Inventory of the EUA022 James Fred Young Collection, 1973 - 2008 EUA022

Inventory of the EUA022 James Fred Young Collection, 1973 - 2008

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Elon University

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Contact Information:

Belk Library Archives and Special Collections
Elon University
2550 Campus Box
Elon, North Carolina

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Elon University. Belk Library Archives and Special Collections
Creator: Elon University
Title: EUA022 James Fred Young Collection, 1973 - 2008
Language of Material: Material in English
Location: The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for further details about the location.
Abstract: This collection includes materials relating to James Fred Young, President of Elon College from 1973 to December 1998. Some of the materials relate directly to his time as President, while other documents have been collected over the years to form the collection. Young's official Presidential files are housed in Belk Library's satellite facility and are currently being processed. For more information about what is included in this collection, please see the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection."
Extent: 0.5 linear feet, 1 archival box

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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Copyright Notice

The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], EUA022 James Fred Young Collection, Belk Library Archives and Special Collections, Elon University, Elon, NC, USA.

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Gift or Purchase Note

Unknown. Materials collected and assembled over many years to form collection.

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Accession Information

Not applicable

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Processing Information

Processed by Katie Nash, October, 2012

Encoded by Katie Nash, October, 2012

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Biographical Note

The 2012 website for the Elon University Office of the President states this about former President James Fred Young, "Dr. J. Fred Young has spent a lifetime striving for educational excellence in Alamance County. A native of Burnsville, N.C., Young was educated at Mars Hill College, Wake Forest University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Columbia University. In 1973 Young was named the seventh president of Elon College and served until 1998, making him one of the longest-serving presidents in Elon history. During the 25 years of his tenure, the college more than doubled enrollment to 3,685 and became one of the premier undergraduate institutions on the Eastern seaboard. New academic offerings included masters programs in business administration, education and physical therapy; a new general studies program; and new majors including communications, computer systems, sports medicine and leisure/sport management. The Elon campus expanded from about 145 acres to more than 500 acres during Young's presidency. Facilities construction and renovation included additions of the Center for the Arts; The Koury Center for athletics and physical education; the Moseley Center for campus activities; the Story Center, Jordan Center and East Campus residence hall complexes; and the McMichael Science Center. Groundbreaking was held for the Carol Grotnes Belk Library, and Young also began planning and fund raising for Rhodes Stadium."

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The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.

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Online Catalog Headings

These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online catalogs.

Young, J. Fred.
Elon College -- Presidents.
Elon College -- History.
Elon University -- History.
Elon University -- Archival resources.

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Related Material

Please consult with the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for additional information about related materials to this collection.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1.
44 Folders.
Undated. Addresses. Young, Fred.
Undated. Newspaper Clippings.
1973. Invitations.
1973. Program. Installation Service.
1979-1989. Report.
1981. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1983. Press Release.
1984. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1984. Essays. Young, Fred.
1987. Essays. Unknown author.
1988. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1989. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1989. Newspaper Clippings.
1990. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1990. Invitation.
1991. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1991. Essays. Unknown author.
1991-1992. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1992. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1993. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1993-1994. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1994. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1994. Correspondence.
1995. Invitations.
1996. Invitations.
1998. Addresses. LaRose, Robert E.
1998. Addresses. Young, Fred.
1998. Agenda. Planning Committee.
1998. Correspondence.
1998. Essays. Unknown author.
1998. Invitations.
1998. Miscellaneous Notes. Retirement.
1998. Newspaper Clippings.
1998. Photographs (reproductions). Retirement reception from Physical Plant.
1998. Program. Retirement.
1998. Schedules. Retirement.
1999. Correspondence.
1999. Newspaper Clippings.
2000. Program. Young Commons.
2001. Correspondence.
2001. Invitations.
2004. Correspondence.
2006. Correspondence.
2008. Addresses. Young, Fred.