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Pauline Green Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0311

Scope and Contents

The Pauline Green Scrapbook is constructed of a green front and back bound by brown leather straps and is chiefly annotating in black ink on white paper. It contains various photographs, including campus buildings, commencement, and student dress rehearsals for the Dramatic Club. It also includes a postcard, clippings, ribbon, dried flowers, event programs and memorabilia, personal correspondence, peer autographs, and artifacts such as art corners, a napkin, and a pressed cigarette.


  • 1917 - 1921


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Collection is open for research.

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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

Pauline Green graduated from the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1921. During her time as a student at NCCW, Green was a member of the Adelphian society, 1918-1919; served as Class Secretary, 1918-1919; Carolinian Reporter, 1919-1920; Pine Needles Staff, 1919-1920; Dramatic Club, 1920; Vice President of the Adelphian society, 1921; President of the Dramatic Club, 1921; and the Toastmistress of the Adelphian Banquet of 1921.

She performed as the lead heroine of many plays presented by the college and was the recipient of the "Prettiest" award at The College Party; often being referred to by her peers as "Pretty Polly" or "P. Green."


0.13 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

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Pauline Green was an active student and graduate of the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro). She was involved with several college clubs and groups, such as the Adelphian society, the Dramatic Club, and the Carolinian.

The Pauline Green Scrapbook dates from 1917 - 1921 and contains photographs, clippings, personal correspondence, event programs, memorabilia, few artifacts, and other memorabilia documenting Green's activities as a student at NCCW.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Tom Broadfoot in November 1986.

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Processing Information

Processed by Andrea Cole, May 2010. Encoded by Andrea Cole and Jennifer Motszko, May 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