Harrison W. Fox memorabilia and papers 1940-2007

Creator
Fox, Harrison W.
Size
0.75 linear feet (1 archival half box and 1 artifact box)
Location

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Call number
MC 00164

The Harrison W. Fox Memorabilia and Papers include memorabilia from North Carolina State College and University, as well as papers and other documents, such as basketball statistics, college yearbooks, a eulogy, and a World War II era ROTC program.

Harrison William Fox (1919-2007) grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. In 1941 he received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction option, from North Carolina State College (later University). He also received degrees from the other higher education institutions. He was an engineer, contractor and builder, and financial institution executive. During World War II he served in the United States Navy.

Biographical/historical note

Harrison William Fox was born on August 6, 1919. He grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida.

In 1941, Fox received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction option, from North Carolina State College (later University). He was the team manager for the basketball team. While at NC State he was also a member of Tau Beta Pi, Blue Key, Pine Burr, Scabbard and Blade (in which he was secretary), A.G.C., A.S.C.E. (in which he was treasurer and president), Theta Tau (in which he was vice regent), Engineers' Council, Engineer's Fair Committee (in which he was co-chair), Officers' Club, ROTC (in which he was a lieutenant), N. and S.C.C.S.C.A.S.C.E. (in which he was president).

Fox also received degrees from the California Institute of Technology, the United States Naval Academy Post Graduate School, and the University of Indiana Business School. During his professional career, he was an engineer, contractor and builder, and financial institution executive. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. Later in life he returned to St. Petersburg, Florida, where he passed away on January 7, 2007.

Scope/content

The Harrison W. Fox Memorabilia and Papers include memorabilia from North Carolina State College and University, as well as papers and other documents, such as basketball statistics, college yearbooks, a eulogy, and a World War II era ROTC program.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged into two series:

  • 1. Memorabilia
  • 2. Papers

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harrison W. Fox memorabilia and papers, MC 00164, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Harrison W. Fox, Jr., Ph. D., 2007. Accession Number 2007-0226.

Processing information

Processed by Todd Kosmerick, 2007

Encoded by Todd Kosmerick, 2007

Updated by Carolyn Chesarino, 2010 September

The collection is organized into two principal series:

Memorabilia 1940-2007 (MC 00164 Series 1)
Engineers' "Brawl" commemorative box and pin 1941
Artifact box 1
The Graduate School of Savings and Loan and Tau Beta Pi medallions 1964 and undated
Artifact box 1
Military, NC State Engineers Council, and American Society of Civil Engineers medallions 1940-1941 and undated
Artifact box 1
Rifle pin undated
Artifact box 1
NC State College belt buckle undated
Artifact box 1
NCSU alumni association pin (1887-1987) circa 1987
Artifact box 1
NCSU alumni association pen undated
Artifact box 1
NCSU watch undated
Artifact box 1
NCSU Back the Pack wolf sticker undated
Half box 2, Folder 1
NCSU ceramic tile circa 1961
Half box 2, Folder 1
Papers 1940-2007 (MC 00164 Series 2)
Cambridge High School Class of 1936 song and newspaper clippings circa 1976 and undated
Half box 2, Folder 2
NC State basketball team statistics 1941
Half box 2, Folder 3
NCSU class of 1941 directories 1956-1997
Half box 2, Folder 4
NCSU class of 1941 reunion information 1956, 1961
Half box 2, Folder 5
NCSU class of 1941 reunion photographs 1981, 1991
Half box 2, Folder 6
North Carolina State College News and Statelog 1954, 1957
Half box 2, Folder 7
United States Naval Institute certificate 1943
Half box 2, Folder 8
Fort McClellan R.O.T.C. program, Forward March! 1940
Half box 2, Folder 9
Eulogy for Fox 2007
Half box 2, Folder 9

Access to the collection

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Mailing address:
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Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harrison W. Fox memorabilia and papers, MC 00164, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.