Dates: circa 1916 to circa 1935

Collection Number: MS 76

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 2 folders.

Access Restrictions: Collection open to research.

User Restrictions: Researchers are to use the photocopy of scrapbook.

Preferred Citation: McGuffey School Scrapbook, MS 76, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift, Mrs. Margaret K. Sims, 14 April 1982.

Biographical/Historical Information: McGuffey School opened in 1916 as an elementary school and was named for Dr. William Holmes McGuffey, best known for the McGuffey Eclectic Readers. The building also served as the Superintendent's Office from 1916 to 1945. The school closed in 1973. It is currently the McGuffey Art Center.

Scope and Content: This is a scrapbook with materials relating to the McGuffey School in Charlottesville, Virginia. Many of the items relate to Carrie C. Burnley, the first principal of the school. Photographs of students and student activities are included.


  • McGuffey School (Charlottesville, Va.)
  • Public Schools - Virginia - Charlottesville

Record Types: Albums (Books).