Joy Dirksen Scrapbook
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.
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.
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]
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mount Vernon Seminary
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Women's colleges Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- 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
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