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Ruth Clendenning Gaver Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-192

Scope and content

The Ruth Clendenning Gaver collection dates from approximately from the late 1890s through 1903, and consists of (9) photographic images of women at [then] State Female Normal School in Farmville.


  • Creation: 1902 - 1907


Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

Biographical sketch

Ruth Clendenning Gaver was born in Loudon County, Virginia in 1881. From 1901 to 1903 she attended [then] State Female Normal School. After graduation, Ruth Clendenning Gaver worked for many years as a teacher and substitute teacher in Danville, Virginia public schools.


1.25 Linear Feet (1 archival flat box and 1 archival photograph binder)

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Ownership and Custodial History

This collection of photographs, which originally belonged to Ruth Clendenning Gaver, were donated to [then] Longwood College by her daughter, Mary Virginia Gaver of New Brunswick, New Jersey. It is unknown when the collection was transferred to the Greenwood Library Archives.

Benedict Chatelain
August 10, 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Greenwood Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Janet D. Greenwood Library
401 Redford Street
Farmville VA 23909 United States