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Catalog Number HRHS-112
Collection Dorothy Thomas Collection
Object Name Miscellaneous
Dorothy (Dot) Thomas was a piano teacher and sales person at Miles School of Music and record Department. She received a B.S. in music from Madison College and directed the Dayton Methodist Church Choir. Her hobbies were cats, flowers and antiques. Dorothy was active in the Shenandoah Valley Chapter 76, Order of Eastern Star and was installed as a Worthy Matron in 1965.

This collection contains articles belonging to Dorothy Thomas including Thomas family history, genealogy, correspondences, marriages, obituaries and photographs,
It includes materials related Shenandoah College, Dayton United Methodist Church and some programs from other churches. There are two folders containing letters, writings, and some drawings of Elizabeth Payne. There is memorabilia related to Homer F. Thomas. There are many newspaper clippings from DNR of "Yesteryear" articles/images of the Shenandoah Valley and Virginia history; including Augusta County and West Virginia.

Folder 1: Miscellaneous magazine clippings, Shenandoah Valley/Virginia History
Folder 2: DNR Newspaper Clippings, Shenandoah Valley "Yesteryear".
Folder 3: DNR Newspaper Clippings, WVA area "Yesteryear".
Folder 4: DNR Newspaper Clippings, Augusta Co. 'Yesteryear"
Folder 5: Dayton United Methodist Church.
Folder 6: Church programs, misc.
Folder 7: Old Virginia song books, wedding program, brochures, miscellaneous other items
Folder 8: Photographs, Originals.
Folder 9: Photographs, Copies.
Folder 10: DNR Newspaper Clippings, Photocopies.
Folder 11: Shenandoah University bulletin and programs
Folder 12: Marriages and obituaries.
Folder 13: Homar Franklin Thomas genealogy
Folder 14: Newspaper Clippings (copies)
Folder 15: Miscellaneous Papers
Folder 16: Dorothy Thomas Correspondence.
Folder 17: Elizabeth Payne Writings and Letters, "Another Dry Run Story"
Folder 18: Homer F. Thomas papers
Folder 19: Thomas Family misc. items
Folder 20: Elizabeth Payne Drawings.
Folder 21 (OV): "Prayer for a New House".

Title Dorothy Thomas Collection