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|Size||1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 150 items)|
|Abstract||Emily Louise Pollard (1896-1972) travelled extensively, visiting Europe, 1913, 1924, 1926, and 1951, and California, 1917. The collection includes diaries and letters written by Pollard while travelling; letters concerning life in Chapel Hill, N.C., 1939-1941; poems and other writings by Pollard and her brother, Edward Bagby Pollard Junior, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; and miscellaneous volumes, including collected eulogies honoring Emily Pollard.|
|Creator||Pollard, Emily Louise, 1896-1972.|
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Emily Louise Pollard (1896-1972) was born in Washington, D.C., and was educated by private tutors, graduating from Miss Hills' School in Philadelphia, Pa. For a short time in the 1930s, Pollard was hostess for her uncle, Governor John Garland Pollard of Virginia. She moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., from Wynnewood, Pa., with her brother, Edward Bagby Pollard Junior, in 1939.Back to Top
The collection includes travel letters and diaries of Emily Louise Pollard written while she was on trips to Europe, 1913, 1924, 1926, and 1951, and California, 1917, containing descriptions of food and accomodations and of sightseeing expeditions. Among the countries visited by Pollard were England, France, Germany, Italy, Egypt, Scotland, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Spain, the former Czechoslovakia, Austria, and Hungary. There are also letters concerning life in Chapel Hill, N.C., 1939-1941; poems, stories, and other writings by Pollard and her brother, Edward Bagby Pollard Junior, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; and miscellaneous volumes, including collected eulogies honoring Emily Pollard, a commonplace book of quotations and poems, and a school yearbook.Back to Top
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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top