Eleanor Jacquelyn Davis Hall Papers
Eleanor Jacquelyn Davis Hall was a commercial student at the Woman’s College of The University of North Carolina (now UNC Greensboro) from 1956-1957. During her year here, she witnessed the start of the Suez Canal Crisis, the election of President Eisenhower, and a small fire in the Mary Foust dormitory. In correspondence with her husband, Teddy Hall, she describes the every-day life of women on campus, including campus events, dining options, and leisure activities. She often writes about ‘house meetings’ in her dorm. During her time as a student, Davis was an active member of College Park Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC.
This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, school records, and other materials that document the life of Eleanor Jacquelyn Davis Hall. It consists primarily of letters from Davis to her husband, Ted Hall, a football player at the University of South Carolina. The collection also contains two scrapbooks, report cards, photographs, and ephemera.
- 1940 - 1957
- Hall, Eleanor Jacquelyn Davis (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Eleanor Jacquelyn Davis Hall was born in 1938 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina to Zebulon Vance Davis and Lillie Belle Powell. The youngest of three, Jacquelyn attended Woman's College (now UNC Greensboro) and graduated from the Commercial Class in 1957.
After her education at Woman's College, Jacquelyn held several administrative and accounting jobs across North Carolina - including Greensboro, Wilkesboro, and Durham. Jacquelyn married Ted Hall and eventually settled in North Wilkesboro, NC, where she has been very active in local organizations and churches. She worked as the Director of Christian Education, or youth director, with the North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church for 17 years.
1.92 Linear Feet (3 boxes.)
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This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, school records, and other materials that document the life of Eleanor Jacquelyn Davis Hall. It consists primarily of letters from Davis to her husband, Teddy Hall, a football player at the University of South Carolina. The collection also contains two scrapbooks, report cards, photographs, and ephemera.
Eleanor Jacquelyn Davis Hall was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. She graduated from North Wilkesboro High School in 1956 and attended the Woman’s College (now UNC Greensboro) commercial program from 1956-1957.
Collection is arranged into informal series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Photos & Ephemera 3. Scrapbooks. Folders are arranged alphabetically, and items are chronological within each folder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Jacquleyn Hall in June 2018.
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- Business education -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- North Carolina -- Greensboro
- Office practice -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- North Carolina -- Greensboro
- Woman's College of the University of North Carolina
- Woman's College of the University of North Carolina -- Students
- Woman's College of the University of North Carolina -- Students -- Social life and customs
- Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Commercial Dept.
- Eleanor Jacquelyn Davis Hall Papers
- Laura Silva
- March 2019
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