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Meredith College; Raleigh, North Carolina Item
Meredith College; Raleigh, North Carolina
Meredith College is a women’s college located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in 1891 and opened on September 27, 1899, the college was originally named Baptist Female University (later Baptist University for Women). In 1909, the college was renamed once again to its final name in memory of Rev. Thomas Meredith (1795-1850), a proslavery Baptist minister and early advocate of women’s education.
Jones Hall; Building for special events featuring an auditorium and performance spaces dedicated to Wesley Norwood and Sallie Bailey Jones An art club named KKK Carroll Hall; Student Health Center dedicated to Elizabeth Delia Dixon-Carroll History of Meredith College by Mary Lynch Johnson Ida Poteat Scholarship Jones Hall; Building for special events featuring an auditorium and performance spaces dedicated to Wesley Norwood and Sallie Bailey Jones Lux Hall; formerly dedicated to James Yadkin Joyner Marker memorializing Meredith College Miss Ida's Legacy Poteat Residence Hall; A Residence Hall Dedicated to Ida Isabella Poteat, William Louis Poteat, and Edwin McNeill Poteat, Jr. Stringfield Residence Hall; A Residence Hall dedicated to Oliver Larkin Stringfield Timeless: Memorial armillary on brick pedestal commemorating Thomas Meredith Tucker Farm; the land upon which Meredith College relocated in 1926 and dedicated to the Tucker Family
Vann Residence Hall; A Residence Hall dedicated to Richard Tilman Vann
Timeless: Memorial armillary on brick pedestal commemorating Thomas Meredith
History of Meredith College by Mary Lynch Johnson
Marker memorializing Meredith College Dixon-Carroll, Elizabeth Delia, MD
Poteat, Ida Isabella Dixon-Carroll, Elizabeth Delia, MD Joyner, James Yadkin Meredith, Thomas Poteat, Ida Isabella
Vann, Richard Tilman
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