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William B. Coxe Glass Plate Negatives Collection, 1915-1933

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Collection Summary

Title William B. Coxe Glass Plate Negatives Collection
Span Dates 1915-1933 and undated; bulk 1928-1932
Creator/Collector Coxe, William B., 1895-1973
Extent 41.09 linear feet (29 boxes, 639 pieces)
Processing History In 2006, students from Furman’s National Communications Honor Society (Lambda Pi Eta) sorted and re-housed the images in acid-free boxes. Julia A. Cowart created the finding aid in 2018.
Collection Summary Collection of six hundred thirty-nine glass plate negatives of Furman University and Greenville Woman’s College images, circa 1915-1933. Besides Coxe, photographers include William Preston Dowling (1872-1936) and James Huntington (1881-1958). Subjects include campus buildings, faculty and staff, student organizations, groups, sports teams, individuals, and May Day celebrations.