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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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A collection of letters related to requests for information for “The History, Development, and Influence of Cotton Mills in North Carolina”. The inquiries were made by State Normal and Industrial College librarian Annie F. Petty and future alumnus Clara Booth Byrd. Assisting in the research were Bernard Cone, D. A. Tompkins, and representatives of many cotton mills and banks.

Collection: North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


1924 [Robert and Lyra Dann Papers]

Dann, Robert;Dann, Lyra

1924

This folder contains letters from Mary Mendenhall Hobbs to Lyra and Robert about her daily life with Lyndon at Guilford. Also, one letter was from L. L. Hobbs to Lyra and Robert.

Collection: MS153 Robert and Lyra Dann Papers, 1924-1930 (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


1925 [Robert and Lyra Dann Papers]

Dann, Robert;Dann, Lyra

1925

This folder contains letters from Mary Mendenhall Hobbs to Lyra and Robert about her daily life with Lyndon at Guilford. Also, one letter was from L. L. Hobbs to Lyra and Robert.

Collection: MS153 Robert and Lyra Dann Papers, 1924-1930 (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


1926 [Robert and Lyra Dann Papers]

Dann, Robert;Dann, Lyra

1926

This folder contains letters from Mary Mendenhall Hobbs to Lyra and Robert about her daily life and the death of her sister. L. L. Hobbs also wrote a letter to Lyra and Robert.

Collection: MS153 Robert and Lyra Dann Papers, 1924-1930 (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


1927 [Catherine Cox letters]

Cox, Catherine

1927

Letters from Catherine Cox to her family, mostly her parents, on her activites at Guilford College. Of note are her experiences with disciplinary actions, mentions of girls asking permission to go home and running off and eloping instead, exams, incidents with rats, and the forgiveness of her parents for getting into trouble. There is also one letter addressed to Isabella Cox, her sister.

Collection: MS501 Catherine Cox Letters (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


1927-1930 [Robert and Lyra Dann Papers]

Dann, Robert;Dann, Lyra

1927-1930

This folder contains letters from Mary Mendenhall Hobbs and L. L. Hobbs to Lyra and Robert about their daily lives and work at Guilford.

Collection: MS153 Robert and Lyra Dann Papers, 1924-1930 (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


Letters from Catherine Cox to her family, though chiefly her parents. Details her experiences at Guilford College. Of note are worries over exam grades, intercollegiate sports, shopping, new arrivals to Guilford College (one girl lasted only a day. Having flunked from NCCW. This girl was known for having a bad "rep" and used profane language. Catherine is under the impression that Raymond Binford had this girl kicked out because of this), and events in Greensboro such as a High School Operetta.

Collection: MS501 Catherine Cox Letters (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


Letters from Catherine Cox to her family, though chiefly her parents. Details her experiences at Guilford College. Of note is her entering the Glee Club, becoming editor-and-chief of the annual, bill payments, state football games, shopping in Greensboro, the stress of juggling work, and going to see the Boston Women's Symphony in Greensboro. It should be noted that most of the stationary is personalized, with "Young Women's Student Government Association" at the top, listing Catherine Cox as secretary.

Collection: MS501 Catherine Cox Letters (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


This folder contains letters from Catherine Cox to her family, though chiefly her parents. Details her experiences at Guilford College. Of note are mentions of snow, a banquet in the King Cotton Hotel for the Guilfordian Board annual banquet (there was a performance and Catherine and her friends were seated on a balcony that was called the "nigger heben," perhaps because that is where African Americans were required to sit), the student council entertaining High Point student government presidents, shortening vacations to make up for days missed on account of the "flu," getting sick of seeing shows at the Carolina Theater, gaining weight at home, clothes shopping in Greensboro, and campus elections. Included is a Mothers Day card, and a program for one of Catherine Cox's piano recitals. It should be noted that most of the stationary is personalized, with "Young Women's Student Government Association" at the top, listing Catherine Cox as secretary.

Collection: MS501 Catherine Cox Letters (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


This folder contains letters from Catherine Cox to her family, though chiefly her parents. Details her experiences at Guilford College. Of note are the stresses of event-managing, strange student activities (such as hazing, and the home-economics majors holding a tea for the "football men", presiding over the societies opening reception, attending trustees meetings, the Guilford football team winning a game, possum hunting (with a man named Bob Jones who was "quite the character", being in the Glee Club, listening to letures, and watching fireworks. It should be noted that most of the stationary is personalized, with "YWCA"(Young Women's Student Government Association) at the top, listing Catherine Cox as secretary.

Collection: MS501 Catherine Cox Letters (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


This folder contains letters from Catherine Cox to her family, though chiefly to her parents. They detail her experiences at Guilford College. Of note is mention of a crazy man living in the woods (he "sicced" his dog on Catherine and her friends as they were taking a walk. In their attempt to escape they fell through some barbed wire and kept running), basketball games with Elon University, exams, an incident wherein a former student (Edmina Siler) was run over and killed (the student body stood in respectful silence as the body was driven through campus), and the Dolly Madison tablet unveiling. It should be noted that the stationary used is personalized with "YWSGA"(Young Women's Student Government Association) printed at the top, with Catherine Cox listed as president.

Collection: MS501 Catherine Cox Letters (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College


[Ann Marie Camlin scrapbook, 1948-1951]

Samlin, Ann Marie

1948-1951

This scrapbook, created by Ann Marie Camlin between 1948 and 1951, documents Camlin’s experience as a student at Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). The scrapbook contains ephemera documenting Camlin’s onstage and behind-the-scenes work with Playliker productions, including induction into Alpha Psi Omega, the national dramatic fraternity. The scrapbook also contains materials related to Camlin’s work as the Coraddi business manager and the Association of Collegiate Presses (ACP) conference held in Chicago, Illinois. Other materials include “Spencer Spotlight” newsletters, Class of 1951 ephemera, and programs for the Senior Unmusical, Dolphin-Seals, the Harriett Elliot memorial service, and the inauguration of the president of the consolidated universities.

Collection: MSS331 Ann Marie Camlin Scrapbooks, 1947-1951 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Camlin, Ann Marie Class histories - 1951; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina - Students; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Class of 1952


[Anna Mae Swain scrapbook, volume 2]

Swain, Anna Mae

1945-1947

This scrapbook, created by Anna Mae Swain between 1945 and 1947, contains materials relating to Swain's student experience at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). The scrapbook contains ephemera, programs, and newsletters related to the Baptist Student Union (BSU); Adelphian ephemera; and a certificate of proficiency for indexing and filing. Other contents include programs for the 1945 Senior Unmusical, the 1945 Boots n' Spurs Horse Show, the 1946 and 1947 Gym Meets, the 1946 May Day Festival, the Harriet Elliott Memorial, various Bennett College events, and the 1944, 1946, and 1947 Dolphin and Seal events.

Collection: MSS231 Anna Mae Swain Papers, 1944-1948 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Class histories - 1948; Swain, Anna Mae; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina - Students; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Class of 1948


[Antoinette Black scrapbook, 1907-1911]

Black, Antoinette

1907-1911

The scrapbook, created by Antoinette Black between [DATES?], documents Black's experience as a student at the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). The scrapbook is annotated in ink throughout and includes signatures and comments from classmates, receipts, newspaper clippings, programs, and drawings and paintings by Black, including one depicting the class motto, "Als ich Kann." One receipt shows repayment of "Loan Fund," through which Black's schooling was paid for. Programs include the College song, the Alma Mater, Commencement Invitation of 1911, Commencement Exercises of 1911, Class Day Exercises of 1911, Representative Essays of 1911, and the Annual Sermon of 1911. The scrapbook also contains Cornelian Society material, including an invitation for membership, menus, playbills, and debate programs. Other materials include lyrics for the class and college songs, individual and group photographs of classmates, some with names; calling cards; invitations; and at home cards.

Collection: MSS302 Antoinette Black Scrapbook, 1907 - 1911 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Black, Antoinette; Class histories - 1911; North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College; North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College - Students; North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Class of 1911


This document is Anna Bagwell's application for admittance into the State Normal and Industrial College.

Collection: UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro; McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906


[Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb scrapbook, 1946-1947]

Lipscomb, Barbara Apostolacus

1946-1947

This scrapbook, created by Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb, documents Lipscomb's student experience at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Lipscomb graduated in 1949 with a degree in Art, and was active in many clubs and organizations, including the Adelphian Society, the Pine Needles Art Staff, and the Art Club. She was also Class President, Dance Chairman, and an Outstanding Senior. The scrapbook is hand-decorated throughout and contains photographs of dorm interiors, ephemera related to the Weil-Winfield dorm marriage, correspondence related to her membership in the Mademoiselle Magazine College Board, photographs and ephemera related to the 1947 Daisy Chain, ephemera related to her membership in the Adelphian Literary Society, and ephemera and campaign materials for her election as Junior Class Vice President. The scrapbook also contains programs for Gym Meet, Dolphin and Seal, Arts Forum, and May Day (1947).

Collection: MSS328 Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb Scrapbook, 1946 - 1947 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Class histories - 1949; Lipscomb, Barbara Apostolacus; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina - Students; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Class of 1949


[Carnegie Library Woman's College scrapbook]

Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Carnegie Library

1936-1944

This scrapbook, created by library staff members, documents events occurring at the Carnegie Library at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) between 1936 and 1944. Scrapbook contents include a brief history of the library, as well as correspondence, ephemera, fliers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, publication clippings, and photographs of events, groups, and individuals.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Caroline Morrison Garrett papers, scrapbook, 1940-1942]

Garrett, Caroline Morrison

1940-1942

This scrapbook, created by Caroline Morrison Garrett between 1940 and 1942, documents Morrison's freshman and sophomore years at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Caroline Morrison Garrett (born in 1921) of Bethel, Connecticut, served as a dietitian in the Army Medical Corps from 1944 to 1947. The scrapbook contains Morrison's certificate of entrance credit, ephemera relating to the Dikean Society, playbills from campus, New York, and Connecticut; materials relating to Episcopalian activities on campus; and the "Blue Back Primer for Bright Budding Beginners," containing songs, poems, and advice for new students.

Collection: MSS287 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1940 - 1960 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Dietitians; Garrett, Caroline Morrison; United States. Army - Medical care; United States. Army - Medical personnel; Women in war; World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945 - Women - United States


[Caroline Morrison Garrett papers, scrapbook, 1942-1944]

Garrett, Caroline Morrison

1942-1944

This scrapbook, created by Caroline Morrison Garrett between 1942 and 1945, documents Morrison's junior and senior years at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Caroline Morrison Garrett (born in 1921) of Bethel, Connecticut, served as a dietitian in the Army Medical Corps from 1944 to 1947. The scrapbook contains rules and guidelines for the Home Management Residence, American Literature tests, an assignment letter from the War Department, and graduation ephemera.

Collection: MSS287 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1940 - 1960 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Dietitians; Garrett, Caroline Morrison; United States. Army - Medical care; United States. Army - Medical personnel; Women in war; World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945 - Women - United States


This folder features two typed press releases, three black and white photographs, and one letter. They relate to the opening of the Education Building, Fellowship Hall, and Wesley Foundation center at the church in 1956. One photo shows a church service with members of the military in attendance, bearning a stamp on the back identifying it as an official Pope Air Force Base photo. Another shows the Wesley Foundation and Education Building, credited on the back in a handwritten note by photographer Rob D. Debnam. There is also a 1996 letter from Betty Wallace (the wife of Pastor Bruncon Wallace) accompanying these items when they were sent to the church for potential inclusion in the church archive.

Collection: College Place United Methodist Church Archives (College Place United Methodist Church (Greensboro, N.C.))

Subjects: United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- North Carolina


[Charles Duncan McIver scrapbook, 1906]

Smith, William Cunningham

1906

This scrapbook, created by William Cunningham Smith, contains materials relating to the death of Charles Duncan McIver in 1906. McIver was founder and first president of the State Normal and Industrial School (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). This scrapbook contains “A Sketch of Dr. Charles McIver,” written by N.W. Walker; a funeral sermon entitled “The Life and Work of Charles Duncan McIver,” written by Rev. L.W. Crawford; a poem; an invitation to McIver's memorial service; and newspaper clippings that have been annotated in the margins.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1909 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1909

The Class of 1909 folder contains material pertaining to the 1909 graduating class of North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College (State Normal, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Included in the folder is a program titled "Representative Essays" which were read by the students. Also included are two alumnae directories, which include students" maiden and married names, and years of attendance. Of particular interest is an essay written by Nettie Idella Dixon titled "The Public School System of Greensboro," and a letter, written in French, to Mrs. McIver. There is also a Last Will and Testament article from The Carolinian.

Collection: UA108.3 Class Of Files (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


[Class of 1916 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1916

The Class of 1916 folder contains material pertaining to the 1916 graduating class of North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Included in the folder are programs, invitations, a speech, and various graduation and degree announcement newspaper clippings from the 1916 commencement activities. Also included are menus, social event invitations and cards, various notes and correspondences, and photographs of the mascot and alumnae families. In addition there are alumnae directories, biographies, letters, notes, invitations, news clippings, postcards, and other materials pertaining to class reunions and gatherings in 1919, 1941, 1946 1951, 1956, 1960, 1965,1966, and 1971. Of particular interest are school song lyrics and a May Day booklet and program. (JD)

Collection: UA108.3 Class Of Files (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


[Class of 1917 scrapbook]

North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Class of 1917

1913-1917

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1917 of the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshman through senior years of the class of 1917. Photographs document student life, students in gym clothes, tennis players, a hayride, students wearing the class sweater, the Hose House, the Forest House fire, and student productions, including "Evangeline" and "Vision of Youth." The scrapbook contains invitations for several events: the "Sophomore-Junior Cup" field hockey game, Junior-Senior "Basket Ball," and Halloween parties. The scrapbook also contains a freshman class list, Morning Watch rosters, senior privileges list, and programs for the Banquet, Festival Night, prayer service, The Amus-U Co. production, and "Vision of Youth." Other contents include menus from the Banquet and "Sophomore Stunt," lyrics for Tree Song and other miscellaneous songs, a booklet of the songs of 1917, a poem from the "Evangeline" production, a class of 1917 felt armband, a Field Day Ribbon from 1917, a piece of felt with '18 affixed to it, a piece of satin with '19 affixed to it, a petition to wear caps and gowns at commencement, a peanut decorated in a blue dress, a "Sophomore Lunch Room" sign, an account of a reception at the home of faculty member Melville Fort, an account of Field Day, calling cards, and a Tree Night wood ring. The pages of the scrapbook are decorated with drawings.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1918 scrapbook]

North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Class of 1918. Scrapbook Committee

1914-1926

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the class of 1918 of the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshmen through senior years of that class, as well as material from several reunions. The scrapbook is heavily annotated and contains handwritten essays and observations as well as pages decorated with pen and ink drawings and watercolors. Photographs document Field Day, a Glee Club operetta, 1920 and 1922 reunions, and plays titled "The Drawing of the Sword" and "Trelawney of the Wells." Posters include Morning Watch, Prayer Service, and Vespers Service. The scrapbook also contains a circus flier, College Night song lyrics, the Farewell Banquet menu and notes, an in memoriam page, part of a 1918 physical education badge, a poem written for Dr. Julius Foust's birthday party, and reunion information for 1920 and 1922, including two crepe paper hats. Also included are Senior Camp Supper notes, Tacky Party invitation, Tree Night tableaux and song lyrics, Vespers Service program, and pageant material relating to the Red Cross benefit. The scrapbook also includes references to the death of Class Mascot David Young, who was the grandson of Charles Duncan McIver.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


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