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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, U - Z

Uwharrie Lakes Region

The Uwharrie Lakes region consists of North Carolina counties which border the Yadkin or Pee Dee Rivers. While in the past the rivers served as a boundary, or division, today the rivers and their lakes lakes bind the counties into a distinct region. The region shares a similar cultural, environmental, and economic heritage, and the collections below document that heritage. There are also many publications about various aspects of the Uwharrie Lakes region; consult theVoyager online catalog for specific titles available at Pfeiffer University.
  • Regional collection : Ms. 19975
  • Yadkin Pee Dee Lakes Project records : Ms. 19984
  • Gold Mining collection : Ms. 19989
  • Ivey L. Sharpe papers : Ms. 19974
  • Hambley collection, 1877-1987 : Ms. 19988

Woman's Home Missionary Society

The collections listed below contain information about the Woman's Home Missionary Society and its relationship to Pfeiffer. The library also has more general histories of the WHMS and other Methodist women's organizations; they can be located in Polaris.
  • Emily C. Prudden collection, 1840-1996 : Ms. 19971
  • Mary Fisher Floyd papers : Ms. 19976
  • Mitchell Home School collection : 19981
  • Oberlin Home and School collection : 19982
  • Phoebe Pollitt papers : Ms. 19983
  • Pfeiffer-Merner Family collection : Ms. 19987
  • Photo album, 1934-1937 : Ms. 199907
  • William L. Cline papers, 1962 : Ms. 199914
  • Jane Hill Freeman collection, 1964-1977 : Ms. 199915
  • Ruthella Feaster Rodeheaver papers, 1959-1977 : Ms. 199916
  • Anna K. Rowe papers, 1959-1961 : Ms. 199917
  • Woman's Home Missionary Society records, 1925-1948 : 199919

Women

From Emily Prudden's founding of Oberlin Home and School, women have played a key role in the history of Pfeiffer University. These collections document women's contributions to Pfeiffer.
  • Emily C. Prudden collection, 1840-1996 : Ms. 19971
  • Caroline F. Youngs collection : Ms. 19972
  • Mary Fisher Floyd papers : Ms. 19976
  • 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
  • Beulah Taylor photo album : Ms. 199908
  • William L. Cline papers, 1962 : Ms. 199914
  • Jane Hill Freeman collection, 1964-1977 : Ms. 199915
  • Ruthella Feaster Rodeheaver papers, 1959-1977 : Ms. 199916
  • Anna K. Rowe papers, 1959-1961 : Ms. 199917
  • Woman's Home Missionary Society records, 1925-1948 : 199919
  • Taylor family papers, 1898-1918 : Ms. 199921
  • Lottie E. Watkins papers, 1875-1924 : Ms. 199924

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