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Motsinger Family Papers

Finding Aid & Inventory

This collection is a copy of a contract, dated November 21, 1936, executed by and between J.F. Baity, Motsinger family members and guardians, and Reynolda, Incorporated, and a receipt for the contract and other materials, February 16, 1937, concerning the acquisition of land that later became a part of Wake Forest University's Reynolda campus.

Biographical and Historical Note

Arthur C. Motsinger sold 112 acres and J.F. Baity sold 88 acres to Reynolda, Incorporated, in 1938. Arthur Motsinger was married to Laura Schultz Motsinger and together they had four children: Irene Motsinger Cranfill,William, Clarence, and A.C. Motsinger, Jr. An interview with A.C., Jr., is in the November 5, 1976, issue of the Old Gold and Black.

Collection Overview

This collection consists of two items. The first is a copy of a contract, dated November 21, 1936, executed by and between J.F. Baity,  Arthur C. Motsinger, wife Laura Motsinger, S. Motsinger,  L.C. McKaughan, the guardian of Raymond Motsinger, and Reynolda, Incorporated. Another item is a receipt from Wachovia Bank and Trust for the contract and other items, received on February 16, 1937, concerning the acquisition by Reynolda, Incorporated, of land that later became a part of Wake Forest University's Reynolda campus.

Collection Inventory

  • Land sale contract and bank certification form (1936, 1937) Box 1 Folder 1

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Motsinger Family
Title
Motsinger Family Papers
ID
MS449
Date [inclusive]
1936-1937
Extent
0.21 linear feet  1 half-document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Revision Description
 Revised by Stephanie Bennett and Katie Lawrence 2018
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Preferred Citation
Motsinger Family Papers (MS449), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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