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Alice Rice Jaffe Papers, 1807-1950 | Special Collections and University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Alice Rice Jaffe Papers, 1807-1950

ID: 17/RG 17-2B1

Primary Creator: Jaffe, Alice Rice

Extent: 0.8 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 06/01/1977. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division, Davis, Samuel, Jaffe, Alice Rice, Jaffe, Louis I.(Louis Isaac), 1888-1950, Norfolk (Va.)--History--20th century, Norfolk College of William and Mary, Old Dominion University--Dept. of Art, Old Dominion University--Faculty, Rice, Henry, Ship captains, Virginian-pilot, Webb, Louis

Languages: English

Abstract

Includes assorted reports, newspaper articles and correspondence, etc. relating to Hampton Roads history and Old Dominion University's early history as Norfolk Division of William and Mary College. Contains material from Jaffe's family including her husband, journalist Louis I. Jaffe, her father, Colonel Henry Rice and ancestor, Captain Samuel Davis.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The material in this collection relates to people in Alice Jaffe's life, rather than to Alice Jaffe personally. These persons include: Louis I. Jaffe, her husband and editor of the Virginian Pilot from 1919 to 1950; Colonel Henry Rice, her father; and Captain Samuel Davis, an ancestor and ship's captain. A part of the collection includes materials on the first two decades of growth of the Norfolk Division of William and Mary which later became Old Dominion College and then Old Dominion University. These may have been collected by Louis Jaffe in his role as editor or through other Norfolk civic involvements. Materials related to her ancestor, Captain Samuel Davis whose papers date from 1807 to 1817. The remainder of the collection dates from 1919 to 1950.

Collection Historical Note

Alice Rice Jaffe was an art teacher at Old Dominion College / Old Dominion University in the 1960s and 1970s. Jaffe received her A.B. from Vassar College. She was married to the late Louis I. Jaffe, editor of the Virginian Pilot from 1919 to 1950.

Subject/Index Terms

College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division
Davis, Samuel
Jaffe, Alice Rice
Jaffe, Louis I.(Louis Isaac), 1888-1950
Norfolk (Va.)--History--20th century
Norfolk College of William and Mary
Old Dominion University--Dept. of Art
Old Dominion University--Faculty
Rice, Henry
Ship captains
Virginian-pilot
Webb, Louis

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives

Accruals: Additional accessions made in March 1980 and May 1981.

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 Hollinger document cases

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Acquisition Source: Alice R. Jaffe

Acquisition Method: Gift. Accession #A77-41

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Alice Rice Jaffe Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Norfolk Division of William and Mary, 1938-1948],
[Series II: Col. Henry Rice],
[Series III: Captain Samuel Davis],
[Series IV: Louis I. Jaffe, 1919-1950],
[Series V: Miscellaneous, 1938],
[All]

Series I: Norfolk Division of William and Mary, 1938-1948
This series includes correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and brochures regarding the early formation and growth of the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary from 1938 to 1948. Many of the documents are addressed to or copied to Mr. Louis Jaffe, Alice Jaffe's husband and editor of the Virginian Pilot at the time. Materials are arranged chronologically.
Arrangement: Chronological
Box 1
Folder 1: Pamphlet: Some Facts about The Norfolk Division, College of William and Mary, and its Services to Parent College and Community, 1938
Folder 2: Miscellaneous news articles on William and Mary, 1939
Folder 3: Letter from Public Welfare Director H. G. Parker to Louis Jaffe, William D. Fawcett, and Col. James Mann, April 29, 1941
Folder 4: Letter from City Manager Charles B. Borland to Norfolk Council President Joseph D. Wood, with attached copy of committee report, 1941
Folder 5: Report of Charles J. Duke, Jr. to President John Stewart Bryan of the College of William and Mary, September 5, 1941
Folder 6: Booklet: Programs for Training the High School Graduate in Skills Valuable in Time of War, Norfolk Division, January 1942
Folder 7: Letter from Charles J. Duke, Jr. to Louis I. Jaffe, February 18, 1942, with accompanying report of Mr. Duke to President John Stewart Bryan of the College of William and Mary, February 5, 1942
Folder 8: News release on the establishment of a vocational school at the Norfolk Division, October 1, 1944
Folder 9: News release on appointment of Lewis Webb as Director of the Norfolk Division, May 27, 1946
Folder 10: Memorandum on the Progress of the Norfolk Division since June 1941, Presented to the Board of Visitors, June 4, 1946
Folder 11: Letter from Charles Duke to Governor William Tuck regarding the consolidation of the educational facilities of the St. Helena Extension and the Norfolk Division, March 22, 1948
Folder 12: Report of committee to study Extensions, to the Rector and The Board of Visitors, College of William and Mary, n.d.
Folder 13: Bulletin of Present Facilities and Plans for Future Development, Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary and Virginia Polytechnic Institute, n.d.

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[Series I: Norfolk Division of William and Mary, 1938-1948],
[Series II: Col. Henry Rice],
[Series III: Captain Samuel Davis],
[Series IV: Louis I. Jaffe, 1919-1950],
[Series V: Miscellaneous, 1938],
[All]

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