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Collection Number: 02963

Collection Title: Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 5.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 13 items)
Abstract The collection includes scrapbooks compiled by Mary Gilchrist McNeill of Lumberton, Robeson County, N.C., containing newspaper and magazine clippings on national and international affairs and people and events of general interest, including war, politics, and the arts.
Creator McNeill, Mary Gilchrist.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, #2963, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mary Gilchrist McNeill of Alexandria, Va., August 1953.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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Mary Gilchrist McNeill resided in Lumberton, N.C.

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The collection includes scrapbooks compiled by Mary Gilchrist McNeill containing newspaper and magazine clippings on national and international affairs and people and events of general interest, including war, politics, and the arts. There are many clippings about Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, and European royalty and statesmen. There are also handwritten entries of deaths of prominent persons and other local events in Robeson County, N.C.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Volume 1: November 1916-June 1917 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 1

World War I, international affairs

Folder 2

Volume 2: "VI", June 1917-January 1918 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 2

World War I

Folder 3

Volume 3: "VIII", 1918-1919 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 3

Folder 4

Volume 4: "I", January 1919, 1940-1942 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 4

Folder 5

Volume 5: "II", 1919-1920, 1942 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 5

Folder 6

Volume 6: "III", October 1920-June 1921 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 6

Wilson, Armistice, Russia

Folder 7

Volume 7: "IV", 1921-1922 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume 8: "V", April 1922-April 1924 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 8

Europe and prominent people

Folder 9

Volume 9: "VI", 1924-1944 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 9

Wilson's death and funeral

Folder 10

Volume 10: 1932-1934 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 10

National affairs

Folder 11

Volume 11: 1934 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 11

F. D. Roosevelt and national affairs

Folder 12

Volume 12: 1941-1942 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 12

World War II

Folder 13

Volume 13: 1943 #02963, Series: "Mary Gilchrist McNeill Scrapbooks, 1916-1944." Folder 13

World War II

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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