Textiles, Teachers, and Troops

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

12 records found searching with the subject Whitsett.

The Whitsett Student features a collection of original writings by students of the Whitsett Academy. This 1898 issue also features notes and comments of the mathematics department by Professor J. M. Bandy. Includes a half-page advertisement for the North Carolina Teacher’s Assembly of which Dr. W. T. Whitsett served as secretary and treasurer. The next to last page includes advertisements for Whitsett businesses.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Universities and colleges -- United States -- Periodicals; Whitsett Institute


A speech delivered by Charles William Eliot (1834-1926), the longest serving president of Harvard University, to an audience at the State Normal and Industrial College (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1902.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Whitsett Institute


A promotional pamphlet for the Whitsett Institute given to students and prospective students close to the Christmas season in 1909. It contains a photograph of one of the school buildings and Christmas quotes from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Henry Van Dyke.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Whitsett Institute


A program for the three day commencement at Whitsett Institute in 1909. Day 1 featured the Declamation contests of the Athenian & Dialectic Societies and elocutions of the Star Literary Circle. Day 2 featured the annual sermon and YMCA address and the final commencement was on the third day.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Whitsett Institute


This 1910 catalog to the Whitsett Institute includes many group photographs of the faculty and students in many activities. There are photos of classrooms, the Athenian and Dialectic literary societies, the YMCA, class day processions, and sports teams. An index is available in the catalog. Also includes information about the history of the institute information about the academic departments.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Universities and colleges -- United States -- Periodicals; Whitsett Institute


The upper half of a 1909 calendar that promotes the Whitsett Institute and shows a photograph of an on campus procession.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Whitsett Institute


This 1911 catalog to the Whitsett Institute includes many group photographs of the faculty and students and text about what the school had to offer. Includes pictures of the Star Literary Circle, photographs and schedules for the baseball team, a program for the annual commencement, and a roster of attending students.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Universities and colleges -- United States -- Periodicals; Whitsett Institute


The upper half of a 1910 calendar that promotes the Whitsett Institute and shows a group photograph outside of one of the large campus buildings. Members of the band can be seen, and people are waving Whitsett banners and the American flag.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Whitsett Institute


The upper half of a 1911 calendar that promotes the Whitsett Institute and shows six photographs of the campus buildings encircling a portrait of President W. T. Whitsett.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Whitsett Institute


This 1913 catalog to the Whitsett Institute includes many group photographs of the faculty and students in many activities. There are photos of classrooms, the Athenian and Dialectic literary societies, Whitsett Cornet Band, the First Nine and Second Nine baseball teams and listings of students in the literary department and the overall school.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Universities and colleges -- United States -- Periodicals; Whitsett Institute


Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (Alamance County Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Universities and colleges -- United States -- Periodicals; Whitsett Institute


In this Christmas season greeting by Dr. W. T. Whitsett, he gives students and their families facts to help prepare them for the the 1916 spring session which began following their break.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- History; Whitsett Institute


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