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Lucy Repass McPherson and Grace Repass Scrapbooks

Identifier: AppMs-285

Scope and Contents

The Lucy Repass McPherson Collection consists of materials from three scrapbooks, only one of which is intact. Materials from Grace Repass’ scrapbook date from 1939 to 1948. These materials include personal correspondence from friends and family members and correspondence, ephemera, newsclippings, and programs relating to her membership in the Order of the Eastern Star as well as her activities in the United Service Organization, the Jonesboro Presbyterian Church, and the Washington County, Tennessee Republican Party.


  • 1939-1954


Conditions Governing Access

The collection was opened to researchers on December 2, 1992.


2 linear feet

Language of Materials



Materials are ordered first by the scrapbook creator, then alphabetically by subject and/or format.

Method of Acquisition

Lucy Repass McPherson donated her scrapbooks on August 13, 1986, accession 1987-007.

Processing Information

M.Gates, L.Yeary, and S.Schwartz completed processing the collection in 1992. Jessica Newell reprocessed the collection in September 2017.
M.Gates, L.Yeary, and S.Schwartz
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA