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"I love to think of those who have preceeded us, who paved the way for us, and who challenged us." -- Mary Fisher Floyd


Guide to the Collections, A - G

Architecture and Historic Buildings

Special collections houses several collections with information about regional architecture and area historic structures. Published works are also available in the G. A. Pfeiffer Library. Consult Polaris, the online library catalog, to locate books on this subject.
  • Hambley collection, 1877-1987 : Ms. 19988
  • Pfeiffer in the making, 1941 / Harry E. Lindley : Ms. 199909
  • Regional collection : Ms. 19975
  • Stanly County architecture, 1785-1910 / Doris P. Balfrey : Ms. 199918
  • Taylor family papers, 1898-1918 : Ms. 199921
  • Phyllis Gore Houghton scrapbook, 1970-1995 : Ms. 199906

Cabarrus County

Many books are available on the history and heritage of Cabarrus County. Also, there are numerous pamphlets pertaining to Cabarrus County in the rare books area of Special Collections. Consult Voyager, the online library catalog.
  • Ivey L. Sharpe papers : Ms. 19974
  • Regional collection : Ms. 19975
  • Gold Mining collection : Ms. 19989
  • Ledger, 1856-1886 / F. V. E. A. Alexander : Ms. 199925
  • Account book, 1889-1894 / Caleb L. Nussman : Ms. 199926

Education

These collections deal primarily with the educational experience of Pfeiffer in its earlier forms as a grade school, high school, and junior college. Refer to records in the University Archives for specific information on programs, courses, etc.
  • Emily C. Prudden collection, 1840-1996 : Ms. 19971
  • Caroline F. Youngs collection : Ms. 19972
  • Regional collection : Ms. 19975
  • Mary Fisher Floyd papers : Ms. 19976
  • Mitchell Home School collection : 19981
  • Oberlin Home and School collection : Ms. 19982
  • Phoebe Pollitt papers : Ms. 19983
  • Pfeiffer Woman's Club records, 1957-1976 : Ms. 19986
  • Pfeiffer-Merner Family collection : Ms. 19987
  • Esther Neibel McBee Scrapbook and Photo Album, 1927-1929 : Ms. 199901
  • Kappa Chi scrapbook, 1958-1959 : Ms. 199904
  • Scrapbook, 1932-1960 : Ms. 199905
  • Phyllis Gore Houghton scrapbook, 1970-1995 : Ms. 199906
  • Beulah Taylor photo album : Ms. 199908
  • Woman's Home Missionary Society records, 1925-1948 : 199919
  • Terry Haynes Carpenter papers : Ms. 199920
  • Mary Aurilla Davis papers, 1924-1925 : Ms. 199923
  • Lottie E. Watkins papers, 1875-1924 : Ms. 199924
  • Lonnie Cruse Holmes letter : Ms. 199927
  • Essay / Annie Laura Williams Misenheimer : Ms. 199928
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society - Delta Upsilon Chapter (Pfeiffer Junior College) records, 1945-1949 : Ms. 199930

Gold Hill, N.C.

Gold Hill is a former mining town located four miles from Pfeiffer University. For more information about Gold Hill contact the Historic Gold Hill and Mines Foundation or visit the restored Gold Hill Village.
  • Gold Mining collection : Ms. 19989
  • Union Copper Mines Company records, 1906-1918 : Ms. 199810
  • Gold Hill Copper Company records, 1900-1906 : Ms. 199811

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