RG 339: Personal Papers of Thomas E. Derr, 1951-1967
Collection NumberRG 339
HistoryThomas E. Derr graduated from Stratford Junior High School (class of 1964) and Washington-Lee High School (class of 1967) in Arlington, now called Washington Liberty High School. He later resided in Bristol, Virginia.
Scope and ContentRecord Group 339 houses the personal papers of Thomas E. Derr, formerly of Arlington, Virginia. The record group measures approximately 1.5 linear feet and dates from 1951 through 1967, with the bulk from 1961 through 1967. Types of material include school publications, school and sports memorabilia, and clippings.
The materials appear to have been collected while he was a student. Most of the materials concern team sports played at the two schools, especially basketball and rowing, and include sporting event programs and numerous clippings. Some clippings are from local newspapers, and many are both undated and from unidentified papers. There are also some general school publications and memorabilia unrelated to sports, and some sports publications not related to either school.
Arrangement and DescriptionRG 339 is organized into two series by the two schools attended. All folder titles were created by the processor.
ProvenanceRecord Group 339 was donated by Thomas E. Derr to the Arlington County Public Library in 2002.
RestrictionsThere are no research restrictions on this record group.
Related CollectionsFor more information about Arlington Public Schools in general and Stratford Junior High and Washington Lee High Schools specifically, see RG 7, Arlington Public Schools.