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Carolina Quotables

“February 1, 1871. This old University has busted and gone to hell today.”

-- Anonymous. Found written in chalk on a wall in South Building upon the reopening of the University in 1875.


Source: Kemp Plummer Battle, History of the University of North Carolina. Volume I: From Its Beginnings to the Death of President Swain, 1789-1868. Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton, 1907, p. 584.

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