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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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1393 records found searching with the keyword/s Guilford College.

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


A complete program from the 1909 Agricultural and Mechanical College (North Carolina A&T. State University) commencement. The address was given by Josephus Daniels with orations by B. W. Barnes, J. D. Mask, and P. B. Price.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library) (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


A complete program from the 1934 Agricultural and Technical College (North Carolina A&T State University) commencement. The address was given by Richard B. Harrison and the Baccalaureate Sermon by Miles Mark Fisher.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library) (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


[A&T College scrapbook #3, 1937-1940]

Stroud, Virgil

1937-1940

This scrapbook is a collection of newspaper clippings of events related to North Carolina A&T State University between September 1937 and October 1940. Notable highlights include the development and approval of new campus buildings, which include the Dudley Auditorium. Numerous speakers to campus during this time included Dudley High School principal Dr. John Tarpley, writer George Schuyler and Guilford College Dean, the Rev. A.D. Beittel. Macy's pioneering puppeteer Tony Sarg and contralto/actress Etta Moten (Barnett) are among many visiting performers. Fundraisers, meetings, concerts, conferences, the Aggie Football season, the creation of the aviation program and state high school debates hosted on the campus are also to be rediscovered in this volume.

Collection: NCATSU Scrapbook Collection (F.D. Bluford Library, North Carolina A and T State University)

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


[Anna Mae Swain scrapbook, volume 1]

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 is annotated throughout and includes photographs of campus views, dorm interiors, the Boots n' Spurs Horse Show (1945), snow on campus, the 1945 and 1947 May Day Pageants, the new Guilford dorm kitchen, North Carolina college football games, and the 1946 Baptist Student Union (BSU) week at Ridgecrest, North Carolina.

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


A 1902 program for Greensboro Female College’s Annual Sermon which was given by Reverend T. F. Marr of Charlotte, North Carolina. Includes several psalm lyrics.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library) (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


A program for Greensboro Female College’s 1911 Baccalaureate Sermon which was given by Reverend J. W. Daniel of Columbia, South Carolina. Includes several psalm lyrics.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library) (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


A program for Greensboro Female College’s 1913 Baccalaureate Sermon which was given by Bishop Collins Denny.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library) (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


A program for Greensboro Female College’s 1914 Baccalaureate Sermon which was given by Reverend L. P. Howard of Durham, North Carolina.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library) (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


Original program from the dedication service for the new Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel at Bennett College For Women. The services was conducted by several visiting ministers taking also taking part of the service were Mrs. Henry Pfeiffer (Annie Merner Pfeiffer) the donor and Mrs. Julius W. Cone, who served as Chairwoman of the Buildings and Grounds Committee to the President.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library) (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.)


Cows in the snow at the on-campus dairy farm, circa 1922.

Collection: UA104 Photographic Prints Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


A view of one of the buildings on the campus of Guilford College in Greensboro.

Collection: Photo Collection -- Art Shop (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


People standing on the porch of a building on the campus of Guilford College in Greensboro.

Collection: Photo Collection -- Art Shop (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


View of a large building on the campus of Guilford College in Greensboro.

Collection: Photo Collection -- Art Shop (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


Program of a 1906 certificate recital for three graduating Greensboro Female College students Helen C. Chaffin, Bertha Dalton, and Hattie Jackson.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library) (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


[Chapel Scene]

1920-1949

People seated inside a chapel on the campus of Guilford College in Greensboro.

Collection: Photo Collection -- Art Shop (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


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