Collection Number: 04008

Collection Title: Cobb Family Papers, 1792-1975 (bulk 1874-1975)

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Size 34 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 9200 items)
Abstract Collier Cobb, geologist and professor at the University of North Carolina, was born in 1862 in Wayne County, N.C., the eldest of the seven children of Martha Louisa Cobb and Needham Bryan Cobb, a Baptist minister and the first person to receive a Master's degree from the University of North Carolina in 1856. Collier Cobb attended Wake Forest College, 1878-1880, and the University of North Carolina briefly in 1880. In 1879, he completed his School Map of North Carolina, which was adopted by the State Board of Education and went through six editions. From 1889 to 1886, he taught school. From 1885 to 1889, he studied at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Annisquan, Mass., and at Harvard University, where he studied geology and also worked as an assistant on the United States Geological Survey. In 1892, he returned to Chapel Hill to become assistant professor of geology at the University of North Carolina. He eventually became head of the Geology Department, retiring in 1933. Besides teaching at the University, Cobb was also involved in community activities, especially those relating to schools. Cobb was married first Mary Lindsay Battle, with whom he had three children (William Cobb, Collier Cobb Jr., and Mary Louisa Cobb), second Lucy Battle, a cousin of his first wife; and third Mary Knox Gatlin of Little Rock, Ark. Cobb's sister, Lucy M. Cobb, was a writer, genealogist, and active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and his daughter, Mary Louisa Cobb, was chief of the Correspondence Bureau of the UNC Extension Division, 1922-1954. The collection chiefly consists of materials relating to the lives and work of Collier Cobb and his sister, Lucy M. Cobb, but there are also materials relating to Collier Cobb's father, Needham Bryan Cobb; Collier Cobb's three wives; his daughter, Mary Louisa Cobb, especially while she was attending Fassifern, a school for girls at Hendersonville, N.C.; his son, Collier Cobb Jr.; and other members of the Cobb family. Included are letters and related materials, both personal and professional. Among the correspondents are botanist Harriet E. Freeman of Boston and geographer/botanist Roland M. Harper. There are also clippings relating to the Cobb family or to scientific subjects and writings by Lucy M. Cobb; Collier Cobb, including a book manuscript on evolution and biographical sketches of Kemp Plummer Battle, Maria Edgeworth, Nicholas Marcellus Hentz, Joseph Austin Holmes, George Horton, Matthew Fontaine Maury, Denison Olmsted, Laura Battle Philips, William George Randall, and others; as well as journals, account books, address books, a commonplace book, a recipe book, and a family Bible with annotations and enclosed ephemera. Some of the volumes relate to Needham Bryan Cobb's ministerial activities before, during, and after the Civil War. Pictures are of members of Cobb family members, friends, and relatives; the family's Mount Auburn Plantation; the Cobb family homes in Chapel Hill; the University of North Carolina campus; geological field expeditions; and travels. Included is a series of glass plate negatives depicting the University of North Carolina campus, people, travels to Alaska and China, and other subjects. There are also maps; childhood drawings; genealogical materials relating to Lucy M. Cobb's career as genealogical researcher for hire; financial and legal documents belonging to Needham Bryan Cobb; diplomas, including the first Master's degree awarded by the University of North Carolina; and other items. The Addition of 2009 includes Collier Cobb correspondence, writings, and other materials, as well as materials relating to the Chapel Hill, N.C., community activities of Collier Cobb Jr. and his wife, Emma Cobb. There are also photographs of University of North Carolina faculty, Collier Cobb, Nancy Cobb, Collier Cobb Jr., and Emma Cobb.
Creator Cobb (Family : Wayne County, N.C.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Cobb Family Papers #4008, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Nancy Cobb Lilly of Raleigh, N.C., in 1976, April 1980 (Acc. 80067), December 1991 (Acc. 91167), December 2005 (Acc. 100312), August 2006 (100485) and April 2009 (101099), and from George Stuart of Barnardsville, N.C., in April 2006 (Acc. 100380).
Additional Descriptive Resources
A finding aid compiled 1977-1991 is available (folder 310a).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Collier Cobb, geologist and professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., was born 21 March 1862 at Mount Auburn Plantation in Wayne County, N.C. He was the eldest of the seven children of Martha Louisa Cobb and Needham Bryan Cobb, a minister. He received schooling at home until attending Wake Forest College, 1878-1880. He attended the University of North Carolina briefly in 1880. From 1871 to 1875, he printed a small newspaper, "The Home Journal," on his own press. In 1879, he completed his School Map of North Carolina, which was adopted by the State Board of Education and went through six editions. From 1880 until 1886, he taught school, first at Locke Craig's Preparatory School in Chapel Hill in 1880, then in Durham in 1881, Waynesville in 1882, and finally in Wilson at the Wilson Graded School, 1883-1886. During the summer of 1885, Cobb studied at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Annisquan, Mass.

From 1886 until 1889, Cobb attended Harvard University, where he studied geology. From 1886 to 1892, he worked as an assistant on the United States Geological Survey. After receiving his degree from Harvard, he tutored and lectured part-time at MIT and Boston University until 1892, when he returned to Chapel Hill to become assistant professor of geology at the University of North Carolina. He eventually became head of the Geology Department, retiring in 1933. Besides teaching at the University, Cobb was also involved in community activities, especially those relating to schools.

In January of 1891, Collier Cobb married Mary Lindsay Battle of Lilesville, N.C. They had three children: William Cobb, born in 1891; Collier Cobb Jr., born in 1893; and Mary Louisa Cobb, born in 1899. Mary Battle Cobb died in November of 1900. In 1904, Collier Cobb married Lucy Battle, a Mary's cousin. Lucy Battle died in 1905. In 1910, Cobb married Mary Knox Gatlin of Little Rock, Ark.

Collier Cobb's sister, Lucy M. Cobb, was a writer, an avid genealogist and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. During the 1940s through the 1960s, she worked as a genealogist for hire, doing research on family histories.

Collier Cobb's daughter, Mary Louisa Cobb, was chief of the Correspondence Bureau of the UNC Extension Division from 1922 until 1954. From 1954 until her retirement in 1960, she served the Bureau as a part-time associate head.

For more information about the Cobb family, see Cobb and the Cobbs by Lucy M. Cobb or The Battle Book by Herbert B. Battle.

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ORIGINAL DEPOSIT: The collection consists predominantly of materials relating to the lives of Collier Cobb, geologist and professor at the University of North Carolina, and his sister genealogist Lucy M. Cobb, and contains correspondence and related materials, clippings, writings, volumes, pictures, genealogical materials, and other items. Other materials in the collection relate to the lives of Collier Cobb's father, Needham Bryan Cobb; Collier Cobb's first wife, Mary Battle Cobb; his second wife, Lucy Plummer Battle Cobb; his third wife, Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb; his daughter, Mary Louisa Cobb; his son, Collier Cobb Jr.; and other members of the Cobb family.

Series 1, Correspondence and Related Materials, includes family letters; letters to and from friends and professional associates of Collier Cobb; bills and receipts; greeting cards, calling cards, announcements, invitations, and programs; and miscellaneous notes, manuscripts and genealogical papers. Prior to 1880, there is only one folder of papers, the content of which is mixed. From 1880 to 1886, the letters contain mostly news of Collier Cobb's immediate family; references to Needham Bryan Cobb's ministry and to various aspects of church business; references to the publication and sale of Collier's School Map of North Carolina and his various teaching jobs, including some comments on the graded school question in North Carolina. From 1886 to 1891, the papers consist largely of letters from Collier Cobb at Harvard University, in which he discusses his health, his courses, work on the Geological Survey, and the state of religion at Harvard University. Papers from 1892-1900 are a mixture of family and professional correspondence, but the family correspondence predominates. There are also scattered letters between Collier and his father, some of which discuss church and educational matters. Papers from 1901 to 1934 continue to be a mixture of family and professional correspondence; after 1900, Collier Cobb's professional correspondence increases steadily. Family correspondence during this period consists largely of letters from Collier Cobb's three children: William Cobb; Collier Cobb Jr.; and Mary Louisa Cobb. Other family correspondents include Cobb's second wife, Mary Knox Gatlin, of Little Rock, Ark., and Cobb's brothers and sisters. Professional correspondence during this time is fairly routine, consisting of letters to and from editors and publishers concerning Collier Cobb's writings; inquiries about equipment for the University of North Carolina Geology Department, such as lantern slides and stereographs; invitations for Cobb to lecture; letters thanking Cobb for complimentary copies of articles; letters from former students and letters of recommendation written on behalf of students; letters from people in North Carolina informing Cobb of various geological phenomena they had observed; letters from women seeking teaching positions in the Chapel Hill schools (Cobb was on the School Board); and letters to and from professional associates of Cobb, such as botanist Harriet E. Freeman of Boston and geographer/botanist Roland M. Harper. Beginning in 1910, there are carbon copies of some of Cobb's outgoing letters. From 1935 forward, the papers consist chiefly of letters to Mary Louisa Cobb and Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb from family and friends, as well as a few carbons of Mary Louisa Cobb's outgoing letters. Correspondents include Penelope Williams Cobb, Lucy M. Cobb, the Arkansas branch of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb's family, and Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb's grandchildren, Mary Martha Cobb and Carol Cobb.

Series 2, Clippings, consists of newspaper clippings pertaining to members of the Cobb family and to various geological and scientific subjects.

Series 3, Writings, contains writings by Collier Cobb and others and consists of three subseries: 3.1, Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, which includes drafts of books, articles, lectures, notes, and excerpts on geological and scientific subjects, including a number of writings on the geology and geography of North Carolina; 3.2, Writings on China, which includes notes on the geography and geology of China and drafts of "The Loess Deposits of China"; 3.3, Biographical Writings, which includes biographical articles, mostly by Collier Cobb with a few articles by others kept by Cobb for reference purposes; and 3.4, Other Writings, which includes various writings by Collier Cobb, his children, and others on subjects outside geology or biography, as well as miscellaneous classroom materials. Also included are several issues of "The Home Journal."

Series 4, Volumes, includes journals, memo books, pocket notebooks, account books, and address books belonging to Needham Bryan Cobb, Collier Cobb, Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, Mary Louisa Cobb, and Penelope Williams Cobb. Also included are a commonplace book, a recipe book, a recitation record book, a roll book, the School Census for the town of Chapel Hill for the year 1902, and scrapbooks.

Series 5, Pictures, consists of pictures and picture albums containing images of Collier Cobb, Mary Louisa Cobb, William Battle Cobb, Collier Cobb Jr., Penelope Williams Cobb, Lucy Battle Cobb, Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, other Cobb relatives and friends, University of North Carolina faculty, other friends and colleagues of Collier Cobb, animals, Mount Auburn Plantation, the Cobb family homes in Chapel Hill, N.C., the University of North Carolina campus, geological field expeditions, and travels to Japan, West Africa, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, and other places in the United States. Other images include photographs by W. E. Hook and unidentified men, women, and children.

Series 7, Other Materials, includes maps, childhood drawings by Collier Cobb, ephemera, and other materials.

ADDITIONS: Additions have been arranged in the same way as the original deposit, but have not been incorporated into it. The Addition of 1980 consists chiefly of the materials of Lucy M. Cobb, and includes correspondence and related materials of Lucy M. Cobb and her family and friends; clippings; writings by Lucy M. Cobb and others; a scrapbook of clippings and poems; and pictures of identified and unidentified people and places. Two new series are included in this addition, Series 6, Genealogical Materials, which consists of materials relating to Lucy Maria Cobb's work as a genealogical researcher; and Series 7, Other Materials, which consists of other papers and materials relating to Lucy M. Cobb's life and work, her involvement in the Daughters of the American Republic, and her family. The Addition of 1991 is very similar in scope to the Addition of 1980 and includes correspondence; clippings; writings; a family tree book, a postcard album, and a family Bible with annotations and enclosed ephemera; pictures of a United States geological survey and identified and unidentified people and places; genealogical materials; and other materials relating to Lucy M. Cobb's life and work. Other materials in the addition relate to the lives of other members of the Cobb family, particularly Mary Louisa Cobb, Collier Cobb's daughter and Lucy M. Cobb's neice. The Addition of 2005 consists of correspondence and related materials relating to Needham Bryan Cobb, Collier Cobb, and Collier Cobb Jr; writings of Lucy Plummer Battle and Collier Cobb, including four issues of "The Home Journal"; a copy of Lectures in Economic Geology by J. D. Whitney with notes by Collier Cobb; photographs of Collier Cobb as a middle-aged man and as a student at Harvard University; and other materials such as financial and legal papers belonging to Needham Bryan Cobb, five diplomas of Wiliam Horn Battle and Needham Bryan Cobb, one of which was the first Master's degree to be awarded at the University of North Carolina (1856), and other papers. The Addition of April 2006 contains cabinet cards of identified and unidentified people; glass plate negatives depicting the University of North Carolina campus, people, travels to Alaska and China, and other subjects; and one folder of other papers belonging to Collier Cobb. The Addition of August 2006 consists of a 2006 facsimile reprint of Poetical Geography of North Carolina and Other Poems by Needham Bryan Cobb and related materials.

The Addition of 2009 chiefly consists the materials of Collier Cobb and his son, Collier Cobb Jr., as well as a receipt and two volumes relating to other Cobb family members. The Collier Cobb correspondence includes some professional correspondence, but is chiefly with family members, colleagues, and seekers of genealogy information. There are also Collier Cobb's personal notebooks and writings, various printed materials and notes, and an autobiography of Needham Bryan Cobb dedicated to Collier Cobb. The Collier Cobb Jr. papers include materials relating to him and to his wife, Emma Cobb, including letters from professional and personal correspondents, as well as clippings and other printed material, especially regarding their community involvement in Chapel Hill, N.C. There are also photographs of University of North Carolina faculty, Collier Cobb as a Harvard University student and in his 40s, Nancy Cobb in a parade, and Collier Cobb Jr. and Emma Cobb at home and aboard a cruise ship.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated.

About 3900 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence and related materials including family letters; letters to and from friends and professional associates of Collier Cobb; bills and receipts; greeting cards, calling cards, announcements, invitations, and programs; and miscellaneous notes, manuscripts, and genealogical papers.

Prior to 1880, there is only one folder of papers. From 1880 to 1886, letters contain mostly news of Collier Cobb's immediate family; references to Needham Bryan Cobb's ministry and to various aspects of church business; references to the publication and sale of Collier's School Map of North Carolina and his various teaching jobs, including some comments on the graded school question in North Carolina.

From 1886 to 1891, papers consist largely of letters from Collier Cobb at Harvard University, in which he discusses his health, his courses, work on the Geological Survey, and the state of religion at Harvard University.

Papers, 1892-1900, are a mixture of family and professional correspondence, but the family correspondence predominates. There are numerous letters from Mary Battle Cobb's mother, Mrs. William H. Battle II, and from her sister Pattie in Lilesville. Beginning in 1895, Mrs. Battle and Pattie occasionally enclose letters from Pattie's brother Kemp, who had gone to Texas to seek work and wrote from Alvin, El Paso, and Chispa, Tex. There are also numerous letters between Mary and Collier, particularly to Collier from Mary while she was visiting her family in Lilesville. Mary was ill and remained in Lilesville through most of 1900; she died there in November 1900. There is also correspondence between Collier and his father, some of which discuss church and educational matters.

Papers, 1901-1934, continue to be a mixture of family and professional correspondence; after 1900, Collier Cobb's professional correspondence increases steadily. Family correspondence during this period consists largely of letters from Collier Cobb's three children--William, Collier Jr., and Mary Louisa. In early letters, the children discuss their schooling: William and Collier Jr. attended Warrenton High School and Mary Louisa attended Fassifern, a girl's school in Henderson, N.C. Later letters discuss their professional lives. Other family correspondents include Cobb's second wife, Mary Knox Gatlin of Little Rock, Ark., and Cobb's brothers and sisters. Professional correspondence during this time is fairly routine, consisting of letters to and from editors and publishers concerning Collier Cobb's writings; inquiries about equipment for the University of North Carolina Geology Department, such as lantern slides and stereographs; invitations for Cobb to lecture; letters thanking Cobb for complimentary copies of articles; letters relating to students; letters from people in North Carolina informing Cobb of various geological phenomena they had observed; letters from women seeking teaching positions in the Chapel Hill schools (Cobb was on the School Board); and letters to and from professional associates of Cobb, such as botanist Harriet E. Freeman of Boston and geographer/botanist Roland M. Harper. Beginning in 1910, there are carbon copies of some of Cobb's outgoing letters.

From 1935 forward, the papers consist chiefly of letters to Mary Louisa Cobb and Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb from family and friends, as well as a few carbons of Mary Louisa Cobb's outgoing letters. Correspondents include Penelope Williams Cobb, Lucy M. Cobb, members of the Arkansas branch of Mary Knox's family, and Mary Knox's grandchildren, Mary Martha Cobb and Carol Cobb.

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1814, 1853-1879 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 1

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1880-1883 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 2

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1884-1886 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1887 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 4

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1888 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 5

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1889 and undated 1880s #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 6

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1890 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 7-8

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1891 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 9-10

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1892 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 11-12

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1893 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 13

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1894 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 14-15

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1895 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 16-18

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1896-1897 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 19

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1898 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 20

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1899 and undated 1890s #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 21

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1900 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 22-25

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1901 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 26-30

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1902 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 31-38

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1903 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 39-42

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1904 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 43-44b

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1905 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 45-46

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1906 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 47-48

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1907 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 49

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1908 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 50

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1909 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 51

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1910 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 52-54

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1911 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 55-56

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1912 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 57-61

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1913 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 62-65

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1914 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 66-70

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1915 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 71-76

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1916 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 77-80

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1917 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 81-83

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1918 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 84-86

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1919 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 87-88

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1920 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 89-90

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1921 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 91

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1922 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 92

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1923 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 93-94

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1924 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 95-99

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1925 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 100-102

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1926 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 103-105

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1927 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 106-108

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1928 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 109-110

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1929 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 111-113

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1930 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 114-115

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1931 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 116-119

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1932 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 120-121

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1933 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 122-131

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1934 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 132-134

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1935-1937 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 135

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1938-1939 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 136

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1940 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 137

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1941 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 138

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1942 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 139

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1943 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 140-141

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1944 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 142

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1945-1946 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 143

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1947-1948 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 144

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1949 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 145

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1950-1951 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 146

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1952 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 147

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1953 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 148

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1954-1955 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 149

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1956 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 150-151

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1957 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 152

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1958-1959 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 153

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1960-1961 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 154

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1962 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 155-161

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1963 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 162

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1964-1965 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 163

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1966 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 164

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1967 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 165

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1968 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 166-167

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1969 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 168

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1970 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 169

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1971 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 170-171

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1972-1975 #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 172

Folder 173-175

Folder 173

Folder 174

Folder 175

Undated #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 173-175

Folder 176-182

Folder 176

Folder 177

Folder 178

Folder 179

Folder 180

Folder 181

Folder 182

Undated Christmas cards #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 176-182

Folder 183-184

Folder 183

Folder 184

Undated greeting cards #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 183-184

Folder 185

Undated announcements, invitations, and programs #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 185

Folder 186

Undated calling cards #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 186

Folder 187-188

Folder 187

Folder 188

Miscellaneous notes by Mary Louisa Cobb #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 187-188

Folder 189-191c

Miscellaneous genealogical materials #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 189-191c

Folder 192

Miscellaneous bills, receipts, and other financial papers #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 192

Folder 193-194

Folder 193

Folder 194

Miscellaneous manuscript materials #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 193-194

Folder 195

Miscellaneous printed and mimeographed materials #04008, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1814-1975 and undated." Folder 195

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated.

About 590 items.

Arrangement: by subject.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated.

About 450 items.

Drafts of books, articles and lectures; notes; and excerpts on geological and scientific subjects, including a number of writings on the geology and geography of North Carolina (folders 204-241).

Folder 204

"Some Human Habitations" #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 204

Published in National Geographic Magazine, July 1908.

Folder 205

"Evolution and Christianity" #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 205

Lecture given at Weseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 20 November 1920.

Folder 206-208

Folder 206

Folder 207

Folder 208

"Organic Evolution" #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 206-208

Lecture given at the Reynolda Conference, 17 June 1924.

Folder 209-213

Folder 209

Folder 210

Folder 211

Folder 212

Folder 213

"Life on the Earth" #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 209-213

Chapters from an unpublished book. Correspondence for April and August 1926 (folders 103-105) indicate that Cobb tried to have this book published and failed, possibly because it dealt with the scientific theory of evolution.

Folder 214

Lectures on the geographic distribution of the races and on climate. #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 214

Folder 215

Lectures on human geography, on village types, and on house types. #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 215

Folder 216

"Living Lakes and the Dead Seas" #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 216

Article on the geology of lakes.

Folder 217

"Fortunes Made While You Wait" #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 217

Article on American forestry.

Folder 218

Drafts of an introduction to geology and two chapters on "Dynamical Geology" #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 218

Folder 219

"Geologist or Historian? Perhaps Human Geographer" #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 219

Article or speech.

Folder 220

Narrative for a slide show on American Indians #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 220

Folder 221-222

Folder 221

Folder 222

Miscellaneous writings on geological and scientific subjects #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 221-222

Folder 223-225

Folder 223

Folder 224

Folder 225

Classroom notes and a thesis from classes taken at Harvard University, 1887 #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 223-225

Folder 226-228

Folder 226

Folder 227

Folder 228

Lecture notes for two geology courses #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 226-228

Folder 229-230

Folder 229

Folder 230

Miscellaneous notes on geological and scientific subjects #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 229-230

Folder 231-233

Folder 231

Folder 232

Folder 233

Excerpts from other authors on Darwinism, evolution, natural selection, physical and historical geology, minerals, forests, etc. #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 231-233

Folder 234-236

Folder 234

Folder 235

Folder 236

Writings on the geology of North Carolina: Articles #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 234-236

Folder 237-238

Folder 237

Folder 238

Writings on the geology of North Carolina: Concerning port terminals and water transportation, 1924 #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 237-238

Folder 239

Writings on the geology of North Carolina: Speech on the Ramsgate Road, 17 May 1924 #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 239

Folder 240

Writings on the geology of North Carolina: Materials regarding James W. Wilson and North Carolina railroads #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 240

Folder 241

Writings on the geology of North Carolina: Notes, mostly about the North Carolina coast #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 241

Folder 242

Rosters of students ad miscellaneous papers pertaining to the University of North Carolina Ecology Department #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 242

Folder 243

Tests and course outlines #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 243

Folder 244

Miscellaneous student papers #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 244

Folder 245

Assignment sheets for a geology class taught in the UNC Extension Division #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 245

Folder 246-248

Folder 246

Folder 247

Folder 248

Student papers from a geology class #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 246-248

Folder 249

Miscellaneous printed exams from Harvard University, 1886-1870 #04008, Subseries: "3.1. Geological and Scientific Writings and Classroom Materials, 1887-1924 and undated." Folder 249

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About 25 items.

Notes on the geography and geology of China and drafts of "The Loess Deposits of China" by Collier Cobb.

Folder 250

Drafts of "The Loess Deposits of China" #04008, Subseries: "3.2. Writings on China, undated." Folder 250

Folder 251-253

Folder 251

Folder 252

Folder 253

Notes on and excerpts from various sources on China #04008, Subseries: "3.2. Writings on China, undated." Folder 251-253

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About 15 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by subject.

Biographical articles, mostly by Collier Cobb. A few of the articles are by other authors and were kept by Cobb for reference purposes.

Folder 254

"Kemp Plummer Battle" #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 254

Folder 255

Writings on Benjamin Franklin, including excerpts from "Benjamin Franklin: Citizen" #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 255

Folder 256

Short article on Maria Edgeworth #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 256

Folder 257

"Caroline Lee Hentz" by Rebecca Louise Hatch #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 257

Folder 258

"Nicholas Marcellus Hentz" #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 258

Folder 259

"Joseph Austin Holmes" #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 259

Folder 260

"An American Man of Letters: George Horton, the Negro Poet" #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 260

Folder 261

Writings on Matthew Fontaine Maury #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 261

Folder 262

Writings on Denison Olmstead #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 262

Folder 263

"Mrs. Laura Carolina Battle Phillips" #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 263

Folder 264

"William George Randall" #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 264

Folder 265

A paper on Lewis David von Schweinitz from Pioneers of Science in America, 1896 #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 265

Folder 266

"Benjamin Smith, First Benefactor of the University" #04008, Subseries: "3.3. Biographical Writings, 1896 and undated." Folder 266

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About 100 items.

Writings by Collier Cobb, his children, and others on subjects other than geology or biography. There are also miscellaneous classroom materials, including a few student rosters; papers pertaining to the University of North Carolina Geology Department; copies of tests given by Collier Cobb; a few course outlines and assignment sheets; miscellaneous printed exams from Harvard University, 1886-1890; and other items.

Folder 267

Fragments of childhood writings and a poem #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 267

Folder 268

"Cobb Tells Why Atlanta Is Great," from the Atlanta Constitution, 1 January 1914, and "Japan and the Japanese: Report of a Lecture by Dr. Collier Cobb given to the Summer School of the University of North Carolina," 3 August 1921 #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 268

Folder 269

Notes for and drafts of "Victory in Defeat," Memorial Day address, 9 May 1925, and drafts of a speech, "The Palatines and their Descendants," 9 October 1929 #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 269

Folder 270

"The Dialectic and Philanthropic Literary Societies" and "A Question of Theology," a paper on Parson Bill Norman #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 270

Folder 271

"Pro-British Feeling in the Colonies" and "Methods of Illustration" #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 271

Folder 272

Untitled writings #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 272

Folder 273

Biographical sketches of Needham Bryan Cobb and Collier Cobb #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 273

Folder 274

School papers of Mary Louisa Cobb, Collier Cobb Jr., and Lucy Battle Cobb #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 274

Folder 275-277

Folder 275

Folder 276

Folder 277

Poems and rhymes by Mary Louisa Cobb #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 275-277

Folder 278-279

Folder 278

Folder 279

Miscellaneous articles, fragments, and poems #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." Folder 278-279

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-4008/1-2

OPF-4008/1

OPF-4008/2

Issues of "The Home Journal": #04008, Subseries: "3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated." OPF-4008/1-2

Volume 1, number 2, December 1871 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
Volume 1, number 3, January 1872 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
Volume 1, number 4, February 1872 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
Volume 1, number 6, April 1872 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
Volume 1, number 8, June 1872 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
Volume 2, number 1, February 5 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
Volume 2, number 3, April 1875 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
Volume 2, number 4, July 1875 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
Volume 2, number 5, August 1875 #04008, Subseries 3. Writings, 1887-1924 and undated. 3.4. Other Writings, 1886-1929 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-4008/1-2
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47 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Journals, memo books, pocket notebooks, account books, and address books belonging to Needham Bryan Cobb, Collier Cobb, Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, Mary Louisa Cobb, and Penelope Williams Cobb. Also included are a commonplace book, a recipe book, a recitation record book, a roll book, the School Census for the town of Chapel Hill for the year 1902, and scrapbooks.

Folder 280

Journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1855, 1859-1861, 1869. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 280

Kept while he was teaching school in Cabarrus County, N.C.; includes a list of the dates, places, and texts of his sermons, 1859-1861, and a few notes made in 1869 at Portsmouth, Va., reflecting on his youth and schooling.

Folder 281

Journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1856-1859. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 281

Includes an expense account for a trip through western North Carolina and a few miscellaneous memoranda and accounts, 1858-1859.

Folder 282

Commonplace book of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1856-1859. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 282

Includes a few brief meditations on scripture, 1862 and 1864, and his journal for 1865-1867.

Folder 283

Journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1860. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 283

Includes miscellaneous notes and accounts of expenses.

Folder 284

Memo book and journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1861. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 284

Includes appointments for prayers, mostly for soldiers; sick lists; and church members in Goldsboro, N.C. The second half of the book is Cobb's journal for June-December 1861.

Folder 285

Memo book of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1862-1864. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 285

Includes a list of members of the Goldsboro Baptist Church, 1862; a list of Bibles and hymn books sent to Confederate troops; a list of chaplains from North Carolina; a list of army colporters; and a list of contributions to army colportage.

Folder 286

Pocket notebook of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1867-1869. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 286

Includes a few miscellaneous accounts and lists of names, among them area list of subscriptions for the 4th Street Church bell, Portsmouth, Va. Also a list of names headed "tuition due, Aug. 1, 1868."

Folder 287

Notes on scripture by Needham Bryan Cobb, 1868-1869. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 287

All in shorthand. Includes lessons in phonography prepared for Collier Cobb, September 1869.

Folder 288

"Shelby Bible School Register," 1871-1872. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 288

Contains notes and recipes in shorthand; lists of officers, teachers male, teachers female, and scholars, 1871; a list of Baptists in Rockingham; and Needham Bryan Cobb's account with Jno. L. Moore, January-February 1872.

Folder 289

Journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1871-1893. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 289

Includes a few poems and commonplaces by Cobb; a few exercises in phonography in shorthand; a few notes on scripture and on church business; newspaper clippings on North Carolina Baptist conventions, on Wake Forest College, and on Cobb's career; various statistics on the Baptist Church in North Carolina; and a list of persons baptized by Cobb. In the back is a chronology of his life.

Folder 290

Enclosures from the volume in folder 289. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 290

Folder 291

Book of bills and receipts of Collier Cobb, 1879-1890. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 291

Also includes copies of natural history and geology exams given at Harvard University, 1880, 1885-1890, and a few newspaper clippings, 1879-1881 and 1885-1886, containing notices of Collier Cobb's School Map of North Carolina and notices of lectures by Collier Cobb.

Folder 292

"Rev. N. B. Cobb in a/c with Fayetteville Nat'l. Bank," 1880-1888. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 292

Contains two pages of accounts with the Fayetteville National Bank. The rest of the volume is miscellaneous accounts of salaries received from various churches, expenses, etc., and a few notes on scripture.

Folder 293

Pocket notebook, 1881 #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 293

Contains an address given at Warsaw High School in May 1881, miscellaneous notes on history and geography, and notes on church business, much of which is in shorthand.

Folder 294

Account book of Collier Cobb, 1884-1888. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 294

Includes personal and business expenses; also includes a summary of the Superintendent's report, Wilson Graded School, 4 June 1886.

Folder 295

Notebook of Collier Cobb, 1885. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 295

Contains excerpts from Darwin's The Descent of Man and Origin of the Species and from Wallace's Natural Selection. Also includes two outlines for class lectures by E. C. Branson: "Geography - Study of Continents," along with notes on North and South American; and "Water as a Geographical Agent: Lessons Given by E. C. Branson, Wilson Graded School."

Folder 296

Journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1885-1888. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 296

Includes notes for sermons, lists of places preached and people visited, and miscellaneous accounts.

Pocket memo book of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1887. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 296

Contains mostly lists of church members for the Rockingham Baptist Church, the Troy Baptist Church, and the Pee Dee Baptist Church in Lilesville, N.C. Also notes on deaths, baptisms, etc., in the various churches and notes on foreign missions.

Folder 297

Pocket memo book, 1887. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 297

Most of the pages are blank. Includes a list of important inventions and their dates and a note: "Hired Horace & Nancy, Oct. 5th 1887."

Journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1888. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 297

Includes a few accounts of collections from various churches.

Journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1888-1890. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 297

Includes various accounts of his expenses, salaries, collections, and lists of names.

Folder 298

Typescript of a journal by W. D. Bratton, 1888. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 298

Kept while on an Arctic cruise aboard the steamer "Bear."

Folder 299

Account book of Collier Cobb, 1888-1890. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 299

Includes itemized personal expenses.

Folder 300

Pocket notebook of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1890-1891. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 300

Contains notes for sermons, scripture readings, etc.; accounts; and lists of the members of the Cary Baptist Church, Gardner's Baptist Church, the Sharon Church, and the Middleburg Church.

Folder 301

Recipe book, 1891. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 301

Journal of Needham Bryan Cobb, 1892-1893. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 301

Includes various notes and accounts related to church business.

Recipe book, 1891. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 301

Folder 302

Account book of Collier Cobb, 1894-1902. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 302

Includes itemized personal expenses and a few miscellaneous notes.

Folder 303

Recitation record book of Collier Cobb for classes in geology taught at the University of North Carolina. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 303

Address book of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, 1913-1916. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 303

School census, Town of Chapel Hill, 1902. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 303

89 3x5 index cards in alphabetical order by parent's name, giving names and ages of children.

Folder 304

Pocket memo book of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, 1913-1925. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 304

Contains names of callers and guests, appointments, reminders of social events.

"Level Book." #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 304

Contains elevations of streets in an unnamed city.

Pocket notebook of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, 1917-1918. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 304

Lists names of women to whom "Red Cross yarn" was distributed; also quantities of yarn distributed and numbers of sweaters, mufflers, etc., made from it and returned to the Red Cross.

Pocket notebook of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, 1918-1920. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 304

Contains Community Club notes.

Folder 305

Scrapbook, 15 December 1925. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 305

Contains mostly whimsical sketches and anecdotes about staff members of the UNC Extension Division. Compiled by Lillian Burch; dedicated to "Miss (Mary) Cobb."

Folder 306

Account book of Collier Cobb, 1925-1926. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 306

Account of rents received from houses on Cobb Terrace, 8 August 1925-8 January 1926.

Roll book of Collier Cobb, 1933. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 306

Folder 307

Memory book, 1933. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 307

Contains anecdotes about the staff members of the UNC Extension Division, given to Mary Louisa Cobb on her birthday by her co-workers at the Extension Division.

Folder 308

Christmas card scrapbook, 1938-1961. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 308

Contains samples of printed cards sent by Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb and Mary Louisa Cobb.

Folder 309

Pocket notebook of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, 1940. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 309

Contains lists of people to whom Christmas presents and Christmas cards were sent.

Pocket notebook. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 309

Contains several lists of names headed Charlotte, Concord, Salisbury, Thomasville, High Point, Greensboro, and Chatham County.

Pocket notebook. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 309

Contains lists of names arranged by classes and lists of the counties and rivers of North Carolina. On the cover is "Lilesville Academy."

Address book of Penelope Williams Cobb, Washington, D.C. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 309

Address book of Penelope Williams Cobb, Washington, D.C. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 309

Bank book of Collier Cobb. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 309

The People's Bank, Chapel Hill, N.C. Contains only one entry.

Pocket notebook of Collier Cobb. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 309

Contains miscellaneous notes and some names and addresses of people and businesses in Japan, China, Korea, and Seattle, Washington.

Memo book of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb. #04008, Series: "4. Volumes, 1855-1940 and undated." Folder 309

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969.

About 700 items.

Arrangement: by subject.

Image Box IB-4008/1

Image P-4008/1-20

P-4008/1

P-4008/2

P-4008/3

P-4008/4

P-4008/5

P-4008/6

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P-4008/8

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Collier Cobb, circa 1866- 1927 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/1-20

  • Collier Cobb at about age 4, with his little sister Fanny Hooper, circa 1866. Carte-de-visite. Photographer: Watson's, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Collier Cobb at about age 6 and little brother Needham Tyndale, circa 1868. Carte-de-visite. Photographer: Walter, Norfolk, Va.
  • Collier Cobb at age 10, as editor of "The Home Journal," 1872. Reproduction of vintage print.
  • Collier Cobb, age 23, 1885. Cabinet card.
  • Collier Cobb, age 23, 1885. Cabinet card.
  • Collier Cobb, age 26, 1888. Mounted albumen print.
  • Collier Cobb, age 27, 1889. Cabinet card. Photographer: Pach Brothers, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Collier Cobb, possibly in his mid-30s, circa 1895-1900. Knaffe & Bro., Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Collier Cobb, possibly in his early 40s, circa 1902-1905.
  • Collier Cobb in his middle years: Collier Cobb, 1904. Photographer: Cole & Holladay, Durham, N.C. Cobb's obituary is pasted on the verso of the image.
  • Collier Cobb, circa 1904. Reproduction of engraving.
  • Collier Cobb at age 68, 1930. Photographer: Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
  • Collier Cobb, probably in his 60s, circa 1922-1932.
  • Collier Cobb, probably in his 60s, circa 1922-1932. Photograph of painting by William Steene.
  • Collier Cobb, posing near house on East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, N.C., circa 1920-1934.
  • Collier Cobb with hat and briefcase, possibly on University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill, N.C., circa 1920-1934.
  • Collier Cobb with Japanese woman and small child, circa 1920-1934.
  • Silhouettes of Collier Cobb, 1927. Artist: "Vernen."
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Collier Cobb's ancestors, circa 1825-1880 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/21-27

  • William Donnell Cobb, Collier Cobb's grandfather, circa 1825-1835. Mounted albumen print.
  • Anne Spicer Collier Cobb, William Donnell Cobb's wife, circa 1825-1835. Mounted albumen print.
  • Needham Bryan Cobb, son of William Donnell Cobb and Anne Spicer Collier Cobb and Collier Cobb's father, circa 1875-1880. Reproduction of engraving.
  • Needham Bryan Cobb's wife, Martha Louisa, and two small children, one of whom is probably Collier Cobb.Mounted albumen print. Reproduction of vintage print.
  • John Probart Cobb, oldest son of William Donnell Cobb and Anne Spicer Collier Cobb, 1865. Carte-de-visite. Photographer: R. Newell, Philadelphia.
  • William Henry Harrison Cobb, third son of William Donnell Cobb and Anne Spicer Collier Cobb, 1865. Carte-de-visite. Photographer: R. Newell, Philadelphia.
  • Bryan W. Cobb, sixth son of William Donnell Cobb and Anne Spicer Collier Cobb, circa 1865. Carte-de-visite.
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Mary Louisa Cobb, circa 1901-1959 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/28-41

  • Mary Louisa Cobb at about age two, with an unidentified older girl, circa 1901.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb in a pinafore, circa 1904-1905.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb holding a doll, circa 1905-1907.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb, probably in her early teens, circa 1912-1913.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb at age 16, in a middy blouse, 1915. Photographer: Baker's Art Gallery, Hendersonville, N.C.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb, posing outdoors with an unidentified woman, circa 1925-1930.
  • Five young women in hats and gloves; Mary Louisa Cobb is probably third from left, circa 1925-1935.
  • Six young women, Mary Louisa Cobb is probably second from right, circa 1925-1935.
  • Four women posing together, circa 1935-1945.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb and an unidentified woman, 1944.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb in a living room with an unidentified man and woman, 1951.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb and an unidentified woman, posing in front of an airplane, 1959.
  • Silhouettes of Mary Louisa Cobb, 1927. Artist: "Vernen."
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William Battle Cobb and Collier Cobb Jr., circa 1911-1969 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/42-49

  • William Battle Cobb, probably at the time of his graduation from college, circa 1911-1912.
  • William Battle Cobb in uniform, posing with two women (possibly Mary Louisa Cobb and Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb), circa 1918.
  • William Battle Cobb as a young man, circa 1914-1916.Photographer: Waldo P. Johnson, Pine Bluff, Ariz.
  • Collier Cobb Jr. at about 19, circa 1912. Artist: Holladay.
  • Collier Cobb Jr., 1969.
  • Silhouette of Collier Cobb Jr., circa 1927. Artist: "Vernen."
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Cobb children in groups, circa 1895-1911 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/50-53

  • William Battle Cobb and Collier Cobb Jr. as very small boys, circa 1896-1897. Cabinet card. Photographer: J. H. Faber, Norfolk, Va.
  • Five children: William Battle Cobb, Collier Cobb Jr., DeLisle Cobb (possible Needham Bryant Cobb's daughter, Ellen DeLisle Cobb), and two unidentified infants, circa 1895-1896. Cabinet card. Photographer: Wharton, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Collier Cobb Jr., Mary Louisa Cobb, and William Battle Cobb, sitting on the steps of a house, circa 1901.
  • Collier Cobb Sr., an unidentified woman (probably Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb), and his three children, sitting on the steps of a house, circa 1910-1911.
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Penelope Williams Cobb, circa 1886-1920 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/54-63

  • Penelope Williams Cobb at age 4, 1886.
  • Penelope Williams Cobb, possibly at the time of her graduation from college, circa 1903. Photographer: Jones, High Point, N.C.
  • Penelope Williams Cobb in her late 20s or early 30s, circa 1908-1914. Inscription: "Merry Christmas! With Nell's sweet love."
  • Penelope Williams Cobb with Collier Cobb Sr.'s children, circa 1903-1911.
  • A formal portrait of Penelope Williams Cobb, circa 1915-1920.
  • Penelope Williams Cobb in profile, circa 1920-1925. Photographer: Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
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Penelope Williams Cobb, circa 1938-1961 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Imagefolder PF-4008/9

About 70 snapshots of or taken by Penelope Williams Cobb. Includes pictures from trips to California and the Southwest, and to Hawaii, circa 1938-1961.

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Lucy Battle Cobb and Battle family, circa 1860-1919 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/64-73

  • Lucy Battle Cobb, probably taken around the time of her marriage to Collier Cobb Sr., circa 1904. Photographer: Knoffl & Bro.
  • Pattie Viola Battle as a young woman, circa 1887-1892. Watercolor.
  • Martha Ann Battle, wife and cousin of William Kemp Battle, 1865.
  • Baby girl identified as Annie Ashe Miller, with Saint Bernard dog, circa 1906. On verso: "This must be Annie Ashe Miller, Rosa Battle Miller's daughter. Lucy M.C."
  • Lucy Martin Plummer Battle, wife of William Horn Battle Sr., circa 1860. Photograph of painting by William Garle Browne.
  • William Battle Hall, 14 months old, 1895. Cabinet card. Subject's cheeks and dress have been lightly hand-tinted.
  • William Horn Battle Sr., at age 75, 1877. Carte-de-visite. Photographer: Watson's, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Kemp Plummer Battle, circa 1890-1900. Reproduction of engraving
  • Battle relatives: Kemp Plummer Battle in his 80s, circa 1914-1919.
  • Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb: Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb at about age 12, 1889. Cabinet card. Photographer: D. J. Smith, Detroit. On verso: " ... taken while spending the summer in Windsor, Canada."
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Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, circa 1895-1927 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/74-78

  • Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb in her late teens or early 20s, circa 1895-1900. Photographer: D. M. Marks, Fort Smith, Ariz.
  • Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, possibly around the time of her wedding, circa 1910.
  • Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb standing on a lawn in a long white dress, a Victorian mansion in the background, circa 1910-1920.
  • Silhouettes of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, 1927. Artist: "Vernen."
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Arkansas relatives of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, circa 1880-1915 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/79-85

  • Bettie Hicks (or Nicks) Gatlin, circa 1880-1890. Cabinet card. Photographer: Bankes, Little Rock, Ark.
  • Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb and seven members of her family, all identified on verso, posing on a lawn, circa 1875-1895.
  • Sally Price Perkins Nicks Gibson, undated. Photograph of painting.
  • Robert Stuart Gibson, undated. Photograph of painting.
  • Man and woman in chicken yard. Identified on verso as "Pricie and Claude Smith," 1946.
  • Unidentified young woman, seated, circa 1895-1915. Photographer: Harris Foto, Little Rock, Ariz.
  • Man and two women, all unidentified, circa 1895-1915.
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Miscellaneous Cobb relatives, circa 1891-1930 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Image P-4008/86-93

  • Little girl, identified as Eleanor Hope Cobb Newell. Photographer: P. Williams, Freeport, Ill.
  • Mariana Cobb, 1891. Cabinet card.
  • Elizabeth Louise Cobb Greer, circa 1920-1930.
  • Hope Cobb Newell, circa 1920-1930. Photographer: Bachrach.
  • Owen Cobb, circa 1917-1918. Photographer: Orpheum Studio, Chicago.
  • Reverend Henry Evertson Cobb, circa 1910-1920.
  • Whitfield Cobb, 1913. Photographer: Stephenson, Atlanta.
  • Six young women, standing in a row, wearing elaborate hats, circa 1902-1903. Lucy M. Cobb is at far right. Photographer: American Photo. Co., Wilmington, N.C.
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Miscellaneous Cobb relatives. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/1, Imagefolder PF-4008/15

Forty-one images, mostly of the children of Collier Cobb Jr., William Battle Cobb Jr., Libby Cobb Grier, and Eleanor Hope Cobb, circa 1950-1965.

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Harvard University classmates and associates of Collier Cobb #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/2, Image P-4008/94-106

  • Alex Galt Barret
  • Francis F. Causry
  • R. E. Dodge
  • George T. Keyes
  • T. W. Harris
  • Walter Warren Magee
  • Joseph L. Markley
  • Robert DeGourcy Ward
  • Morris Whitridge
  • Nathaniel Southgate Shaler, geology professor
  • "Pres. Elliott of Harvard University"
  • "Froggie Wilson or ? Bahnser"
  • Phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop, Boston, circa 1880-1890
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University of North Carolina faculty members, circa 1850-1917 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/2, Image P-4008/107-119

  • Edwin Anderson Alderman, circa 1897. Cabinet card. Photographer: Alderman.
  • Eben Alexander, circa 1890.
  • James D. Bruner, circa 1905. Photographer: Holladay, Durham, N.C.
  • Robert Anderson Hall, circa 1911.
  • George Howe, circa 1905. Photographer: Cole & Holladay, Durham, N.C.
  • Robert H. Lawson, circa 1910.
  • Atwell C. McIntosh, circa 1910.
  • Elisha Mitchell, circa 1850. Reproduction of engraving by Ni Jocelyn.
  • Francis W. Symonds, circa 1875-1880. Photographer: Beardsley.
  • Henry Van Peters Wilson (UNC Professor, Zoology), circa 1905. Cabinet card. Photographer: Cole & Holladay, Durham and Winston Salem, N.C.
  • UNC faculty members, 1883. Cabinet card. Photographer: Engle's
  • Edward Kidder Graham, leading Commencement procession at UNC, 1917. Information taken from original envelope.
  • Group of thirteen men, presumably UNC faculty, posing outdoors, circa 1880-1900. Reproduction of vintage print.
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Friends and professional associates of Collier Cobb, circa 1886-1911 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/2, Image P-4008/120-126

  • John A. Moore, 1895. Cabinet card. Photographer: J. H. Faber, Norfolk, Va.
  • M. Alston Read, circa 1886-1892. Cabinet card. Photographer: Notman Photo. Compy., Boston.
  • Robert Robertson, circa 1886-1892. Cabinet card. Photographer: A. H. Blunt, Danville, Va.
  • William B. Phillips, circa 1895-1905. Cabinet card. Photographer: Weifle, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Henry McCally, 1899. Cabinet card. Photographer: F. M. Turner, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Eugene A. Smith, 1911. Photographer: Turner, Nashville.
  • J. K. Ross, circa 1900-1910. Photographer: Cole & Holladay, Durham, N.C.
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Miscellaneous identified people, circa 1870-1969 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/2, Image P-4008/127-142

  • Young woman, identified on verso as: "Cousin Flora Gay, dau. of Mother's aunt Mary Williams Gay and Uncle Billy," circa 1870-1880. Carte-de-visite. Photographer: Van Orsdell, Wilmington, N.C.
  • Woman holding parasol, identified as Eloise Butler, circa 1875-1890. Photographer: Cook & Bergeron, Fort Smith, Ariz.
  • Woman and man on horseback, in middle of street. Identified on verso as: "Annie Perkins - C. Peterson - 1897." Photographer: Booth, Eureka Springs, Ariz.
  • Mary Louise Donald Deal, circa 1915-1925. Photographer: Wootten-Moulton, New Bern, N.C.
  • Woodrow Wilson. Information on verso: "Presented to Professor Collier Cobb by Archibald Henderson on his birthday - June 17, 1928 - After the original portrait in oils by Sir"
  • William Orpen - owned by Bernard Baruch.
  • Frank Kenneth Cameron, smoking pipe, circa 1950-1955. Cameron's birth and death dates are given below his picture.
  • Snapshots of Lee Woodyard and Marilu Horton, 1960-1969.
  • Infant, identified on verso as James Beckwith, circa 1880-1895. Cabinet card. Photographer: Van Ness, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Wallace and Larry Dowd at about 4-6 years old, circa 1900-1910. Photographer: Haworth, Fort Smith, Ariz.
  • Six small children, posing in order from shortest to tallest, identified on verso as "Children of Cousin Emily Moore," circa 1895-1905. Photographer: Gannaway.
  • Two little boys and two women, identified on verso as "Mrs. C. H. Herty Liton. Frank Herty, Miss Sosnosky, Holmes Herty," circa 1910-1915. Reproduction of vintage print.
  • Holmes and Frank Herty, with their dog; Mrs. C. H. Herty Liton seems to be hiding behind them, circa 1910-1915.
  • Man with hoe, identified on verso as "Old man Bitzer of King's Mountain," circa 1910-1920.
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Miscellaneous identified people. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/2, Imagefolder PF-4008/21

Two envelopes containing twenty images in all. One envelope contains snapshots of children, circa 1953-1959; the other contains greeting cards with family pictures on them, circa 1941-1962.

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Miscellaneous unidentified people. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/2, Imagefolder PF-4008/22

Three envelopes containing about forty images in all. Envelopes contain snapshots, probably of Cobb relatives, circa 1920-1965.

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Unidentified people, circa 1860-1915 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/2, Image P-4008/143-171

  • Miniature mounted albumen prints, cartes-de-visite, and cabinet cards of women, apparently in their early 20s to mid-30s, circa 1880-1910.
  • Reproductions of vintage prints, silhouettes, and mounted photographs of girls and young women (mid-teens to early 20s), circa 1895-1915.
  • Young woman in long skirt, standing on rocky out-cropping, holding rifle, circa 1865-1885. Information on verso: "Top of Bachelor Peak - West Colorado. 12,500 ft. Not so fierce and dangerous as she looks!" Reproduction of vintage print.
  • Cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards of young and middle-aged men, circa 1860-1880.
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>Unidentified people, circa 1800-1942 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/3, Image P-4008/172-211

  • African American man, sitting on tree stump, holding axe, kettle and staff, circa 1880-1890. Identified on verso as "Uncle Daniel - wood cutter - 85 years old." Cabinet card.
  • Head-and-shoulders view of "Uncle Daniel," circa 1880-1890.
  • Young men, one in cap and gown, circa 1910-1925. J. H. Faber, Norfolk, Va. and Elmer Chickering, Boston.
  • Older men, circa 1920-1930.
  • Photographs of paintings, half-tones, silhouettes, and postcards of middle-aged and older men, circa 1800-1920. Identified photographer: Wharton, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Middle-aged African American man, circa 1905-1915. Photographer: J. H. Faber, Norfolk, Va.
  • Man in uniform of British soldier, circa 1898-1918.
  • Young man in baseball uniform, "Carolina" on jersey, circa 1905-1915.
  • Snapshots of several different men, circa 1922-1942.
  • Four photographs, apparently all by the same photographer: one of a boy with a rifle and two dogs; three of a man carrying a hoe, circa 1910-1930.
  • Carte-de-visite, cabinet cards, and mounted prints of children, formally posed, circa 1870-1910. Identified photographers: Swift, Raleigh, N.C.; Wharton, Raleigh, N.C.; and Holladay, Durham, N.C.
  • Snapshots of women and men with babies and very small children, circa 1890-1930.
  • Older couple, posing formally, circa 1870-1890. Mounted albumen print.
  • Middle-aged couple, seated, holding picture album between them; little boy standing behind them. Photographer: Coble's Art Studio, Kinston, N.C.
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Unidentified groups of people, circa 1895-1930 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/3, Image P-4008/212-221

  • Man and woman, possibly in their 30s, posing in front of a building, circa 1920-1930.
  • People in costume, apparently for Fourth of July and Roanoke Island plays, circa 1915-1925.
  • Group of about 100 people, mostly men, posing in front of a building, circa 1910-1920.
  • The "Cheerios" University of North Carolina rooting section, circa 1920-1930.
  • Ten men in work clothes, possibly miners, holding lanterns, circa 1895-1915.
  • Pictures of women in Britain, working as butchers and engineers and in munitions plants during World War I, circa 1914-1918. Publisher: Underwood & Underwood, New York, N.Y.
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Animals, circa 1900-1930 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/3, Image P-4008/222-227

  • A beagle, identified as "Bob," and three pictures of a collie, circa 1900-1910.
  • Oxen pulling a cart, circa 1910-1930.
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Mount Auburn Plantation, circa 1890-1910 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/3, Image P-4008/228-230

Three views of the Cobb family home, Mt. Auburn Plantation, in Wayne County, N.C. In one, Collier, Owen, and William Battle Cobb appear on horseback, in foreground.

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Cobb family homes in Chapel Hill, circa 1920-1950 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/3, Image P-4008/231-241

Eleven pictures of Collier Cobb's home at 517 E. Franklin Street, and one of Collier Cobb Jr. s home at 603 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, N.C., circa

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The Chapel of the Cross, Chapel Hill, N.C., circa 1920-1930 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/3, Image P-4008/242-244

In winter, spring, and summer, E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, N.C. One is by Wootten-Moulton.

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University of North Carolina, circa 1920-1930 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/3, Image P-4008/245-273

  • New East, soon after renovation.
  • New East, as seen through trees.
  • Another view of New East.
  • Playmakers Theater.
  • Looking southward, toward Old West.
  • Looking toward South Building and the Old Well; Old West is on the right.
  • Looking toward South Building and the Old Well. Students in foreground.
  • Students gathered around the Old Well.
  • South Building, from several different angles.
  • Looking northwest across campus, from the vicinity of South Building.
  • Old East.
  • Horse-drawn wagon in front of Old East and the Old Well.
  • Two different views of the Alumni Building.
  • Carr Building.
  • Looking toward South Building, with Old West on the left.
  • Y.M.C.A. Building, circa 1915-1925.
  • Old East in winter, circa 1910-1930.
  • Alumni Building, circa 1920-1930.
  • Looking north across campus; Alumni Building is at far right.
  • Playmakers Theater, circa 1940-1950.
  • South Building and the Old Well; Old West at right.
  • Entrance to South Building, circa 1920-1930.
  • The first UNC President's House, circa 1900-1910. Swain Hall now stands on this site.
  • The President's House on Franklin Street, circa 1920-1930.
  • The President's House, just after a snowfall, circa 1920-1930.
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Miscellaneous buildings, interiors and exteriors, circa 1920-1960 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/3, Image P-4008/274-281

Pictures of homes, mostly older, two-story houses; and one building resembling a college dormitory, possibly at Harvard University.

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Miscellaneous buildings, interiors and exteriors, circa 1886-1945 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/282-286

  • Interior of home, decorated for Christmas, circa 1930-1945.
  • Unidentified home with a large front porch and wide lawns, circa 1920-1930.
  • Two different view of the same room, identified on versos of images as "Collier Cobb's study at Harvard University (?)," circa 1886-1892. Mounted albumen prints.
  • White coffin, heaped with flowers, circa 1900-1920.
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W. E. Hook photographs, circa 1870-1890 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/287-300

Fourteen mounted albumen prints (thirteen boudoir cards and one of no standard format) of various subjects in Colorado. Photographer: W. E. Hook, Colorado Springs, Colo. Images were numbered and captioned by the photographer.

  • Gateway - Garden of the Gods.
  • Pike's Peak Railroad Summit, Altitude 14,147 feet
  • The Necropolis, Monument Park
  • Mother Grundy, Garden of the Gods. Picture of a rock formation
  • Rags, that's me. Small white-faced burro wearing a saddle
  • Manitou Springs, Colorado.
  • Pike's Peak Railroad, Summit, Altitude 14,147 feet.
  • Large, flat building with ornate columned front porch. Bushes in front have been pruned to spell out "BROADMOOR."
  • View of railroad car in deep snow.
  • View of pillar-like rock formation.
  • Seven Falls. Cheyenne Canyon.
  • View of large rock.
  • Ute Pass, Manitou Springs, Colo.
  • Gateway to the Garden of the Gods.
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Geological field expeditions, circa 1895-1900 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/301-332

  • Views of land formations near the North Platte River, Wyoming, and the Badlands of South Dakota, circa 1895-1900. Photographer: U. G. Cornell, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • "Washday in camp at foot of Freezeout Mountains," circa 1896-1900. Bearded man rinsing clothes in tub; other clothes spread out to dry on grass. Mounted albumen prints. Images were made with a Kodak I or II camera.
  • "Mud volcano, near Fountain Geyser," circa 1896-1900. Mounted albumen print. Image was made with a Kodak I or II camera.
  • Four men seated in front of tent, circa 1895-1900.Information on verso: "N. Platte Camp."
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Hawaii, circa 1900-1920 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/333-354

  • Hawaiians, preparing food, building boats, gathering coconuts, or posing on beaches and in front of houses, circa 1900-1920. Identified photographer: R. J. Baker.
  • Hawaiian landscapes: waterfalls, beaches, palm trees, circa 1900-1920.
  • Group of about 25 Hawaiians, having dinner, circa 1900-1920. Hand-tinted.
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Japan, West Africa, Mexico, and Alaska, circa 1910-1930 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/355-403

  • Postcards of West Africa, circa 1910-1930.
  • Postcards of Alaska, circa 1910-1930.
  • Postcards of Japan, circa 1910-1930.
  • Photographs of Japan, circa 1920. One shows Collier Cobb posing with an older man identified on verso as "Marquis Okuma."
  • Five snapshots and one postcard of people Indigenous to the Americas in Mexico, circa 1910-1930.
  • Eight snapshots and one postcard of Mexico, chiefly depicting ruins, circa 1910-1930.
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Europe and the Middle East, circa 1865-1885 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/404-415

Unmounted albumen prints of mountains and lakes in Ireland, the British Isles, Switzerland, and the Middle East. Identified photographer: J. Julien, Geneva, Switzerland; and Felix Bonfils, Beirut.

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Seneca Ray Stoddard photographs, circa 1870-1880 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/416-421

Unmounted albumen prints of various lakes in upstate New York. Photographer: Seneca Ray Stoddard, Glens Falls, N.Y.

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Colorado and Wyoming, circa 1865-1885 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/422-424

Unmounted albumen prints of Yellowstone Lake and Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming, and a lake near the Mountain of the Holy Cross in Colorado.

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Sand dunes and coastlines, circa 1900-1935 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/425-454

  • Series of half-tones of coastal vegetation and land forms, south of Currituck, N.C., circa 1900-1920.
  • Seascapes, in vicinity of Pamlico Sound, N.C., circa 1900-1920.
  • "Washday in the Colony," Roanoke Island re-enactment, and the Roanoke Sand Bridge, circa 1925-1935.
  • "Kimakeet graveyard, August 30, 1902," bones and leveled tombstones strewn across sand; woman standing under palmetto tree; and little boy in front of sailboat, circa 1900-1905.
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Images related to geology, circa 1890-1925 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/455-473

  • Photographs of diverse subjects, such as fossils and ant hills in Wyoming, oil fields in Texas, drainage systems in Ontario, and beach erosion in the Netherlands, circa 1890-1920.
  • Pictures from a trip to logging country, Oregon, circa 1910-1925. In one the man on the right is probably Collier Cobb.
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Miscellaneous travel pictures, circa 1890-1920 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Imagefolder PF-4008/44

Envelope, containing approximately 30 snapshots and postcards of people and places around the world. Images are mostly unidentified; recognizable subjects include the Great Wall of China and ruins in Mexico, circa 1890-1920.

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Miscellaneous travel pictures, circa 1895-1931 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/474-497

  • "Pictures of an outing taken in conjunction with the Congres International de Geographic, Paris, Sept. 1931." Information taken from original envelope.
  • Group portraits of attendees at Congres International de Geographic, Paris, Sept. 1931.
  • "Hanging valley" near Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1911.
  • "Turpentine trees," and three-pronged tool, circa 1895-1905.
  • Views of mountains, ponds, and forests, probably in southeastern United States, circa 1910-1930.
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Miscellaneous pictures, circa 1885-1948 #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." Imagebox IB-4008/4, Image P-4008/498-501

  • Mary Lindsay Battle Cobb, Collier Cobb's first wife, circa 1885-1891. Cabinet card. Photographer: Waldon Smith, Boston.
  • Group of young men holding hammers, possibly building theater sets. Collier Cobb is in the second row, left, 1898. Probably taken at Harvard University.
  • Mary Louisa Cobb and her co-workers at UNC's Extension Division, 1948.
  • Geological surveying crew, circa 1886-1892. Man in front row, left, may be Collier Cobb.
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Collier Cobb in Japan, Marquis Okuma and an unidentified man at his left, circa 1920. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." OP-PF-4008/1

Photographer: T. Suzuki, Tokyo.

Woman, identified on verso as "Mrs. Schenck - wife of head of Biltmore Forest School," feeding seven dogs. Canton, N.C., circa 1911. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." OP-PF-4008/1

Unidentified bearded man, holding rope and chains, circa 1905-1925. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." OP-PF-4008/1

Four small snapshots of a man fishing, mounted sequentially, circa 1905-1925. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." OP-PF-4008/1

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Unidentified young man, 1856. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." SF-P-4008/87

Ambrotype. Image is in thermoplastic Union case.

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"West or Nose-End Whiteside Mountain, from ridge below." Macon County, N.C., circa 1868-1870. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." SF-P-4008/88

Stereograph. Photographer: Taylor & Jones, Asheville, N.C.

Photograph Album PA-4008/1

Album of 73 photographs, and three envelopes, each containing approximately 40 photographs, circa 1917-1925. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." PA-4008/1

Mostly pictures of Mary Louisa Cobb and her friends, in their late teens and early twenties. Includes some pictures of her father, stepmother, and brother.

Photograph Album PA-4008/2

Album of 200 photographs, circa 1900-1915. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." PA-4008/2

Snapshots from a trip to the Pacific coast: the Alaskan panhandle, Washington, San Francisco, and Southern California; and to Virginia, Washington, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

Photograph Album PA-4008/3

"Fossil Field of Wyoming Expedition - 1899." Album of 50 photographs. #04008, Series: "5. Pictures and Picture Albums, circa 1800-1969." PA-4008/3

Documentation of geological surveying trip. Images were numbered and captioned on the negatives, and include such scenes as "professors prospecting" and "the round-up" (surveyors posing with string of slain wild turkeys, as well as pictures of the North Platte River and surrounding prairie.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated.

16 items.
Folder 310a

Finding aid compiled 1977-1991 #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." Folder 310a

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Biblical Recorder, supplement #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." OPF-4008/3

Contains "Dr. Skinner's Address to the Members of the Legislature, Delivered in Tucker Hall during the Session of the Prohibition Liquor Law Convention"

Poster #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." OPF-4008/3

Announcement for the 1st Annual Convention of the Atlantic Deeper Waterways Association, Baltimore, November 17-19, 1908

Menu #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." OPF-4008/3

Banquet, Atlantic Deeper Waterways Convention

Proofs of five maps #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." OPF-4008/3

Used as illustrations in Collier Cobb's Transportation in North Carolina

Partial view of Seaton Mountain, Colorado #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." OPF-4008/3

Depicts the works of the Seaton Mountain Gold Mining Company

Certificate #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." OPF-4008/3

Naming Collier Cobb as a delegate to the joint meeting of the American Forestry Association and Southern Forestry Congress held in Richmond, 6-7 January 1926

Broadside #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." OPF-4008/3

"Why I Shall Vote for School Bonds," regarding the 18 May 1915 bond referendum in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Two childhood drawings by Collier Cobb #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." OPF-4008/3

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List of books with prices and dates of publication (mostly 1880s) #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." XOPF-4008/1

Copy of a plot depicting lots of "Fairview," Chapel Hill, 15 March 1918 #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." XOPF-4008/1

Childhood drawing by Collier Cobb #04008, Series: "6. Other Materials, circa 1870s-1920s and undated." XOPF-4008/1

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 7. Addition of 1980, 1907-1964 and undated (Acc. 80067).

About 800 items.

Arrangement: by type of material.

Chiefly the materials of Lucy M. Cobb, Collier Cobb's sister, consisting of correspondence between Lucy M. Cobb and her family and friends and related materials, clippings, writings by Lucy M. Cobb and others, a scrapbook of clippings of poems, pictures of identified and unidentified people and places, genealogical materials relating to Lucy M. Cobb's work as a genealogical researcher, and other materials relating to her life and work.

Folder 310b-311

Correspondence and related materials, 1934-1963 and undated. #04008, Series: "7. Addition of 1980, 1907-1964 and undated (Acc. 80067)." Folder 310b-311

About 50 items.

Folder 312

Clippings, 1933-1945 and undated #04008, Series: "7. Addition of 1980, 1907-1964 and undated (Acc. 80067)." Folder 312

About 35 items.

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Writings, 1936-1961 #04008, Series: "7. Addition of 1980, 1907-1964 and undated (Acc. 80067)." Folder 313-320

About 150 items.

Drafts of short stories, essays, and poems by Lucy M. Cobb as well as some writings by others.

Folder 321

Scrapbook of poems, 1930s #04008, Series: "7. Addition of 1980, 1907-1964 and undated (Acc. 80067)." Folder 321

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Pictures of unidentified people, 1907-1952 and undated. #04008, Series: "7. Addition of 1980, 1907-1964 and undated (Acc. 80067)." Imagebox IB-4008/5, Imagefolder PF-4008/51-52

About 50 items.

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Genealogical Materials, 1938-1960 and undated #04008, Series: "7. Addition of 1980, 1907-1964 and undated (Acc. 80067)." Folder 322-344

About 500 items.

Genealogical notes, mostly hand-written and some typed, taken by Lucy M. Cobb as part of her work as a genealogical researcher for hire, and correspondence with people for whom she conducted research.

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Other Materials, 1939-1961 and undated #04008, Series: "7. Addition of 1980, 1907-1964 and undated (Acc. 80067)." Folder 345-347

About 35 items.

Materials relating to Lucy M. Cobb's work as a publicity agent for Campbell College in Buie's Creek, N.C.; materials relating to Lucy M. Cobb's involvement in the Daughters of the American Revolution; materials relating to a memorial for Matthew McCauley, a donor of land to the University of North Carolina; and other materials.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167).

About 1600 items.

Arrangement: by type of material.

Chiefly materials of Lucy M. Cobb, Collier Cobb's sister, consisting of correspondence between Lucy M. Cobb and her family and friends and related materials, clippings, writings by Lucy M. Cobb and others, a family tree book documenting the genealogy of the Smith family, a postcard album, a family Bible with annotations and enclosed ephemera, pictures of a geological survey (probably belonging to Collier Cobb) as well as identified and unidentified people and places, genealogical materials relating to Lucy M. Cobb's work as a genealogical researcher, and other materials relating to her life and work. Other materials in the addition relate to the lives of other members of the Cobb family, particularly Mary Louisa Cobb, Lucy M. Cobb's niece.

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Folder 354

Correspondence and Related Materials, 1908-1973 and undated #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Folder 348-354

About 125 items.

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Clippings, 1900-1970 and undated #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Folder 355-372

About 500 items.

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Writings, 1931-1961 and undated #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Folder 373-376

About 80 items.

Folder 377

Family tree book of the Smith family #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Folder 377

Folder 378

Postcard album #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Folder 378

Folder 379

Family Bible #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Folder 379

Includes annotations and enclosed ephemera.

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Image Folder PF-4008/53

United States Geological Survey Photographs #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Imagebox IB-4008/5, Imagefolder PF-4008/53

Probably belonging to Collier Cobb

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Image Folder PF-4008/54

Identified people #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Imagebox IB-4008/5, Imagefolder PF-4008/54

Contains photographs of Mary Louisa Cobb and other members of the Cobb family, as well as photographs of friends of the family.

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Unidentified people #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Imagebox IB-4008/5, Imagefolder PF-4008/55

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Identified places #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Imagebox IB-4008/5, Imagefolder PF-4008/56

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Image Folder PF-4008/57

Unidentified places #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Imagebox IB-4008/5, Imagefolder PF-4008/57

Extra Oversize Image Folder XOP-PF-4008/1

Panoramic photograph of the "25th Anniversary of Class 1889 at Oakley Country Club. 1914" #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." XOP-PF-4008/1

Panoramic photograph of the "42nd Engineers Camp American University Washington D.C. April, 1918" #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." XOP-PF-4008/1

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Folder 380

Folder 381

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Folder 401

Genealogical Materials, 1933-1963 and undated. #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Folder 380-401

About 500 items.

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Folder 416

Other Materials, 1890-1970 and undated. #04008, Series: "8. Addition of 1991, 1873-1973 (Acc. 91167)." Folder 402-416

About 300 items.

Other materials relating to the lives of Lucy M. Cobb and Mary Louisa Cobb, such as playbills, flyers, and notes. Folder 416 contains two half-tone plates, one of which depicts Collier Cobb.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312).

About 215 items.

Arrangement: by type of material.

Correspondence: Letters to and from Needham Bryan Cobb, regarding both family life and his occupation as a minister; letters to Collier Cobb, regarding his occupation as a professor at the University of North Carolina; and letters from Collier Cobb Jr. to his family while he was serving in the army in World War I. Letters to Collier Cobb have been separated by Cobb into two categories: "Commercial," which includes correspondence from vendors and salespeople; and "Professional," which includes correspondence from other professors and colleagues.

Writings: Two commencement speeches by Lucy Plummer Battle, a graded essay and a photocopy of a speech by Collier Cobb, and four issues, plus photocopies of those issues, of Collier Cobb's boyhood publication, "The Home Journal."

Pictures: One photograph of Collier Cobb as a middle-aged man and four group photographs picturing Collier Cobb as a student at Harvard University.

Financial and legal papers, such as deeds, receipts, and life insurance documents, belonging to Needham Bryan Cobb; a small autograph book belonging to Bettie Nicks Gatliss, June 1879; two certificates of "Satisfactory Examination" belonging to Lucy Plummer Battle, from Saint Mary's School, for the school years 1877-1878 and 1878-1879; a pamphlet documenting the proceedings on the presentation of a portrait of William Horn Battle to the Law School at the University of North Carolina; a program of graduating exercises from the University of North Carolina Medical Department, 1908; a pamphlet entitled "The Golden Key," by Emmet Fox; and five diplomas, one of which was the first Master's degree to be awarded at the University of North Carolina, dated 1856.

Folder 417

Needham Bryan Cobb: correspondence and related materials #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 417

Contains letters from Collier Cobb and Baptist colleagues, Needham Bryan Cobb's letter of resignation from the Fayetteville Baptist Church, and a list of subscriptors to the Baptist parsonage in Morganton, N. C.

Folder 418-421

Folder 418

Folder 419

Folder 420

Folder 421

Collier Cobb: "Commercial" correspondence and related materials #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 418-421

Folder 422-431

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Folder 431

Collier Cobb: "Professional" correspondence and related materials #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 422-431

Folder 432-433

Folder 432

Folder 433

Collier Cobb Jr.: World War I letters #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 432-433

Folder 434

Commencement speeches by Lucy Plummer Battle #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 434

Two speeches given at the Saint Mary's School commencement exercises, 19 June 1879.

Folder 435

Graded essay by Collier Cobb entitled, "Do Mr. Darwin's hypotheses fully explain the origin of beauty in the animal world?" 1889 #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 435

Photocopy of speech by Collier Cobb entitled, "Evolution and Christianity" #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 435

Folder 436

"The Home Journal," volume 1, number 5, March 1872 #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 436

Folder 437

"The Home Journal," volume 1, number 7, May 1872 #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 437

Folder 438

"The Home Journal," volume 1, number 10, September 1872 #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 438

Folder 439

"The Home Journal," volume 2, number 4, July 1875 #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 439

Folder 440

Photocopies of the contents of folders 436-439 #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 440

Folder 441

Galley of Pocket Dictionary of Common Rocks and Minerals, Third Edition by Collier Cobb, 1916 #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 441

Folder 442

Lectures in Economic Geology, by J. D. Whitney, with notes by Collier Cobb #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 442

Image Box IB-4008/5

Image Folder PF-4008/58

One photograph of Collier Cobb #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Imagebox IB-4008/5, Imagefolder PF-4008/58

Oversize Image Folder OP-PF-4008/2

The Natural History Society at Harvard University, 1887. #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." OP-PF-4008/2

The Natural History Society at Harvard University, 1890. #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." OP-PF-4008/2

The Southern Club at Harvard University, 1889. #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." OP-PF-4008/2

The Southern Club at Harvard University, 1890. #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." OP-PF-4008/2

Folder 443-447

Folder 443

Folder 444

Folder 445

Folder 446

Folder 447

Other materials #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." Folder 443-447

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Diplomas #04008, Series: "9. Addition of 2005, 1866-1931 and undated (Acc. 100312)." XOPF-4008/2

Two diplomas, awarded in 1853, belonging to William Horn Battle, and three diplomas, two awarded in 1854 and one awarded in 1856, belonging to Needham Bryan Cobb. The diploma of 1856 was the first confirmed earned Master's degree to be awarded at the University of North Carolina.

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About 120 items.

Arrangement: by type of material.

Cabinet cards of identified and unidentified people, probably relatives of Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb, and 86 glass plate negatives. The plates depict identified and unidentified people, pictures of portraits, images of the University of North Carolina campus, Collier Cobb's home on East Franklin Steet in Chapel Hill, N.C., landscapes, geological specimen, images from trips to China and Alaska, and other subjects. Also included is a folder of Other Materials, unrelated to the pictures and belonging to Collier Cobb.

Image Folder PF-4008/59-60

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PF-4008/60

Pictures of identified people, circa 1900s-1930s #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." PF-4008/59-60

About 110 items.

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Glass plate negative: Caddie Fulgum #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/1-8

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Glass plate negative: Group of children #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/9-10

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Glass plate negative: "Kemp D., Billie Bat and Nurse" #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/11

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Glass plate negative: Unidentified person (plate is broken) #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/12

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Glass plate negative: Unidentified people #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/13-14

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Glass plate negative: Groups of unidentified people #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/15-18

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Glass plate negative: Group of unidentified men in suits #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/19

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Glass plate negative: Picture of a portrait of Benjamin Franklin #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/20

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Glass plate negative: Pictures of a portrait of J. Blakeley #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/21-22

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Glass plate negative: Pictures of a portrait of John C. Calhoun #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/23-24

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Glass plate negative: Picture of a portrait of Henry Clay #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/25

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Glass plate negative: Picture of a portrait of William Gaston #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/26

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Glass plate negative: Pictures of a portrait of an unidentified woman #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/27-28

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Glass plate negative: Man on a bicycle #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/29

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Glass plate negative: Pictures of a casket covered with flowers #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/30-31

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Glass plate negative: Library #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/32

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Glass plate negative: Pictures of the University of North Carolina campus #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/33-34

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Glass plate negative: Buildings (slide is badly damaged) #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/35

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Glass plate negative: Episcopal Church #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/36

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Glass plate negative: Carr Building, University of North Carolina campus #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/37

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Glass plate negative: Old Well and South Building, University of North Carolina campus #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/38

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Glass plate negative: New East, University of North Carolina campus #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/39

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Glass plate negative: "Campus View" #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/40

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Glass plate negative: Collier Cobb's home: The "Pigeon Box" #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/41-42

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Glass plate negative: Autophytograph #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/43

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Glass plate negative: Banded hematite #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/44

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Glass plate negative: Coquina #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/45-46

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Glass plate negative: "Delta of Chapel Spring Branch entering Scott's Hole" #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/47

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Glass plate negative: "Delta Chapel Spring Branch" #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/48

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Glass plate negative: "Chapel Spring Branch Delta, Scott's Hole" #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/49

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Glass plate negative: Field #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/50

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Glass plate negative: Chasm #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/51-52

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Glass plate negative: "Hampton Rock" #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/53

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Glass plate negative: Pictures of mountains #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/54-64

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Glass plate negative: Nanaimo, B.C. #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/65

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Glass plate negative: Two images of Kotzebue Sound #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/66

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Glass plate negative: Two images of "Burial at Point Hope, Alaska" #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/67

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Glass plate negative: Seal rookery, St. George's Island #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/68

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Glass plate negative: Two images of a man with an ox #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/69

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Glass plate negative: Two images: unidentified people in a yard; rice drying #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/70

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Glass plate negative: Two images of unidentified people #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/71

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Glass plate negative: Two images: boats on a river; view of a large net #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/72

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Glass plate negative: Stone statue #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/73

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Glass plate negative: Two images of unidentified people #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/74

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Glass plate negative: Two images: stern of a boat; view of a bridge #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/75

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Glass plate negative: Two images: stone horse statue; aerial view of buildings #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/76

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Glass plate negative: Two images of boats on a river #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/77

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Glass plate negative: Two images: unidentified man herding ducks; street performers in costume #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/78

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Glass plate negative: Two images of rice farmers #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/79

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Glass plate negative: Two images of unidentified people #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/80

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Glass plate negative: Two images: unidentified people pumping water onto rice fields; view of a field #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/81

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Glass plate negative: Two images: unidentified person with an ox in a field; unidentified person with a horse grinding grains #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/82

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Glass plate negative: Two images of an unidentified person with an ox in a rice paddy #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/83

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Glass plate negative: Unidentified Asian woman #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." SF-P-4008/84-86

Folder 448

7. Other Materials, 1913-1914 and undated. #04008, Series: "10. Addition of April 2006, circa 1900s-1930s and undated (Acc. 100380)." Folder 448

About 10 items.

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Folder 449

Writings, 1887-2006 #04008, Series: "11. Addition of August 2006, 1887-2006 (100485)." Folder 449

2006 facsimile reprint of Poetical Geography of North Carolina and Other Poems by Needham Bryan Cobb and related materials. Reprint is #278 of 400 limited editions. Folder also contains the original copyright letter of 28 April 1887 and a 1940 article entitled "Cobb's Poetical Geography" from The State magazine by W. H. Jones.

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Processing information: This addition has not been processed.

Box 55-56

Box 55

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Photograhs #04008, Series: "12. Addition of January 2008 (100945)." Box 55-56

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099).

About 1000 items.

Arrangement: Chronological

The Addition of 2009 chiefly consists of correspondence and other papers relating to Collier Cobb and his son, Collier Cobb Jr., as well as a receipt and two volumes relating to other Cobb family members. The Collier Cobb correspondence is primarily letters from family members, including his children, Collier Cobb Jr. and Mary Louisa Cobb, and his third wife, Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb; from colleagues, including botanist Harriet E. Freeman and professor Thomas Hume; and from distant relatives seeking genealogical information. There are also letters from Collier Cobb to his first wife, Mary Lindsay Battle Cobb, and a small amount of professional correspondence, including a letter about employment from University of North Carolina president George Tayloe Winston. Other Collier Cobb papers are personal notebooks and writings, including lectures, academic papers, fiction pieces, and anecdotal accounts. Included is an autobiographical manuscript by Needham Bryan Cobb chronicling family and personal history. There are also printed materials and notes relating to Collier Cobb's life and work. The Collier Cobb Jr. papers include materials relating to him and to his wife, Emma Cobb, including letters from professional and personal correspondents, as well as clippings and other printed material, especially regarding their community involvement in Chapel Hill, N.C. Photographs are of University of North Carolina faculty, Collier Cobb as a Harvard University student and in his 40s, Nancy Cobb on a parade float, and Collier Cobb Jr. and Emma Cobb at home and aboard a cruise ship.

Folder 450

Statement of charges, Baltimore, 27 April 1792 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 450

Written by Nathaniel Smith, requesting payment from Mr. Smith and Mr. Buchanan for barbecued pork and other items.

Folder 451

"Trust in God, or Jenny's Trials" by Catherine Bell, 1874 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 451

Inscribed to Mary Lindsay Battle Cobb from her Sabbath school teacher, 10 May 1874.

Folder 452

Scrapbook of Bettie N. Gatlin, 1879 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 452

Chiefly clippings, including stories, prayers, obituaries, doilies, and commercial illustrations.

Folder 453-454

Folder 453

Folder 454

Letters to Mary Lindsay Battle Cobb, 1888 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 453-454

Chiefly from Collier Cobb while he attended Harvard University, discussing academics, daily activities, mutual acquaintances, and love. Also included is a letter from Fannie H. Cobb, 29 September 1888, describing a visit to Waynesville, N.C.

Folder 455

Letter from University of North Carolina president George Tayloe Winston to Collier Cobb, 25 July 1892 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 455

Letter contains offer to Collier Cobb of the position of assistant professor of geology.

Folder 456

Printed materials relating to Collier Cobb, 1894-1916 and undated #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 456

Articles and writings by various authors, as well as programs, clippings, and bulletins.

Folder 457

Commonplace book of Collier Cobb, 1894-1895 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 457

Mostly blank. Included are notes on geology, ideas for fiction stories, names and addresses, and other fragments.

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Folder 458

Folder 459

Autobiography of Needham Bryan Cobb, 2 May 1895 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 458-459

Written for his son, Collier Cobb, and chronicling personal and family history.

Folder 460

Commonplace book of Collier Cobb, circa 1886-1889 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 460

Chiefly academic essays on geology, written as a student at Harvard University, as well as various quotations and notes. About half of the book is blank.

Folder 461

Notebook of Collier Cobb: "Notes from the North Carolina Colonial Records. Col. Wm. L. Saunders, 1887" #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 461

Chiefly a composition on colonial history, including citations. Also included are notes on Sir Walter Raleigh and on geological implications of transcontinental plant and animal migration.

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Folder 465

Compositions by Collier Cobb, 1896-1906 and undated #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 462-465

Lectures, academic papers, fiction pieces, and first-person anecdotal accounts, some with Collier Cobb's editorial markings.

Folder 466

Field notebook of Collier Cobb, 1908 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 466

Contains geological sketches and notes from Italy and other European locations.

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Folder 483

Collier Cobb correspondence, 1904-1932 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 467-483

A mixture of personal and professional letters, chiefly to Collier Cobb, with the personal, and especially family correspondence, predominating. Starting in May 1911, there are a number of letters from Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb discussing daily activities, scheduling, and the health of family members, especially while she was in Little Rock, Ark., and Chapel Hill, N.C., and Collier Cobb traveled to lecture engagements and pursued geology field work. There are also letters from Collier Cobb Jr. to Collier Cobb and Mary Knox Gatlin Cobb from boarding school in Warrenton, N.C.; from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C.; from England while serving in World War I; and while working as a forester and surveyer. There is also some correspondence between Mary Louisa Cobb and her father Collier Cobb while he was traveling. Letters from various North Carolina family members discuss social news, children and school, finances, and health matters. There are scattered requests for genealogical information from distant relatives. Dates on envelopes and other writing in red ink are the notations of Nancy Cobb Lilly in 2008.

Folder 484

Letters from Harriet E. Freeman to Collier Cobb, 1908-1926 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 484

Letters from botanist Harriet E. Freeman of Boston, Mass., often discussing botany and geology, including descriptions of scientific talks, travels, and geographical features.

Folder 485

Letters from Thomas Hume to Collier Cobb, 1909-1910 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 485

Letters from Baptist clergyman and University of North Carolina professor Thomas Hume of Waynesboro, Va., and Chapel Hill, N.C., often discussing church matters.

Folder 486

Receipts, lists, and notes relating to Collier Cobb, 1907-1910 and undated #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 486

Folder 487-488

Folder 487

Folder 488

Papers relating to Collier Cobb Jr. and Emma Cobb, 1931-1973 and undated #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 487-488

Programs, invitations, Rotary Club and other club bulletins, information on Research Triangle Park, and information on the Bank of Chapel Hill, where Collier Cobb Jr. was chair of the board.

Folder 489

Letters to Collier Cobb Jr. and Emma Cobb, 1947-1974 and undated #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 489

Primarily letters regarding various events and organizations. Also included are some letters from friends and relatives, often thanking the Cobbs for visits or gifts.

Folder 490-491

Folder 490

Folder 491

Clippings relating to Collier Cobb Jr. and Emma Cobb, 1951-1979 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." Folder 490-491

Chiefly regarding various organizations and community projects with which Collier Cobb Jr. was involved, including North Carolina Ports Authority, Chapel Hill Improvement Commission, Rotary Club, and Research Triangle Park, and organizations of which Emma Cobb was a member, including Junior Service League and Women's Auxiliary of the North Carolina Memorial Hospital.

Image Folder PF-4008/61

Portraits of the faculty of the University of North Carolina, 1878 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." PF-4008/61

Image Folder PF-4008/62

Photograph of Collier Cobb and the Southern Club at Harvard University, circa 1887 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." PF-4008/62

Image Folder PF-4008/63

Photograph of Collier Cobb Jr. in baseball uniform with his team, Chapel Hill, 1910 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." PF-4008/63

Image Folder PF-4008/64

Photographs of Nancy Cobb on the North Carolina Memorial Hospital float, Chapel Hill, circa 1950 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." PF-4008/64

Image Folder PF-4008/65

Photographs of Collier Cobb Jr. and Emma Cobb aboard Holland America's S.S. New Amsterdam, circa 1950. One photograph includes Willie and Westry Long #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." PF-4008/65

Image Folder PF-4008/66

Photographs of Collier Cobb Jr. and Emma Cobb outside of their house at 603 Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1969 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." PF-4008/66

Image Folder PF-4008/67

Portrait of Collier Cobb, circa 1905 #04008, Series: "13. Addition of 2009, 1792-1974 and undated (Acc. 101099)." PF-4008/67

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Processing Information

Processed by: Susan Ballinger, 1978, and Margaret Dickson, 2007

Encoded by: Margaret Dickson, January 2007

Updated by Sara Mannheimer in February 2012 because of addition.

Updated by: Laura Hart, February 2021

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