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Elon College--History.

 Organization

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

May Day Celebrations at Elon

 Collection
Identifier: EUA 110
Abstract This collection includes papers relating to the May Day Celebrations at Elon. The main purpose of May Day is to celebrate the unity of different nations in this world through the common bonds of mutual interests. There has been different celebrations concerning May Day worldwide, but they all express the purpose of welcoming a change of season, which is Spring.
Dates: 1936-1982

Multicultural Affairs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA134
Abstract This collection pertains to multicultural affairs across Elon's campus. This includes the creation of the Center for Race and Ethnic Diversity, as well as the African and African American studies minor.
Dates: 1992 - 2017

Office of the University Registrar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA006
Abstract This collection includes a variety of documents produced and distributed by the Office of the University Registrar at Elon University beginning in 1926 and continuing to present day. The Registrar's office provides information and statistics pertaining to students enrolled at Elon and when they graduate. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the type of material and/or name of the document distributed by the Office of the University Registrar, and then chronologically (calendar year)....
Dates: 1926 - ongoing

Phoenix Mascot Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA090
Abstract This collection includes information about the Elon University mascot, The Phoenix. The information contained in this collection encompasses the origins of the Phoenix mascot, the process of branding/marketing and choosing an appropriate logo, the Phoenix Sculpture, and the Phoenix Rising Plaque on campus. The collection is arranged into five boxes. Boxes one and two are arranged chronologically, and then alphabetically by type of material. Box three is arranged chronologically within the box...
Dates: 1991- Ongoing

Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA028
Abstract This is a collection of photographs associated with Elon University and the Town of Elon. It includes photographs of founders of the institution, administrators, faculty, staff, students, student groups, and alumni. The collection is arranged alphabetically by name and is housed in 21 file cabinet drawers, 7 oversized flat file cabinet drawers, 1 oversize box, and 2 record storage boxes. Please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific...
Dates: 0000-0000

Presidential Records Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA145
Abstract This collection is a compilation of papers from each of Elon's presidents, from President Smith to President Lambert. It includes papers that are relevant to the time in which each person held the presidency and the events around the college and the world. Many of them include correspondence from various people connected to the town of Elon or the college itself, and the business they conducted. The collection only includes a rough inventory of the collection.
Dates: 1931-1989

Reverend William T. Scott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.032
Abstract This is a collection of papers from the Reverend William T. Scott, an Elon College graduate, minister in the Congregational Christian Church, and Director of Church Relations at Elon College. A large part of this collection consists of his sermons and notes. Subjects covered by this collection include spiritual matters, morality, missionary work, social justice, evangelism, and business related to Elon College. In addition, there are notes from Dr. Scott’s work as an historian of the...
Dates: 1923-2002

Robert Holyfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.019
Abstract The Robert Holyfield collection provides useful materials and resources relating to Elon College and World War II. The majority of the items in this collection are correspondences that shed light onto life in a small town in North Carolina, daily life at Elon College, and what it is like being part of the U.S. military during World War II. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into four series, then chronologically within each series where applicable. The series are:...
Dates: 1937 - 1945

Slide Collection (General)

 Collection
Identifier: EUA029
Abstract This is a collection of slides that depict various people, events, and subjects related to Elon University. The majority of the slides and the content represented are from the 20th century. The collection is arranged into five boxes. The slides are arranged alphabetically by given name, and this order spans across the five boxes with the unidentified slides all included in box five. Please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific information...
Dates: 1900's-2000's

Student Newsletters and Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA076
Abstract This is a collection of newsletters and miscellaneous publications created by students at Elon University. Additionally, this collection contains general information about the student generated publications represented. Only one year of some publications are represented in this collection, while several years of others are included. These publications include items students created for a class assignment, as an underground publication, and/or an official university organization. The years...
Dates: 1968 - ongoing

Sustainability at Elon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA119
Abstract This collection houses papers relating to sustainability efforts made at Elon University. The papers in this collection date back to 2006 and continue through the present as sustainability efforts continue across campus.
Dates: 2006

Transition from Elon College to Elon University Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA083
Abstract The Transition from Elon College to University Collection contains materials from 1986-2001 pertaining to the transformation of Elon College to Elon University. It contains research notes, newspaper clippings, proposals, reports, correspondences, guidelines as well as other printed materials. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.
Dates: 1986 - 2001

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 B. Terrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.015
Abstract This small collection reflects William Brown Terrell's lifelong interest in Elon College affairs, particularly documenting his active participation during his student years and his involvement with the Alumni Association. Although some of the items-mainly photographs-represent the years that W. B. Terrell studied at Elon College in the 1920s, the majority of materials reflect his interest in the college generally, spanning the years from the 1900s into the 1980s. The collection is arranged...
Dates: 1900s - 1980s

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

World War I Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA086
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to World War I and Elon College. The Students' Army Training Corps that existed on Elon's campus during World War I is represented in this collection. The dates included are 1918 and 1919. There are many additional resources in the Belk Library Archives and Special Collections that document World War I and Elon College. Please consult with the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for further information about these resources. The collection is...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA087
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to World War II and Elon College. The Civilian Pilot Training Program that existed on Elon's campus during World War II is represented in this collection. The dates included are 1940-2008. There are many additional resources in the Belk Library Archives and Special Collections that document World War II and Elon College. Please consult with the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for further information about these resources. The collection is...
Dates: 1940 - 2008

WSOE Elon Radio Station

 Collection
Identifier: EUA124
Abstract Housed in this collection are papers regarding the beginnings of and continuation of the WSOE Radio Station at Elon University. This collection begins with the creation of the first radio tower on Elon College's campus in 1921 and continues through the present. The station as we know it today, WSOE, began in 1977 though there was a radio tower on the campus prior to WSOE's beginnings.
Dates: 1921 - 2016