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    • Oral history interview with Alonzo C. Hall, 1973

    • 1973
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979
    • Alonzo Cleveland Hall (1886-1979) graduated from Elon College (now, Elon University) in 1910 with a Bachelor of Arts. He received a master’s degree from Columbia University and did graduate work at Harvard University. From 1916 to 1956, Hall was...
    • Oral history interview with Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • [Publicity Flyer for Augustin Daly Company, "7-20-8" or "Casting the...

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Advertising flier for Augustin Daly's traveling company's production of "7-20-8" or "Casting the Boomerang." The flier was printed by A. S. Seer's Print in New York. The background of the front of the flier is in gold ink, overlaid with pictures of...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 2000

    • 2000-11-16
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • Documents Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg's early life in Brooklyn, New York; her military service during World War II; and her family and personal life after the war.

      Goldberg discusses various aspects of her military service, including her...
    • Young: Leaders with racist bent in office

    • 1980-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Jim Schlosser discusses Andrew Young's speech at North Carolina A&T State University commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. In his speech, Young cited North Carolina...
    • First class private Mary Brown [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Sheet music for the song "First Class Private Mary Brown" from the Army Special Services revue "About Face" circa 1944. The song was written by Frank Loesser and is meant to be sung by a serviceman to a WAC. The front is printed in blue and red...
    • Medical Account Book

    • 1891-1912
    • Accession Number 2006.38.1
    • Includes accounts for both white and "colored" patients by name. Dr. Ector recorded little information about treatments, but he made many visits, usually chargining one or two dollars each, and he dispensed medicine, usually for about 50 cents....
    • A Greensboro building at Greensboro College

    • 1946
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A pamphlet of the Greensboro College Advisory Committee’s efforts to have more construction projects on campus led by William Y. Preyer, president of the Vicks Chemical Company. The back of the document includes a list of all known alumni living...
    • Planning notes [Number 34A, 27 January 1964]

    • 1964-01-27
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report is primarily a 3 page article on the history behind the names of Greensboro’s most famous streets. The last page has an advertised request for historical images of Downtown Greensboro.
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1175
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This text is from a special arrangment of the Psalms. Several Church Fathers made their own groupings for the Scriptures. Of these so-called "chains" the most famous is that of St. Thomas Aquinas. The author of the arrangement represented by this...
    • Aurora. [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This famous paraphrase of the Bible in Latin verse was one of the most popular Latin books of poetry of the late 12th and 13th century. Petrus de Riga, who died in 1209, began it. Aegidius of Paris finished it. This version did not appear in...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This small Psalter leaf illustrates the fact that, although skilled scribes were available in many monasteries in the 13th century, some of the monks who attempted to apply and burnish the gold leaf were still struggling with many problems of...
    • Missal (Missale) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Missal, written for the convenience of the priests, combined the separate books formerly used in different parts of the service; namely, the Oratorium, Lectionarium, Evangeliarium, Canon, and others. Gutenberg, who printed his famous First...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This manuscript leaf came from a Book of Hours, sold probably at one of the famous shrines to which wealthy laymen made pilgrimages. To meet the demand for these books, the monastic as well as the secular scribes produced them in great numbers. The...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1500
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This beautiful manuscript leaf was written and illuminated about the year 1535 A.D. At this late date Books of Hours were also being printed in great numbers by such famous French printers as Vostre, de Colines, and Tory. These were elaborately...
    • [Junior Physical Education Major Camp scrapbook, 1953]

    • 1953
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1954 Junior Physical Education Majors at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the 1953...
    • Oral history interview with Fred Chappell, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-03-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Fred Chappell (1936- ) began teaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1964, retiring in 2004 as emeritus professor of English. In 1988, he was named Burlington Industries Excellence Professor of English. He is a writer...
    • Oral history interview with Tom Kirby-Smith, Jr., 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-9-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Tom Kirby-Smith Jr. (1938- ) began teaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1967, retiring in 2003 as professor of English. An author and poet, he is a founding editor of the Greensboro Review, the literary magazine...

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