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Alleene C. Jones Scrapbooks

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Alleene C. Jones Scrapbooks, 1912-1977 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Alleene C. Jones Scrapbooks, 1912-1977Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-221

Primary Creator: Jones, Alleene C. (1877-1979)

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by subject in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1968

Subjects: Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk, Fredericksburg (Va.), Norfolk (Va.), Obituaries--Virginia, Organizations, Winston-Salem (N.C.), Women--Socialization, Women--Societies and clubs

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Nametags, Notes, Obituaries, Photographs, Pins (jewelry), Printed ephemera, Programs, Ribbon (material), Scrapbooks, Songs (documents), Theater programs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk
Fredericksburg (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Obituaries--Virginia
Organizations
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
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: Alleene C. Jones and Dorothy Franklin by donation

Acquisition Method: Alleene C. Jones donated 4 clippings scrapbooks in summer 1968; Dorothy Franklin donated materials from this collection on August 14, 2010.

Preferred Citation: Alleene C. Jones Scrapbooks, MSS 0000-221, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed August 6, 2020.


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Box 3Add to your cart.
Folders 1-8 are loose items from Scrapbook 1, and folders 16-18 are loose items from Scrapbook 6.
Folder 1: Booklet, The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., Old Dominion Convention First Biennial, 1931 July 6-11Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 1.
Folder 2: Photograph, Business and Professional Women's Club, circa 1920s-1930sAdd to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 1.
Folder 3: History and Report, Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk, 1931, 1936Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 1.
Folder 4: Theater Programs, Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk, 1925, undatedAdd to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 1.
Folder 5: Programs, International Relations Dinner, Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk, 1931, 1936Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 1.
Folder 6: Constitution and By-Laws, Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk, 1929-1932Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 1.
Folder 7: Rosters, Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk, 1935-1937Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 1.
Folder 8: Programs, 16th Annual Convention, Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk, 1935 May 10-11Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 1.
Folder 9: Scrapbook 2, Deaths, 1922, 1926-1939Add to your cart.
Includes booklet titled "Proceedings of Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association Commemorative of Judge Thomas H. Willcox, Norfolk, Virginia, February 2, 1926."
Folder 10: Scrapbook 3, Deaths, 1939-1947Add to your cart.
The first page of this scrapbook includes a handwritten sheet titled "Deaths in Blue Scrapbook" listing names of individuals and their death dates, primarily in 1940.
Folder 11: Scrapbook 4, Deaths, 1971-1977Add to your cart.
The front inside cover of this scrapbook includes two obituaries from 1956 and 1967.
Folder 12: Scrapbook 5, Social Life, 1931-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Scrapbook 6 (Folder 1 of 3), 1940 June, September-DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Scrapbook 6 (Folder 2 of 3), 1941 January-JuneAdd to your cart.
Includes one April 13, 1941 issue of Journal and Sentinel, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Folder 15: Scrapbook 6 (Folder 3 of 3), 1941 July-DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Notes, Education Committee, Business and Professional Women's Club of Norfolk, 1941Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 6.
Folder 17: Programs, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 6.
Folder 18: Programs, Moravian Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1941Add to your cart.
Loose Items from Scrapbook 6.
Folder 19: Correspondence, Mary E. to Alleene C. Jones, 1969 May 20Add to your cart.

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