Ethelyn LeGrand Jones Artwork
Scope and content
This collection of 5 works of art by Ethelyn Jones Morris Guppy mostly date from 1903.
- Jones, Ethelyn LeGrand. (Person)
Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.
Ethelyn LeGrand Jones was born in New Store, Virginia in 1877 to Louis Dibrell and Louisa Flippen Jones. From 1894 to 1896, she attended then-State Female Normal School. In 1899, Jones married Wiley B. Morris, a farmer in Buckingham County, Virginia. Sometime prior to 1910, Ethelyn Morris moved to Boston, Massachusetts where she was employed as a contributor to, and later editor of, The Modern Priscilla, a magazine devoted to women's fashion, needlecraft, and housekeeping. During World War I, she was employed by the U.S. Surgeon General's Office, and was stationed at Walter Reed Hospital where she taught arts and crafts to recovering soldiers. In 1921, Morris married George Guppy, an architect, and the couple subsequently moved to Los Angeles, California. Ethelyn J. Guppy passed away on September 1, 1929 and is buried in Alhambra, California.
1 Folder (1 oversized archival folder)
Language of Materials
Ownership and Custodial History
The materials in this collection, which originate with Ethelyn Jones Morris Guppy, were donated to the Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society Archives ca. 2011 by Julia A. Horner, the great niece of Ethelyn Jones Morris Guppy.
- Buckingham (Buckingham County, Va.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Farmville (Va.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guppy, Ethelyn LeGrand.
- Guppy, Ethelyn Morris.
- Jones, Ethelyn LeGrand.
- Morris, Ethelyn Jones.
- Needlework. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women artists. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Benedict Chatelain
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society Archives Repository
401 Redford Street
Farmville Virginia 23909 United States