Textiles, Teachers, and Troops

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: N.C. Vertical Folders (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

1905-04-10

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


1928 Jan-May [Catherine Cox letters]

Cox, Catherine

1905-04-11

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


1928 Oct-Dec [Catherine Cox letters]

Cox, Catherine

1905-04-11

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


1929 Feb-May [Catherine Cox letters]

Cox, Catherine

1905-04-12

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


1929 Sep-Dec [Catherine Cox letters]

Cox, Catherine

1905-04-12

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


1930 Jan-Mar [Catherine Cox letters]

Cox, Catherine

1905-04-13

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


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

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

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


[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;


[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;


[Class of 1919 scrapbook]

North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Class of 1919

1915-1918

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1919 of the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshman through junior years of the Class of 1919. It includes cast lists for the play “Tree Night” and a “Sophomore-Freshmen Entertainment," handwritten notes, a circus flier, a piece of a red 1919 armband, lyrics for the class song, "The Tree Song," and "Songs to Our Little Sisters"; as well as photographs of the field hockey team, students wearing junior sweaters, commencement, and student life.

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 1928 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1928

The Class of 1928 folder contains material pertaining to the 1928 graduating class of North Carolina College for Women (NCCW, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)" Included in the folder are printed programs from 1928 commencement activities such as the NCCW graduation, Class Day, and Alumnae Day exercises; the vesper service; and the Park Night service. Also included are invitations and newspaper clippings about the exercises. Personal notes and correspondence regarding commencement and reunions are also in the folder. Of particular interest are a clipping of a Ruth Minick memorial, a document reporting class statistics, and various artifacts such as negatives and pins.

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 1929 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1929

The Class of 1929 folder contains material pertaining to the 1929 graduating class of North Carolina College for Women (NCCW, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Included in the folder are printed programs from 1929 commencement activities such as the NCCW graduation, Class Day, and Alumnae Day exercises; the baccalaureate sermon and vesper service; the Park Night Service; the junior-senior banquet; the Unmusical Recital; and the commencement weekend festivities. Also included are a printed booklet from the 1979 Reunion, and personal notes and correspondence regarding commencement. Of particular interest are a two-page newspaper article clipping detailing the names, hometowns, and degrees of graduates; a picture from the 1979 reunion, complete with names by row; lyrics sheets for ""Serenade Songs"" of the junior class of 1929 and ""The Blue and White Forever"" the pinted program for the ""North Carolina Institution for Incurable Inebriates: Educational Interpretation

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 1930 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1930

The Class of 1930 folder contains material pertaining to the 1930 graduating class of North Carolina College for Women (NCCW, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)" Included in the folder are printed programs from 1930 commencement activities such as the NCCW graduation, Class Day, Alumnae Week-end Seminar, and Alumnae Day exercises; the baccalaureate sermon and vesper service; the Park Night Service; the junior-senior prom; and the commencement weekend festivities. Also included are a reminder for the 25th reunion; a letter requesting donations for the Alumnae Fund; the Alumnae News for the class of 1930 published in February 1931; and a ticket to a ""Performance by the Play-Likers." Of particular interest are a printed program for the Orchesus dance drama, complete with handwritten notes and doodles; and a flyer for the senior-faculty cruise ship tour.

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 1931 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1931

The Class of 1931 folder contains material pertaining to the 1931 graduating class of North Carolina College for Women (NCCW, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Included in the folder are printed programs from the 1931 commencement activities such as the NCCW graduation; Class Day; Alumnae Day exercises; the baccalaureate sermon; and the commencement weekend festivities. Also included are reminders for the 20th, 25th, 35th, 50th, and 60th reunions; booklets from the 1951 and 1966 reunions. Of particular interest are letters of RSPV for the 50th reunion, thank you letters after the 50th reunion, and a bibliography on North Carolina pottery by Elizabeth DuVernet.

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 1933 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1933

The Class of 1933 folder contains material pertaining to the 1933 graduating class of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Included in the folder are printed programs from the 1933 commencement activities such as the WCUNC graduation; Class Day; the baccalaureate sermon; and the commencement weekend. Also included are dance cards, the program from the May Day presentation titled ""The Legend of the Lost Princess," and the program from the Sophomore Christmas event. Of particular interest are the 1929 edition of ""The Carolinian"" specifically for freshmen, and a letter from Elizabeth Johnson regarding an article printed in the Spring 2005 edition of the UNCG Magazine.

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 1934 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1934

The Class of 1934 folder contains material pertaining to the 1934 graduating class of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Included in the folder are programs from the 1934 commencement activities such as the WCUNC graduation; Class Day; the baccalaureate sermon; a concert performed by the College Orchestra; and the Park Night Ceremony. Of particular interest is the program for a Joint Reunion Dinner in 1941 for the classes of 1934-1937, handwritten poetry, and a letter from Barbara Lincoln Ashbaugh that contains the original design for the class banner.

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

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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