Allan G. Donn Papers, 1961-1970
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Brief Description: The collection contains court documents and a research paper related to school desegregation in Prince Edward County, Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia and North Carolina. The first four folders relate to Prince Edward County, Virginia. The last folder contains court documents for a case filed in North Carolina - Swan v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg. It includes an amicus curiae brief filed by the Virginia Attorney General that discusses school desegregation in Norfolk and Richmond Virginia.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: libspecialcollections [at]
Record Series Number: 00/MG 106
Created by: Donn, Allan G. (1939-)
Volume: 0.4 Linear Feet
Acquired: 06/01/2009.
Arrangement: The collection, dated 1961-1970, is organized chronologically.
Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.
Subject Index
Cocheyse J. Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County
Donn, Allan G.
School integration--Law and legislation--United States--Cases
School integration--Massive resistance movement
School integration--Virginia--Norfolk--History--20th century
School integration--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--20th century
Swan v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
United States. Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
United States. Supreme Court
Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Acquisition Notes: Allan G. Donn  

Gift as part of the Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE) project.

Accession #A2009-20

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Related Publications:

The Defense of an Unconscionable Experimentation with Ignorance : The Legal Battle over Public Education in Prince Edward County, Virginia, 1959-1964

PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Allan G. Donn Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.