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Elon University--History.

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

African and African-American Studies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA098
Abstract The collection consists of materials relating to the African and African-Americans Studies Program at Elon University. The materials are arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.For detailed information about the program, please refer to the section below titled "Historical Note." For more information about what is in the collection, please see the section below title "Detailed Description of the Collection."
Dates: 1969 - ongoing

Dewey Hooper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.011
Abstract This collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material, and then into seven series. Where applicable, within each series the materials are arranged chronologically. The seven series are: Artifact; Books; Correspondence; Lists; Literary Productions; Photographs; Printed Material. Most of the materials in this collection pertain to Dewey Hooper as a student at Elon College during 1939 and 1940 and as a member of the US Army Air Forces Reserve during the early stages of WWII.
Dates: 1939 - 1994

Edith Brannock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.#057
Abstract The Edith Brannock Papers house a significant amount of genealogical notes regarding the Brannock family and ancestors, as well as information from the duration of her time at Elon-- from enrollment at the college through her retirement.
Dates: 1672 - 2017

Elsie Boggs and Richard Wade McPherson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Coll. #053
Abstract This collection contains letters sent to Richard Wade McPherson between the years 1919 and 1921. Letters mostly came from Elsie Boggs and contained details about her life at Elon, but McPherson also received letters from Thomas Griffin, Paramalee Crotts and Verna.
Dates: 1919 - 1921

James Fred Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA022
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to James Fred Young, President of Elon College from 1973 to December 1998. Some of the materials relate directly to his time as President, while other documents have been collected over the years to form the collection. Young's official Presidential files are housed in Belk Library's satellite facility and are currently being processed. For more information about what is included in this collection, please see the section below titled "Detailed...
Dates: 1973 - 2008

Literary Societies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA050
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the literary societies that once existed at Elon College. Specifically, this collection has documents from the following literary societies: Clio, Philologian, Psiphelian, Appollo, Thalia, Dr. Samuel Johnson's, and Panvio. There were a few other literary societies that existed on campus during different time periods, but there are no materials of them in this collection. The collection dates range from 1890 to 1942. Some materials included in the...
Dates: 1890 - 1942

McEwen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.042
Abstract This collection contains miscellaneous documents about members of the McEwen family, who were prominent citizens in Burlington and Alamance County, North Carolina, and who gave generously to Elon University. The collection consists largely of personal and business correspondence. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into 19 series, then chronologically within each series. To learn more about the contents of each series, please consult the section below titled "Detailed...
Dates: 1912 - 1962

William Allen Harper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA018
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to William Allen Harper, President of Elon College from 1911 to 1931. These are the only known "Presidential Files" we have from Dr. Harper's administration. Some of the materials relate directly to his time as President, while other documents have been collected over the years to form the collection. For more information about what is included, please see the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection."
Dates: 1911 - 2011

William Samuel Long Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.007
Abstract This collection contains printed and visual materials that pertain to the first president of Elon College, William Samuel Long. The items in this collection are not necessarily papers that were generated by him during his tenure as president of Elon College during 1889-1894, but materials that have been collected by others over the years that relate to W.S. Long. The few original items in the collection from W.S. Long can be found in the following series: Correspondence and Literary...
Dates: 1870-2006

William Wesley Staley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA020
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to William Wesley Staley, President of Elon College from 1894 to 1905. Some of the materials relate directly to his time as President, while other documents have been collected over the years to form the collection. For more information about what is included, please see the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection."
Dates: 1884 - 2001