Belk Library Archives and Special Collections


Finding Aids

The Belk Library Archives and Special Collections has a variety of collections. Some of the collections include personal papers (manuscripts) that mostly relate to the history and people associated with the university. Other collections are from organizations and departments on campus. The finding aids below are available to help researchers use the manuscript and archival collections that are the primary sources of information about these collections.

A finding aid is a description of an an archival collection, usually containing a history of the person or organization that produced the collection and an inventory of its contents.

Finding aids may provide some or all of the following information:

  • Time period covered by materials in the collection
  • Size of the collection
  • Biographical or historical background of the creator(s) of the collection
  • More extensive notes on the scope and contents of the collection
  • Description of the organizational structure of the collection
  • Container list describing the contents of the collection at the box, folder, or item level
Academic Council
Academic Council Curriculum Committee
Academic Honors Societies
Academic Summit
African and African-American Studies
Agnew, Jimmie
Alamance County, North Carolina
Alexander, Wesley
Athletics Fundraising
Atkinson, James Oscar
Bells at Elon
Biography Files
Board of Trustees
Bowden, Daniel J.
Bulletin of Elon College Publication (Special Series)
Campus Buildings and Spaces
Campus Buildings and Spaces Blueprints
Campus Buildings and Spaces Negatives
Campus Buildings and Spaces Photographs
Campus Buildings and Spaces Slides
Campus Notes Publication
Cannon, Isabella (Mss.Coll.013)
Cannon, Isabella (Mss.Coll.035)
Career Services and Center
Carret Essay Competition
Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL)
Church History Academies and Schools, etc.
Church History Biography Files
Church History Individual Church Files-North Carolina
Church History Individual Church Files-Various States
Church History Individual Church Files-Virginia
Church History Middle Atlantic Conference
Church History Negatives
Church History Newsletters
Church History Photographs
Church History Postcards
Church History Slides
Church History Southern Conference Archives
Church History The Standard Newsletter Collection
Church History United Church of Christ
Classes of Elon
Clinton, Bill
Cordon, Susie
Cultural Calendar
Danieley, James Earl
Elon Academy
Elon Athletics
Elon Bands
Elon College Bicentennial
Elon College Charter
Elon Commencements
Elon Convocations
Elon Deeds and Contracts
Elon Files (General and Administrative)
Elon History General Information
Elon Homes for Children
Elon Honorary Degrees
Elon Libraries
Elon Parents and Grandparents
Elon Players
Elon Postcards
The Elon Reporter and The Bulletin of Elon Newsletter
Elon University Publications
Eure, Thad
Faculty Meeting Minutes
Faculty Women's Club
Fellows Programs
Fires on Elon's Campus
Flick, Donald P.
Ford, Gerald
Founders Day
Friends of the Library
Ganis, Ralph
Gore, Al
Gospel Choir
Graham School
Greek Life
Habitat for Humanity Chapter at Elon University
Harper, William A.
Hilliard, William N.
Holyfield, Robert
Home Economics Recipe Collection
Hook, Alonzo L.
Hook, Alonzo L., negatives
Hooper, Dewey
Hunter, Marjorie
Institutional Priorities
Johnson, Lyndon B.
Johnson, R.P.
Kernodle Center for Service Learning & Community Engagement
Lambert, Leo Michael
Lecture Events
Ledbetter, J.A.
Lester, Fletcher Cummings
Liberal Arts Forum Events
Literary Societies
Long, William S.
Love School of Business
Maness, William H.
Map Collection
Martha and Spencer Love Foundation
Massey, Eula Mae
McEwen Family
McIntyre, Will and Deni
McLendon, Hubert
Moffitt, Emmett L.
Morrison, James W.
Music Events
Negatives (General)
Negatives (Glass Plate)
O'Kelly, James
Oversized (Archives)
Oversized (General)
Phi Beta Kappa
Phoenix Mascot
Photograph Collection
Planning Conference and Planning Week
Project Pericles
Ramsay, William R.
Registrar Collection
Schmidt, Beth
Scholarships Collection
Sigmon, Robert
Sizemore, Carrie Lee
Slides (General)
Smith, Leon E.
Smith, Samuel D.
Snyder, Wally
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
Staff Appreciation Day
Staley, William Wesley
Student Newsletters and Publications
Student Papers Research
Study Abroad Program
Teaching Education Program
Technology at Elon
TV Services Undated and 2000
TV Services 2001
TV Services 2002
TV Services 2002-06 Miscellaneous
TV Services 2003
TV Services 2004
TV Services 2004-08 Miscellaneous
TV Services 2005
TV Services 2006
TV Services 2006-08 Men's & Women's Soccer
TV Services 2007 Spring
TV Services 2007 Spring/Fall
TV Services 2008 Spring/Fall
TV Services 2008 Fall
TV Services 2009 Spring Box 1
TV Services 2009 Spring Box 2
TV Services 2009 Miscellaneous
TV Services 2010 Miscellaneous
TV Services 2010 April-December
TV Services 2011 Spring/Fall
Terrell, William B.
Theatre Arts and Dance Events
Town of Elon
Transition from Elon College to Elon University
Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life and Chapel
Undergraduate Thesis
University Communications
Utt, Angie
Vance, John and Martha
Visual Arts Events
Young, James Fred
Wellness Program
Wellons, James Willis
Wilmington 10
Women's and Gender Studies
World War I
World War II
Zarzar, Rudy


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