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Students Top Row: James Shields, Lucretia Campbell, Susie Douglass, Fannie Walker, Carrie Bragg, Willie Davis, Jerry Lucas, Robert Green. Faculty: Bottom Row President Mercer Langston, Mrs. Ida R. Harris, and Professor James M. Colson

Special Collections and Archives are repository for rare books, historical documents, memoirs,artifacts and memorabilia pertaining to Virginia State University, Virginia history, Virginia educational history, and African-American history.

Service Research Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., closed on Fridays. Appointments only. For more information feel free to contact Francine Archer at 804-524-1023.