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Avis Kemp Scrapbooks

Biographical Information

Avis Lorraine Kemp of Norfolk, Virginia, attended [then] State Female Normal School from 1910 to 1912. During her time at the school Kemp served as Art Director of The Virginian (yearbook) and was a member of the Athenian Literary Society. Additionally, she was named best artist, daintiest, and neatest, in the class of 1912 senior superlatives.


This scrapbooks originally organized by Avis Kemp, was donated to the Greenwood Library Archives by her nieces, Mary Arthur Stoudemire ('34) and Anna Billups Jones ('40).

Scope and Content

These items date from 1911 to 1912 and contain clippings and quotes from Avis Kemp’s classmates.


This collection consists of .75 linear feet contained in (1) archival flat box.


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

Digitized versions of both scrapbooks in this collection are available on the Longwood University Digital Commons:



Contents of Collection

Box 1 of 1:

     Scrapbook, 1911-1912 (scan)
     Scrapbook, 1912 (scan)


Located in Binder 19:

     216.001 - photograph, b&w, 4.75"x4", unidentified woman

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