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Gladys Taylor Hodges West Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0358

Scope and Contents

The Gladys Taylor Hodges West Scrapbook contains materials dating from 1916 to 1919. Its front cover reads, My Memory Book. The scrapbook contains photographs with annotations, clippings, stamps, college memorabilia, ribbon, tickets, receipts, party memorabilia, pressed leaves, event programs, and invitations.


  • 1916 - 1919


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

Gladys Taylor Hodges West of Dover, North Carolina was a student of the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), attending during the 1917-18 academic year. Due to the illness of both her parents, West was needed at home to care for her four younger siblings and was unable to return to the college. In January 1920, she married George E. West. Together they had three daughters who all graduated from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Lottie Faye West Warren graduated in 1941, Mary Ellen West in 1943, and Rebecca West Hook in 1945. Gladys Taylor Hodges West died May 1996.


0.15 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

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Gladys Taylor Hodges West was a student of the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College, attending during the 1917-18 academic year.

The Gladys Taylor Hodges West Scrapbook contains photographs, clippings, college and party memorabilia, tickets, event programs, and invitations, dating from 1916 to 1919.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from Classed Archives in September 2008.

Related Materials

See also The Lottie Faye West Scrapbook, MSS 325.

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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