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Lillian "Lillie" A. Franklin McGehee Notebook

Identifier: MSS 0344

Scope and Contents

The Lillian "Lillie" A. Franklin McGehee Notebook is a burgundy album used for a sewing course in 1893. It contains notations and instructions for the course on the verso pages and mounted fabric examples on the recto pages.


  • 1893


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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Biographical or Historical Information

Lillian "Lillie" A. Franklin McGehee of Forsyth County, North Carolina was a student of the State Normal and Industrial School (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). McGehee attended the school from 1892 to 1894.


0.76 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

Language of Materials



Lillian "Lillie" A. Franklin McGehee was a student of the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School from 1892 to 1894.

The Lillian "Lillie" A. Franklin McGehee Notebook contains instructions and models for a sewing course in 1893.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Annie Lee Singltary. Transferred from Classed Archives in September, 2008.

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Processed by Andrea Cole, July 2010.

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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