This is a collection of materials that relate to specific individuals associated with Elon University and the Town of Elon. The collection includes biographical information about individuals associated with Elon University and the Town, including some of the founders of the institution, faculty and staff, and alumni. Documents within each folder contain a variety of items, such as newspaper clippings, correspondences, essays and memoirs, and other types of printed materials. The specific date range of this collection is unknown, but the materials begin sometime during the 19th century and continue to the present day. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the individuals' last name and then first name. The collection is housed in 20 file cabinet drawers. Please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific information about what is included.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to,
24 Linear Feet (20 file cabinet drawers)
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged alphabetically by the individuals' last name and then first name. The collection is housed in 20 file cabinet drawers.
The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for further details about the location.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown. Materials collected and assembled over many years to form collection.
Processed by Katie Nash, December, 2011
- Encoded by Katie Nash, December, 2011
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