MSS. Manuscript and Personal Papers
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
This collection is largely a compilation of Erwin A. Holt's correspondence with members of the United States government and friends. It also includes pieces of a scrapbook made by Holt.
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.
Housed in this collection are paper records of many of the productions Kenneth Utt worked on throughout his career. Before starting a career in Los Angeles and New York City, Kenneth Utt received his undergraduate degree from Elon in the 1940's. His family donated this collection to Elon after his death in 1994.
This collection primarily contains photographs, magazines, newspapers, postcards, and other forms of printed material associated with World War II. There are some photographs specifically of R.P. Johnson, but the remaining photographs are of unidentified people and places. Much of the information found in the magazines, newspapers, and postcards discuss news and events that took place both in the United States and abroad during World War II, primarily written for American soldiers.
This collection includes materials and documents relating to the Town of Elon, North Carolina. It is arranged chronologically, and then alphabetically by type of material. Please see the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more information about what is included.
This collection contains DVDs and photographic prints. The DVDs contain the digital files of photographs that were taken of Elon University's campus by Will and Deni McIntyre during 2004-2005. A majority of the photographic prints appear in the book Elon: Under the Oaks by Will and Deni McIntyre, published in 2005. The remaining photographs are pictures that the McIntyre's took while at Elon, but were never published in the final book.