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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 The collection is comprised of materials that follow the history of the various Fellows programs, beginning in 1987 and continuing to present day. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the names of the Fellows programs, then by type of material, and then chronologically within each program. For more information, please see the Historical Note below or the Detailed Description of the Collection section.
Dates: 1987 - ongoing
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 contains materials such as books, pamphlets, programs, photographs, correspondences, listings, legal documents, and various other forms of printed material that all pertain to the social, educational, and religious life of Fletcher Cummings Lester (F.C. Lester). Primarily, most of the materials relate to his educational experiences at Elon College during the early 1900s and 1920s. Additionally, much of the information relates to his time as a minister while serving various...
Dates: 1914 - 1987
Identifier: Mss.Coll. 041
Abstract The collection is comprised of materials related to Florence and Camille Kivette, two sisters from Gibsonville, North Carolina, who were graduates and long-time supporters of Elon College (now Elon University). The bulk of this collection is comprised of photographs but also includes legal and financial documents, newspaper clippings, and funerary documents, and correspondence. The collection includes materials dated between 1915 and 2010, with the bulk of items representing the 1970s to 1990s.
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 collection contains letters, memos, newspaper clippings, photographs and other forms of printed materials relating to Gerald Ford's visit to Elon College on February 25, 1986. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into seven series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. Each series provides information pertaining to the steps taken to plan and organize Ford's visit, as well as how the media covered the event. There is some basic biographical...
Dates: 1966 - 1986
Abstract This collection includes a variety of materials and documents that relate to obtaining a grant from the Getty foundation. The collection primarily contains information about Elon University Campus Heritage grant proposal, correspondence, draft, map of buildings included in the proposal and awards presented by the Getty Foundation.
Dates: 2006 - 2007
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...
Abstract The Gospel Choir Collection includes documents about the Elon University Gospel Choir ranging from the dates of 1980 to present day. Documents include materials such as correspondence, receipts or financial records, advertising flyers, programs, and membership listings. The collection is organized chronologically by academic semester (ex. Fall 1991, Spring 1992) and then by type of material (ex. correspondence, booklet) in order to facilitate study of specific academic years, as opposed to...
Dates: 1980 - ongoing
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the schools in Graham, North Carolina dating from 1845-1981. The majority of the dates included are the 1850s and 1870s-1880s. The schools represented in the collection are Graham College, Graham High School, Graham Institute, Graham Female Seminary, and Graham Normal College. The types of materials in this collection include (but are not limited to) newspaper clippings, correspondences, reports, meeting minutes, and charter information. The...
Dates: 1845 - 1981
Abstract This collection includes documents and information about a variety of fraternities and sororities that are part of the Greek Life system at Elon University. The collection includes information about each Greek organization on the local and/or national levels. Some of the Greek organizations represented in this collection no longer exist. This is not a comprehensive collection of all the Greek organizations on Elon's campus, but simply a collection of materials that have been given to the...
Dates: 1921 - ongoing
Abstract The Habitat for Humanity Chapter at Elon University Collection contains materials concerning the creation of the chapter at Elon and its existence from 1988-present. It includes articles, newsletter clippings, brochures, flyers, invitations, and other printed materials.
Dates: 1947 - ongoing
Abstract Much of this collection is based around the research that Dr. Frontani passionately pursued throughout her career. Many files relate to her studies of Florida, Ghana, and Kenya. Also housed in this collection are multiple files based on her career at Elon as a professor.
Dates: 1956-2016, Undated
Abstract Typewritten manuscript of A History of the Christian Church in the South by Durward T. Stokes and William T. Scott. The book was published in 1975 by the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ.
Abstract This collection includes recipes that were taught to students in the 1960s-1980s taking Home Economics classes both at Elon College and Williams High School in Burlington, North Carolina. Edith Brannock (Elon Class of 1939) was a member of the Elon College faculty and taught many of these classes (in both locations). The individual who taught with Edith at Williams High School was Mary Brannock Rouse (one of Edith's sisters). Mary Rouse graduated from Elon College in 1929. The collection...
Abstract This collection is comprised of articles, brochures, planning documents, and other printed materials related to homecoming celebrations at Elon through the years.
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the honorary degrees awarded by Elon University dating from 1891- present. This collection includes materials such as correspondences, press releases, awards, and member lists, among other printed materials. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. Specification to type of material is given where necessary.
Dates: 1934 - ongoing
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
Abstract This collection includes materials and documents that relate to the Human Resources department at Elon University, from around 1982 to the present. The collection primarily contains information about Elon benefits, events and activities sponsored by Human Resources, as well as the "For your Benefit" newsletter.
Abstract The Illustrated Missionary News: Containing Missionary Intelligence from all parts of the World was a British missionary publication. This volume contains the issues of the Illustrated Missionary News from February 1st, 1879 to December 1, 1882.
Abstract This collection includes the institutional priorities of Elon College/Elon University from 1974 to present day. The collection is arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1974 - ongoing
Abstract This collection contains original papers from Isabella Canon that have been archived by the Archives and Special Collections Department in Belk Library as well as Jo Watts Williams (Special Assistant to the President of Elon). The collection also contains papers generated by both the Archives and Special Collections and Jo Watts Williams. The papers kept in Belk Library were originally housed in Isabella Cannon's biography file. The papers kept by Jo Watts Williams were housed in her office...
Dates: 1944 - 2009
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
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.
Abstract This very small collection contains handwritten sermons by Rev. J.A. Ledbetter during 1861-1894, primarily from the 1870s. One photocopy of a photograph of Rev. Ledbetter is included along with his obituary. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into three series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Literary Productions, Photographs, and Printed Material.
Dates: 1861 - 1894
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to James Earl Danieley, President of Elon College from 1957 to 1973. Some of the materials relate directly to his time as President, while other documents have been collected over the years to form the collection. Danieley'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: 1942 - 2014
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
- correspondence 24
- black-and-white photographs 10
- color photographs 9
- Clergy. 8
- Elon (N.C.) 8
- Education. Higher. 7
- World War, 1939-1945. 7
- Christian education. 6
- Student activities. 6
- newspaper clippings 6
- Alamance County (N.C.)--History. 5
- Education, Higher--United States. 5
- Sermons 4
- University and colleges--Graduate work. 4
- Student Societies, etc. 3
- newsletters 3
- postcards 3
- African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina 2
- African Americans--Study and teaching (Higher) 2
- Alamance County (N.C.) 2 ∧ less
- Elon College--History. 79
- Elon University--History. 73
- Elon University--Students. 20
- General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States--History. 17
- Elon College--Buildings. 16
- Elon University--Buildings. 16
- General Convention of the Christian Church--History. 16
- General Council of the Congregational and Christian Churches of the United States 16
- United Church of Christ--History. 16
- General Convention of the Christian Church 15
- United Church of Christ 15
- Elon College--Faculty. 13
- Elon College--Students. 13
- Elon University--Faculty. 12
- General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States 12
- Elon University--Presidents. 11
- Elon College--Cultural programs. 10
- Elon College--Presidents. 10
- Elon University--Cultural programs. 10
- United Church of Christ. Southern Conference 10 ∧ less