Virginia Sager Papers
Scope and Contents
The Virginia Sager Papers spans her time at the Pennsylvania College for Women during 1944 to 1948. The collection encompasses various academic, tuition, and medical information while also containing newspaper clippings from her time at P.C.W.
- Created: 1944-1948
- Virginia Sager (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access. The records are open for research use.
Biographical or Historical Information
Virginia Ann Sager attended the Pennsylvania College for Women from 1944 – 1948 as a day student. She was the first woman in her family to receive a college education. Sager married Charles Edward Peterson around 1949. Virginia and Charles then had a daughter Joanne, who also attended Chatham as a Gateway Student, graduating in 1986. In 2016 Joanne Peterson, a member of Chatham’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship, received the Chatham University Cornerstone Award in Information Technology for her success in the field.
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Virginia Ann Sager attended the Pennsylvania College for Women from 1944 – 1948 as a day student. She was the first woman in her family to receive a college education. The Virginia Sager Collection spans her time at the Pennsylvania College for Women.
Series 1, Acceptance and Registration Letters, 1944 – 1947 Series 2, Tuition and Finances, 1944 – 1948 Series 3, Medical Information, 1944 - 1948 Series 4, Academic Materials, 1944 – 1948 Series 5, Newspaper Clippings, 1946 -1948 Series 6, Miscellaneous Materials
Source of Acquisition
All Materials in the Virginia Sager Papers have been donated by the Sager- Peterson Family.
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- Emily Simons under the supervision of Molly Tighe
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