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Martha Dorn Worrell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0183

Scope and Contents

The collection contains papers relating to Worrell's role as advisor to the Charlotte Junior Music Club and the Epsilon Chapter of Pi Mu.

Dates

  • 1949 - 1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Martha Dorn Worrell was born in 1891 in the community of Dornville in McCormick county, South Carolina. She met her husband, Edward Worrell, at an Atlanta business college and they married and moved to Buffalo, New York, where they lived for 20 years. They moved to Charlotte in 1946 after the end of World War II where the couple remained for the rest of their lives. Martha taught piano and music theory and studied in Leipzig, Germany and England. She was a former member of the Charlotte Music Club and helped found the Junior Music Club, she was also a charter member of Myers Park Baptist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Martha died on January 22, 1990 in Charlotte, North Carolina at 98 years of age.

Source: Charlotte Observer Obituary, published January 25, 1990

Extent

0.6 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Papers relating to Worrell's role as advisor to the Charlotte Junior Music Club and the Epsilon Chapter of Pi Mu. Includes correspondence, programs, and photographs

Arrangement

The collection contains one series (Photographs, 1958-1966) and two items that do not belong to any series (Charlotte Junior Music Club, 1949-1958 and Pi Mu Epsilon Chapter, 1958-1971.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lucy Harrison, 1992.
Title
Martha Dorn Worrell papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated