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Joy Dirksen Scrapbook

Identifier: MVC0067-MS

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the scrapbook of Joy Dirksen, which includes correspondence, photographs, programs, pressed flowers and other school-related and personal ephemera. The materials range in date from 1945-1946.


  • 1945-1946

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Joy Dirksen was a student at Mount Vernon Seminary in circa 1945-1946. The Mount Vernon Seminary began in 1875 as a private high school and junior college for women, founded by Elizabeth J. Somers. The George Washington University initially affiliated with Mount Vernon College, and ultimately acquired the college's property and legacy in 1999.


1 Linear Feet (1 flat box )

Language of Materials



This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Joy Dirksen, student at Mount Vernon Seminary circa 1945-1946. The contents include correspondence, photographs, programs from social events and other school-related materials.


This collection consists of one scrapbook.

Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of C. Woods, 2017 [2017.055]

Guide to the Joy Dirksen Scrapbook,1945-1946
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

2130 H Street NW
Washington 20052 United States of America