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    • [Letters to Lyndon Swaim]

    • 1839-1845
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • Lyndon Swaim followed William Swaim as editor of the "Greensboro Patriot" (1839-1854). He had been apprenticed under William. In 1842, he married the widowed Mrs. William Swaim and became stepfather to Mary Jane Virginia Swaim Porter, William...
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante first payday]

    • 9-30
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Adeline Sears LaPlante receives her very first paycheck, forty-one dollars, on army payday, September 30."
    • [Adjusting Stockings in Public, 1918]

    • 1918
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A woman sitting on the side of the steps adjusts her hosiery. (Caption in back: This was a very risque picture in 1918 pulling stockings in public)
    • [Army unit with Al D'Amato, 1990]

    • 1990
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • A group of U.S. Army personnel, including Captain Linda L. Bray (front center) pose for a group photo with New York Senator Al D'Amato (in civilian clothing). All service members are dressed in army battle dress uniforms. The photo is signed "Dear...
    • [Bryan Building]

    • 1980
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Construction of Business and Economics Building, circa 1980.
    • [Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident minutes]

    • 1981-12-16
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These minutes (two pages) of a December 16, 1981, meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident discusses resolutions in support of federal prosecution of the Ku Klux Klan members involved in the murder of five Communist Workers...
    • [Dormitory Keys, 1976]

    • 1976
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A woman talks with a student while holding a very large and full key ring. (Caption on the back: (INSERT: SHE HAS THE KEYS TO UNC-G When students return to college that means dorms have to be unlocked and keys issued. Mrs. Dorothy Bolling, director...
    • [Dr. George H. Evans]

    • 1948-09-28
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Dr. George Harrison Evans came to Martin's on September 28, 1948. After obtaining his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and serving his residency at the Polyclinic Hospital in New York City, Evans began practicing medicine in Greensboro...
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Seetoo, in uniform, pauses on a road outinside Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, in July 1944. Back of the photo reads "To Bill-A very Merry Christmas...Elsie, '44"
    • [Financial and legal documents - Porter Drug Store]

    • 1843-1889
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • Twenty-six items are from the Porter Drug Store from 1853-1889. The majority are receipts for items purchased and several are signed by W.C. Porter. See the finding aid for the various names of this drugstore at different times. Also included is an...
    • [Large two-story house]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A very large two-story house, possibly belonging to one of the Cone family members.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-12
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck's parents have sent her another telegram from Louis. She has not heard from Jay since he returned to the States and assumes he has been very busy.
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips discusses receiving her uniform, cleaning duty and a surprise first inspection, moving to "Boom town" barracks soon, and working very hard but looking forward to free time on Sunday.
    • [Letter from Corrine Fagg to Ned Harrison]

    • 1995-08-23
    • Mss. Coll. 136 Ned Harrison Collection
    • This folder contains a handwritten letter from Corrine Fagg to Ned Harrison about her personal experiences during World War II in Greensboro. Specifically, she tells the story of her very emotional reaction to hearing the Cone's Mill fog...
    • [Letter from former Guilford student to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1971-01-04
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this January 4, 1971 letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs a former student now at Amherst College compares the learning experience between the two institutions, claiming that Amherst is very competitive but has a larger amount of...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-03-18
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall is currently working in the scarlet fever ward, which she notes is very different civilian nursing. She also mentions hemming her uniforms while listening to the radio, getting vaccines, and nurses that have contracted measles and mumps.
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, 2 January 1914]

    • 1914-01-02
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Susite! Casals is disappointed not to have received a letter Metcalfe had told him to expect. He spent New Year's Day completely alone; "I have to admit that at the moment of leaving year 13 to enter the new year, I had a very painful...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (S.S. Byron)]

    • 1904-05-14
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: My adored one (now "tu"). Casals misses Metcalfe very much and takes pleasure in recalling their time together, from the moment he first heard her name to their meeting in Baltimore, their trip to New York, and his visit to her home in...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Bucharest]

    • 1914-02-20
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • "A quick note to tell you that I have again received a great honor - the king has just named me Commander of the Royal Order of the Romanian Crown." The king sent Casals the insignia, which he is supposed to wear at the concert that evening. "You...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Budapest]

    • 1914-02-27
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is still in Budapest, although he should have been in Vienna so that Schmutzer could finish his portrait, but he was so exhausted that he stayed in bed until noon. The night before he was honored at a banquet and had to speak to the crowds....

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