|Title:||William Frederick Harding Memoir|
|Creator:||Harding, William Frederick, b. 1867|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Memoir (1917-1918, 1938) consisting of typescript memoir, Aurora.|
|Extent:||0.108 Cubic feet, photocopy of twenty-three-page typescript memoir.|
June 5, 1980; Memoir (1917-1918, 1938) of a Greenville, N.C., attorney. Gift of Mrs. Mae J. Gates, Greenville, N.C.
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William Frederick Harding Memoir (#412), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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William Frederick Harding (b. Nov. 26, 1867), a son of Henry and Susan Elizabeth (Sugg) Harding, was a native of Aurora, N.C. Following his graduation from the University of North Carolina in 1894, Harding taught school and studied the law. He practiced the law in Greenville and Charlotte from 1896 until 1913, when he was appointed a judge of the North Carolina Superior Court.
Written during 1917 and 1918 with an addendum in 1938, the memoir describes the activities of Harding and members of his immediate family. Notable topics include businesses, residents, schools, a Methodist revival, and other aspects of life in Aurora; members of the Harding and Sugg families; businesses, and lawyers in Greenville; course work, the chapel, student activities, and hazing at the University of North Carolina; the beneficence of Thomas Jordan Jarvis; and Harding's work on The American and English Encyclopedia of Law for Edward Thompson Company of Northport, N.Y.
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