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Bertha M. Donnelly Notebooks

Identifier: MSS 0340

Scope and Contents

Notebook One is a composition notebook labeled on its front cover, English. It is dated at 1896 and contains notes on Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and Macbeth. The Notebook also contains some mathematics notations, Chemistry notes, and human anatomy drawings.

Notebook Two is an undated composition notebook that contains further notations on Shakespeare's Macbeth as well as miscellaneous mathematics notations.

Notebook Three is an undated composition notebook labeled on its front cover, Physical Geography. It contains geography course notes as well as notations on Botany.

Notebook Four is an undated tall notepad labeled, History, and contains history notes as well as other miscellaneous notations in the back of the notepad. The center pages are blank.

Notebook Five is an undated Keystone Drawing Tablet sketchbook that contains pencil drawings and a pressed leaf. The majority of the sketchbook is blank.


  • 1896


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

Bertha M. Donnelly of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina was a student at the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1897.


0.76 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Bertha M. Donnelly was a student at the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School, graduating in 1897.

Method of Acquisition

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