James M. Benson Letters 1894

Creator
Benson, James Madison
Size
0.01 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MSS 00062

James M. Benson was the father of a student, James R. Benson, who died while attending North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1894. The James M. Benson Letters contains letters from D. H. Hill, James R. Benson, and Alexander Q. Holladay to James M. Benson.

Biographical/historical note

James Madison Benson was born 1853 December 12 and was ordained by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in December 1899. He had previously taught school in Hyde County, North Carolina. He died on 1919 March 9. His son, James Reuben Benson, was born 1876 December 27 and died on 1894 October 31, while a student at North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State University).

Scope/content

The James M. Benson Letters contains a letter, 1894 November 1, from President Holladay to James Reuben Benson's father, informing him of the death of his son, a student at North Carolina State University; a letter, 1894 August 10, to Benson from D. H. Hill regarding entrance to North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, and a letter, 1894 October 7, from James Reuben Benson to his father.

  • Benson, James Madison, 1853-1919.
  • Benson, James Reuben, 1876-1894.
  • Hill, Daniel Harvey, 1859-1924.
  • Holladay, Alexander Quarles, 1839-1909.
  • North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts--Students--History.
  • North Carolina State University--History.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James M. Benson Letters, MSS 00062, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Given by Mrs. A. P. Hassell, Jr., 1972 August 29 and 1987 March 25.

Letter from D. H. Hill to J. M. Benson 1894 August 10
Letter from J. R. Benson to J. M. Benson 1894 October 7
Letter from Alexander Q. Holladay to J. M. Benson 1894 November 1
Copy of letter from Alexander Q. Holladay to J. M. Benson 1894 November 1

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James M. Benson Letters, MSS 00062, 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.