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Anna Meade Michaux Williams Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0345

Scope and Contents

Notebook One is a composition book titled, Physical Geography and Pedagogies and contains lecture notes dating from 1892 to 1893. Some pages of the notebook are blank and it includes a photograph of Williams in 1896. Lectures were delivered by Professor McIver, Miss McIntyre, Professor P.P. Claxton, and a Professor James.

Notebook Two is a composition book titled, Physiology and contains manuscript notations and some drawings dated 1893. The majority of Notebook Two is blank and it also contains a single letter from 1951 from Williams to Mr. Charles M. Adams. Lectures were delivered by Dr. Miram Bitting.

Notebook Three is a composition book titled, Literature, The front cover also reads, Royal Exercises Trade mark, No. 721. Itcontains Williams' Literature notations concerning William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice from 1893. The majority of Notebook Three is blank. The course was taught by Dr. J.Y. Joyner.

Notebook Four is a composition book titled, English Literature, with an image of a girl and a dog on the front cover. It contains notations dating from 1892 - 1893. Some of the pages are blank.

Notebook Five is a composition book titled, Botany and contains notations, some drawings, and a single set of pressed leaves dated 1894. The notebook has many blank pages towards the back. The course was taught by Miss Dixie Lee Bryant.

Dates

  • 1892 - 1894

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

Anna Meade Michaux Williams of Guilford County, North Carolina was a student of the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Williams attended the school from 1892 to 1894.

Extent

0.76 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Anna Meade Michaux Williams was a student of the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School from 1892 to 1894.

The Anna Meade Michaux Williams Notebooks date from 1893 to 1894 and consists of five notebooks containing Williams' lecture notes from various courses.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from Classed Archives in September, 2008.

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Processing Information

Andrea Cole, July, 2010
Title
Anna Meade Michaux Williams Notebooks
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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