Inventory of the Carrie Lee Sizemore Collection, 1933 - 1934 Mss.Coll.031

Inventory of the Carrie Lee Sizemore Collection, 1933 - 1934
Mss.Coll.031


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Contact Information:

Belk Library Archives and Special Collections
Elon University
2550 Campus Box
Elon, North Carolina
27244
336-278-6599
Email: belkarchives@elon.edu
URL: http://www.elon.edu/e-web/library/libraryinfo/archiveinfo.xhtml

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Elon University. Belk Library Archives and Special Collections
Creator: Carrie Lee Sizemore
Title: Carrie Lee Sizemore Collection, 1933 - 1934
Language of Material: Material in English
Location: The collection is located in Belk Library Archives Satellite Shelving at Elon University. Please contact the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for further details about the location.
Abstract: The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into two series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Correspondence and Printed Material. Primarily, the collection contains letters that were sent from the President of Elon (L.E. Smith) and the Registrar (C.M. Cannon) to Carrie Lee Sizemore of Virginia urging her to attend Elon College for the 1933-34 school year. The letters outline the tuition costs, student fees, and offers of a scholarship to attend Elon (1:1-1:2). Carrie Lee Sizemore did not attend Elon, but these letters represent examples of the kind of language administrators used at Elon after the depression in order to recruit students. There is also a brochure from the Department of Music at Elon College included in this collection (2:1).
Extent: 0.25 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], Carrie Lee Sizemore Collection, Belk Library Archives and Special Collections, Elon University, Elon, NC, USA.


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Gift or Purchase Note

Gift. Please refer to the Correspondence Legal file for more information.


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Accession Information

#2009.11.1


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Processing Information

Processed by Katie Nash, June, 2009

Encoded by Katie Nash, July, 2009


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Biographical Note

There is no biographical information known about Carrie Lee Sizemore at this time, except that she was from Virgilina, Virginia (small town in Halifax County, VA) and that she did not attend Elon College.


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Scope and Content Note

The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into two series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Correspondence and Printed Material. Primarily, the collection contains letters that were sent from the President of Elon (L.E. Smith) and the Registrar (C.M. Cannon) to Carrie Lee Sizemore of Virginia urging her to attend Elon College for the 1933-34 school year. The letters outline tuition costs, student fees, and offers of a scholarship to attend Elon (1:1-1:2). Carrie Lee Sizemore did not attend Elon, but these letters represent examples of the kind of language administrators used at Elon after the depression in order to recruit students.

The printed material series contains a brochure from the Department of Music at Elon College from 1933-34. According to her niece, Mary Cook, Carrie Lee Sizemore would have studied music if she attended Elon. The brochure outlines everything associated with the music department including training, musical equipment, music faculty, student music groups, and general information about Elon’s campus (2:1).


Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into two series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Correspondence and Printed Material.


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Online Catalog Headings

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

Sizemore, Carrie Lee
Elon College
Smith, L.E. (Leon Edgar)
Cannon, C.M. (Claude Marcus)
Elon College Choir
Elon College -- Music Department
Elon College -- Admissions
Elon University -- Archival resources

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Related Material

There are no related materials to this collection at this time.

Detailed Description of the Collection

1. Correspondence. 1933-1934.
2 Folders. 6 Items.
This series contains letters to Carrie Lee Sizemore from the President of Elon (L.E. Smith) and the Registrar (C.M. Cannon) urging her to attend Elon in 1933-34. The letters discuss possible scholarship opportunities for Carrie Lee, as well as the costs associated with attending Elon in 1933 (1:1-1:2). Additionally, there is a letter from August 1934 from L.E. Smith encouraging students to attend Elon, stating that if they attend in 1934, they will represent the 50th anniversary class of Elon in 1938. President Smith highlights why this would be an honor to be a part of this particular class at Elon, and discusses costs and courses that would be offered (1:2). Included with each letter is an application for admission to Elon (1:1-1:2).
Folder 1. Correspondence. Letters. 1933.
* Sizemore, Carrie Lee
* Hook, R.M.
* Tuition costs at Elon
* Scholarships at Elon
* Cannon, C.M.
* Student fees at Elon
* Application for admission to Elon
Folder 2. Correspondence. Letters. 1934.
* Smith, Leon Edgar
* 50th anniversary class at Elon
* Application for admission to Elon
* Tuition costs at Elon
* Courses offered at Elon
* Cannon, C.M.
2. Printed Material. 1933-1934.
1 Folder. 1 Item.
The one brochure in this series is from the Department of Music at Elon College. This brochure outlines and promotes the music department at Elon including information about training, musical equipment, music courses, music faculty, student music groups, and some general information about Elon’s campus (2:1). According to Carrie Lee Sizemore’s niece, Mary Cook, Carrie Lee would have studied music if she attended Elon.
Folder 1. Printed Material. Brochure. Department of Music at Elon. 1933-1934.
* Chamblee, Helen
* Landen, Lucie
* Elon Singers
* Whitley Auditorium
* Elon Music Club
* Choir at Elon
* Elon Festival Chorus
* College Band and Orchestra
* Music courses at Elon
* Alamance Hotel (Burlington, NC)
* Steere, Dwight