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Mattie Erma Edwards Parker Papers

Identifier: MSS 0201

Scope and Contents

The Mattie Erma Edwards Parker Papers date from 1922 to 1926. The collection includes personal correspondence materials written among Parker and close family members regarding family news and Parker's studies at NCCW. The collection also includes two college papers written by Parker titled, Education for Universal Peace through the Teaching of History and The Southern Literary Movement of the 1880s as well as a few event programs from the college.


  • 1922 - 1926


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.

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Biographical or Historical Information

Mattie Erma Edwards Parker of Hookerton, North Carolina was a student at the North Carolina College for Women (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1925. While attending the college, Parker was a member of the Dikean Society and a Class Track Leader. She was also Vice-President of the Classical Club and Chief Marshal of the Y.W.C.A. Cabinet.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



Mattie Erma Edwards Parker was a student of the North Carolina College for Women, graduating in 1925. Among her college activities, Parker was a member of the Dikean Society, the Classical Club, and the Y.W.C.A. Cabinet.

The Mattie Erma Edwards Parker Papers date from 1922 to 1926. The collection includes personal correspondence materials, two college papers, and a few event programs.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of John Parker in September, 2002.

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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