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Jane Chapman Slaughter papers--addition 1

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2023-0048

Content Description

This addition to MSS 3700, Jane Chapman Slaughter papers, contains Jane Slaughter's account ledger dating from February 1896 to May 1915. The ledger covers her time living in New York and her eventual relocation to Alexandria, Virginia. The book records her receipts, expenses, and income with detailed information on the type of expense, date, and amount. Tipped in the ledger are receipts, clippings, calendar pages, letters, and a handwritten will for "Aunt Nannie from Ohio." Jane Slaughter (1860-1951) was born in Virginia. She graduated from the college of William and Mary in 1910. After teaching for several years, she returned to the College of William and Mary, where she obtained an M.A. degree in 1923. In 1935 she earned a Ph.D. in Romance Languages from the University of Virginia at the age of 75. Slaughter was among the earliest female students at the University of Virginia.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Kay Slaughter, 16 February 2023.

Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: February 1896 - May 1915


0.3 Cubic Feet (One half-width legal size file box)


One account book