Finding Aid to The Mollie Clarkson Scrapbook

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
THE MOLLIE CLARKSON (1848-aft.1911) SCRAPBOOK
The scrapbook includes mostly newspaper clippings and pictures collected by Miss
CLARKSON. The scrapbook also includes notes written to her by friends at Hollins
Institute, Roanoke County, Virginia.
MARY ("MOLLIE") CLARKSON (1848-aft.1911)
Mary CLARKSON, the daughter of John Nicholas CLARKSON and Anne L.
EARLY, was born 30 May 1848, in Charleston, West Virginia. She was educated at St.
Mary's College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and at a finishing school in Richmond,
Virginia. She married 29 September 1872, in Charleston, Augustus L. LANGLEY, son
of William H. LANGLEY and Caroline MILLER. A member of the United Daughters of
the Confederacy, Mary ("Mollie") (CLARKSON) LANGLEY died after 1911, perhaps in
Charleston, West Virginia.
[W. S. Laidley, History of Charleston and Kanawha County, West Virginia (Chicago: Richmond Arnold,
1911), pp. 715-719; John Nicholas Clarkson "died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mollie Langley, in
Charleston, West Virginia." The Confederate Veteran, Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan. 1907), p. 40; Ruth Hairston
Early, The Family of Early (Lynchburg: Brown-Morrison, 1920), pp. 108, 111, 125-126; A letter in the
scrapbook is addressed "To my Cousin," and is signed "Ruth H. Early." Mary Clarkson Scrapbook, Mss.,
MS2067, Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, VA.]

MS2067

Dublin Core

Title

Finding Aid to The Mollie Clarkson Scrapbook

Subject

Finding aids
Clarkson, Mary, 1847-aft.1911

Description

Finding aid to the Mollie Clarkson Scrapbook held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The scrapbook includes clippings, pictures, and notes from classmates at Hollins Institute in Roanoke, Virginia.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2024

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

JMLMS2067FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding Aid to The Mollie Clarkson Scrapbook,” Digital Collections, accessed June 13, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/792.