Mattie A. White Jamison papers
The Papers of Mattie A. White Jamison are those of a long time Kansas resident and social worker who was active in numerous community groups.
- 1930 - 1993
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No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biography of Mattie A. White Jamison
Mattie Allene Graves was born April 2, 1900 in Denver, Colorado to Henry A. and Mary E. (Green) Graves. She graduated from Pratt High School (Pratt, Kan.) and attended Washburn University (Topeka, Kan.). From 1938 to 1963, Graves was a social worker at the Kansas State Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services. She was active in a number of community groups, including the Vanity Fair Bridge Club and Calvary Baptist Church (Wichita).
Mattie Graves married Russell M. White June 25, 1924. The couple had three children, Willrene "Billie", Norma Jeane, and Beverly Ann. Graves later married Lawrence Jamison. Mattie Jamison died March 3, 1993 in Alexandria, Virginia.
1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes + 1 oversize box)
Scope and Contents
The Mattie A. White Jamison papers date from 1930 to 1993 and are arranged by family member within a single series of papers. Folder arrangement is alphabetical. Photographs from the collection are located at RH MS-P 781. Oversize materials are located at RH MS R165.
RH MS 781
RH MS-P 781
RH MS R165
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Willrene White Howard, 1993.
- Guide to the Mattie A. White Jamison Collection
- Mattie A. White Jamison papers
- Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2006; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2006; revised by skt, 2010; revised by el, 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Mattie A. White Jamison Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 781, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries