Pierrine Smith Byrd Papers, 1919-1991
available Note from Anne Nicol Note from Anne Nicol, fellow College of Charleston alumni. This letter is in response to one from Mrs. Byrd asking for anecdotes from their years as the first female students at the College of Charleston 2. Clipping, "The rose lady donates garden to the college Clipping about Pierrine Smith Byrd's donation of a rose garden to the College 3. List of first female College of Charleston students List of original 13 female entrants into College of Charleston in 1918 4. Clipping, "First College of Charleston Co-Eds Admitted in 1918" Clipping of a News and Courier article written by Christine Chapman about the first female students to attend the College. 5. College Alumni Association Meeting notice Notice of a meeting of the College Alumni Association 6.
available College of Charleston Founders Medal Nomination Form College of Charleston Founders Medal Nomination Form 7.
available Letter regarding College's change from private to public institution Letter informing alumni of the College's decision to accept state money 8.
available College of Charleston 50-year reunion materials 50 year reunion of the College of Charleston class of 1922 9. Clipping, "Presentation of Campaign Prizes" Clipping about College students receiving awards - Pierrine Smith won the Collegewomen's first prize and $100 10. Invitation to 50th anniversary service Invitation to a service in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the College's admittance of women 11. Letter from Ted Stern, December 12, 1976 Letter from College President Ted Stern thanking the Byrds for their contribution 12. Letter from F.W. Ohlandt, March 15, 1972 Letter from F.W. Ohlandt, declining the 50 year reunion, because he did not graduate from the College 13. Letter from Ted Stern, October 4, 1977 Letter from President Stern referring to his retirement from the College 14. Clipping, "Degrees will be conferred" Clipping announcing Pierrine Smith [Byrd]'s college graduation 15. Clipping, "Graduates of the College" Clipping about Pierrine Smith [Byrd] and the rest of the class of 1922's graduation 16. Clipping, "College Committee" Clipping including congratulatory note from Federation of Women's Clubs president Carrie Pollitzer 17. Clipping, "Miss Carrie Pollitzer, veteran teacher, dies" Report on the death of Carrie Pollitzer, who lobbied for the admission of women to the College 18. Clipping, "College Association" Clipping about the Charleston College branch of the YWCA, of which Pierrine Smith [Byrd] was president 19. Clipping, "College of Charleston awards Founders' Medals" Clipping from the News and Courier about the Founders Medal Awards ceremony, including picture of Pierrine Smith Byrd 20. Clipping, "College closes a notable year"
Clipping from the Evening Post about College graduation - notes Pierrine Byrd's honors as a freshman female student