#9614 Annie Laurie Harry Scrapbooks

Annie Laurie Harry Scrapbooks

MSS #9614

June 1996

Abstract: Scrapbooks maintained by Annie Laurie Harry concernng North Carolina and South Carolina history (especially Confederate) and World War I.

Online catalog terms:

Harry, Annie Laurie

Women--Rowan County--Salisbury--History

Size: Approx. 1 linear foot

Provenance:

Gift of Mrs. Wilburn Taylor
#2 Pine Tree Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28144

Access: No restriction.

Copyright: Retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Introduction

Annie Laurie Harry (1873-1952) was born in Chester, SC to Dora Cassels Bennett and Thomas N. Bennett. In 1894, following her marriage to Samuel Walkup Harry, she moved with her family to Salisbury, NC where her husband entered into the department store business. Active in various civic affairs, Mrs. Harry was a charter member of the Friday Afternoon Book Club and was for many years active in the local chapter of the King's Daughters. She was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday School and was a devotional leader for her circle.

This collection is composed of three scrapbooks apparently collected during the 1910s and early twenties primaril from Charlotte Observer clippings. One scrapbook marked, "NC, SC" contains bits of history pertaining to North and South Carolina history. Another scrapbook marked "Women War" holds clippings concerning women in the war effort during World War I. A final volume, not marked, contains more general articles about World War I.

Series I. Scrapbooks

1916-1930?

Arrangement: by subject

These scrapbooks are described in the above introduction.

Folder List:

Folder 1. NC, SC

Folder 2. [World War I]

Folder 3. Women War