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Russell, Frances McEver Hutcheson, 1931-2021


Biographical Note

Frances (McEver) Hutcheson Russell (1931-2021) was born to Herbert M. "Mac" and Eleanor S. McEver in Blacksburg, Virginia. She graduated from the University of Richmond's Westhampton College and taught English at Blacksburg High School. In 1954, Frances married Thomas B. Hutcheson, Jr., and they had three children. After his death, she married George E. "Buddy" Russell.


"Frances Hutcheson Russell" obituary, Roanoke Times, Nov. 28, 2021,, accessed Nov. 29, 2023.

"VT Stories Oral History with Buddy and Frances Russell, May 15, 2015", VT Stories Oral History Collection (Ms2016-015), available at VT Special Collections and University Archives Online,, accessed Nov. 29, 2023.

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Blacksburg [Virginia] High School Band Boosters Scrapbook

Identifier: Ms-1994-031

This collection conains a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and photographs of the Blacksburg High School Warrior Band and the Band Boosters, created by Frances Hutcheson Russell.

Dates: 1972 - 1975