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Charles B. Shaw Collection of Letters Written by Famous Women

Identifier: MSS 0135

Charles Shaw, librarian at the North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) from 1920 until 1927, collected these letters written by famous women. The collection dates from 1881 to 1916, and include correspondents such as Susan B. Anthony, Mary Antin, Cecelia Beaux, Margaret Deland, Zona Gale, Lillian Nordica, Alice F. Palmer, Annie Peck, and Lucy Stone.

Dates: 1881 - 1916

Dean of University Libraries Records

Identifier: UA 0011.0001
Abstract The library first began operation when the school opened in 1892. Over the next 100 years, the library grew dramatically and moved from a one room collection in the Main Building to a new building with a large nine story tower. Annie Petty would serve as the first Head Librarian from 1896 to 1920.This collection consists of correspondence, memorandums, minutes, notes, publications, reports, and an archive of the department's website related to collection management, committees,...
Dates: 1905 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2005