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Helen Elizabeth Clapp Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0452

Scope and Contents

The Helen Elizabeth Clapp Scrapbook contains material selected by Helen Elizabeth Clapp (Jackson) to commemorate her college career at the North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) and personal life. The scrapbook contains information about Clapp's graduating class, photographs of herself, friends, faculty, family, and travel to Chapel Hill and Wrighstville Beach. The scrapbook also contains invitations, programs from theatre events and UNCG activities, and other ephemera.

Dates

  • 1926 - 1927
  • Other: Date acquired: 2015 June 1

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Biographical Note

Helen Elizabeth Clapp was born on December 5, 1905, and was the daughter of David Carr and Lula Henrietta Anderson Clapp. She grew up in Greensboro and attended Greensboro High School. She graduated from the North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) in 1927 with a B.A. in English. She married Walter Clinton Jackson, Jr., on June 16, 1928.

Clapp created this scrapbook to commemorate her time at the University. The scrapbook was premade for college students and is titled The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book. The scrapbook was designed and illustrated by Louise Perrett and Sarah K. Smith, published by The Reilly and Lee Co. in Chicago.

Extent

0.20 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook. 190 pages.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Helen Elizabeth Clapp was born on December 5, 1905, and was the daughter of David Carr and Lula Henrietta Anderson Clapp. She grew up in Greensboro and attended Greensboro High School. She graduated from the North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) in 1927 with a B.A. in English. She married Walter Clinton Jackson, Jr., on June 16, 1928.

Clapp created this scrapbook to commemorate her college career and personal life. The scrapbook contains information about Clapp's graduating class, photographs of herself, friends, faculty, family, and travel to Chapel Hill and Wrighstville Beach. The scrapbook also contains invitations, programs from theatre events and UNCG activities, and other ephemera.

Method of Acquisition

Gift from Clint and Terry Jackson in June 2015.

Related Materials

Photographs of Helen Elizabeth Clapp Jackson located in the Walter Clinton Jackson Papers, 1902-2000.

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Processing Information

Processed by Patrick Dollar.
Title
Helen Elizabeth Clapp Scrapbook
Author
Patrick Dollar
Date
09/19/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

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

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Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US
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