Rowland, Lucy Minogue Papers A Guide to the Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers 1968-69 Ms.2003.024

A Guide to the Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers 1968-69 Ms.2003.024


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Tamara Kennelly

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2003.024
Title
Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers1968-1969
Quantity
0.2 Cubic Feet, 1 box
Creator
Rowland, Lucy Minogue
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This 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

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers, Ms2003-024, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.


Biographical Note

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 Contents

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Lucy Minogue Rowland Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

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