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Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0328

Scope and Contents

The Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb Scrapbook dates from 1946 to 1947. It contains photographs, pictures, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, postcards, invitations, correspondence, receipts, tickets, college documents, event programs, drawings, and a painting by Lipscomb. It also contains items such as matchbooks, ribbons and decorative fabrics, as well as memorabilia regarding parties, vacation time, and student elections.

Dates

  • 1946 - 1947

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

Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb of New Jersey was a student of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1949 with a degree in Art. During her time as a student, Lipscomb was active in many clubs and organizations including the Adelphian Society, the Pine Needles Art Staff, Who's Who, Golden Chain, the Art Club, the Wesley Foundation Workers Council, the Daisy Chain, the Dance Group, the Physics Club, the Dance Committee, the Camera Club, and college Golf. She was also a Dorm Representative, Class Vice-President, Class President, Secretary, Dance Chairman, and an Outstanding Senior; being described as having charm, Class Spirit, graciousness, and ambition in the 1949 Pine Needles.

Extent

1.50 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb was a student of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, graduating in 1949 with a degree in Art. Lipscomb was active in many clubs and organizations including the Adelphian Society, the Pine Needles Art Staff, and the Art Club. She was also Class President, Dance Chairman, and an Outstanding Senior.

The Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb Scrapbook dates from 1946 to 1947. Among its contents are photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, event programs, correspondence, college documents, and various memorabilia.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from Classed Archives in September 2008.

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Processing Information

Processed by Andrea Cole, June 2010 Encoded by Andrea Cole, June 2010
Title
Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb Scrapbook
Author
Andrea Cole
Date
2010
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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