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Margaret Ruth Heilig Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0309

Scope and Contents

The Margaret Ruth Heilig Scrapbook dates from 1916 - 1917, but is largely undated. It has black binding and black pages and contains photographs, pictures, and a copy of the Cornelian Praise. The photographs and picture clippings feature the college's buildings as well as student life. The majority of the Scrapbook is un-annotated.


  • 1916 - 1917


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical or Historical Information

Margaret Ruth Heilig of Salisbury, North Carolina was a student of the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1920 with a Bachelor's degree. While a student, Heilig was a member of the Cornelian Society and was a Proctor, Fire Lieutenant, Corresponding Secretary of the Cornelian Society, and Reporter for the Carolinian. She was described in the 1920 Pine Needles as good-natured, happy-go-lucky, fearless, original, and imaginative.

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0.07 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

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Margaret Ruth Heilig was a student of the North Carolina College for Women, graduating in 1920 with a Bachelor's degree. She was a member of the Cornelian Society and was a Reporter for the Carolinian.

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