Item Details

Papers Compiled While Working With the Virginia WPA [manuscript] 1936-1940.

Jeffries, Margaret A; Botkin, Benjamin Albert; Newspaper Institute of America
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Magaret A. Jefferies Papers
Finding Aid Note
Guide available on National Inventory of Documentary Sources microfiche 4.19.198.
Summary
The collection contains letters, memoranda, and some sample projects from the Works Project Administration of Virginia, Richmond, including information on a survery of historic Virginia buildings, and a manual for folklore studies by B.A. Botkin. Material compiled by Miss Jefferies includes life histories of Culpeper and Culpeper Co., Va. residents, and the music and lyrics to folksongs together with background material on the singers, also from Culpeper and Culpeper Co.
In addition the collection contains promotional literature and assignments from a correspondence writing course offered by the Newspaper Institute of America.
Eudora Ramsay Richardson is a correspondent.
Description
1300 items.
Cite as
Margaret A. Jefferies Papers, 1936-1940, Accession# 10366-a, special collections department, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Location of Original
Duplicates of some of this material are in WPA Folklore Collection #1547.
Technical Details

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    a| The collection contains letters, memoranda, and some sample projects from the Works Project Administration of Virginia, Richmond, including information on a survery of historic Virginia buildings, and a manual for folklore studies by B.A. Botkin. Material compiled by Miss Jefferies includes life histories of Culpeper and Culpeper Co., Va. residents, and the music and lyrics to folksongs together with background material on the singers, also from Culpeper and Culpeper Co.
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    a| In addition the collection contains promotional literature and assignments from a correspondence writing course offered by the Newspaper Institute of America.
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    a| Eudora Ramsay Richardson is a correspondent.
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    a| Margaret A. Jefferies Papers, 1936-1940, Accession# 10366-a, special collections department, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Duplicates of some of this material are in WPA Folklore Collection #1547.
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    a| Guide available on National Inventory of Documentary Sources microfiche 4.19.198.
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    a| United States. b| Works Project Administration (Va.)
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    a| African Americans v| Music.
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    a| Ballads z| Virginia.
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    a| Correspondence schools and courses.
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    a| Folklore z| Virginia.
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    a| Folk songs z| Virginia.
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    a| Journalism x| Study and teaching.
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    a| Culpeper (Va.) x| Social life and customs.
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    a| Culpeper County (Va.) x| Social life and customs.
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    a| Letters (Correspondence) 2| aat
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    a| Botkin, Benjamin Albert, d| 1901-1975.
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    a| Richardson, Eudora Ramsay, d| 1892-1973 e| correspondent.
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    a| Newspaper Institute of America.
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    a| MSS 10366-a Box 3 w| ALPHANUM i| X030037762 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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