Alumni have been, are now, and if we do our duty to the University,
among the foremost leaders of public opinion and thought in the State
and the pioneers of every good work.”
-- John Manning,
Lawyer and Congressman, 1884
Source: John Manning,
“Address Before the Alumni Association of the University of
North Carolina,” 1884, p. 4. North Carolina Collection.
Image source: Kemp P. Battle, History of the University of North Carolina, Volume II. Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton, 1912. Page 104. Scanned by Documenting the American South.