Walter Clinton Jackson Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection includes photographs of Walter Clinton Jackson, his parents, his children and family, faculty from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and teachers from the Greensboro High School. Papers and material in this box include letters written in 1903 by Walter Clinton Jackson to his wife Mattie, and letters written to Walter Clinton Jackson on the occasion of his appointment as Dean of Public Administration at Chapel Hill in 1932. There are course notes from a class that Jackson taught in 1921. Also included are several awards and diplomas in this collection, including Jackson's diploma from Mercer granted in 1926, and a posthumous inclusion into the North Carolina Educational Hall of Fame in 1965.
- 1902 - 2000
- Other: Majority of material found within 1906 - 1950
- Other: Date acquired: 2015 July 21
- Jackson, Walter Clinton (Person)
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Collection is open for research.
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Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, of their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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2.70 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
Walter Clinton Jackson (1879-1959) joined the faculty of the State Normal and Industrial College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) as professor and head of the Department of History in 1909. In 1934 Jackson was appointed Dean of Administration at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro). In 1945 this title was changed to Chancellor and Vice President of the Consolidated University. He retired from the Chancellor's post in 1950. This collection includes photographs of Walter Clinton Jackson and his family, as well as personal correspondance, diplomas, and awards given to Walter Clinton Jackson.
This collection is located in four boxes. Box 1 contains photographs of Walter Clinton Jackson and his immediate family. Box 2 contains photographs of other family members, as well as faculty and scenes from around Greensboro. Box 3 contains correspondence, materials, newspapers, and personal papers. Each Box is arranged alphabetically, with Box 3 arranged by type of material and then alphabetically. Box 4 contains oversized photographs.
Method of Acquisition
Gift of Clint and Terri Jackson, 2015.
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Processed by Thomas Langland, in April 2017.
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