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Abstract This collection was created from documents collected by planning committees for annual events. These papers help the university plan large events and coordinate faculty, staff and students.
Abstract This collection includes a variety of documents produced and distributed by the Office of the University Registrar at Elon University beginning in 1926 and continuing to present day. The Registrar's office provides information and statistics pertaining to students enrolled at Elon and when they graduate. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the type of material and/or name of the document distributed by the Office of the University Registrar, and then chronologically (calendar year)....
Dates: 1926 - ongoing
Abstract This collection is comprised of a complete set of proofs and publications produced by the Office of University Communications between 1962 and 2011, with the bulk of publications produced between the 1990s and the early 2000s. The original order of the collection has been maintained. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the names of offices, organizations, or events for whom publications were produced and then chronologically within each office, organization, or event.
Dates: 1962 - ongoing
Abstract This collection consists mostly of ledgers for the chapel’s Sunday School classes, ranging from 1891 to 1952. There is a handful of other documents, including a note book with a list of members and their addresses, as well as other documents.
Abstract This collection includes documents related to the Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Elon University. Elon was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa Society in October of 2009 and Elon installed the Phi Beta Kappa chapter during Convocation for Honors on April 13, 2010. Items in this collection include (but not limited to): correspondences, meeting minutes, programs, invitations, applications, and reports. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.
Dates: 2000 - ongoing
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the endowed Philip L. Carret Thomas Jefferson Essay Competition at Elon University. The essay competition was endowed in 1997 and was designed to have students reflect on the principles and ideals in Thomas Jefferson's life and career. The collection is arranged alphabetically and then chronologically by type of material. Please see the section below titled Detailed Description of the Collection for more information about what is included.
Dates: 1996 - ongoing
Abstract This collection includes information about the Elon University mascot, The Phoenix. The information contained in this collection encompasses the origins of the Phoenix mascot, the process of branding/marketing and choosing an appropriate logo, the Phoenix Sculpture, and the Phoenix Rising Plaque on campus. The collection is arranged into five boxes. Boxes one and two are arranged chronologically, and then alphabetically by type of material. Box three is arranged chronologically within the box...
Dates: 1991- Ongoing
Abstract This is a collection of photographs associated with Elon University and the Town of Elon. It includes photographs of founders of the institution, administrators, faculty, staff, students, student groups, and alumni. The collection is arranged alphabetically by name and is housed in 21 file cabinet drawers, 7 oversized flat file cabinet drawers, 1 oversize box, and 2 record storage boxes. Please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific...
Abstract This collection includes documents related to the Elon University faculty and staff planning week, which takes place the week prior to the beginning of the fall semester. In the past, it has been referred to as faculty orientation, faculty-staff planning conference, and most recently it is known as planning week. Planning week includes a variety of programs geared towards the new and returning faculty and staff at Elon, as well as an update about events that happened on campus over the summer...
Dates: 1954 - ongoing
Abstract This collection is a compilation of papers from each of Elon's presidents, from President Smith to President Lambert. It includes papers that are relevant to the time in which each person held the presidency and the events around the college and the world. Many of them include correspondence from various people connected to the town of Elon or the college itself, and the business they conducted. The collection only includes a rough inventory of the collection.
Abstract The collection is comprised of print copies of press releases published by the Elon College/Elon University Public Information Office. These news releases include announcements of cultural events, appointments, gifts and endowments, buildings, faculty and staff news, student news, and stories about diverse aspects of life at the college.
Abstract The Project Pericles Collection is comprised of materials describing activities and events that have taken place within the Project Pericles program at Elon. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.
Dates: 2003 - ongoing
Abstract The collection is arranged into three series: Coble Letters, Albright Letters, and Stigers Letters. The Coble and Albright series includes correspondences between relatives detailing their lives and surroundings in Alamance County, North Carolina and Clay County, Missouri. The Stigers series contains additional background information pertaining to the research that Ralph Ganis conducted for the book he wrote in 2007, Desperate measures: Jesse James and the Klan battles of Reconstruction.
Dates: , 1869 - 1991
Abstract This is a bound manuscript containing the typed transcriptions of records relating to the early history of the James O’Kelly Christian Church. They were compiled by W. E. MacClenny and presented to Elon College in May of 1912 to complete degree requirements.
Abstract The collection houses information pertaining to Residence Life at Elon University. This includes information about all of the dormitories that have ever existed on Elon's campus, including the current: Colonnades, Danieley, East, Global, and Historic Neighborhoods. Information about various Living Learning Communities (LLC's) around campus are also included.
Dates: 1974 - 2017
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of the Reverend Charles W. Warlick. The collection spans his ministerial career from the 1890s to the 1950s; it includes sermons, correspondence, manuscripts, patents, checks, receipts, certificates, bank statements, ledgers, photographs, and newspaper clippings. This collection will be of interest to researchers of the Evangelical and Reformed Church in North Carolina during the early 20th century, as well as United Church of Christ in North Carolina...
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of the Reverend James W. Morrison, the first Associate Conference Minister for the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ.. It includes both his writings and documents collected by him in the course of his ministerial career. Documents include financial documents, minutes, newspaper clippings, agendas, and reports. The collection includes his literary writings: sermons, essays, manuscripts, prayers, papers and class work from divinity school....
Dates: 1946 - 1997
Abstract This is a collection of sermons of the Reverend Walter C. Hook. Reverend Hook was a minister in the Christian Church and preached to both Christian and Methodist congregations in North Carolina and Virginia. This collection has sermons he delivered between 1920 and 1970.
Abstract This is a collection of papers from the Reverend William T. Scott, an Elon College graduate, minister in the Congregational Christian Church, and Director of Church Relations at Elon College. A large part of this collection consists of his sermons and notes. Subjects covered by this collection include spiritual matters, morality, missionary work, social justice, evangelism, and business related to Elon College. In addition, there are notes from Dr. Scott’s work as an historian of the...
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
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
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1940 - 1965
Abstract The Saddle Club collection houses a number of papers relating to the Alamance Saddle Club that was active throughout the 1940's, 1950's, and 1960's.
Dates: 1944 - 2019
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
Abstract The collection is composed of information about various scholarships awarded to Elon students over the years. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the name of the scholarship.
Abstract This collection primarily includes institutional reports generated by the Teacher Education Program at Elon in order to receive accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Additionally, there are reports and self-studies that were submitted to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for accreditation purposes. The reports in this collection begin in 1965 and continue until 2002. The collection is arranged chronologically.
Abstract This is a collection of slides that depict various people, events, and subjects related to Elon University. The majority of the slides and the content represented are from the 20th century. The collection is arranged into five boxes. The slides are arranged alphabetically by given name, and this order spans across the five boxes with the unidentified slides all included in box five. Please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific information...
Abstract This collection includes documents pertaining to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and Elon University. The collection of materials begins in 1929 and continues to present day. The majority of documents from the 1930s are forms (some completed, some not) generated by SACS that Elon College had to complete in order to be evaluated for re-accreditation. Much of the rest of the collection includes member lists of individuals on SACS committee's at Elon, correspondences about...
Dates: 1929 - ongoing
Abstract This is a collection of materials related to the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ. The materials in this collection date from 1940 to 2004. Items include correspondence, articles, press releases, financial documents, newsletters, publications, minutes, agendas, lists, schedules, reports, manuals, and policies. Folders are arranged alphabetically by subject, type of document, and year.
Dates: 1940 - 2004
Abstract This is a collection of documents related to the Southern Congregational Christian Church. This collection is an amalgamation of materials; while much of it does relate to the Congregational Christian Church of the South, there are documents from Christian Churches that later joined with the Congregational Church; some of the documents record events and finances back to the nineteenth century.
- 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