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Archives Collections: Individual Scrapbooks

College Archives

Individuals' Scrapbooks

This series of scrapbooks includes any scrapbook, photo album, or clippings associated with a particular individual. The scrapbooks were created by Meredith alumnae and former Meredith professors.  They are organized by graduation year and in the case of professors by the years covered in the scrapbook.

1910-1919

Emily Huntley Mckimmon

McKinnon, Emily Huntley (Emily Toy Huntley) 1911

 

Emily, from Wadesboro, NC, attended Meredith College from 1907-1911.  During her time at Meredith she became involved in various clubs and organizations.  Huntley, her freshman year at Meredith, was secretary of the Anson County Club. Sophomore year, she became class historian.  Her junior and senior years she was a member of Sorosis and the basketball team, becoming captain of the basketball team her senior year.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1911
Years Covered: 1910-1911
Material Types: Paper, ribbons, photographs

Collected materials in Emily's scrapbook include tickets to the State Fair and various plays, programs for concerts, chapel services, Founders day, and commencements to Wake Forest, Meredith, and A&M, miscellaneous letters to Emily, and photographs of various people and groups.

 

Minnie Middleton Hussey

Hussey, Minnie Middleton (Minnie Claire Middleton) 1911

 

Minnie, from Warsaw, NC attended Meredith College from 1907-1911.  While at Meredith she participated in various clubs and organizations, even taking on leadership roles starting her Freshman year.  Middleton was a freshman editor for the Oak Leaves and freshman class president.  Sophomore year she took on the role of prose for her class. Junior year, Middleton was an editor for the Oak Leaves and on the executive committee for the Student's Association.  Middleton became president of the Student Association.  During her college years, she was also a member of the Astrotekton Literary Society, YWCA, and Sororis.

Scrapbook 

 Estimated Creation Date: 1912
 Years Covered: 1910-1912
 Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Minnie's scrapbook include photographs of students, family, friends, graduation, Class day, and the campus, miscellaneous letters and notes, newspaper clippings about college events, and programs for recitals and plays.

Photo Album

Estimated Creation Date: 1910
Years Covered: 1910
Material Types: Paper, photographs

This is a photo album created in addition to Minnie's scrapbook. Collected materials in the album include letters from missionaries to Asia and Africa, letters from Sophie Lanneau, and pictures of a staged Chinese wedding.

 

Mary Elizabeth Lovill

Lovill, Mary Elizabeth 1912

 

Mary, from Mt. Airy, NC, attended Meredith College during the years 1907 to 1912.  She received her degree in elocution. While at Meredith, Lovill held the secretary/treasurer position for the dramatic club, Philaretian society, and Sorosis. Her senior year she became president of the dramatic club.  Also, Lovill was a member of the college choir.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1906, 1977
Years Covered: 1906-1977
Material Types: Paper, photographs

Collected materials in Mary's scrapbook include programs for recitals and commencements, report cards, letters, photographs from graduation and personal photographs.

 

 

Ruth Cook Phillips

Phillips, Ruth Cook (Ruth Cook) 1912

 

Ruth, from La Crosse, VA,  attended Meredith College between 1907 and 1912.  She received her diploma in piano in 1912.  While at Meredith, she was a member of the Glee Club, College Choir, and the YWCA.  By her senior year she became vice-president for her class and the secretary for the Astrotekton Society.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1914
Years Covered: 1911-1914
Material Types: Paper, photographs, cloth, flowers

Collected materials in Ruth's scrapbook include wrappers and labels, newspaper clippings about recitals and Class day, miscellaneous letters and notes, photographs, and programs for recitals, plays and commencement.

 

 

Viola Alderman Barnett

Barnett, Viola Alderman (Viola Alderman) 1913

 

Viola, from Edenton, NC, attended Meredith College from 1909 until 1913, when she received her Bachelor of Arts. During her years at Meredith she was a member of the college choir and the Astrotekton Society.  Viola also won ribbons in the gymnastics exhibition multiple years and was a commencement marshall.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1912, 1938
Years Covered: 1909-1938
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Viola's scrapbook include, Christmas and birthday cards/tags, papers from English and Music class, addressed envelopes, programs for music recitals and the Alumnae Luncheon, miscellaneous letters to Viola, and photographs of camping, individuals, and groups shots.

 

 

Hallie Neal Sanders

Sanders, Hallie Neal (Hallie May Neal) 1913

 

Hallie, from Monroe, NC, attended Meredith College's Music School between 1909 and 1913.  She received her degree in voice in 1913.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton Society.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1913
Years Covered: 1911-1913
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in Hallie's scrapbook include newspapers and comic strips, letters, pharmacy prescriptions, and small prints of famous paintings.

 

 

 

Gertrude Horn Wagstaff

Wagstaff, Gertrude Horn (Gertrude Cecilia Horn) 1913

 

Gertrude Horn, from Winston-Salem, NC, attended Meredith College between 1909 and 1913.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in 1913. During her years at Meredith, Gertrude was an editor for the Oak Leaves her freshman and sophomore years.  Also, while at Meredith, she was a member of Sorosis, the basketball team, and the Four Leaf Clover club.  Her senior year she became president of the Philaretian Society and YWCA.

Postcard Album

Estimated Creation Date: NA
Years Covered: NA
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in Gertrude's postcard album include postcards from her trip to Gibraltar, Italy, France, and England.

Photo Album

Estimated Creation Date: 1913
Years Covered: 1909-1913
Material Types: Photographs

Collected materials in Gertrude's photo album include photographs of various individuals, groups, people camping, and her trip to Europe.

 

Hood, Lucy Sanders (Lucy Sanders)

 

Lucy, from Smithfield, NC, attended Meredith's Art school between the years 1908 and 1912.  While at Meredith she took life and sketch classes.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1913
Years Covered: 1909-1913
Material Types: Photographs

Collected materials in Lucy's scrapbook include photographs of graduation, students in residence halls, the infirmary during measles epidemic, and cast of plays.

 

Mae Frances Grimmer

Grimmer, Mae Frances 1914

 

Mae Grimmer, from Cape Charles, VA,  attended Meredith during the years 1910 to 1914.  While at Meredith she studied music.  Also, she was a member of the Astrotekton Society, Longshoremen, and The Virginians club.  Mae won a ribbon for the May 1912 gymnastics exhibition.  Her senior year, Mae held the position of vice-president for her class and vice-president of the Astrotekton Society.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1914
Years Covered: 1910-1914
Material Types: Paper, Photographs

Collected materials in Mae's scrapbook include programs for commencement, recitals, plays, the student handbook, miscellaneous notes, invitations, and photographs of commencement, Class day, and the campus.

 

 

Koonce, Pauline Williams (Pauline Williams) 

 

Pauline, from Wilmington, NC, attended Meredith Academy between 1911 and 1914.  


Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1914
Years Covered: est. between 1911-1914
Material Types: Photographs

Collected materials in Pauline's scrapbook include photographs of campus, lake outings, and group photos.

  

Sophia Knott BrewerBrewer, Sophia Knott (Sophia Jane Knott) 1917

 

Sophia, from Kinston, NC, attended Meredith from 1913 to 1917.  During her years at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton Society.  Her senior year she served as class secretary.  In 1917, Sophia received her Bachelor of Arts degree.

Scrapbook Clippings

Estimated Creation Date: 1917
Years Covered: 1913-1917
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in Sophia's scrapbook clippings include programs for a piano recital, plays, chapel services, and voice recitals, news clippings about commencement, letters to and from Sophia, a list of school expenses and fees, calling cards, payment receipts, and a play script.

 

 

Mary Lynch JohnsonJohnson, Mary Lynch 1917

 Mary Lynch, from Rocky Mount, NC, attended Meredith Academy and then Meredith College between 1909 and 1917.  She also taught at Meredith College from 1918-1969.  While a student at Meredith Mary Lynch was a member of the Astrotekton Society.  She also held the position of class poet her sophomore and junior years.  Her senior year, Mary Lynch was editor-in-chief for The Acorn and class historian.

Johnson, Memory, and Related Families Volume I

Estimated Creation Date: 1983
Years Covered: 1956-1983
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in the Johnson, Memory, and Related Families Volume I scrapbook include reports on family genealogy, How Riverton Began, and a History of Livingston Johnson Riverton Park, news clippings about John Charles McNeill, Jasper Memory, Margaret Memory, Gerald Johnson, Lucy Memory Williamson De Vine, Lois Johnson, Jim Jenkins, and John Webb.

Johnson, Memory, and Related Families Volume II

Estimated Creation Date: 1980
Years Covered: 1934-1980
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in the Johnson, Memory, and Related Families Volume II scrapbook include news clippings about Thomas Memory, and Wingate Johnson, magazine articles about Thomas Memory, Livingston Johnson, and Catherine Jackson, stories written by Anne Jackson, and a report about Livingston Johnson.

Johnson, Memory, and Related Families Volume III

Estimated Creation Date: 1983
Years Covered: 1931-1983
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in the Johnson, Memory, and Related Families Volume III scrapbook include magazine clippings about Mary Lynch Johnson, Memory Farmer Mitchell, and Alice B. Keith, news clippings about Mary Lynch Johnson, Foy Johnson Farmer, and Fannie Memory Farmer, and a list of articles written by Mary Lynch Johnson in the Biblical Recorder.

 

Ellen Dozier Brewer

Brewer, Ellen Dozier 1918

 

Ellen, from Raleigh, NC, attended Meredith between 1914 and 1918.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton Society, the Wake Forest Club. and YWCA.  Also, Ellen was president of her junior class.  Senior year, Ellen became the president of the Student Government.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1918
Years Covered: 1913-1918
Material Types: Paper, photographs, flowers, ribbons, cloth, medals

Collected materials in Ellen's scrapbook include programs for music recitals, chapel services, commencement, theatre performances, and Class day, post cards from New York City and Niagara Falls, photographs of the campus, group shots, Dr. Brewer, Dr. Vann,  and family, and news clippings about miscellaneous campus events.

  

 

Hunter, Josephine Phillips (Josephine Phillips) 1918

 

Josephine, from Dalton, NC, attended Meredith between 1914-1918.  While at Meredith she studied piano.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1934
Years Covered: 1914-1934
Material Types: Paper, photographs, ribbon, flower, cloth, wood

Collected materials in Josephine's scrapbook include programs for stunt, recitals, Class Day, and other campus events, photographs of campus, students, and the tennis club, newspaper clippings about Church and Religiosity and poetry, postcards, personal letters, Philaretian society notices, a student handbook, Directions for Written Work in History Booklet, an English Exam, railway ticket, Guilford college basketball and baseball schedule, cartoon strips, and a receipt for tuition.

 

Unknown

 

Photo Album

Estimated Creation Date: 1919
Years Covered: 1919 est.
Material Types: photographs

Collected materials in this photo album include photographs around campus, groups and individuals.

1920-1929

Sarah McKee Nooe

Nooe, Sarah McKee 1922

 

Sarah, from Statesville, NC, attended Meredith from 1918-1922.  Her studies were focused in the science field. While at Meredith she was a member of the Philaretian society, YWCA, tennis team, College choir, and chemistry club.  Sarah's senior year she was vice president of the Athletic Association.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1922
Years Covered: 1921-1922
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in Sarah's scrapbook, which focuses on her senior year at Meredith, include news clipping about the BYPU, a fashion show, elections, and miscellaneous organizational news, ephemera for plays, recitals, and holiday celebrations, and programs for the NC State Electrical Show, recitals, and commencement.

 

 

   

 

Katherine Nooe Knox

Knox, Katherine Nooe (Katherine Vanney Nooe) 1924

 

Katherine, from Statesville, NC, attended Meredith from 1921-1924. While at Meredith, she was a member of the Philaterian Society, YWCA, tennis team, German club, and served as secretary for the Athletic Association.  Katherine received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1924.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1924
Years Covered: 1920-1924
Material Types: Paper, photographs

Collected materials in Katherine's scrapbook include programs, cards, notes, and other paper memorabilia from her time at Meredith.

   

  

 

Mabel Moyer West

West, Mabel Moyer 1924

 

Mabel, from Wilmington, NC, attended Meredith College from 1920 to 1924.  While at Meredith, Mabel was a member of the Philaterian Society, and English club. She served as class president her senior year.  In 1924, Mabel received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1924
Years Covered: 1920-1924
Material Types: Paper, ribbons, wood, napkins, flowers, plastic, feather

Collected materials in Mabel's scrapbook include programs from recitals, Astro productions, art exhibits, minstrels, stunt night, news clippings on Meredith College and events held at the college, letters to Mabel from various relatives and friends, information on the Wake Forest Summer School.

  

 

Wilma West Pinner

Pinner, Wilma West (Mary Wilma West) 1924

 

Wilma, from Warsaw, NC, attended Meredith between the years 1919 and 1924.  During her years at Meredith, Wilma was a member of the Astrotekton Society, choir, YWCA, and International Relations club.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1924.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1924
Years Covered: 1919-1924
Material Types: Photographs, ribbon, paper

Collected materials in Wilma's scrapbook include photographs of individuals and groups, and Christmas cards.

 

 

  

Vera Pearl Milton

Milton, Vera Pearl 1925

 

Vera, from Wilmington, NC, attended Meredith during 1921-1925.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Philaretian Society, YWCA, Math, Home Economics and Chemistry Club.  Her sophomore year, she held the position of Chemistry club secretary and treasurer of the Math club.  Vera received her Bachelor of Science diploma in 1925.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1925
Years Covered: 1921-1925
Material Types: Paper, ribbons, craft items

Collected materials in Vera's scrapbook include newspapers, programs from plays, commencement, church services, and miscellaneous letters and notes.

Photo Album

Estimated Creation Date: 1925
Years Covered: 1921-1925
Material Types: Photographs

This is a photo album created in addition to Vera's scrapbook that includes photographs of students and faculty on campus.

 

Haines, Eula Nicholson (Eula Nicholson) 

 

Eula, from Newton, NC, attended Meredith from 1922 to 1924.  While attending Meredith, Eula was a member of the Astrotekton Literary society.

Scrapbook, 1923

Estimated Creation Date: 1923
Years Covered: 1923
Material Types: Paper, photographs, ribbons, wood, cloth, flowers, cotton, hair

Collected materials in Eula's scrapbook include classmate signatures, class grades, ephemera from Astro and Philaretian events, and postcards from the Grand Canyon.

Scrapbook, 1923-1924

Estimated Creation Date: 1924
Years Covered: 1923-1924
Material Types: Photographs, napkins, ribbons, flowers, paper

Collected materials in Eula's scrapbook include photographs of various individuals, a beach trip to Florida, and her trip to Wyoming, ephemera from Halloween, letters from various individuals, programs for plays and recitals, and several news clippings about the Moravians.

 

Margaret Eagles CopelandCopeland, Margaret Eagles (Margaret Lucile Eagles) 1926

 

Margaret, from Fountain, NC, attended Meredith from 1922 to 1926.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Philaretian Society, the basketball team, chemistry club, and home economics club.  She also held several leadership positions, including, vice-president of her freshman class, sophomore class president, and her senior year, vice president of the Philaretian Society. In 1926, she received her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Sciences degrees.

Scrapbook, 1923-1924

Estimated Creation Date: 1924
Years Covered: 1923-1924
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Margaret's scrapbook include photographs of individuals and Meredith's basketball team, class poems, letters from the Philaretian society,friends, and letters to the class, matriculation cards, ephemera from Halloween, football, and recitals.

Scrapbook, Graduation Memories

Estimated Creation Date: 1926
Years Covered: 1926
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in Eula's scrapbook include ephemera from the Philaretian Society and banquets, news clippings about society night and commencement, a gift record for graduation, programs for recitals and commencement, and autographs of classmates.

 

Jessie Mae Brooks ReadRead, Jessie Mae Brooks (Jessie Mae Brooks) 1926

 

Jessie, from Vass, NC, attended Meredith between the years 1923 and 1926. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1926. During her years at Meredith she was a member of the choir, home economics club, BYPU, YWCA, Classical club, International relations club, and English club.

Scrapbook 

Estimated Creation Date: 1926
Years Covered: 1921-1926
Material Types: Paper, wood, ribbon, napkins, cigarette

Collected materials in Jessie's scrapbook include detailed annotations, empty stamp books, ephemera from Halloween, the Carnival, and Astrotekton Society events, postcards from Meredith, Ridgecrest, NC, and UNC, programs for church services, recitals, and Alice in wonderland, letters from family and friends, and news clippings about the new Meredith campus and students.

  

 

Nelle Rives CheekCheek, Nelle Rives 1927

 

Nelle, from Chapel Hill, NC, attended Meredith between 1923 and 1927.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton society, choir and French Club.  Her major was in piano.

Scrapbook 

Estimated Creation Date: 1930
Years Covered: 1923-1930
Material Types: Photographs, paper, ribbons, flowers, feathers

Collected materials in Nelle's scrapbook include photographs of Nelle Cheek and various males, programs for recitals and commencement, miscellaneous letters and notes, newspaper clippings about Meredith social events, debate team victories, and plays.

 

 

Margaret Helms TyndallTyndall, Margaret Helms (Margaret Lorena Helms) 1927

 

Margaret, from Monroe, NC, attended Meredith between 1923 and 1927.  Before coming to Meredith, she attended Wingate Junior College. While at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton Society, English Club, and house president. Her senior year, she was elected secretary of her class.  Margaret graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Biology.

Scrapbook 

Estimated Creation Date: 1927
Years Covered: 1923-1927
Material Types: Photographs, paper, wood, napkins, ribbon, flowers, cloth

Collected materials in Margaret's scrapbook include notes about events, Meredith clubs, and trips, ephemera from stunt night and Wingate Junior College, miscellaneous letters and telegrams, photographs, and invitations to weddings and commencements.

  

 

 

Zelma Hocutt DawsonDawson, Zelma Hocutt (Zelma Ruth Hocutt) 1928

 

Zelma, from Ashton, NC, attended Meredith between 1925 and 1928.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton society, YWCA, math club, home economics club, and basketball team. Zelma received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1928.

Scrapbook, 1924-1927

Estimated Creation Date: 1927
Years Covered: 1924-1927
Material Types: Paper, photographs, ribbons, tissue paper, napkins, wood spoon, flowers, pencil

Collected materials in Zelma's scrapbook include newspaper clippings about the new Meredith site and student editorials, programs for class plays and Class Day, ephemera from a Valentines Day Party, photographs of Buie's Creek Academy, summer school 1923, Easter Monday 1924, Fair day 1924, and roommates and suitemates, and personal letters from family and classmates.

Scrapbook, 1927-1929

Estimated Creation Date: 1929
Years Covered: 1927-1929
Material Types: Paper, textiles, tissue paper

Collected materials in Zelma's scrapbook include Christmas cards, poems and word games, newspaper clippings about religious matters, class elections, commencement speeches, and Baptist student conference, brochures of Meredith, DC, and the Shenandoah Caverns, and an invitation to the junior-senior banquet.

 

Annie Bell Noel Wheat

Wheat, Annie Bell Noel (Annie Bell Noel) 1928

 

Annie Bell, from Dunn, NC, attended Meredith from 1924-1928.  During her years at Meredith, she was a member of the Astrotekton Society, BYPU, Home Economics club. Her senior year, Annie Bell became the director of the BYPU.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in 1928.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1930
Years Covered: 1923-1930
Material Types: Paper, flowers, ribbons, napkin

Collected materials in Annie Bell's scrapbook include programs for plays, recitals, Class day, and Commencement, letters between friends, graduation cards, and postcards of NYC.

 

 

 

Louise Craven GodwinGodwin, Louise Craven (Louise Craven) 1929

 

Louise, from Greensboro, NC, attended Meredith between 1926 and 1929.  While at Meredith Louise was a member of the Astrotekton Literary Society, Home Economics Club and Dramatic Club.  She also was elected to be a College Marshall.  Louise received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1929.

Scrapbook, 1927-1933

Estimated Creation Date: 1933
Years Covered: 1927-1933
Material Types: Photographs, paper, ribbon

Collected materials in the Louise Craven, 1927-1933 scrapbook include photographs of various individuals outdoors and head shots, news clipping about Louise being elected college marshall, Letters/telegrams from the WAA, family, and friends, Christmas cards, Menus from the Meremont Tea Shoppe, and sport schedules for NC  State and the state of North Carolina.

Scrapbook, 1927-1934

Estimated Creation Date: 1934
Years Covered: 1927-1934
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Louise's scrapbook, 1927-1934 include calling cards, registrar information, tickets to the theatre, photographs, programs for the Junior/Senior banquet and stunt, letters from friends and family, news clippings about weddings, parties, May Day and world news, and classmate autographs and notes.

 

Mirian DaughtryMiriam Daughtry 1929

 

Miriam, from Fuquay Springs, NC, attended Meredith between 1925-1929.  During her years at Meredith, she was a member of the Astrotekton Society, Colton English Club, International Relations Club, and Little-Theatre.  Miriam also played played basketball all four years and became President of the Athletic Association her senior year.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1929.

Scrapbook, 1943-1974

Estimated Creation Date: 1974
Years Covered: 1943-1974
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Miriam's scrapbook, 1943-1974 include photographs of the NC State Board of Examiners, Miriam speaking at the first anniversary of the practical nurses Retirement Reception, and various friends and coworkers, newspaper clippings about Miriam's job as assistant head of nurses and Miriam's resignation from the NC Board of Nurses, certificates recognizing Miriam's service from the North Carolina Board of Nurse Examiners and recognition of her retirement, and letters from various people and institutions. 

Scrapbook, 1964-1966

Estimated Creation Date: 1966
Years Covered: 1964-1966
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Miriam Daughtry's scrapbook include letters of acknowledgements, invitations to dinner in honor of Marie B. Noell, program for Marie B. Noell Recognition Day, list of signatures, a tributary speech, and newspaper clippings about tributes, the award Miriam received, work in the field, and photographs of Miriam receiving a plaque.

1930-1939

Mamie Bugardner BaischBaisch, Mamie Bumgardner (Mamie Lee Bumgardner) 1930

 

Mamie, from Belmont, NC, attended Meredith from 1926-1930.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton society, Kappa Nu Sigma Honor society, and the English club.  Mamie received her Bachelor of Arts in 1930.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1931
Years Covered: 1927-1931
Material Types: Paper, photographs

Collected materials in Mamie's scrapbook include holiday cards, photographs of friends, family and about twenty-two individual shots of various people, letters from friends and family, ephemera from banquets, Halloween, and commencement, and programs for recitals and plays.

    

 

Mabel King BeekerBeeker, Mabel King 1930

 

Mabel, from Leaksville, NC, attended Meredith between 1926 and 1930.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Philaretian Society, BYPU, Colton English Club, and drama club. Mabel received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1930.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1930
Years Covered: 1926-1930
Material Types: Paper, photographs

Collected materials in Mabel's scrapbook include ephemera from Valentines day and a reunion dinner, miscellaneous news clippings, including reviews on plays, photographs of various people around campus, programs for society plays and Founder's day, class autographs, and notes written by Mabel.

 

 

Eleanor Hunt BrownBrown, Eleanor Hunt (Eleanor Hunt) 1933

 

Eleanor, from Apex, NC, attended Meredith between 1929 and 1933.  During her years at Meredith, Eleanor was a member of the Twig State, Hockey team, band, orchestra, and BYPU.  She was also a member of the Astrotekton Society. In 1933, Eleanor received her degree in Music.  

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1930, 1960
Years Covered: 1929-1960
Material Types: Paper, napkin, ribbon, cotton ball

Collected materials in Eleanor's scrapbook include ephemera from rush week, Halloween, and stunt, programs for stunt, recitals, Founder's day, and various plays, news clippings about honors students, memorabilia from NC State, Meredith, and UNC, pep rally songs, and tickets to the theatre.

 

Crawford, Rebekah

    

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1931
Years Covered: 1931
Material Types: Paper, photographs

Collected materials in Rebekah Crawford's scrapbook include photographs of Crawford and musical instruments, illustrations of composers, and written descriptions of instruments and musicians.

 

 

Vernie Cabaniss PiercyPiercy, Vernie Cabaniss (Vernie Louise Cabaniss) 1935

 

Vernie, from Shelby, NC, attended Meredith between 1933 and 1935.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Colton English Club, BYPU, YWA.  She played on the class basketball team her senior year.  Vernie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1935.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1936
Years Covered: 1933-1936
Material Types: Paper, ribbons, metal pins

Collected materials in Vernie's scrapbook include ephemera from Philaterian dinners and the Valentine's day party, personal notes, poems, library overdue notices, Meredith Spirit songs, programs, football schedules, Founder's Day schedules, newspaper clippings about Boiling Springs Junior College's football squad and Meredith College student Aviatrix, comic strips, the NCSC of Agriculture and Engineering constitution booklet, and a Royal Pilsen coaster.

 

Kathleen Johnson HoltHolt, Kathleen Johnson (Kathleen Johnson) 1938

 

Kathleen, from Fairmont, NC,  attended Meredith from 1936-1938.  While completing her Junior and Senior year at Meredith, Kathleen was a member of the Philaretian Society, YWA, BTU, Glee Club, and choir.  In 1938, She received her Bachelor of Sciences degree in piano.

Scrapbook, 1936-1937

Estimated Creation Date: 1937
Years Covered: 1933-1936
Material Types: Paper, ribbons, wood, napkin

Collected materials in Kathleen's scrapbook, 1936-1937 include a letter from the Athletic Association, song lyrics, ephemera from rush week and stunt, news clippings about the glee club, the dean, concerts, and Founder's day, tickets to athletic events and the fair, and programs for plays, recitals, Founder's Day, and commencement.

Scrapbook, 1937-1938

Estimated Creation Date: 1938
Years Covered: 1937-1938
Material Types: Paper, wood, napkin

Collected materials in Kathleen's scrapbook, 1937-1938 include news clippings about the choir, Phis, the Ridgecrest retreat, and glee club, ephemera from the Phi fair and stunt, programs for concerts and recitals, letters/notes to Kathleen from friends and family.

  

Jenny Reid NewbyNewby, Jennie Reid (Jennie Reid) 1938

 

Jennie, from Thomasville, NC,  attended Meredith from 1934-1938. While at Meredith, she was a member of the Astrotekton Society, YWA, and BTU.  She served as Vice-President of the student council her senior year.  In 1938, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in education.

Scrapbook, 1934-1988

Estimated Creation Date: 1988
Years Covered: 1934-1988
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Jennie's scrapbook, 1934-1988 include detailed annotations, photographs of stunt, girls around campus, and reunions, programs for stunt, commencement, and reunions, and news clippings about the May Queen and her attendants, senior superlatives, reunions, and the Weatherspoon dedication.

Scrapbook, 1981-1986

Estimated Creation Date: 1986
Years Covered: 1981-1986
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in Jennie's scrapbook, 1981-1986 include post cards from the Alumnae Association, and news clippings about alumnae/faculty/staff who have passed away, and miscellaneous articles relating to Meredith College.

 

Virginia Vaughan MalloryMallory, Virginia Vaughan (Virginia Vaughan) 1939

 

Virginia, from Washington, DC, attended Meredith from 1935 to 1939.  She received her degree in home economics.  While at Meredith Virginia was a member of the Astrotekton Society, Barbar Biology Club, Home Economics Club, and Needlework Guild.  She also held several leadership positions, including Vice-President of Student Council, Editor of the Student Handbook, and member of the Stunt committee.  Her Junior and Senior year, Virginia was a reporter for the Twig.  Senior year, she was voted "Most Original".

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1939
Years Covered: 1935-1939
Material Types: Photographs, paper, flower

Collected materials in Virginia's scrapbook include photographs of friends, commencement,, and class day, miscellaneous crafts, newspaper clippings about Founder's Day, Plays, and the Home Economics Buffet Supper, programs for Little Women and Stunt skits, and letters/notes from friends.

 

Barbara Behrman McClainMcClain, Barbara Behrman (Barbara Behrman) 1939

 

Barbara, from Greensboro, NC, attended Meredith between 1935 and 1939.  During her years at Meredith, Barabara was a member of the Philaretian society, Classical Club, Colton English Club, International Relations Club, YWA, BTU, and Monogram Club.  Sophomore year she served as Class editor for the Oak Leaves, Twig Reporter, and class treasurer.  Junior year she served as class president.  Also, Barbara played soccer, tennis, and hockey.  In 1939, she received her Bachelor of Arts in English.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1939
Years Covered: 1937-1939
Material Types: Paper, photographs, dried flowers, ribbons

Collected materials in Barbara's scrapbook include programs from the Astrotekton play and other plays, the BSU convention, and the Junior-Senior Banquet, news clippings about big-sis/lil-sis, new faculty, Ridgecrest, BSU Conference, students, stunt, athletics, class officers, and crook, a play script, and photographs of girls around campus.

 

Ralph E. McLainMcLain, Ralph E.

 

Dr. McLain was a professor of Religion at Meredith College between 1945 and 1977.  He served as Head of the Department from 1945 until 1968.

The Teaching Career of Ralph E. McLain Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1977
Years Covered: 1937-1977
Material Types: Paper, photographs

Collected materials in the Teaching Career of Ralph E. McLain scrapbook include photographs of McLain in college and seminary, Shorter College, and portraits of colleagues, newspaper clippings about his ordination, announcement to leave Shorter College, and the opening of Joyner, programs for the Meredith Alumnae Association Seminar, Religious Focus Week, Meredith School of Christian Studies, and a memorial service, a baby announcement, postcard of various universities, a letter of approval of professorship from Carlyle Campbell, and a Christmas card.

 

 

1940-1949

Dolly Myers MillinderMillinder, Dolly Myers (Dolly Myers) 1940

 

Dolly, from Hamilton, NC, attended Meredith between the years 1936 and 1940.  She graduated with a degree in history. While at Meredith Dolly was a member of the Astrotekton Society, YWA, BTA, Classical Club, and Sociology Club.  She also participated in stunt all four years and was on the stunt committee or senior year.  For three years, Dolly was a library assistant.

Scrapbook, 1936-1937

Estimated Creation Date: 1937
Years Covered: 1936-1937
Material Types: Photograph, paper

Collected materials in Dolly's scrapbook, 1936-1937 include photographs of various individuals, ephemera from rush week, the BTU, library, and stunt, news clippings about senior superlatives, parties, enlistment, the crook, stunt, and sophomore day off, calling cards, miscellaneous letters/notes, and programs for choir concerts, Thanksgiving Phun festival, and the May festival.

Scrapbook, 1937-1940

Estimated Creation Date: 1940
Years Covered: 1937-1940
Material Types: Photograph, paper

Collected materials in Dolly's scrapbook, 1937-1940 include news clippings about the BSU council, senior superlatives, Katherine Stinson and Amelia Earhart, the student government, and Chang and Eng the Siamese twins, photographs of various individuals, ephemera from the BTU and stunt, Library fines and slips, letters/notes to Dolly from friends and family, poems, puzzles, surveys, and programs for concerts and stunt plays.

 

Ida Howell FridayIda Howell Friday (Ida Willa Howell) 1941

 

Ida, from Lumberton, NC, attended Meredith between 1937-1941.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton Society, Home Economics Club, and BTU.  Ida also participated in stunt, softball, basketball, and hockey.  Also, she was on the Oak Leaves and Acorn staff.  Ida received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Home Economics.

Scrapbook, 1957-1984

Estimated Creation Date: 1984
Years Covered: 1957-1984
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Ida's scrapbook include photographs of Ida and her family, biographical information, news clippings about Ida as First Lady of UNC, Citizen of the year, the Fridays' building at UNCC, and the Public Service Award, and a NC Society Imprints booklet about the Fridays.

 

Howard, Ester Holder (Ester Holder) 1946

 

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1946
Years Covered: 1944-1946
Material Types: Paper, flower

Collected materials in Ester's scrapbook include programs from Phi and Astro plays, the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Banquet, Founders Day, Religious Emphasis Week, and Palio, and invitations to commencements and Junior and Senior Banquet, Twig editions, calling cards, and play day announcements.

   

Josephine Britt BridgersBridgers, Josephine Britt (Josephine Sherrod Britt) 1947

 

Josephine, from Enfield, NC, attended Meredith from 1943 until 1947.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Astrotekton Society, Sociology Club, International Relations Club, YWA, Granddaughter's club, and Education club.  In 1947, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1946
Years Covered: 1943-1946
Material Types: Paper, photographs, tissue paper

Collected materials in Jo Britt Bridges' scrapbook include programs/invitations for the Baccalaureate Service, Society Night, Commencement, the Phi Fashion Show, stunt plays, the Athletic Association Palio program, society plays, the Meredith College Little Theatre, and the Junior-Senior Banquet, a stunt night ticket, senior chaperonage list, and a photograph of the Phi officers.

 

1950-1959

Dorothy Allen AndersonAnderson, Dorothy Allen (Dorothy Alice Allen) 1951

 

Dorothy, from Cherryville, NC, attended Meredith between 1947 and 1951.  She graduated with a degree in music-organ.  While at Meredith Dorothy was a member of the Astrotekton Society, McDowell Music Club, and choir.  Virginia also held several leadership positions her Sophomore, Junior and Senior years, including Vice-President of the music club, Treasurer and eventually President of Sigma Alpha Delta, and secretary of Kappa Sigma Nu.

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1951
Years Covered: 1950-1951
Material Types: Paper, napkin

Collected materials in Dorothy's scrapbook include programs from recitals, class day, the Junior/Senior banquet, commencement, society night, and church services, NCS InterFraternity Council booklets, newspaper clippings about various speakers, recitals, and Mary Lynch retiring, letters/notes from mentors, congratulatory cards, and miscellaneous class notes.

 

Leslie SyronSyron, Leslie

 

Scrapbook

Estimated Creation Date: 1952
Years Covered: 1952
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Leslie's scrapbook include photographs of her trip to Ireland, England and Scotland, postcards from Ireland, England, and Scotland, and brochure's from various sites, including Thomas Poole's House and John Knox's House.  Leslie went on this trip with Mary Lynch Johnson, Ione Knight, and Norma Rose.

  

 

 

 

Catherine Atkins PicklerPickler, Catherine Atkins (Catherine Mercer Atkins) 1956

 

Catherine, from Albermarle, NC,  attended Meredith between 1952 and 1956.  While at Meredith she was a member of the Philaretian society, Playhouse, Granddaughter's Club, and Internations Relations Club.  Catherine was President of the Student council her junior year and President of the Playhouse her senior year.  In 1956, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

Scrapbook, 1952-1955

Estimated Creation Date: 1955
Years Covered: 1952-1955
Material Types: Photographs, paper

Collected materials in Catherine's 1952-1956 scrapbook include detailed annotations, photographs of Catherine and friends, invitations to the Big/Lil Sis party and Junior/Senior Banquet, news clippings about her father's passing, playhouse productions, elections, stunt, and the Dean's list, letters/cards from family and friends, and programs for the Phi Fashion Show, stunt, Playhouse productions, and May Day.

Scrapbook, 1955-1956

Estimated Creation Date: 1956
Years Covered: 1955-1956
Material Types: Paper

Collected materials in Catherine's, 1955-1956 scrapbook include news clippings of the Dean's list, play productions, Silver Shield, and finals, the class will and testament, programs for play productions, stunt, and the Junior/Senior banquet, Alice in Wonderland, commencement, society night, and Class Day, grades, class schedules, and letters/cards from friends and family.

 

1960-1969

Nancy CheekCheek, Nancy Williams (Nancy Ellen Williams) 1963

 

Nancy, from Greensboro, NC attended Meredith from 1959-1963.  While at Meredith she was member of the Philaretian society, Colton English Club, Granddaughter's Club, and BSU council.  Nancy also was a reporter for the Twig.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

Scrapbook, 1959-1961

Estimated Creation Date: 1961
Years Covered: 1959-1961
Material Types: Photographs, paper, wood, string

Collected materials in Nancy's scrapbook include telegrams/letters from the Philaretian society, Ephemera from rush week, photograph of the Phis, Ticket to Wake Forest vs. NC State football game, invitations to the NC State IDC ball, Cornhuskin' Bee, and showers, and programs for Founders Day, skits, Play Day, and Alice in Wonderland.