Textiles, Teachers, and Troops

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

5467 records found searching with the subject Teachers.

[Letter to Ralph Gorrell]

Mendenhall, George C.

1846-01-01

A letter to Ralph Gorrell from the Board of Trustees of Greensboro Female College informing him of a nomination to the North Carolina (Methodist) Conference.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


Receipts of payments for the tution of Verlinda Miller (Martin), mother of Lula Martin McIver, to attend the Edgeworth Female Seminary in Greensboro, N.C. from 1855 to 1856, paid by her father Harmon Miller. Topics include the Edgeworth Female Seminary (referred to in papers as Edgeworth F.S.), principal Richard Sterling, and Thomas McNeely (one of the educators).

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

Subjects: McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906; University of North Carolina at Greensboro; McIver, Lula Martin, 1864-1944; Education - North Carolina; Universities and colleges - North Carolina - History


This folder contains a catalogue of the officers and students who attended Greensboro Female College during the collegiate year of 1875-1876. The brochure includes tuition cost, uniform information worn by the students, visitation rules, list of students, faculty, and trustees.

Collection: N.C. Vertical Folders (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


[Charles Duncan McIver]

Swift [Photo Studio], Raleigh, N.C.

1880

This circa 1880 photograph shows Charles Duncan McIver.

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


An rare 1880 commencement program from the Greensboro Female College.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


[Grade report for B. Caldwell]

Jones, T.M.

1880-05-27

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


Male and female students at Bennett Seminary pose outside their school building.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro Historical Museum)

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


Fodie M. Buie scrapbook, 1880 - 1915

Buie, Fodie M.

1880-1915

Fodie M. Buie of Robeson County, North Carolina, attended the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College in 1893. She served as Dr. Charles McIver's secretary until 1898 when she was hired by the National Museum in Washington, D.C., as a stenographer. After six months probation she was promoted to the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

Scrapbook contains photographs and newspapers clippings.

Collection: MSS 295 Fodie M. Buie Scrapbook, 1880 - 1915 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Bowie family; Buie, Fodie M.; Class histories - 1893; North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College; North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School; North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School - Students


Shield-shaped pin with chain guard. Engraved on the front are stylized letters ""S"" and ""A"" in black, symbolizing the Salem Academy. Engraved on the back is ""Lula V. Martin, June 16, '81." Kept in original, green box.

Collection: UA100 Artifacts Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Purple velvet academic hood from the University of North Carolina, worn by Charles Duncan McIver (1860-1906) founder and first president of the State Normal and Industrial School (later UNCG).

Collection: UA107 Textiles Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


An rare 1883 commencement program from the Greensboro Female College that notes many musical performances and readings by the graduating class.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


An 1885 engraving of Greensboro Female College along with a clipping featuring that same image with a partly torn statement by President T. M. Jones.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


This photograph shows Charles McIver as a teacher, surrounded by his high school class in the 1880s.

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


[Grade report for S.S. Atwater]

Jones, T.M.

1886-11-03

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


Geneology 2 [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930

1886-1929

This folder contains a copy of the Friends' Intelligencer and Journal, dated Second Month, 1895. The folder also contains multiple handwritten essays (authors not listed) focusing on Mendenhall family history. A document sent by Alice B. Hazard to either Mary or her husband in 1929 is a carbon copy of a transcribed dictation that focuses on the history of North Carolina Quakers. Another essay, written for the Guilford Collegian, includes a 4 - 5 page poem by Delphina Mendenhall titled "March of Emancipated Slaves to Ohio." The folder also contains biographical essays of various Mendenhall/Hobbs family members: George Mendenhall, Oriana Mendenhall, Pheobe Hobbs (1886), Richard Mendenhall (1896), and Minerva Thomas (written sometime after 1902). Various notes and lists related to family names, marriages, deaths, and dates are written on scrap paper and the back of essays. Mr. Jethro R. Wilson's obituary is also contained in this folder.

Collection: MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930 (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College; Hobbs, L. L. (Lewis Lyndon), 1849-1932; Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930; Women -- Education


This book, dated 1887, is titled "Songs for the Wee Ones" by James H. Fillmore and belonged to Mary Mendenhall Hobbs. The book contains songs and lullabies accompanied by simple prints and drawings.

Collection: MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930 (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College; Hobbs, L. L. (Lewis Lyndon), 1849-1932; Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930; Women -- Education


A complete invitation to the 1887 commencement at Greensboro Female College in its original envelope with schedule, and names of the graduates.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


Correspondence [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930

1888-1927

This folder contains correspondence both to and from Mary Mendenhall Hobbs. Authors of letters written to Mary found in this folder include Allen D. Hole, Alfred C. Garrett, Charles F. Coffin, Robert L. Kelly, Wilson Hobbs (son), J.G. Cannon (Illinois State Representative), E.M. Wister, Rachel F. Taylor, M. Carey Thomas (president of Bryn Mawr in 1901). Topics include worship, bible study, history, the fire at Guilford College in 1907, the importance of social life, family updates, and politics and the GOP. An editorial to the Outlook on the topic of "crimes against women by negroes" can be found in this folder (transcription available).

Collection: MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930 (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Guilford College; Hobbs, L. L. (Lewis Lyndon), 1849-1932; Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930; Women -- Education


An early catalog from Greensboro College that acknowledges faculty, staff, stockholders, plus all undergraduate and specialist degree students that were enrolled at the time.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


Correspondence--1889-1892 [Ellwood C. Perisho papers]

Perisho, Ellwood C. (Ellwood Chappell), 1862-1935

1889-1892

Letters from various respondents to E. C. Perisho. Priscilla B. Hackney, Guilford College, NC (1889); E. A. White, Raleigh, NC (1892); J. J. Mills, Richmond, IN (1893); Lewis Lyndon Hobbs, Guilford College, NC (1893); Cyrus W. Hodgin, Richmond, IN (1893); and Joseph Moore, Guilford College, NC (1893).

Collection: MS323 Ellwood C. Perisho Papers (Friends Historical Collection, Hege Library, Guilford College)

Subjects: Perisho, Ellwood C. (Ellwood Chappell), 1862-1935; Guilford College


[Charles D. McIver as a young man]

Alderman Studio, Raleigh, N.C.

1890

Charles Duncan McIver as a young man

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


A program for the 1890 commencement at Greensboro Female College. Reverend Wilbur F. Tillett, Dean of the Department of Theology at Vanderbilt University was the speaker.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


This folder contains two photographs of dormitory life in the 1890s. In one photograph a female student is playing a guitar.

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

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


This folder contains eight photographs of student life in the 1890s. Individuals identified include Anna Michaux, Anna Meade, and Flora Patterson (Image 1). Campus locations identified include "McIver Cottage", Main (now Foust) Building, and Old Guilford Residence Hall, Old Proactice School.

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

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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