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Mary Frances Jordan portrait

 Unprocessed Material — Flat_Box: Archival Oversized Box S 5, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0126

Content Description

The content description contains a description of violence against women. The purpose of this note is to give users the opportunity to decide whether they need or want to view these materials, or at least, to mentally or emotionally prepare themselves to view the materials. This addition to RG 10/12 Curry School of Education/ Library contains a memorial photographic portrait and nameplate of Mary Frances Jordan. Jordan was an honor student at the University of Virginia in her senior year in the School of Education. On November 8, 1972, she was murdered by a co-worker, Ronald Greenfield, who she was driving home after a shift they had worked at Poe's Restaurant. UVA established a fund in her name.

Acquisition Type



Collection transferred from Meg Kennedy, Albert & Shirley Small Special Collection’s Curator of Material Culture, March 25, 2019. Not clear what office the portrait came from originally.

Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: Undated, circa 1970


.08 Cubic Feet (1 small oversized folder )


1 portrait and name plate