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MC 00164 Guide to the Harrison W. Fox memorabilia and papers, 1940-2007
The materials are arranged into two series:
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[Artifact Box 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
[Half Box 2, Folder 1] NCSU Back the Pack wolf sticker, undated
[Half Box 2, Folder 1] NCSU ceramic tile, circa 1961
[Half Box 2, Folder 2] Cambridge High School Class of 1936 song and newspaper clippings, circa 1976 and undated
[Half Box 2, Folder 3] NC State basketball team statistics, 1941
[Half Box 2, Folder 4] NCSU class of 1941 directories, 1956-1997
[Half Box 2, Folder 5] NCSU class of 1941 reunion information, 1956, 1961
[Half Box 2, Folder 6] NCSU class of 1941 reunion photographs, 1981, 1991
[Half Box 2, Folder 7] North Carolina State College News and Statelog, 1954, 1957
[Half Box 2, Folder 8] United States Naval Institute certificate, 1943
[Half Box 2, Folder 9] Fort McClellan R.O.T.C. program, Forward March!, 1940
[Half Box 2, Folder 9] Eulogy for Fox, 2007
Fox, Harrison W.
0.75 Linear feet 1 archival half box and 1 artifact box
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Gift of Harrison W. Fox, Jr., Ph. D., 2007. Accession Number 2007-0226.
Processed by: Todd Kosmerick, 2007;machine-readable finding aid created by: Todd Kosmerick, 2007; updated by: Carolyn Chesarino, 2010 September
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 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.
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