Elizabeth Evans Savage Oral History Interview

January 13, 1987
Oral History #OH0085
Lennon, Donald R.; Savage, Elizabeth Evans
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 36 pages
Preferred Citation
Elizabeth Evans Savage Oral History Interview (#OH0085), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

Mrs. Savage, a resident of Greenville, N.C., was born in Robeson County, N.C. Her father was a prominent physician practicing in the town of Rowland. In 1916 she enrolled at East Carolina Teachers Training School. After graduating in 1918 she remained in Greenville to teach in the public schools. At the time of her retirement, Mrs. Savage had taught in public and private schools for fifty four years.

Scope and arrangement

The interview concentrates on Mrs. Savage's childhood in Rowland, her father's medical practice, his hobby of raising fighting cocks, and her early recollections of Greenville.

For related material see: William Ernest Evans Papers.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Elizabeth Evans Savage

Processing information

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Copyright notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Evans, William Ernest, 1869-1930
Savage, Elizabeth Evans
Corporate Names
East Carolina Teachers Training School--Students
Physicians--North Carolina
Greenville (N.C.)--Description and travel
Rowland (N.C.)--Description and travel