Old Main Building: The original campus of Meredith College, then known as The Baptist Female University. It was finished in time to open for the University's first session in Fall 1899, and was located on the corner of Blount and Edenton streets. It was designed by A.S. Bauer, who also designed the Governor's Mansion... Continue Reading →
Meredith's first graduating class, in 1902, has become known as the Immortal Ten. At Commencement in 1902 nine B.A. degrees and one M.A. degree were awarded by what was then called The Baptist Female University. In addition, that day one diploma in music, two diplomas in art, one certificate in music and two certificates in... Continue Reading →
This image, taken at the old Meredith College campus, shows students celebrating Valentine's Day. There are lots of flower deliveries making their way to Johnson Hall today! Happy Valentine's Day from Meredith College!
A local Raleigh blog, Goodnight Raleigh, wrote a blog post titled "Raleigh's Own Castle" about Meredith's old campus in January 2009. The blog post was recently discovered by a Meredith alumna. She then posted the link to the website on the Meredith College Alumnae facebook page. The Goodnight Raleigh blog has some wonderful images of... Continue Reading →
Another great photograph by Lucy Sanders Hood, who studied art at Meredith around 1910. Note the architectural details of old Meredith's Main Building.
Two Meredith students settle down to study in their dorm room at the original campus in downtown Raleigh. This photograph was made by Lucy Sanders Hood, who studied art at Meredith around 1910. Two Meredith students settle down to study in their dorm room at the original campus in downtown Raleigh. This photograph was... Continue Reading →