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Minnie Lee Peedin Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0299

Scope and Contents

The Minnie Lee Peedin Scrapbook dates from 1904 to 1912. It is a published blank book with printed page headings throughout, titled, My Commencement. It contains pictures (including the 1908 class marshals, campus buildings, and basketball team), autographs from teachers, classmate information, and notations under the printed headings, Account of the Commencement Exercises, The Class History, and Class Poems. The Scrapbook also contains notations entitled, Message of President Foust to the Graduating Class.


  • 1904 - 1912


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

Minnie Lee Peedin of Selma, North Carolina was a student of the State Normal and Industrial College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro). She graduated in 1908 and presented her Representative Essay on The Importance of Physical Training in our Public School System.


0.09 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook)

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Minnie Lee Peedin was a student of the State Normal and Industrial College, graduating in 1908.

The Minnie Lee Peedin Scrapbook dates from 1904 to 1912. It contains pictures, autographs, and notations.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Daphne Carraway, Class of 1903. Transferred from Classed Archives in September 2008.

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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