|Pushing past the romantic: preservation and interpretation at historic lighthouses in North Carolina
||This thesis examines four historical lighthouses in North Carolina that are operated as
historic sites. These four lighthouses are Bald Head, Cape Hatteras, Ocracoke, and Bodie Island.
Bald Head is owned by a non-profit organization, while Cape Hat...
|Deconstructing Tryon Palace : exploring the colonial revival in twentieth century New Bern, North Carolina
||This thesis examines Tryon Palace, the reconstructed colonial governor’s mansion
of North Carolina. Located in New Bern, the Palace was originally designed and
constructed from 1767-1770 by John Hawks for Royal Governor William Tryon. In
|Chinqua-Penn Plantation : a permanent, practical house
||This thesis examines Chinqua-Penn Plantation, a 1920s mansion located in the Piedmont
of North Carolina. Once a private residence to Thomas Jefferson Penn and his wife, Beatrice
Schoellkopf Penn, the home was donated to the State of North Carolina ...
|Retaining Wilmington : the role of class, heritage and memory in historic preservation, 1882-1963
||History is made by those who write it, and preservationists write history through
the medium of historic buildings. The historic, built environment is irreplaceable, and the
work of historic preservation is indispensable in maintaining our sense of...
|Fighting the wave of change: cultural transformation and coeducation at Mississippi University for Women, 1884 to 1982
||In the eighteenth century, educational opportunities for women existed largely in
separate single-sex institutions especially in the South. In 1884, Mississippi established
the first all-female public university in the country, the Industrial Insti...