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The Woman's Club of Princess Anne County, 1956-1957, scrapbook, which was the second place winner of clubs of more than 200 members.

The 1959 Higher education in the Tidewater area of Virginia : report of a survey for the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia and the Norfolk Junior Chamber of Commerce Higher Education Survey, page 81, notes the need for higher education…

Pen sketches on yellow loose-leaf paper of potential Virginia Wesleyan College logos.

A drawing of proposed Virginia Wesleyan College letterhead.

In striking yellow, all-cap letters with a black background, the Virginia Wesleyan College bumper sticker promotes its supporters.

A second drawing of proposed Virginia Wesleyan College letterhead.

One of two drawings of a proposed Virginia Wesleyan College logo.

A second logo proposal for Virginia Wesleyan College.

Mayor and President of the Council W. F. Duckworth's letter endorsing the idea of the Norfolk location for the proposed Methodist college.

The Christian Higher Education Campaign booklet issued by the Virginia Conference of the Methodist Church. Contains a message from Resident Bishop Paul Neff Garber, a description of the Methodist universities and colleges in Virginia, upcoming…

Dr. Joseph S. Johnston's motion - written on the back of a voucher - to recommend the establishment of a four year liberal arts college in Norfolk, VA. The motion was presented at the Virginia Methodist Commission on Christian Higher Education on…

In a meeting held on April 1961, Bishop Paul Neff Garber (left); Dr. Joseph S. Johnston; Milo Henke, Director for the Conference Crusade for Higher Education; and Dr. John O. Gross of the General Board of Higher Education in Nashville, prepare to…

The legal document establishing the Virginia Wesleyan College corporation.

Black and white photograph of nineteen of the twenty-two charter trustees, including Counsel Eastwood Herbert. The trustees were gathered at the Admiralty Hotel on Military Highway in Norfolk, Virginia for the organizing meeting of the Board of…

The proposal for a Methodist College on Sawyer Farm in Princess Anne County presented to Reverend S. C Lampert. The proposal contains a map of Norfolk and vicinity of the City Planning and Commission of Norfolk, VA, as well as details of surrounding…

Brochure, issued by Virginia Wesleyan College Trustees, Library Committee, to solicit book donations for the new library.

"The cover page of a 1962 prospectus describing the Sawyer tract on Holland Road and the Wood farm on Centreville Turnpike, each contributing two hundred acres which could be offered without cost to the college" (Mansfield, 16).

A black and white photograph of the location plan for the proposed college site that would become Virginia Wesleyan College.

The two pieces of ribbon used in the selection of Virginia Wesleyan College's colors.

A brochure outlining the cause for a new college in Tidewater, Virginia.
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