Jean Haskell-Speer Papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains papers relating to the career of Jean Haskell-Speer and her work with Patrick and Floyd County; the James River Canal Lock; Johnson Farm; Catawba and Roanoke Valley; Wintgreen; the Kelley School; and Blue Ridge Parkway. Materials range from 1782-1995 and are of diverse form. Photocopies of primary and secondary sources, original drafts, photographs, newspaper clippings, and publications can all be found within the collection.
- 1782 - 1995
- Majority of material found within 1983 - 1993
- Haskell-Speer, Jean (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from the Jean Haskell-Speer Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Jean Haskell-Speer worked with Virginia Tech as an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Humanities. She received a B.A. from Memphis State in 1969 and a M.A. from the same institution in 1970. In 1978 she received her Ph. D. from Texas. In 1992, Dr. Haskell-Speer partnered with Dr. Elizabeth Fine, and they established the Appalachain Studies Program at Virginia Tech.
2.8 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Virginia Tech associate Jean Haskell-Speer.
The collection has been arranged in various subject files organized alphabetically by subject matter and material type.
Virginia Tech, Special Collections acquired the Jean Haskell-Speer Papers in 2006.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Jean Haskell-Speer Papers was completed in December 2011.
- A Guide to the Jean Haskell-Speer Papers
- Andrea Ledesma, Student Assistant, and Kira Dietz, Archivist
- © 2012 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
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Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository
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