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04. Manuscripts

 Record Group
Identifier: 04

Found in 447 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph M. Bryan Archives

Identifier: MSS 0106
Abstract Joseph M. Bryan (1896-1995) was an insurance executive, broadcasting pioneer, philanthropist, and important community leader in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The Joseph M. Bryan papers date from 1858 to 1995 (bulk 1900s) and contain correspondence, speeches, photographs, diplomas, publications, newspaper clippings, VHS video and assorted ephemeral items.
Dates: 1858 - 1995

Pearl S. Buck Letter

Identifier: MSS 0178
Abstract Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) was the daughter of Presbyterian missionaries, grew up in China, became a professor and writer, and won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Good Earth in 1931. This letter was written to history professor Vera Largent on behalf of the East and West Association.
Dates: 1943

Fodie M. Buie Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0295
Abstract Fodie M. Buie of Robeson County, North Carolina, attended the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College (now UNCG) in 1893. She was Dr. Charles McIver's secretary until 1898.

Scrapbook contains photographs and newspapers clippings.
Dates: 1880 - 1915

Mebane Holoman Burgwyn Papers

Identifier: MSS 0029
Abstract Mebane Holoman Burgwyn (1914-1992) was a Woman's College (now UNCG) alumna and an award-winning author of children's books.

The Mebane Holoman Burgwyn Papers date from 1931 to 2004 and contain handwritten manuscripts, typescripts, layouts, proofs, illustrations, a photograph of Burgwyn, correspondence and clippings.
Dates: 1931 - 2004

Edward F. Burrows Papers

Identifier: MSS 091
Abstract Edward F. Burrows (1917-1998) was a professor of history at Guilford College from 1948 to 1979, a conscientious objector to World War II and the Vietnam conflict, and a member of many civil rights organizations in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The Edward F. Burrows Papers date from 1948 to 1982 and include correspondence, committee minutes, flyers, broadsides, publications and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1948 - 1982

Juliana Royster Busbee Papers

Identifier: MSS 0070
Abstract In 1917, Jacques and Juliana Busbee, artists from Raleigh, North Carolina, discovered a local tradition of pottery-making in Moore County, and opened a pottery shop in Greenwich Village, New York in order to create a market and keep the art form alive. The Juliana Royster Busbee Papers date from 1911 to 1981 and contain correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, brochures and publications, and miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1911 - 1981

Ellen M. Bush Scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 0354
Abstract Ellen Mark Bush of Charleston, West Virginia, attended The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG) from 1946-1950.

The scrapbook, annotated throughout in pencil and black ink, includes hand-drawn illustrations, University programs, photographs, clippings, cards and correspondence.
Dates: 1946 - 1950

Mary Winifred Bushakra Letters

Identifier: MSS 0120
Abstract Mary Winifred Bushakra moved with her Lebanese husband to his native country in the 1930s; at the suggestion of her friends, she published an account of her experiences there entitled I Married an Arab.

These letters are from the author to her friends, and cover a wide variety of topics including living conditions, politics, women's rights, the weather and family news.
Dates: 1952 - 1959

Business and Professional Women's Club of Greensboro Records

Identifier: MSS 0434
Abstract The Greensboro chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Club came to be in 1918, and officially became part of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs in 1920. Through the years the club grew and gained much notoriety, prompting many changes in the community and affording many oppertunitues for women.This collection includes materials relating to the practices and history of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Greensboro between the years...
Dates: 1918 - 1993; Other: Date acquired: 2015 April 13

Clara Booth Byrd Papers

Identifier: MSS 0020
Abstract Clara Booth Byrd was an alumna of the State Normal and Industrial College (now UNCG) and spent several decades working on behalf of the Alumnae Association, eventually serving as director of the Alumnae House. She also established the Historical Book Club of North Carolina and served as president of the UNCG Friends of the Library.The Clara Booth Byrd Papers contain correspondence, meeting minutes, drawings, photographs, blueprints, construction contracts and specifications, and...
Dates: 1892 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1970