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Identifier

Accession 1567

Inclusive Dates

1971-1975, 1995-2010

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

542 pieces, .5 Linear Feet

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Mary Claire Traxler Gorgan Collection consists of memorabilia collected by Mary Claire Traxler Gorgan (Class of 1975) while she was a student at Winthrop College from 1971-1975 and alumni records concerning Winthrop Class of 1975 reunions. The types of materials in this collection include copies of the student newspaper, The Johnsonian, programs and ticket stubs from events on campus, miscellaneous papers, directories, class schedule manuals, registration manuals, bulletins, memorabilia, and alumni records. Some of the memorabilia in this collection are transferred to University Records under memorabilia (W415.2).

Additional Notes

The following materials were transferred to University Archives:

  • Rat week cap put in W415.2-7G-4 Box 1 Item 7;
  • A pillow with ’74 stitched on one side and ’75 on the other put in W415.2-6F-4 Box 1 Item 3;
  • A gold and burgundy Winthrop College t-shirt put in W415.2-5E-10 Box 3 Item 17;
  • A navy Roddey Hall sweatshirt put in W415.2-5E-10 Box 3 Item 18;
  • A purple “Mighty 75” t-shirt put in W415.2-5E-10 Box 3 Item 19.

Provenance

The Mary Claire Traxler Gorgan Papers was donated to the Winthrop University Archives and Special Collections in November 2015.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Mary Claire Traxler Gorgan Collection - Accession 1567

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