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Mary Teresa Peacock Douglas Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0314

Scope and Contents

The Mary Teresa Peacock Douglas Scrapbook dates from 1919 - 1923. It is titled My Memory Book: North Carolina College and contains predominantly black paper annotated in white ink. The Scrapbook contains photographs, pictures, autographs with addresses and sentiments, table cards, tickets and receipts, event programs, invitations, correspondence, clippings, college documents, greeting cards, and various artifacts such as miniature candles, napkins, a dried cigarette, dried flowers, candy wrappers, and other memorabilia.


  • 1919 - 1923


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

Mary Teresa Peacock Douglas graduated from the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1923. During her time as a student at NCCW, she was a member of the Y.W.C.A. Cabinet, Pine Needles Staff, Coraddi Staff, International Relations Club, and the French Club. She was also a Dikean Critic, Proctor, Junior Shop Manager, and Class Historian.


0.94 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

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Mary Teresa Peacock Douglas was a student of the North Carolina College for Women, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1923. Among her campus activities, Douglas was a member of the Dikean Society, the International Relations Club, the French Club, as well as Pine Needles Staff and Coraddi Staff.

The Mary Teresa Peacock Douglas Scrapbook dates from 1919 through 1923. Among its contents are photographs, autographs and sentiments, event programs, correspondence, clippings, college documents, and other materials and memorabilia.

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