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African and African-American Studies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA098
Abstract The collection consists of materials relating to the African and African-Americans Studies Program at Elon University. The materials are arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.For detailed information about the program, please refer to the section below titled "Historical Note." For more information about what is in the collection, please see the section below title "Detailed Description of the Collection."
Dates: 1969 - ongoing

Alonzo L. Hook Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.017
Abstract The Alonzo L. Hook collection documents multiple transitions, events, and aspects of life on the campus of Elon College from the early 1930's until the early 1980's. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into twelve series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Artifacts; Books; Correspondence; Diagrams; Financial Documents; Lists; Literary Productions; Minutes; Photographs; Printed Material; Prints and Drawings; Recordings....
Dates: 1891 - 2006

Dewey Hooper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.011
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1939 - 1994

Edith Brannock Papers

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.#057
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1672 - 2017

Elsie Boggs and Richard Wade McPherson Collection

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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

Erwin A. Holt collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Coll. 050
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1908 - 1960

Eula Mae Massey collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.001
Abstract This collection consists primarily of letters written to Eula Mae Massey during the 1920s. Some of the letters reflect her time spent at Elon College as a student, as well as romantic relationships she had with various individuals. There is a small amount of printed material reflecting her time at Elon as music major. There is not a significant amount of information within this collection that offers biographical information of Eula Mae Massey.
Dates: 1921-1924

Hubert McLendon Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.014
Abstract This collection contains eight boxes of documents and miscellaneous items collected by Mr. Hubert McLendon. The items in this collection consist of a broad variety of materials which mainly pertain to Mr. McLendon's Confederate interest in the Civil War. He compiled a large amount of papers from book chapters to essays to magazines to photographs within this interest. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into fifty-five series, then chronologically within each series,...
Dates: 1776 - 1999

Isabella Cannon Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.013
Abstract The collection spans the life of Isabella Cannon and includes correspondence, photographs, mayoral papers, speeches, public and civic organizations, family documents and personal records. Most notable about the collection are the letters (correspondence) that include writings of Isabella Walton Cannon and her husband, C.M. Cannon while at Elon College, as well as the correspondence written by Isabella Cannon on her residency in Liberia and Iraq. The photograph collection includes C.M. Cannon's...
Dates: 1904 - 2000

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 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

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

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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

May Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.056
Abstract The collection contains both personal and professional records related to the May family, who owned and operated textile mills in Burlington, NC during the 20th century. Papers include personal correspondence, genealogical information, family photographs, legal records (such as deeds, estate records, military and pension records, and others), and business records and ephemeral related to the May textile business (including the May Hosiery Company).
Dates: 1779-2004

McEwen Family Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.042
Abstract This collection contains miscellaneous documents about members of the McEwen family, who were prominent citizens in Burlington and Alamance County, North Carolina, and who gave generously to Elon University. The collection consists largely of personal and business correspondence. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into 19 series, then chronologically within each series. To learn more about the contents of each series, please consult the section below titled "Detailed...
Dates: 1912 - 1962

Robert Holyfield Collection

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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

Robert Sigmon Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.033
Abstract This manuscript collection was compiled by Robert Sigmon, a leading educator and advocate in the field of service-learning for higher education. It is contained in 9 boxes, covering 1962-2006, with 472 folders and about 2532 items. The materials encompass self-directed learning, experiential learning, partnerships with the community, assessing public needs, internships, career opportunities, workshops, teaching, conferences on this topic, and much more. For a complete listing of the specific...
Dates: 1962 - 2006

Samuel D. Smith Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.022
Abstract This small but informative collection primarily contains materials that relate to the Pearl Harbor attack in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Samuel D. Smith was aboard the USS Oklahoma when it was bombed by the Japanese, and was among the few survivors of the attack. Within this collection, there are many primary sources that document details of the day and the aftermath of the attack. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into four series, then chronologically within each...
Dates: 1924 - 1986

Thad Eure Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.020
Abstract This collection relates specifically to the biography of Thad Eure, his influences, and contributions to the Democratic political party in North Carolina and the Southern United States from the 1920's to the early 1990's. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into ten series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Artifacts; Books; Correspondence; Financial Documents; Legal Documents; Lists; Literary Productions; Photographs; Printed...
Dates: 1932 - 1999

Town of Elon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA008
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1855 - ongoing

Wesley Alexander Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.024
Abstract The Wesley Alexander collection has materials and documents that primarily pertain to the athletic program at Elon College during the 1960s-1980s. Mr. Alexander was a professor of mathematics at Elon and he served in many capacities within the athletic program. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into nine series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Artifacts; Charts; Correspondence; Financial Documents; Legal Documents; Lists;...
Dates: 1952 - 1993

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 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