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Object ID 2010.1049.13
Title Scrapbook
Object Name Scrapbook
Date 1940-1970
Creator Justine Corby
Description Justine Corby was the daughter of William S. and Muriel Clark Corby, who lived at 9 Chevy Chase Circle in the house they named Ishpiming. She kept this scrapbook of family photographs, letters, postcards and memorabilia between about 1940 and 1970.

Donated by Virginia Bourne in honor of her mother, Virginia Powell Butterfield. Butterfield was Muriel Corby's niece.


Highlights from first sheet:
Black and white photographic print of Muriel Clark Corby, 4 and 1/2 inches by 6 and 1/2 inches
Black and white photographic print of William S. Corby, 4 and 3/4 inches by 3 and 9/10 inches
These are the parents of Justine and Eleanor Corby
Second side dated 1909
Black and white photographic print of Justine as an infant, 3 and 1/4 inches by 5 and 1/2 inches
Black and white photographic print of Justine Corby with William S. Corby and his parents, 4 and 3/4 inches by 3 and 3/4 inches
Two black and white photographic prints of Justine Corby, 5 inches by 4 inches
Postcard of photographic print of Justine Corby, addressed on the back to Mrs. James L. Lewis,
Correspondence reads:
Hello! We leave in an hour for the Rockville train!!! Charles, I took 16 prizes for cattle and (illegible). Going home, eh?
Justine and Billy, very much brother,
Muriel
Black and white photographic print of Justine Corby playing with unidentified boy, 5 and 1/4 inches 3 and 1/2 inches, and accompanied by hand-written note:
Dear Grandma, I am coming to see you -- some time. Justine

Highlights from second sheet:
Black and white photographic print of Muriel C. Corby with Justine (left) and Eleanor Corby, 5 inches by 4 inches
Black and white photographic print of Eleanor Corby with maternal grandmother, Margaret Clark (dated 1918), 2 and 1/2 inches by 3 and 1/2 inches
Black and white photographic print of William Corby (second from right) with 10 unidentified men and one unidentified woman, 5 and 3/4 inches by 2 and 3/4 inches (torn)
Black and white photographic print of Muriel C. Corby sitting in a car, 2 and 1/2 inches by 3 and 1/2 inches
Black and white photographic pint of Justine and Eleanor Corby with unidentified infant, 2 and 1/2 inches by 3 and 1/2 inches
Black and white photographic print of Muriel C. Corby, 5 and 1/2 inches by 8 and 1/4 inches (torn)

Highlights from third sheet:
Black and white professional photographic print of Muriel C. Corby (seated) with unidentified woman, 7 inches by 10 inches, credit: Harris & Ewing Photo
Black and white professional photographic print of William S. Corby, 5 and 3/4 inches by 9 inches, credit: Harris & Ewing Photo

Highlights from fourth sheet:
Program for William Stephen Corby's 50th birthday, May 1, 1917, with a photograph of William S. Corby on the cover, inside signed by H.G. (?) Johnson
Letter dated November 5, 1937, and signed by Louisa Corby, 924 West End Avenue, New York, N.Y., Correspondence reads:
Black and white photographic print of Muriel C. Corby in the garden at the Corby Mansion in Chevy Chase, 4 and 3/4 inches by 3 and 1/4 inches
Black and white photograph of Muriel C. Corby, Lucy Clark Powell with two unidentified men in India, 4 and 1/4 inches by 6 and 1/2 inches

Highlights from fifth sheet:
Black and white photographic print of Muriel C. Corby, perhaps taken when she was in her 50s, 8 and 1/2 inches by 12 and 1/2 inches
Black and white photographic print of William S. Corby holding golf clubs with three unidentified men, 10 and 1/2 inches by 6 and 1/2 inches

Highlight from sixth sheet:
Black and white photographic print of Eleanor (left) and Justine Corby, probably taken in the 1930s or early 1940s, 9 and 7/8 inches by 7 and 3/4 inches

Highlight from seventh sheet:
Black and white photographic print of Justine Corby, probably taken in the 1950s, oval shape measuring 7 and 1/2 inches by 10 inches

Highlights from eighth sheet:
Black and white photographic print of Eleanor and Justine Corby at Justine Corby's wedding in 1936, 7 inches by 9 inches
Newspaper clippings on Justine Corby's wedding to Ivan Franges of Yugoslavia, December 8, 1936

Highlight from ninth sheet:
Black and white photographic print, described in notation: "Justine Franges -- Virginia Butterfield visiting stateroom of mother before departing for trip around the world," 4 and 1/4 inches by 3 and 1/8 inches

Highlight from tenth sheet:
1937 newspaper clipping in Cyrillic alphabet

Highlight from eleventh sheet:
Black and white photographic print of Ivan Franges, 8 inches by 10 inches with newspaper clipping of Mr. Franges' obituary, undated

Highlight from thirteenth sheet:
Black and white photographic print possibly from the late 1930s of Eleanor Corby with one of the busts she sculpted, 9 inches by 7 1/8 inches

Highlight from fifteenth sheet:
Black and white photographic print from 1934 of Eleanor Corby working on the National Rifle Association's sculpture, 7 and 7/8 inches by 6 inches

Highlight from sixteenth sheet:
Black and white photographic print from 1950s of Frederick Dudley Ryder, Eleanor Corby's husband, 9 inches by 12 inches

Highlight from seventeenth sheet:
Newspaper clipping of William S. Corby's obituary, undated but believed to be 1938

Highlight from eighteenth sheet:
Newspaper clipping of Eleanor C. Corby's obituary, dated August 29, 1967

Highlight from nineteenth sheet:
Letter from Muriel Corby to her sister Mrs. Lucy Powell in New Hampshire, dated July 1966

Highlight from twentieth sheet:
Laminated obituary for Muriel C. Corby, dated August 25, 1967

Highlight from twenty-third sheet:
Newspaper clipping of The Washington Post, December 23, 1962, featuring photo spread of the Madrigal Singers of the University of Maryland performing inside the Corby Mansion

Highlight from twenty-sixth sheet:
Newspaper clipping of The Washington Post, March 29, 1970, "The Adventurous Life of an Historic Table With a Pedigree, regarding a table made in 1593, which was once inside the Corby Mansion but then donated to Sidwell Friends School

Highlight from thirtieth sheet:
Short history and description of Corby Mansion, including a hand-drawn floor plan of first floor, unknown author
A portion of the text: "The mansion will soon be occupied by a family again. The new owners are Dr. and Mrs. John Edward Threlfall, and they have three daughters, ages 12, 3 and 1/2 and 1 and 1/2. Dr. Threlfall, a graduate of Cambridge University, is an anesthesiologist at Fairfax Hospital."

Highlights from thirty-fourth sheet:
Colorized black and white photographic print of Corby Mansion (Ishpiming) on cardstock, 4 and 7/8 inches by 2 inches
Christmas card with color photographic print inside, 6 and 3/4 by 4 and 7/8 inches

Highlight from thirty-fifth sheet:
Holiday card featuring black and white photographic print of The Madrigal Singers on the exterior of the Corby Mansion, 5 inches by 6 and 1/2 inches

Highlight from thirty-sixth sheet:
Four black and white photographic prints of Corby Mansion from 1920s and 1930s, 4 and 7/8 inches by 3 and 1/2 inches