EUA. University Archives
Archival materials created by or about Elon College/University including groups, organizations, departments, administration, governing bodies, etc.
Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection includes documents and information relating to the Elon Academy at Elon University. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. For more information please consult the Historical Note and the Detailed Description of the Collection sections below.
Dates: 2006 - ongoing
Abstract The collection includes photographic, printed, and electronic materials produced by or related to the Elon University Office of Admissions and Financial Planning. The bulk of the collection is comprised of admissions brochures and packets, and also includes admissions events publications, correspondence, reports, and academic bulletins. This collection includes an original Elon College application from 1913, which was featured in a 2014 Chronical of Higher Education article ("Elon College's...
Abstract This collection includes a variety of materials and documents that relate to the history of athletics at Elon University. The collection primarily contains information about sports that have existed at Elon over the years, as wll as information relating to intramurals, the athletic committee, women's athletics, and the Sports Hall of Fame.
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the band at Elon University dating from 1907 to present day. It includes photocopied photographs from Elon's yearbook, PhiPsiCli, relating to the band, correspondences, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other printed materials. The collection is arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by type of material.
Dates: 1907 - ongoing
Abstract This collection contains a mixture of original and reproduced copies of documents associated with the charter of Elon College, now Elon University. Elon College was chartered on March 11, 1889 and a reproduced copy of the original hand-written charter is included in this collection. Additionally, this collection includes articles of amendment, amendments, and documentation of updates that have been made to the original charter over the years. The years included in this collection are 1889 to...
Dates: 1889 - 2012
Abstract This collection contains materials pertaining to Elon College's application and involvement in the Bicentennial Celebration of the United States Constitution. It contains materials including awards, posters, applications, correspondences, booklets, member lists, project registries, regulations, and suggestions and recommendations. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. Specification is given to item type when necessary.
Dates: 1987 - 1989
Abstract This collection contains items such as deeds, indentures, legal agreements, contracts, and certificates that relate in some manner to Elon University. Many of the documents included in the collection pertain to land surrounding Elon University that was purchased or donated to the institution. Additionally, many of the documents reflect agreements between individuals and Elon University, banks and Elon University, and businesses and Elon University. The collection is arranged first...
Dates: 1889 - 1982
Abstract This collection includes the folder titles included in the Belk Library Archives and Special Collections' oversized vertical general and administrative files. The files have been maintained and added to for a number of years and include information about departments on campus, events, courses, organizations, and other miscellaneous subjects associated with Elon. The files are arranged alphabetically. Please see the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific...
Abstract This collection includes a variety of documents that pertain to the history of Elon University, and did not fit with any other archival collection. Documents include (but are not limited to): correspondences, newspaper clippings, reports, general histories, essays, unpublished manuscripts, booklets, lists of facts, calendars, and much more. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.
Abstract This collection includes documents relating to the library at Elon University. Documents in the collection include (but are not limited to): press releases, flyers, brochures, newspaper clippings, yearly plans, informational booklets, correspondences, floor plans, fact sheets, and reports. The library has existed in four different buildings since 1889, and this collection includes information about the library when it was located in three of the four buildings (Carlton, McEwen, and Belk). The...
Dates: 1924 - ongoing
Abstract This collection contains maps from Elon University's campus over the years; Alamance County, North Carolina; Burlington, North Carolina; and the Town of Elon in Elon, North Carolina. The collection is arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by the name/location of the map. For more information about what maps are included in this collection, please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection."
Dates: 1850 - ongoing
Abstract This collection includes documents and materials relating to the Parents and Grandparents of Elon students and the role they play in the university community. Included in this collection is information about Parents Council, Parents and Grandparents Day at Elon, Parents Weekend, Elon Parents Fund, and much more. The types of materials included (but are not limited to) are correspondences, newsletters, member lists, schedules of events, brochures, and invitations. The information in the...
Dates: 1966 - ongoing
Abstract This collection contains materials regarding the Elon Players at Elon College. It contains materials dating between 1940 and 1978. The materials include (but are not limited to) essays, flyers, newspaper clippings, audition and make-up forms, performances, and programs. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. Specification is given to item type when necessary.
Dates: 1940 - 1978
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...
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,...
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
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
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.
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
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
Abstract The collection is comprised of programs and other printed materials describing the annual Faculty Awards Luncheon that occurs near the end of the spring semester. The awards ceremony began in 1973 with the presentation of the first Daniels-Danieley Award for Excellence in Teaching. The collection is arranged chronologically.
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
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
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
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
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to the Friends of the Library organization at Elon University. As stated in their by-laws, "The purpose of the association is to promote the interests of the Library and to provide enrichment for its total resources and facilities." The collection includes documents such as meeting minutes, newsletters, financial reports, agendas, reports, by-laws, correspondences, member lists, invitations, and schedules of events. Materials in the collection begin...
Dates: 1983 - ongoing
Abstract Similar to the gap-year experiences of many European college students, the Gap Semester Program allowed Elon students to defer traditional courses and participate in an experiential learning semester that combined travel and service during the fall semester of their first year of college. The collection consists of the proposal for the Gap Program, as well as a copy of the handbook issued to participants for each fall semester from 2012 to 2016.
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...