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Southern College papers

Label
Southern College papers, 1935
Title
Southern College papers
Inclusive dates
1935
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1935, of the Southern College, a junior college for women in Petersburg, Virginia, consisting of two letters from Arthur Kyle Davis (1867-1953), president of the school to Winfred (Winifred) Fancher (b. ca. 1918) of Endicott, New York; brochures on the school and its programs; postcard for receiving information on the school; an application for admission; and an advertisement for the school
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Biographical or historical data
Southern College was founded by William Thomas Davis (1817-1888) in Petersburg, Virginia, and chartered in 1863 as the Southern Female College. Davis was succeeded as president by his son Arthur Kyle Davis (1867-1953). Arthur Kyle Davis changed the school's name to Southern College in 1918. A junior college for women, it drew students from the southern and eastern states. The school closed for the 1938-1938 to reorganize its management and raise funds, then reopened the following year. Southern College closed its doors for good after the 1941-1942 school year.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Southern College papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 4
  • 14
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Crown Collectibles
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001701902
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.

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