Jennie Whitley Congleton Papers

Manuscript Collection #462
Congleton, Jennie Whitley
Physical description
0.11 Cubic Feet, 11 items , including correspondence, an autograph book, and miscellaneous.
Preferred Citation
Jennie Whitley Congleton Papers (#462), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Papers (1883-1885) including correspondence, autograph book, school essays, signature of classmates, school activities, etc.

Biographical/historical information

Jennie Whitley attended the Staunton Female Seminary in Staunton, Virginia, where she graduated in 1885.

Scope and arrangement

Her letters (1883-1885) were written to her brother in her native Pantego, N.C., (Beaufort County) and tell of school activities and her life at the seminary.

Also contained are an autograph book, with the signatures of her classmates, and two school essays concerning adversity and memory.

Administrative information
Custodial History

January 10, 1983, 11 items; Papers of Beaufort County resident (1883-1885), including correspondence, an autograph book, and miscellaneous. Gift of Mr. J. B. Congleton, Jr., Stokes, N.C.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mr. J. B. Congleton, Jr.

Processing information

Processed by M. Quintanilla, May 1988

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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

Key terms
Personal Names
Congleton, Jennie Whitley
Corporate Names
Staunton Female Seminary (Staunton, Va.)--Students