Elizabeth Campbell papers, circa 1964-1978

Elizabeth Campbell C0132


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Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives
Creator Campbell, Elizabeth
Title Elizabeth Campbell papers
Date 1964-1978
Physical Characteristics 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract The Elizabeth Campbell papers collection includes correspondence between Elizabeth Campbell and George Mason University Advisory Board officials, regarding the opening of a satellite campus in Arlington.
Collection Number C0132
Language English

Biographical Information

Elizabeth Campbell, originally from North Carolina, attended Salem College and later Columbia University. In 1948 Mrs. Campbell was appointed to the Arlington County School Board and, in 1953, was the founder and first president of WETA-TV, a public television station serving Washington D.C. In 1987 she was awarded an Emmy for her work in public broadcasting. Additionally, Campbell served on the Board of Control for the acquisition of land for George Mason College in the 1960s and the Chairman of the Consortium for Continuing Higher Education Citizens Advisory Committee in the 1970s. Elizabeth Campbell passed away in 2004 at the age of 101.

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Scope and Contents

The Elizabeth Campbell papers collection includes correspondence between Elizabeth Campbell and George Mason University Advisory Board officials, regarding Mrs. Campbell's appointment to the Board of Control for the acquisition of land for George Mason College.

The collection contains nine letters dated between 1964 and 1972, and one resolution recognizing Mrs. Campbell's commitment to the Continuing Higher Education Citizens Advisory Committee dated 1978. The letters pertain largely to Mrs. Campbell's appointment to the Board of Control, who was petitioning for land in Arlington, Virginia, on which to build a satellite campus.

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Arrangement

All correspondence is contained in one series.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Related Material

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Index Terms

Geographical Names:

Fairfax (Va.)
Virginia, Northern--History, Local.

Subjects:

Universities and colleges--History.
University extension--Virginia, Northern.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Elizabeth Campbell papers collection, Collection #C0132, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donor unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff.

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Contents List

Box Folder
1 1 Edgar F. Shannon to Elizabeth Campbell, 1964
Regarding Mrs. Campbell's appointment to the Advisory Committee for George Mason College, dated May 15th, 1964.
1 Edgar F. Shannon to Elizabeth Campbell, 1964
Regarding Mrs. Campbell's acceptance of membership on the Advisory Committee, dated June 26th, 1964.
1 Elizabeth Campbell to Joseph L. Fisher, 1965
In reply to a letter accepting a position on the Board of Control for the Establishment of a Branch College in Northern Virginia, dated August 23rd 1965.
1 Joseph L. Fisher to Elizabeth Campbell, 1965
The letter referenced in the previous file appointing Mrs. Campbell to the board, dated May 24th, 1965.
1 Joseph L. Fisher to Elizabeth Campbell, 1965
Regarding Mrs. Campbell's appointment to the board, dated September 3rd, 1965.
1 Edgar F. Shannon to Elizabeth Campbell, 1967
Regarding Mrs. Campbell's reappointment to the George Mason College Advisory Committee, dated June 30th 1967.
1 Kenneth M. Haggerty to Elizabeth Campbell, 1969
Regarding Mrs. Campbell's reappointment as Arlington's representative on the Board of Control, dated July 14th, 1969.
1 James H. Clark to Elizabeth Campbell, 1970
Letter thanking Mrs. Campbell for casting her ballot for the Board of Control Resolution, dated January 30th 1970.
1 Dean E. Brundage to Mrs. Campbell, 1972
A letter inquiring as to whether Mrs. Campbell would be able to serve on the advisory committee for the Consortium for Continuing Higher Education in Northern Virginia, dated October 30th, 1972.
1 A Resolution, 1978
Resolution from the CCHENV board of directors acknowledging Mrs. Campbell's successful completion of her term of office, dated September 29th 1978
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