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Catharine Holmes Jones Scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 0303

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook One contains materials dating from 1907 to 1911. It is a published blank book with printed page headings throughout, titled, The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book. It contains photographs, correspondence, invitations, event programs, tickets, newspaper clippings, ribbon, as well as an Adelphian poem, a college song, her 1911 Marshal regalia and other memorabilia.

Scrapbook Two contains materials dating from 1905 to 1912. It is a black bound book titled, Photographs and has black pages. It contains photographs featuring campus buildings, dorm rooms, faculty, and student life. The majority of the persons and places photographed are labeled.


  • 1905 - 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

Catharine Holmes Jones of Durham County, North Carolina was a student of the State Normal and Industrial College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1911. Jones was a member of the Adelphian Society and was a Marshal in 1910. She presented her Representative Essay on The Commission Form of Government.


0.75 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 diploma)

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Catharine Holmes Jones was a student of the State Normal and Industrial College, graduating in 1911. Jones was a member of the Adelphian Society and was a Marshal in 1910.

The Catharine Holmes Jones Scrapbooks consist of one book titled, The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book and another titled, Photographs. The collection dates from 1905 to 1912. It contains photographs, event programs, correspondence, invitations, tickets, news clippings, and other memorabilia.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Catharine Jones, Class of 1911. Transferred from Classed Archives in September 2008.

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Processing Information

Processed by Andrea Cole, June 2010

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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