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Henrietta Alberta "Berta" Ratliffe Craig Notebooks

Identifier: MSS 0339

Scope and Contents

Notebook One is dated at 1894. It is a composition book titled Sewing Notes. The Notebook contains notations, drawings, and diagrams for various sewing exercises that are organized by Model.

Notebook Two is dated from 1893 to 1894. It is a green album titled, Sewing Book. Notebook Two is an accompanying notebook to Notebook One and contains fabric swatches on which Craig had practiced the exercise outlined in Notebook One.

Notebook Three is an Apgar's New Plant Analysis book and dates at 1894. Notebook Three consists of worksheet pages to be filled out by the owner regarding the characteristics of plants. It is partially annotated by Craig, containing her notes, drawings, as well as miscellaneous doodles. It is mostly blank.


  • 1893 - 1894


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Collection is open for research.

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Biographical or Historical Information

Henrietta Alberta "Berta" Ratliffe Craig of Glade Valley, North Carolina was a student at the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), attending from 1893 to 1895.


0.76 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Henrietta Alberta "Berta" Ratliffe Craig was a student at the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School, attending from 1893 to 1895.

The Henrietta Alberta "Berta" Ratliffe Craig Notebooks date from 1893 to 1894. Notebook One contains Craig's Sewing notes, Notebook Two is the accompanying album containing fabric swatches on which Craig practiced, and Notebook Three is a Plant Analysis book that is partially annotated by Craig.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Jean Craig. Transferred from Classed Archives, September 2008.

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Repository Details

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

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