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Winifred M. Reid Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0098

Scope and Contents

The 1988 letter to the Alumni News is from Winifred M. Reid, and encloses the other two other letters in the collection.

The 1919 letter is from Rebekah McClain (Stroupe), who gives a very good description of the "Y" Hut and mentions the flu epidemic. The 1928 letter is from Eulalie Elliott (Reid), who shares memories of her year here and tells of a return visit to the campus in 1942.

Dates

  • 1919 - 1988

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

Winifred Reid graduated from the North Carolina College for Women (NCCW, now UNCG) in 1926. Rebekah McClain Stroupe attended NCCW from 1918-1920 and Eulalie Elliott Reid attended the State Normal and Industrial School (UNCG's first name) in its first year, 1891.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Winifred Reid, Rebekah McClain Stroupe, and Eulalie Elliott Reid all attended UNCG in its earlier incarnations, the State Normal and Industrial School and the North Carolina College for Women. This collection includes a 1988 letter from Winifred Reid, a 1919 letter from Stroupe, and a 1928 letter from Reid, sharing their memories of the school.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alumni Association after 1988.

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Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff.
Title
Winifred M. Reid Letters
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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