Collection Number: P0112

Collection Title: Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1920

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Size 12 items (1.5 linear feet)
Abstract The North Carolina chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity was established at the University of North Carolina in 1857. Collection consists of photographic prints depicting members of the Sigma Epsilon fraternity. Included in the collection are images of Edward Kidder Graham (class of 1898) and John Motley Morehead III (class of 1891).
Creator Sigma Alpha Epsilon. North Carolina Xi (University of North Carolina (1793-1962))
Language English
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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 Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920 #P0112, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Louis Stephens of Charlotte, N.C., in November of 2016.
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The North Carolina chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity was established at the University of North Carolina in 1857. It was the third chapter of the fraternity, which was founded at the University of Alabama in 1856.

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Collection consists of photographic prints depicting members of the Sigma Epsilon fraternity. A majority of the group portraits, taken circa 1886-1920, include names of fraternity members depicted, written directly on the backs of the prints. Included in the collection are images of Edward Kidder Graham (class of 1898) and John Motley Morehead III (class of 1891).

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12 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Processing note: Descriptions in quotation marks were transcribed from original materials.

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/01

"S.A.E. 1886" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/01

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "G.B. Patterson, W.E. Edmonson / H.E. Shaffner, William M. Little, Maxcy L. John / H.R. Starbuck, Herbert Clement, John S. Hill, Claudius Dockery / O.C. Bynum / John W. Atkinson, John W. Alexander"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/02

"S.A.E. 1887" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/02

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "John D. Bellamy, Claudius Deckery, H.M. Little, H.R. Starluck / W.F. Shaffner, H.F. Shaffner, Herbert Clement / C.C. Bynum, W.M. Curtis, J.S. Hill, Maxy L. Long, P.E. Ranson"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/03

"S.A.E. 1889" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/03

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "G.W. Connor, R. Bellamy, A. Patterson, J.M. Morehead, W.M. Curtis, J.S. Hill, H. Clement / R. Yarborough, W.J. Andrews, R.B. Whitehead, A.S. Williams, J.D. Bellamy, R.G. Vaughn / A.P. Branch, C. Dockery, W.F. Shaffner"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/04

"S.A.E. 1891" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/04

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "W.M. Little, W.S. Jones, Bowman Gray, H.B. Andrews / H.E. Rondthaler, G.W. Conor, W.W. Ashe, W.R. Kenan, J.D. Bellamy / A.S. Williams, G. Ranson, W.J. Andrews, J.M. Morehead, A.H. Patterson"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/05

"S.A.E. 1895" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/05

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "J.M. Stevenson '98, F.H. Bailey '97, O.H. Dockery (law), F.R. Hurty '96, T. Stringfield (med), E.K. Graham '98, H.G. Connor, Jr. '97, Adam Empie '98 / R.E. Follin '98, F.M. Miller '98, F.F. Bahnson '96, F.M. London '97, Geo. K. Tate '98 / H.F. Thorp '96, J.F. Shaffner '96, Jas. Wm. Niell (law), J.H. Andrews '97, J.L. Patterson '95, H.H. Atkinson (med), Lemly '96 (absent: M. Schenk '97)__horp, __mith; J.F. Shaffner Jr '96, Salem, N.C.; Jus. Wm. Niell (law), Wilkesboro, N.C.; J.H. Andrews '97, Raleigh, N.C.; J.L. Patterson, Salem, N.C.; H.H. Atkinson, Asheville, N.C.; __nt M. Schenk '97, Greensboro, N.C."

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/06

"S.A.E. 1899" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/06

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "M. Bellamy, Jr., C.B. Burton, R.H. Bellamy, R.D.W. Conor, W.B. Whitehead / W.K. Battle, H.M. London / J.C. Moore, J.P. Bunn, Prof. Howell, E.A. Lockett, H. Anderson / E. Alexander, W.G. Wharton / A.R. Berkeley, E.V. Patterson, H.P. Harding, A.C. Miller, C.L. Glenn"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/07

"N.C. SAE: 1903" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/07

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "B.E. Huske, Addison G. Brenizer, James S. Thorpe, Curtis Bynum, Green Berkley, S. Stringfield, __ Moses / E.V. Howell, John H. McAden, Willis Heard, Francis Cox, W. Taliaferro, F.K. Bailey, Tom McAden, M_ Calder / J.B. Gibson, T.D. Meares, F.E. Brown, Graham H. Andrews, T.E. Morrison, W.A. Whitaker, W.J. Gordon, C.A. Shore / R. Stevenson, Graham Kenan, Roy Errgle, Hal Worth, Albert Cox, Lben Alexander, Fred M. Hane__"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/08

"S.A.E. 1904" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/08

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "J. Gordon, A. Bahnson, T.D. Mears, G. Kenan, F. Cox, H. Skinner, G. Engel, G. Berkley, T. Morrison / E.K. Graham, E.V. Howell, Bert Cox, A. Bernzer, R. Engel / H. James, R. Calder, W.A. Whitaker, F. Steadman, H. Worth"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/09

"S.A.E. 1906" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/09

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "E.V. Howell, R.S. Hutchinson, E.K. Graham, S. Linn / Allen Morrison, Robt. Calder, F. Hutchinson / H.C. Jones, Bert James"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/10

"S.A.E. 1919" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/10

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "S.B. Tanner, Jr., F.B. John, S.F. Ravenel, F.D. Bell / V.F. Williams, A.F. Parker, Dr. A.H. Patterson, W.S. James, H.W. Cobb, Jr. / R.C. deRosset, Jr., I.W. Durham, W.A. Erwin, Jr."

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/11

"N.C. S.A.E. 1919-1920" #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/11

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

Identified individuals (from verso): "J.P. McRae, W.S. Justice, W.M. Prince, G.W. Hill, J.D. Shaw, G.J. Younce, B.A. Sims, C.E. Symmes, N. Harden, W.A. Royall, H.A. Patterson, B.M. Arinfield, W.C. Feinister / F.D. Bell, E.H. Evans, R. VanLandingham, L. Chambers, A.H. Patterson, W.L. London, R.L. LeGrand, E.E. White"

Flat Box 1

Black and White Photographic Print P0112/12

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, circa 1910s-1920 #P0112, Series: "Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity of the University of North Carolina Photographs, circa 1886-1890s, 1900s-1920." Flatbox 1, Bwpprint P0112/12

1 image

Mounted Black-and-White Albumen Print

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Processing Information

Processed by: Whitney Ray, June 2017

Encoded by: Whitney Ray, June 2017

Updated by Patrick Cullom, March 2018

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