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Jennie Whitley Congleton Papers, 1883-1885

Manuscript Collection #462

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Title: Jennie Whitley Congleton Papers
Creator: Congleton, Jennie Whitley
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1883-1885) including correspondence, autograph book, school essays, signature of classmates, school activities, etc.
Extent: 0.11 Cubic feet, 11 items , including correspondence, an autograph book, and miscellaneous.

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Accessions Information

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.

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

Jennie Whitley Congleton Papers (#462), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mr. J. B. Congleton, Jr.

Processing Information

  • Processed by M. Quintanilla, May 1988

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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

Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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