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Elisabeth Ann Bowles Manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0024

Scope and Contents

The manuscript is for the book, A Good Beginning. It is an original typescript of 308 pages with handwritten notations and corrections.


  • 1967


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Collection is open for research.

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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

Dr. Elisabeth Ann Bowles was an Emeritus faculty member of the School of Education at UNCG. She attended the school as an undergraduate when it was the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Bowles later did her graduate work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she wrote her doctoral dissertation entitled, "The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1892-1931" (in University Archives: CE B78u). This dissertation was developed into the book, A Good Beginning : the First Four Decades of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1967 (in University Archives: CL1 B78g).


0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Dr. Elisabeth Ann Bowles was an Emeritus faculty member at UNCG's School of Education.

This manuscript is for Bowles' book, A Good Beginning.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Elisabeth Ann Bowles in 1967.

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Repository Details

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

P.O. Box 26170
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Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US