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Nellie Ashburn Bond Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0023

Scope and Contents

The Nellie Ashburn Bond Papers date from 1893 to 1967 and contain correspondence, speeches, diary, notebooks, and the typescript of an article for Alumni News.

Most of the sixteen letters are concerned with family and personal matters. Eleven of them were written from New York while Bond was at Columbia and include descriptions of New York and Philadelphia. In a letter written from the State Normal and Industrial School in 1902 she mentions J.Y. Joyner leaving to become Superintendent of Public Instruction. The correspondence includes a letter to Bond from Virginia Brown Douglas, which mentions their European trip accompanied by Miss Petty and Miss Fort of the State Normal and Industrial College. The diary describes this trip to Europe in 1905.

Dates

  • 1893 - 1967

Creator

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

Nellie Ashburn Bond was a member of the State Normal and Industrial School (now University of North Carolina at Greensboro) Class of 1897. After graduation, she taught school in Laurel Bluff, North Carolina and Statesville, North Carolina. Bond returned to the State Normal and Industrial College in 1900 as an assistant in the English department. In 1902, she attended summer school at Columbia University in New York City. Bond was married to Edward S. Askew of her hometown of Windsor in 1909.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Nellie Ashburn Bond was a member of the State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG) Class of 1897 and later worked as an assistant in the English department.

The Nellie Ashburn Bond Papers date from 1893 to 1967 and contain correspondence, speeches, diary, notebooks, and the typescript of an article for Alumni News.

Arrangement Note

Collection is arranged by type of material.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. John W. Bond in 1967.

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Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, Encoded by Jason Alston, July 2009;
Title
Nellie Ashburn Bond Papers
Author
archives staff
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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