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

By Sarah Osorio

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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.)
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
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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Item 1: Pin, Business and Professional Women's Club, Alleene C. Jones, 1935 May 10-11Add to your cart.

Delegate, 16th Annual Convention, Virginia Federation B. & P. W. C., Virginia Beach.

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