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Gloria Jean Norris scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 679

Scope and Contents

The Gloria Jean Norris scrapbook contains black and white and color photographs documenting the family and friends of African-American girl Gloria Jean Norris approximately when she was in middle school to early years after high school. Many photographs appear to be school portraits with inscriptions to Norris from her classmates. Other images feature family and friends at school dances, weddings, and other social gatherings.


  • Creation: 1960 - 1971


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical information about Gloria Jean Norris is unavailable at the time of writing this finding aid.


1 Linear Feet (1 photo album; 1 box: 15 x 12 x 3 inches)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was purchased from Langdon Manor Books, LLC in 2018.

Physical Description

The photo album is in an advanced state of deterioration. The cover boards are unattached. Many of the photographs are no longer mounted to the pages.

Processing Information

Lydia Tang processed this collection in 2019.

Finding Aid for the Gloria Jean Norris scrapbook
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Lydia Tang
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA