazine, 1966 September - OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Notebook, Notes by Myra Brown relating to Provisional Course 1966 of The Junior League of Norfolk, 1965-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Booklet, Virginia's Seaport Cities Resorts, circa 1910sAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Clippings, Primarily relating to development in downtown Norfolk, 1956-1966Add to your cart.
Includes articles on low rent housing, slum clearance, and urban renewal.
Folder 7: Printed Materials, Primarily relating to redevelopment and housing in Norfolk, 1961-1966Add to your cart.
Includes publications, "The Making of the New Norfolk," Excerpts from The Housing Yearbook (1964), New Norfolk (May 1964), and The Commonwealth (January 1966).
Folder 8: Printed Materials, Primarily relating to events in Norfolk, 1965-1967Add to your cart.
Includes a statistical summary card of redevelopment projects by the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, and brochures and pamphlets relating to events and programs in Virginia and Norfolk.
Folder 9: Index cards, Autobiographical information on Myra Brown, circa 1980sAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Printed Materials, CCCO Annual Report and Newsletter, 1983-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Program, The Centennial Celebration of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1991 December 3Add to your cart.


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