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[Shaw Hall Scrapbook], 1952 - 1953

 Item — Box: 39
Identifier: UA 00111- Item Item 1

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook, created by residents of Shaw Hall, contains materials relating to the 1952-1953 school year at Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Scrapbook contents include a list of residence hall officers and campus leaders from Shaw, Alumnae News covers with notations of Shaw residents, programs from the Senior Show, the Senior class banquet, a Civic Music Association production, and a Dolphin-Seal event; and Hallball program “Gertie’s Gridiron Greats vs. The Phantoms,” with a notation that Hallball was originated by Miss Ellen Griffin of the Woman’s College Department of Physical Education. Numerous newspaper articles are included relating to Founders Day, social events, Eleanor Roosevelt’s visit, the arrival of international students, a Japanese student who survived World War II air attacks, performances, wedding announcements, a Hallball game, cartoons, May Day, and campus leaders from Shaw. Photographs depict Counselor Miss Marjorie Toole, housekeepers Nolia and Victoria, student residents, campus views, and the senior-sophomore party. Pages of the scrapbook are decorated with drawings, paintings, and cut outs.


  • 1952 - 1953

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 150.00 Linear Feet (111 archival boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US