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Ruby Jane Hodgin Scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 0312

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook One contains materials that date from 1917 to 1922. It is a large bound book with black pages annotated in white ink. It contains personal correspondence, event programs, greeting cards, clippings, invitations, tickets, ribbon and fabric swatches, postcards, dried flora and cigarettes, school reports/ college documents, photographs, receipts, candy wrappers, and other memorabilia.

Scrapbook Two contains materials that date from 1921 to 1922. The black pages are bound with a cover reading My Memory Book: North Carolina College and are annotated in white ink. The scrapbook contains photographs, autographs, invitations, receipts, event programs, ribbon, table cards, and various candy wrappers.


  • 1917 - 1922


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

Ruby Jane Hodgin lived in Greensboro, NC and graduated from North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1922 with a Bachelor of Sciences degree. Hodgin was an active student and participated in many clubs and groups on campus including the Adelphian Society, the Class Hockey Team, and the Education Club. She was also Business Manager of Handbook, Class Critic, Secretary of House of Representatives, and Pine Needles Staff.


0.94 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



Ruby Jane Hodgin was a student at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1922. She was involved with many college clubs and groups including the Adelphian Society, the Class Hockey Team, the Education Club, and the Pine Needles Staff.

The Ruby Jane Hodgin Scrapbooks date from 1917 to 1922 and contain clippings, correspondence materials, photographs, event programs, invitations, college documents, various artifacts, and memorabilia items.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from Classed Archives in September 2008.

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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