A Guide to the Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers 1968-69 Rowland, Lucy Minogue. Papers Ms2003-024

A Guide to the Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers 1968-69

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2003-024


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Processed by: Tamara Kennelly Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Collection number
Ms2003-024
Title
Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers 1968-69
Physical Characteristics
1 container, 0.25 cu. ft.
Collector
Donor.
Language
English
Abstract
Collection contains letters to the editor received by Lucy Minogue when she was news editor and editor-in-chief of The Virginia Techin 1968-69. Also included are other correspondence she received during the same time, editorial copy, and the paper's masthead.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers, Ms2003-024, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


Biographical/Historical Information

Lucy Minogue (Rowland) was a member of the class of 1969 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. She was first news editor and then editor-in-chief of the student newspaper The Virginia Techin 1968-69. She earned a B.S. in biology/zoology (1969) and a M.S. in microbiology (1972) at Virginia Tech, and later earned a Masters in Library Science at the University of Maryland.

Scope and Content Information

Scope is 1968-69. Topics of the letters to the editor include alcoholic beverages, women at VPI, VPI name change, and removing the Confederate flag from the Coliseum. Also included are letters of a political nature including a signed letter from David Eisenhower on "Youth for Nixon-Agnew," correspondence with Senator William B. Spong, Jr., and letters congratulating Minogue on her appointment as editor-in-chief.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. Note that letters to the paper initialed by Lucy Minogue were published. Those marked "NP" were not published.


Contents List

Box-folder 1-1
Letters to the editor of The Virginia Tech, November, 1968 to March, 1969
Box-folder 1-2
Undated letters to the editor c. 1968-69
Box-folder 1-3
Other correspondence 1968-69
Box-folder 1-4
Copy for editorial endorsing Tom Sanders, editor of Alice, an alternative publication, and copies of The Virginia Techmasthead. 1968-69