Posted in Uncategorized on November 17, 2011 |
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Miriam Pace – volunteer in Archives
November 17, 2011
How many of you remember the comic strip that ran for many years and featured Lil Abner, Sadie Hawkins, and their friends in Dogpatch? On November 17, 1950, Sadie Hawkins Day was celebrated at Elon College and was sponsored by the Student Christian Association. Prometheus McGurgle (Mayor of Dogpatch) issued a proclamation calling for all Elon men who weren’t married to look over the “passel of gals” on campus, marry them, and “relieve their pappies and mammies of the burden of their board and keep.” (more…)
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Pam Richter – Class of 2011
December 13, 2010
I will never forget my first day working in Belk Library Archives and Special Collections. I was a nervous freshman who was looking to make some money to help pay for college. When I first started out, I had no idea that it would turn into a life-changing opportunity.
Today is my last day at the archives, as I will be graduating from Elon University at the end of this semester. With graduating comes a lot of goodbyes and also reflections of my time here.
My time at the archives has been one of the best experiences of my life. I have learned about myself and found new passions in my life. I’ve learned so much about myself and am extremely grateful of every opportunity I have had here to pursue my curiosities and interests.
Throughout my three years working at the archives, I have worked on many projects that I have loved and extremely proud to say that I have helped working on.
Next fall I will be pursuing a master’s in Library and Information Science, concentrating on archival studies. Wherever I end up, I will take a lot of great memories working at the archives in Belk Library.
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