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[Commencement Home Scrapbook], 1958

 Item — Box: 58
Identifier: UA 00111- Item Item 1

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Residential Design class in the Department of Art at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), documents the 1958 Commencement Home project. The scrapbook contains house and lot data, a project description, a description of materials, room finish schedules, and materials relating to the official opening, including newspaper clippings and a news release. There are photographs of the Residential Design classroom, interiors and exterior of the Commencement House during construction, the filming of a television program regarding the house, the groundbreaking, and the official opening. Associated with this scrapbook is a corresponding portfolio (UA111.105.2) containing nine Commencement House blueprints.


  • 1958

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