Wahl-Coates School Collection, 1922-1948

Manuscript Collection #6

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Wahl-Coates School Collection
    Creator: Wahl-Coates School
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1922-1948), including PTA minutes, bulletins, charter and building specifications.
    Extent: 0.073 Cubic feet, 6 items ,
  • Description

    Material in the collection consists of the training school's original specifications for the building contract at East Carolina Teachers College (1927), Model School P.T.A. minutes for 1922-1927, a charter to E.C.T.C. Parent-Teachers Association by the North Carolina Congress of Parents and Teachers (1948), and an original draft and two published copies of East Carolina Teachers College Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 4, The Training School (December, 1939).

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Wahl-Coates School, an elementary school for training teachers, was located on the campus of East Carolina University until 1972 when Wahl-Coates Public School was built on Fifth Street in cooperation between the university and the city of Greenville. Originally established as the Model School in 1922, the institution was renamed the Training School when it moved into a new building in 1928 (now the Messick Theatre Arts Center). In 1959 the school received its present name, Wahl-Coates, created in honor of Miss Dora Coates and Miss Frances Wahl, two former teachers and supervisors of the school during its formative years.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    April, 1966, 6 items; Papers relating to Wahl-Coates School and East Carolina Teachers College, including P.T.A. minutes, bulletins, a charter, and building specifications. Given by Wahl-Coates School, Greenville, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Wahl-Coates School

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Wahl-Coates School Collection (#6), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by D. Lennon

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

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