Textiles, Teachers, and Troops

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

6098 records found from the repository UNCG.

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.)


Shows names of landowners, location of some buildings on properties, and indicates some acreage, primarily in areas just outside the city limits. Scale given, but scale details illegible on photocopy.

Collection: Jackson Library Reference Maps (UNCG University Libraries;)

Subjects: Landowners -- North Carolina -- Greensboro -- Maps; Greensboro (N.C.) -- Maps; Landowners; North Carolina -- Greensboro


[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


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


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


Judge David Schenk, president of the Guilford Battle Ground Company gives proposals, recommendations and news to the Board of Directors, mostly describing actions of the Guilford County and N. C. State legislature about securing and celebrating the historic Revolutionary War site.

Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Guilford Battleground Co.; Guilford Courthouse, Battle of, N.C., 1781; North Carolina -- History, Military


[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


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


Architectural drawing of the State Normal & Industrial School by Epps & Hackett Architects in 1891. In this drawing the Main Building (on the left) and the Brick Dormitory (on the right) can be seen. The Foust building, designed by Epps & Hackett of Greensboro, North Carolina, was opened in 1892 and wings were added in 1895. From 1892 to 1908, the building was called Main Building and from 1908 to 1960 it was called Administration Building. In 1960, the building was named in honor of Julius Isaac Foust, president of college from 1906 to 1934. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Brick Dormitory, designed by Epps & Hackett of Greensboro, North Carolina, opened in 1892 and was one of the original buildings and primary dormitory. It was expanded in 1895 and included a kitchen, an infirmary room, and a dining hall. The dormitory was destroyed by fire on January 20, 1904, with all of the residents escaping unharmed.

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

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


This is the legislation that established the State Normal and Industrial School in 1891.

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


This letter, written by Charles McIver, President of the State Normal and Industrial School, to an unknown recipient, possibly his wife or a family member, describes his day and his hopes of a bill being brought up the next day in the state legislature.

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


[Letter from President Charles McIver to his wife, Lula]

McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906

1891

This letter, written Charles McIver, president of the State Normal and Industrial School, to his wife, Lula, discusses his bill sent to a committee and meeting the governor with Dr. Curry.

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


[Letter from President Charles McIver, to his wife, Lula]

McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906

1891-01-14

This letter, from President Charles McIver of the State Normal and Industrial School to his wife, Lula, discusses raw materials and his hope that the training school bill will be passed.

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


[Letter from President Charles McIver, to his wife, Lula]

McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906

1891-01-20

This letter, written to Lula McIver by her husband, Charles McIver, president of the Normal and Industrial School, discusses the Governor's mansion and how "it isn't what it is cracked up to be."

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


[Letter from President Charles McIver to unknown recipient]

McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906

1891-01-21

This letter, written by Charles McIver, later president of the State Normal and Industrial School, to an unknown recipient, possibly to his wife, Lula, or a family member, discusses a bill in the state legislature to create the school.

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


[Letter from President Charles McIver to his wife, Lula]

McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906

1891-01-22

This is a letter from Charles McIver, President of the State Normal and Industrial College to his wife, Lula, discussing the happenings in the Senate.

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


[Letter from Charles McIver to Lula McIver]

McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906

1891-01-24

This is a letter from Charles McIver to his wife, Lula, written from Raleigh.

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


[Letter from President Charles McIver to his wife, Lula]

McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906

1891-02-11

This brief letter, written by Charles McIver, President of the State Normal and Industrial School, to his wife, Lula, mentions a big meeting.

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


[Letter from President Charles McIver to his wife, Lula]

McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906

1891-03-16

In this letter, Charles McIver, president of the State Normal and Industrial College, to his wife, Lula, discusses the unpleasant place he is staying.

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


[McIver job offer]

Goodwin, E. McK.

1891-06-13

This letter from E. McK. Goodwin to Charles McIver offers McIver the job of President at the State Normal and Industrial School.

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


Photo of the chemistry laboratory, taken 1892 or 1893. This was the first chemical laboratory for women in North Carolina which was located in Main Building. Main building, designed by Epps & Hackett of Greensboro, North Carolina, was opened in 1892. Two flanking wings were added in 1895. From 1892 to 1908, the building was called Main Building and from 1908 to 1960 it was called Administration Building. In 1960, the building was named in honor of Julius Isaac Foust, president of College from 1906 to 1934. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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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