President Alexander Q. Holladay and the first graduating class, 1893

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Title:
President Alexander Q. Holladay and the first graduating class, 1893
Topics:
People
University History
Subjects:
College buildings -- North Carolina -- History
College students
College students -- North Carolina -- History
Original Format:
Black and white print (photograph)
Extent:
8 x 10 in.
Item identifier:
0000046
Created Date:
Description:
The first graduating class of 1893. Modern photographic print from copy negative of original photographic print. Originally published in: North Carolina State University: a pictorial history / by Murray Scott Downs and Burton F. Beers [Raleigh] : North Carolina State University Alumni Association, c1986; Photograph from NCSU Archives Collection; Summary: Portrait of North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts President Alexander Q. Holladay and the first students to graduate from the college. Of the 72 students who enrolled as freshmen in 1889, only 19 graduated in 1893. The North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (North Carolina State University) opened its doors on October 3, 1889. Members of the Freshman class pose on the steps of the college's first building, later named Holladay Hall in honor of the College's First President, Alexander Q. Holladay. Top Row: S.E. Asbury - Gastonia, N.C., W.M.N. Lytch - Laurinburg, N.C., W.H. Turner - Anson County, F.T. Meacham - Raleigh, N.C., J.W. McKay - Black Mountain, N.C., C.D. Franks - Pollocksville, N.C., C.B. Holladay - Raleigh, N.C., W.J. Mathews * - Asheville, N.C., C.E. Seymore - Louisburg, N.C., G.P. Gray - Tarboro, N.C. Middle Row: S.M. Young * - Raleigh, N.C., R.W. Allen - Wadesboro, NC, Col. A. Q. Holladay - Raleigh, N.C., C.B. Williams - Camden County, B.W. Thorne - Littleton, N.C. Bottom Row: E.M. Gibbon - Derila, N.C., H.E. Bonitz - Wilmington, N.C., C.D. Sellers - Burlington, N.C., L.T. Yarbough - Semora, N.C., F.F. Floyd - Wilton, N.C.
Genre:
Group portraits
Names:
Holladay, Alexander Q. (Alexander Quarles), 1839-1909 more info on Holladay, Alexander Q. (Alexander Quarles), 1839-1909 
North Carolina State University -- Administration more info on North Carolina State University -- Administration 
North Carolina State University -- Students -- History more info on North Carolina State University -- Students -- History 
North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts more info on North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 
Meacham, F. T. (Frank T.), 1869-1930 more info on Meacham, F. T. (Frank T.), 1869-1930 
Asbury, Samuel E. (Samuel Erson), 1872-1962 more info on Asbury, Samuel E. (Samuel Erson), 1872-1962 
Lytch, William McNeill more info on Lytch, William McNeill 
Turner, W. H. (William Harrison) more info on Turner, W. H. (William Harrison) 
McKay, Jonas more info on McKay, Jonas 
Holladay, Charles Bolling more info on Holladay, Charles Bolling 
Mathews, Walter Jerome, 1870-1967 more info on Mathews, Walter Jerome, 1870-1967 
Seymore, Charles Edgar more info on Seymore, Charles Edgar 
Gray, George Pender more info on Gray, George Pender 
Young, Samuel M. (Samuel Marvin), 1874-1968 more info on Young, Samuel M. (Samuel Marvin), 1874-1968 
Allen, Robert Wilson more info on Allen, Robert Wilson 
Williams, Charles Burgess, 1871-1947 more info on Williams, Charles Burgess, 1871-1947 
Thorne, Buxton Williams more info on Thorne, Buxton Williams 
Gibbon, Edward Moore more info on Gibbon, Edward Moore 
Bonitz, Henry E., 1872-1921 more info on Bonitz, Henry E., 1872-1921 
Yarbrough, Louis Thompson, 1873-1962 more info on Yarbrough, Louis Thompson, 1873-1962 
Floyd, Frank Fuller more info on Floyd, Frank Fuller 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs