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Louisa Brown Glassell Scrapbook

Biographical Information

Louisa Brown Glassell was born in Bowling Green, Virginia in 1899. She attended [then] State Female Normal School from 1917 to 1918. While at the school she was involved in many student organizations, including the Ellen Richard’s Club, the baseball team, the Normal League, the Cunningham Literary Society, and the Athletic Association. Additionally she served on the Student Government, as a critic in the Ruffner Debating Society, as a member of the Convention Committee and as Corresponding Secretary of the YWCA, and lastly as Assistant Editor in Chief of the Virginian (yearbook).

This collection was donated to Longwood University by Louisa Brown Glassell’s daughter-in-law, Susan Boice O’Hara Christopher.

Scope and Content

The scrapbook in this collection, which dates from 1916-1918, documents Louisa Brown Glassell’s time at the State Female Normal School.

This collection consists of 1.0 linear foot contained in (1) archival flat box.


There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

There is moderate to significant insect damage to many of the scrapbook pages as well as a nearly-separated crease across the front cover and several of the first pages. This damage greatly affects the legibility and stability of the scrapbook.

Contents of Collection

Box 1 of 1:

scrapbook, Louisa Brown Glassell, 1916-1918

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Archives and Records Specialist

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Jamie Krogh
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Subjects: Archives