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Marjorie Craig Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0087

Scope and Contents

The Marjorie Craig papers date from 1915 to 1955 and include photographs, manuscripts, a diary, a scrapbook, correspondence, and biographical information. The manuscripts are typed and written copies of Craig's poems, including one entitled Ode to the Woman's College on its Fiftieth Anniversary. The diary records the events of Craig's summers from 1917 to 1926. The scrapbook is a record of Craig's time at the Woman's College from 1915 to 1919. A small collection of correspondence pertains to the dedication of Yorktown by Burke Davis to Craig, who was his creative writing teacher.

Dates

  • 1915 - 1955

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.

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Biographical or Historical Information

Marjorie Craig was born in Reidsville, North Carolina. She attended Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), and taught in North Carolina public schools and then at Brevard College until her retirement in 1953. From 1923 until her death in 1955, Craig suffered from severe arthritis.

Extent

0.20 Linear Feet (2 boxes, diplomas and certificates)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Marjorie Craig was an alumna of Woman's College (now UNCG), and taught in North Carolina public schools and then at Brevard College until her retirement in 1953. The Marjorie Craig papers date from 1917 to 1955 and include photographs, manuscripts, a diary, correspondence, and biographical information.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Jean Craig.

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Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff.
Title
Marjorie Craig Papers
Author
Archives staff
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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