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    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Neeva Northcott, 1999

    • 1999-04-13
    • WV0063 Eleanor Neeva Northcott Oral History
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Neeva Northcutt's family life; her years at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer...
    • The Bodleys on wheels [binding]

    • 1879
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Cream paper over boards, printed in colors, Japanesque design across covers and spine with various illustrations (including anthropomorphic fish, Paul Revere on horseback, seascapes, wagon wheel, stars, etc.) on colored geometric backgrounds; tan...
    • Oral history interview with Geraldine Muse Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • WV0129 Geraldine Muse Phillips Papers
    • Primarily documents Geraldine Muse Phillips's background; her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in the late 1940s; and her family life after her military service.

      Phillips discusses moving frequently as a child; her mother's mental...
    • Friendship [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) vertical rib cloth; gilt sundial, fruit basket, books, ivy and berries in oval shape, lettering in reserved blue on gilt backgrounds, all within blindstamped single rule border; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • The wonderful year [binding]

    • 1916
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark red (C16) calico-texture cloth; circular wreath of gilt zodiac signs on gilt bordered blue backgrounds, each sign separated by blue florets, gilt lettering; gilt lettering and floret on spine
    • Adzuma, or, The Japanese wife : a play in four acts [binding]

    • 1893
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate yellowish-green (C136) calico-texture cloth; three white and gilt birds with outstretched wings on gilt backgrounds partially within three rings formed by three intertwined dark green and gilt snakes, gilt title; gilt lettering and...
    • Children of destiny [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) calico-texture cloth; gilt scissors and ribbon, crossed leafy stalks in black with white flowers on square black backgrounds in corners; signed "MA", i.e. Margaret Armstrong; gilt lettered scroll on spine.
    • The cricket on the hearth : a fairy tale of home [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Brownish-yellow leather; five panels ruled in brown, central panel has kettle in fire, smoking, top panel has five toy soldiers, lower panel has two elephants, two giraffes, and two deer on blocks all with brown background, panels between center...
    • Vizier of the two-horned Alexander [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate olive green calico-texture cloth; central silhouette profile of man within circular frame, four circular frames surrounding center one, ruled in dark blue with orange backgrounds, men's silhouetted profiles within each circle, in dark...
    • Dangerous days [binding]

    • 1919
    • Robbie Emily Dunn Collection of American Detective Fiction
    • Light grayish-olive calico-texture cloth; vase with floral design around lettering, lettering and rule, all at head, all in black and red; front cover repeated on back cover; lettering within decorative panels with red backgrounds, lettered in...
    • Common sense in the nursery [binding]

    • 1885
    • Woman's Collection
    • Moderate brown calico-texture cloth; two lettered panels with black backgrounds with dotted line separating panels within wavy line outer border, all in black and reserved moderate brown; motif repeated on spine in gilt black and reserved moderate...
    • Five-minute chats with young women, and certain other parties [binding]

    • 1874
    • Woman's Collection
    • Moderate reddish-brown (C43) fine vertical rib moire? cloth over beveled boards; front cover stamped in black with Eastlake designs, reserved lettering on gilt backgrounds, gilt ornament; back cover with blind rule border; cover motif repeated on...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Buchert, 2004 [text/print transcript]

    • 2004-08-02
    • MSS264 Patricia Fairfield-Artman Oral History Collection
    • Jean Ruth Buchert (1922-2016) received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Missouri at Columbia. She received a Fulbright Scholarship, which allowed her to study in Rome, Italy from 1953 to 1954. In 1957, Buchert...
    • [University Ambassadors scrapbook, 1998-2001]

    • 1998-2001
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by representatives of the University Ambassadors, relates to the years 1998-2001 at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The scrapbook contains photographs that have been cut into different shapes and affixed to...

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