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The Spinster (2016), Hollins University Jan 2016

The Spinster (2016), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


Charles Lewis Cocke Papers, Beth S. Harris May 2015

Charles Lewis Cocke Papers, Beth S. Harris

Finding Aids: Guides to the Collections

Personal and professional papers of Charles Lewis Cocke, educator, founder and first president of Hollins University, and Baptist layman.


The Civil War In Southwest Virginia, Darlene Richardson Jan 2013

The Civil War In Southwest Virginia, Darlene Richardson

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

Ellen Adair was a sweet, somewhat silly 17-year-old and well into her second year at Hollins Institute when one day in January 1863, with the Civil War showing no sign of ending anytime soon, her father unexpectedly showed up to take her home. Ellen’s idyllic days as a Hollins student were ending, and fate held cards it had yet to show. Diary entries from the period show the impact of war on a formerly quiet part of the state.


The Spinster (2013), Hollins University Jan 2013

The Spinster (2013), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University


I Must And Will Survive: The Civil War-Era Diary Of Virginia Daniel Woodroof, Class Of 1866, Beth S. Harris Apr 2012

I Must And Will Survive: The Civil War-Era Diary Of Virginia Daniel Woodroof, Class Of 1866, Beth S. Harris

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

Virginia Daniel Woodroof's diary covers many themes, including romantic love, duty to family and God, fear for those at war, college life, worry about the future, and the struggle to do the right thing. Virginia attended Hollins Institute 1864-1866. The diary covers February 1860 to October 1894..


John Rutherford Everett, Beth S. Harris Jan 2012

John Rutherford Everett, Beth S. Harris

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

Biographical article on Hollins University's fourth president, John "Jack" Everett (1950-1961).


The Lasting Importance Of Ephemera: What Scrapbooks, Diaries, Newspapers, And Receipts Tell Us About Life At Hollins During The Civil War., Karen Adams Jan 2012

The Lasting Importance Of Ephemera: What Scrapbooks, Diaries, Newspapers, And Receipts Tell Us About Life At Hollins During The Civil War., Karen Adams

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

The University Archives and Special Collections at Hollins University contain a rich collection of documents, from academic catalogs, newspapers, and diaries to receipts, scrapbooks, and other artifacts. Together they tell a story of life at Hollins during the Civil War.


The Spinster (2012), Hollins University Jan 2012

The Spinster (2012), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2011), Hollins University Jan 2011

The Spinster (2011), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


Discovering The Unexpected: The Margaret Wise Brown Collection At Wyndham Robertson Library, Hollins University, Beth S. Harris Oct 2010

Discovering The Unexpected: The Margaret Wise Brown Collection At Wyndham Robertson Library, Hollins University, Beth S. Harris

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

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The Spinster (2010), Hollins University Jan 2010

The Spinster (2010), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2009), Hollins University Jan 2009

The Spinster (2009), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2008), Hollins University Jan 2008

The Spinster (2008), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2007), Hollins University Jan 2007

The Spinster (2007), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


Martha Louisa Cocke, Beth S. Harris Jan 2006

Martha Louisa Cocke, Beth S. Harris

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

Article about Martha L. Cocke ("Miss Matty"), second president of Hollins University, alumna, faculty member, and daughter of Charles Lewis Cocke, founder of Hollins. As published in the Dictionary of Virginia Biography.


The Spinster (2006), Hollins University Jan 2006

The Spinster (2006), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2005), Hollins University Jan 2005

The Spinster (2005), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2004), Hollins University Jan 2004

The Spinster (2004), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


Freya At 100., Ann Hackworth Jul 2003

Freya At 100., Ann Hackworth

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

Describes a student organization that has evolved over many years, from one that put on May Day pageants to one that embodies the ideals of Hollins and works anonymously to help the Hollins community.


The Spinster (2003), Hollins University Jan 2003

The Spinster (2003), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2002), Hollins University Jan 2002

The Spinster (2002), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2001), Hollins University Jan 2001

The Spinster (2001), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (2000), Hollins University Jan 2000

The Spinster (2000), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (1999), Hollins University Jan 1999

The Spinster (1999), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


The Spinster (1998), Hollins College Jan 1998

The Spinster (1998), Hollins College

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins College (later University)


The Spinster (1997), Hollins College Jan 1997

The Spinster (1997), Hollins College

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins College (later University)


The Spinster (1996), Hollins College Jan 1996

The Spinster (1996), Hollins College

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins College (later University)


The Spinster (1995), Hollins College Jan 1995

The Spinster (1995), Hollins College

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins College (later University)


The Spinster (1994), Hollins College Jan 1994

The Spinster (1994), Hollins College

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins College (later University)


The Spinster (1993), Hollins College Jan 1993

The Spinster (1993), Hollins College

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins College (later University)