The collection consists of images documenting the history of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill organized into eleven series by broad categories: administration and staff, 1897-1980s; alumni, 1900-1979; athletics, 1890s-1999 and undated; buildings and grounds, 1799-1999 and undated; documents, 1950s and undated; keepsakes, 1980s-1990s and undated; military affairs, 1910-1980s and undated; organizations, 1878-1990s and undated; schools and colleges, 1870-1980s; special events, 1910s-1980s; and students, 1870-1990s. Images are in a variety of formats, primarily black-and-white photographic prints, but also including film negatives, 35mm color slides, 35mm roll film negatives, illustrations, color lithographs, pages from publications, and other types of documents
The collection includes diaries of Emma L. Hodge and photographs. The diaries, 1867-1868, span her last year of high school when she lived with her uncle William Hodge in Buffalo, N.Y., and attended the Buffalo Femal Seminary. Entries discuss visits to her parents; her courtship and eventual marriage to Charles Stuart Sheldon, a medical student at Buffalo University; social events; daily chores; family traditions; and the health of various family members and friends. Also included is a photograph album, which was annotated by its owner and chiefly contains photographs of family, friends, and students at Elon College, Salem College, and the University of North Carolina, 1916-1917. Also included are 25 unidentified loose photographs. The photographs may have belonged to the family of David Welton, husband of Emma Louise Hodge Sheldon's granddaughter
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Comprised largely of letters and other correspondence sent to Helen Carhart Williams during her childhood, adolescence and young adulthood. Her friends, both women and men, and admirers describe their lives as they move from high school through to the early years of their careers and/or marriages. Several of the men studied at California universities following high school, while a few of the women took jobs teaching locally. The letters describe the difficulties of the authors' individual situations and discuss the courtships, engagements, marriages, studies, jobs, and friendships of Helen and her friends
Volume of student notes, 1829-1831, on the subject of philosophy and the mental faculties, kept by Walter Rutherfurd while a student at Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey. An inscription on the volume's front preliminary page reads: Garnett B Adrain's Book - Presented to him by his friend W. Rutherfurd.".