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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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958 records found searching with the subject 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 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


[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


Students participate in a classroom activity at Guilford College in Greensboro.

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

Subjects: Guilford College


Male students complete work in a laboratory on campus at Guilford College.

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

Subjects: Guilford College


Students participate in a classroom activity at Guilford College in Greensboro.

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

Subjects: Guilford College


A view of some of the dormitories at Guilford College in Greensboro.

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

Subjects: Guilford College


[Guilford College Alumni Association]

Martin, Carol W.

1940-1950

Three figures stand out on a balcony with a sign that reads, ""Guilford College Alumni Association Headquarters.""

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


[Guilford College Basketball Team]

Martin, Carol W.

1945-1950

Members of the Guilford College basketball team celebrate with their coach on the court.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


[Guilford College campus]

Greensboro Chamber of Commerce

1892

A view of the Guilford College campus, located in what was then the town of Guilford College, but is currently the intersection of West Friendly Avenue and New Garden Road.

Image taken from "Album of Greensboro N.C." (1892).

Collection: Greensboro Pictorials Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- Pictorial works


[Guilford College Choir]

Martin, Carol W.

1945-12

Members of the Guilford College choir and their director pose outdoors on the steps of a building.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


[Guilford College Football Coaches]

Martin, Carol W.

1946-09-19

The Guilford College football coaches in stand together for their photograph.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


[Guilford College Football Players]

Martin, Carol W.

1946-09-19

Four Guilford College football players in uniform stand together for their photograph.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


[Guilford College Football Players]

Martin, Carol W.

1946-09-19

Two Guilford College football players in uniform stand together for their photograph.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Guilford College


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