This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and student publications collected by Martha Virginia Sleet while she was a student at William & Mary. Included in the collection are various issues of the student newspaper, The Flat Hat, an issue of The Scalper that contains information about fraternities and sororities on campus in 1925, and William & Mary football programs from the 1920s.
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Biographical / Historical
Martha Virginia Sleet was a student at William & Mary, 1924-1928. After graduating, he taught school for a short time, then became a medical secretary and worked in medical records until her retirement in the mid-1970s. Her father had been a physician. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
A green and orange William & Mary pennant, a purple and yellow Atlantic University pennant, a Phi Beta Kappa Key from 1930, two football pins, a basketball pin, and a William & Mary button are housed and described in the University Archives Artifact Collection.
Martha Virginia Sleet Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William & Mary Libraries. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/4414 Accessed August 12, 2020.