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Mary Virginia Harrison Russell Collection Provenance and Arrangement

In the summer of 1999 the Mary Virginia Harrison Russell Collection was donated to Special Collections. The collection includes personal and financial correspondence, educational and medical records, personal records, newspaper clippings, record collections, pamphlets, Georgia State College for Women memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, books, etc. This collection initially consisted of 38 boxes and spans close to eight decades with a large concentration of materials related to the 1940s and 1950s. There was no order to the collection. Therefore, an order was imposed upon the Mary Virginia Harrison Russell Collection and arranged into the following series:             


  • Personal Correspondence
  • Personal Records
  • Educational Records
  • Religious and Organizational Material
  • Roy Russell, Inc.
  • Travel Booklets, Programs, Magazines and Newspaper Clippings
  • Calendars and Address Books
  • Record Books
  • Photographs and Scrapbooks
  • Greeting Cards, Sympathy Cards, and Unaddressed Postcards
  • Inventories of Books and Phonographic Records
  • Additional Outside Information Related to the Harrison Family




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