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Carolina College

Online Exhibits

This page offers digital images and versions of selected materials in the Carolina College Collection at Methodist University.

With the exception of the transcripts, the exhibits below are slide shows. Click on the title of the collection you would like to view, and then click on the first image of the series to see the full-sized version. From there you can click the "next" arrow to view each image, or click the slideshow arrow slideshow arrow to view a new image every three seconds. Click the button to see the set of thumbnail images for that particular exhibit. Help is available on the bar at the bottom of each slideshow page.



Excerpts from transcripts
-- These articles from the Raleigh Christian Advocate, the North Carolina Advocate, and the Journal of the North Carolina Conference provide a virtual timeline for the life of Carolina College, from the 1906 approval of the plan to build a college to liquidation of the property in 1928. Photos have been added and were not part of the original publications.

"A View of Carolina College" (c. 1915?) (17 images)
-- A promotional booklet consisting primarily of photographs of school facilities

College catalog, 1914-1915 (57 images)
-- The academic catalog, containing lists of faculty and students, by-laws, courses, policies, and photographs

Carolinian, 1915-1916 (40 images)
-- The student literary magazine, containing poetry, fiction, essays, cartoons, and advertisements

Bond note (6 images)
-- First mortgage $250 bond note for Carolina College

Tina "Tiny" Fussell scrapbook (111 images)
-- A collection of photos, documents, and recollections compiled by Tina "Tiny" Fussell during her senior year (1918-1919)

Rhoda Holden scrapbook (114 images)
-- A scrapbook compiled by Rhoda Holden McMillan during her time as president of the Carolina College Alumnae Association. (Note: due to the oversized nature of the album, the layout presented here reflects the spirit, not the exact organization, of the original)

Ester Evans photo album (18 images containing a total of approximately 70 photographs)
-- Photos compiled by Ester Evans while she was a student in the Preparatory Department of Carolina College (1918-1921)

Thelma Dixon photo album (33 images containing a total of approximately 63 photographs)
-- Photos collected by Thelma Dixon between 1914-1916


Equipment used to digitize images was purchased with LSTA funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources through the North Carolina ECHO, 'Exploring Cultural Heritage Online' Digitization Grant Program.

Methodist College is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions.