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Schlegel Slide Collection

 Collection — Binder: 18
Identifier: LU-120

Scope and content

The collection consists of photographic slides taken about 1949-1967, the photos cover a wide array of campus, student and classroom activities, including May Day, Graduation, Circus etc.


  • Creation: 1949 - 1967


Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Marvin W. Schlegel and Dorothy Badders met at Columbia University in 1933 and married 8 years later. Both were from Pennsylvania, but moved to Virginia around 1943. In about 1948, Marvin earned a position as an Associate Professor of History at Longwood College; a few years later in 1954, Dorothy joined the Longwood faculty as an assistant professor of English. Marvin was active with several student organizations including, Pi Delta Epsilon, Pi Gamma Mu, The Rotunda, the Canterbury Club, and the Student Government Association. Dorothy was also active outside the classroom serving as advisor to Theta Sigma Epsilon, Boerc Eh Thorn (the Honorary English Society) as well as an advisor to the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA). Both left Longwood College around 1966 and moved to the Virginia Beach area.


.25 Linear Feet (1 Photographic Binder)

913 Photographic Slides

6 Photographic Prints

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by format and then chronologically.Series 1: Writings and Correspondence, 1971 - 1991 (Boxes 1 - 2)Series 2: Photographs and Audiovisual Materials, circa 1970s - 1989 (Boxes 2 - 3).

Ownership and Custodial History

This collection came to the Greenwood Library Archives as a gift from the estate of Dr. Dorothy Schlegel.

Related Archival Materials

Title--Robert T. Brumfield Collection. Custodian--Greenwood Library Archives and Special Collections: Address--201 High Street, Farmville VA, 23909, Country--USA..

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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 23909 United States