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Elon College--History.

 Organization

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Elon Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA030
Abstract The collection includes postcards that depict Elon's campus, alumni, class pictures, and much more. The bulk of this collection features historic buildings and/or areas of Elon's campus and surrounding areas that have changed dramatically over time. The dates of the postcards range from the early 20th century to the present. Postcards comprising this collection were obtained mostly through donations. The collection is arranged alphabetically by postcard name and then numerically by postcard...
Dates: undated

Elon University Archives (EUA) Oversized Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA092
Abstract This collection includes the folder titles included in the Belk Library Archives and Special Collections' oversized files. These are items that are included in other collections and have been separated out due to their size. A separation sheet is included in collections with oversized materials directing researchers to the appropriate folder in the oversized collection. The files have been maintained and added to for a number of years and include information about departments on campus, events,...
Dates: undated

Elon University Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA074
Abstract This collection includes general information and documents related to a variety of publications created and published by Elon University. The publications themselves are not represented in this collection, only information about them. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the title of the publication. Within each publication title, folders are arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. Please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the...
Dates: 1891 - ongoing

Elon University Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA137
Abstract The Elon University Scrapbook Collection consists of various scrapbooks compiled by Elon alumni, graduating classes, organizations, and events. The majority of the scrapbooks are from the early to mid-1900’s with several dated post-1970. The majority of the scrapbooks are from individuals who recount their experiences through writing and pictures.
Dates: circa 1900 - Ongoing

Elon University Video collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA141
Abstract This collection consists of moving images/video created primarily by Elon University organization, partners, and affiliates. The materials document social, cultural, and academic events, activities, people, and traditions of Elon University. Formats include, but are not limited to; VHS, DVDs, reel to reel, U-matic, mini DV’s, DVCAM’s, external hard drives, and born-digital content.
Dates: 1950s-present

Emmett Leonidas Moffitt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA019
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to Emmett Leonidas Moffitt, President of Elon College from 1905 to 1911. These are the only known "Presidential Files" we have from Dr. Moffitt'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: 1907 - 1968

Faculty Meeting Minutes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA002
Abstract This is a collection of faculty meeting minutes from January 2, 1893, to the present day. The collection is primarily composed of meeting minutes but also includes other documents discussed during faculty meetings. The collection is arranged chronologically. The bound volumes include ledgers containing the original meeting minutes taken between 1893 and 1924. These eight ledgers are housed in the Belk Library Archives Satellite Shelving, and copies of the minutes for these dates are available...
Dates: 1893 - ongoing

Faculty Women's Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA056
Abstract This collection contains materials regarding the Faculty Women's Club at Elon College. It contains materials dating between 1947 and 1991. The collection includes types of materials such as invitations, constitutions and by-laws, correspondences, newspaper clippings, and programs. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. Specification is given to materials where necessary.
Dates: 1947 - 1991

Fires on Elon's Campus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA075
Abstract There have been more fires at Elon University than represented in the historical note (see below) and in the collection itself. However, a list is available within the collection where all fires are listed along with dates of their occurrence. (folder title: General-1977-Correspondence and General-1977- Research Notes) This collection contains materials relating to fires that occurred in the following buildings at Elon College: Old Main Administration Building, Carolina Dormitory, Virginia...
Dates: 1923 - ongoing

Fletcher Cummings Lester Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.003
Abstract This collection contains materials such as books, pamphlets, programs, photographs, correspondences, listings, legal documents, and various other forms of printed material that all pertain to the social, educational, and religious life of Fletcher Cummings Lester (F.C. Lester). Primarily, most of the materials relate to his educational experiences at Elon College during the early 1900s and 1920s. Additionally, much of the information relates to his time as a minister while serving various...
Dates: 1914 - 1987

Founders Day Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA007
Abstract This collection includes documents relating to Founders Day celebrations and events at Elon University. The first Founders Day celebration took place on September 14, 1939 and has continued sporadically throughout Elon's history. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. Please see the sections below titled "Historical Note" and "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific information about what is included.
Dates: 1939 - ongoing

Getty Foundation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA106
Abstract This collection includes a variety of materials and documents that relate to obtaining a grant from the Getty foundation. The collection primarily contains information about Elon University Campus Heritage grant proposal, correspondence, draft, map of buildings included in the proposal and awards presented by the Getty Foundation.
Dates: 2006 - 2007

Glass Plate Negative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA067
Abstract This is a collection of glass plate negatives that depict various people, events, places, buildings, and subjects related to Elon University. The majority of the glass plate negatives and the content represented are from the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection is arranged into six boxes. The glass plate negatives are arranged alphabetically by given name, and this order spans across five of the six boxes with the unidentified glass plate negatives included in boxes four and five. Box six...
Dates: undated

Gospel Choir Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA095
Abstract The Gospel Choir Collection includes documents about the Elon University Gospel Choir ranging from the dates of 1980 to present day. Documents include materials such as correspondence, receipts or financial records, advertising flyers, programs, and membership listings. The collection is organized chronologically by academic semester (ex. Fall 1991, Spring 1992) and then by type of material (ex. correspondence, booklet) in order to facilitate study of specific academic years, as opposed to...
Dates: 1980 - ongoing

Graham School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA057
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the schools in Graham, North Carolina dating from 1845-1981. The majority of the dates included are the 1850s and 1870s-1880s. The schools represented in the collection are Graham College, Graham High School, Graham Institute, Graham Female Seminary, and Graham Normal College. The types of materials in this collection include (but are not limited to) newspaper clippings, correspondences, reports, meeting minutes, and charter information. The...
Dates: 1845 - 1981

Greek Life Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA097
Abstract This collection includes documents and information about a variety of fraternities and sororities that are part of the Greek Life system at Elon University. The collection includes information about each Greek organization on the local and/or national levels. Some of the Greek organizations represented in this collection no longer exist. This is not a comprehensive collection of all the Greek organizations on Elon's campus, but simply a collection of materials that have been given to the...
Dates: 1921 - ongoing

Home Economics Recipe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA094
Abstract This collection includes recipes that were taught to students in the 1960s-1980s taking Home Economics classes both at Elon College and Williams High School in Burlington, North Carolina. Edith Brannock (Elon Class of 1939) was a member of the Elon College faculty and taught many of these classes (in both locations). The individual who taught with Edith at Williams High School was Mary Brannock Rouse (one of Edith's sisters). Mary Rouse graduated from Elon College in 1929. The collection...
Dates: 0000-0000

Homecoming at Elon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA129
Abstract This collection is comprised of articles, brochures, planning documents, and other printed materials related to homecoming celebrations at Elon through the years.
Dates: 1936-ongoing

Honorary Degree Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA084
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the honorary degrees awarded by Elon University dating from 1891- present. This collection includes materials such as correspondences, press releases, awards, and member lists, among other printed materials. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. Specification to type of material is given where necessary.
Dates: 1934 - ongoing

Institutional Priorities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA085
Abstract This collection includes the institutional priorities of Elon College/Elon University from 1974 to present day. The collection is arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1974 - ongoing

Iva and George Diehl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll. 052
Abstract The bulk of this collection includes correspondence from Dean of Women for Elon College, Iva Diehl to her husband George West Diehl from 1930-1931 while Iva Diehl was Dean of Women at Elon University and Mr. Diehl was obtaining his PhD from the University of Chicago.
Dates: 1930-1931

James Earl Danieley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA024
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to James Earl Danieley, President of Elon College from 1957 to 1973. Some of the materials relate directly to his time as President, while other documents have been collected over the years to form the collection. Danieley'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: 1942 - 2014

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

James Oscar Atkinson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.026
Abstract This diverse collection contains both papers directly from J.O. Atkinson and other papers that have been collected about him over the years. The papers in this collection pertain to many different subject areas, including the Southern Convention, Women's Conferences of the Congregational Christian Churches, missionary work, Dr. Atkinson's time at Elon College as a member of the first group of faculty, his sermons, genealogy relating to the Atkinson family, and class notes from Dr. Atkinson's...
Dates: 1856 - 1966

James Willis Wellons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.006
Abstract This collection documents the life of James Willis Wellons, a minister of the Christian Church in the South. J.W. Wellons was also one of the founders of Elon College and served on the Board of Trustees until his passing in 1927. The majority of materials date from the mid-late 1800's through the late 1920's. The largest portion of this collection contains handwritten sermons by J.W. Wellons, most of them undated. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into eight series,...
Dates: 1856 - 1956

John and Martha Vance Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.016
Abstract This small manuscript collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into three series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Correspondence; Literary Productions; and Printed Material. Specifically, this collection offers a small glimpse into the world of Elon College's theatre, choir, and cultural programs during the 1950s. Furthermore, the collection represents a small portion of the life of John and Martha Vance while they attended Elon...
Dates: 1928 - 1971

Lecture and Events Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA037
Abstract This collection contains programs, flyers, brochures, correspondences, posters, and any other type of printed material that relates to lecture events that took place at Elon University. The collection is arranged chronologically. For more information about what is included in this collection, plesae see the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection."
Dates: 1892-Ongoing

Leo Michael Lambert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA023
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to Leo Michael Lambert, President of Elon College from 1999 to the present. 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: 1998 - ongoing

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

Marjorie Hunter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.001
Abstract This collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into nine series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are Books; Correspondence; Literary Productions; Maps; Photographs; Printed Material; Prints and Drawings; Realia; Scrapbook. Primarily, the collection contains materials documenting Marjorie Hunter's time as a student at Elon College in the late 1930's, early 1940's as well as her career as a journalist/reporter for the Washington Bureau of the...
Dates: 1940 - 1990