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Collection Number: 04106

Collection Title: Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951.

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


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 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 150 items)
Abstract Emily Louise Pollard (1896-1972) travelled extensively, visiting Europe, 1913, 1924, 1926, and 1951, and California, 1917. The collection includes diaries and letters written by Pollard while travelling; letters concerning life in Chapel Hill, N.C., 1939-1941; poems and other writings by Pollard and her brother, Edward Bagby Pollard Junior, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; and miscellaneous volumes, including collected eulogies honoring Emily Pollard.
Creator Pollard, Emily Louise, 1896-1972.
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 Emily Louise Pollard Papers, #4106, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from John Garland Pollard Junior of Lancaster, Va., June 1976.
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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Emily Louise Pollard (1896-1972) was born in Washington, D.C., and was educated by private tutors, graduating from Miss Hills' School in Philadelphia, Pa. For a short time in the 1930s, Pollard was hostess for her uncle, Governor John Garland Pollard of Virginia. She moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., from Wynnewood, Pa., with her brother, Edward Bagby Pollard Junior, in 1939.

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The collection includes travel letters and diaries of Emily Louise Pollard written while she was on trips to Europe, 1913, 1924, 1926, and 1951, and California, 1917, containing descriptions of food and accomodations and of sightseeing expeditions. Among the countries visited by Pollard were England, France, Germany, Italy, Egypt, Scotland, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Spain, the former Czechoslovakia, Austria, and Hungary. There are also letters concerning life in Chapel Hill, N.C., 1939-1941; poems, stories, and other writings by Pollard and her brother, Edward Bagby Pollard Junior, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; and miscellaneous volumes, including collected eulogies honoring Emily Pollard, a commonplace book of quotations and poems, and a school yearbook.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1-2

Folder 1

Folder 2

1913 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 1-2

Folder 3

1917, 1923-1924 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1926 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

1939-1941 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

1951, 1972 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

Undated #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8-10

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Writings of Emily Louise Pollard #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 8-10

Folder 11

Poems of Edward Bagby Pollard Junior #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12

Miscellaneous #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 12

Folder 13

Volume 1: Travel diary: England, France, Germany, Italy, and Egypt, 1913 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 13

Folder 14

Volume 2: Travel diary: Egypt, Italy, and France, 1913 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 14

Folder 15

Volume 3: Commonplace book, 1914-1915 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 15

Folder 16

Volume 4: School yearbook, Miss Hills' School, Philadelphia, Pa., 1915 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 16

Folder 17

Volume 5: Travel diary: England, Scotland, and France, 1924 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 17

Folder 18

Volume 6: Travel diary, fragment, 1926 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 18

Folder 19

Volume 7: Travel diary: Germany, Czechoslovakia, Austria, and Hungary, 1930 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 19

Folder 20

Volume 8: Travel diary, undated #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 20

Folder 21

Volume 9: Emily Louise Pollard: Remembrances of Friends, collection of eulogies, 1972 #04106, Series: "Emily Louise Pollard Papers, 1913-1951 and undated." Folder 21

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 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.

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