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Special Collections & Archives

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About Special Collections & Archives

A painting of Flavia Reed Owen.

The Flavia Reed Owen Special Collections and Archives at the McGraw-Page Library houses several significant historical and literary collections in addition to preserving the historical archives of the college. The collection was named in honor of Flavia Reed Owen, the College Librarian from 1946-1984.

Contact Special Collections & Archives



Special Collections & Archives is open to researchers by appointment only. For questions about materials in our collections or to request an appointment, please use our online form.

Other inquiries may be sent to





Laurie Preston, Head of Digital Resources & Scholarship
Phone: (804) 752-4718

Unity Bowling, Special Collections & Archives Associate
Phone: (804) 752-3203