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Terry Sanford and Inglis Fletcher

Date: Jun. 14 1963 - Jun. 14 1964 | Identifier: UA55.01.4820
Caption from the rear of the photograph which served as a cutline for the East Carolina College News Bureau: "Governor [Terry] Sanford congratulates novelist Inglis Fletcher after East Carolina College named a new seven-story women's residence hall for her during the college's 55th commencement exercises Sunday, June 14. Mrs. Fletcher, the author of 12 novels about early North Carolina and its people, was present at the commencement program when the naming of Inglis Fletcher Hall was announced. Governor Sanford, also in attendance at the program, praised the choice of Mrs. Fletcher as the new building's honoree, saying the theme of her 12 books in the Carolina Series is fundamentally the same as the principle dramatized by East Carolina College: that the real source of strength of Eastern North Carolina is inherent in the land itself and its people." Date approximated. more...