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Anne Collier Orgain Ephemera

 Collection — Box: 01 of 01
Identifier: LU-413

Scope and content

This collection consists of a "rat day" placard made and worn by Anne Collier Orgain, circa 1945.


  • 1945


Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

Biographical sketch

Anne Collier Orgain of Alberta, Virginia was born in 1927 to James R. and Mary Alice (Clarke) Orgain. In 1945, Orgain enrolled as a student at then-Longwood College and earned her bachelor's degree in 1949. While a student at Longwood College, she served on the Rotunda (student newspaper) staff, and was a member of the YWCA, Granddaughters Club, Spanish Club, Dramatic Club, Varsity Hockey team, and the Cotillion Club.


1 Folder (1 archival folder)

1 Linear Feet (1 archival flat box)

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Ownership and Custodial History

The item in this collection belonged to Anne Collier Orgain while a student at Longwood College. It was later acquired by Nancy Shelton during her tenure with the Longwood University Department of Alumni Relations. It is unknown when the collection was transferred to the Greenwood Library Archives.

Benedict Chatelain
June 16, 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Greenwood Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Janet D. Greenwood Library
401 Redford Street
Farmville VA 22963 United States