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Edna Annette Forney Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0298

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook is entitled My Commencement and was published in New York by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1906. Edna handwrote the history of the College inside as well as details about the 1908 Commencement. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, autographs from teachers, autographs and comments from classmates and a program of Commencement Exercises of 1908.


  • 1909


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 or Historical Information

Edna Annette Forney attended the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College (now UNCG) from 1903 to 1908.


0.08 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

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Edna Annette Forney attended the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College (now UNCG) from 1903 to 1908.

The scrapbook is annotated throughout with black ink. The book contains newspaper clippings, a handwritten history of the College, autographs and programs.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from UNCG Classed Archives in September, 2008.

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Processed by Haley Childers, August, 2009 Encoded by Haley Childers, August, 2009

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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