Poteat Residence Hall; A Residence Hall Dedicated to Ida Isabella Poteat, William Louis Poteat, and Edwin McNeill Poteat, Jr.

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Legacies Classification
Memorial Structure
Memorial Type
Named Building
Memorial Context
Memorialized Subject
Poteat, Edwin McNeill, Jr.; Poteat, Ida Isabella; Poteat, William Louis
Poteat, Ida Isabella
Title
Poteat Residence Hall; A Residence Hall Dedicated to Ida Isabella Poteat, William Louis Poteat, and Edwin McNeill Poteat, Jr.
Background and Context
Meredith college dormitory/residence hall building, named for Ida Isabella Poteat, William Louis Poteat, and Edwin McNeill Poteat, Jr. All three Poteat family members served as trustees or faculty for Meredith College and were honored for their service by naming this dormitory after them. The brother, sister, and nephew were longtime Baptists and heavily engaged in either ministerial or educational work (and sometimes both) on behalf of Baptists. William Louis Poteat served as President of Wake Forest University while his nephew Edwin McNeill, Jr. was pastor of Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC. Ida Isabella Poteat headed the art department at Meredith College for four decades during the early twentieth century.
Physical Description
Three story brick dormitory
Date created, installed or dedicated
8 November 1962
Location: Institution, City, State

Position: 322 (7 views)

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