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Alumni Organizations. Half-Century Club Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

The Half-Century Club is composed of Wake Forest alumni who graduated from the school more than fifty years ago. Materials range from 1983-1990 and include photographs and Sesquicentennial questionnaire information from members of the Half-Century Club, classes 1912-1940.

Biographical and Historical Note

The Half-Century Club is composed of Wake Forest alumni who graduated from the school more than fifty years ago. Alumni enter the club on their 50th class year and are celebrated at Homecoming every Fall.

Collection Overview

Materials range from 1983-1990 and include photographs and Sesquicentennial questionnaire information from members of the Half-Century Club, classes 1912-1940. Also included is a compilation of remembrances and artifacts collected by the Class of 1937 for their fiftieth reunion in 1987. Class dates are provided in brackets after the name of the member, followed by their birthdates in parentheses if known.

Collection Inventory

  • Sesquicentennial Questionnaire Information
    • Adams, Carlton Noble [1930] (1906-1994) box 1 folder 34
    • Allen, Arthur Thomas [1912] (1889-) box 1 folder 4
    • Anderson, Evander McKeiver, Jr. [1939] box 1 folder 66
    • Baker, Smoot [1932] (1910-) box 1 folder 18
    • Bateman, Fred W. [1939] box 1 folder 67
    • Bender, John Robert [1931] box 1 folder 20
    • Benson, Ernest Stuart, Jr. [1939] box 1 folder 64
    • Bivens, John Ashcroft [1917] box 1 folder 35
    • Blount, George Wood [1923] (1896-) box 1 folder 12
    • Boone, Willie Godfrey [1935] (Mrs. Robert S.) box 1 folder 28
    • Brooks, Nathan C., Jr. [1931] box 1 folder 42
    • Carroll, Archie Ball, Jr. [1932] (1910-) box 1 folder 29
    • Castellow, Basil Broadnax [1931], photograph box 1 folder 52
    • Church, Avery M. [1930] box 1 folder 3
    • Clark, Walter Edgar, Sr. [1920] (1895-) box 1 folder 11
    • Corpening, Albert Newton [1925] (1899-1996) box 1 folder 23
    • Corrie, George Bruce, Jr. [1937] box 1 folder 57
    • Dorsett, Harry K. [1921] box 1 folder 40
    • Duck, Walter Otis [1939] (1918-1995) box 1 folder 65
    • Eaddy, George H. [1917] box 1 folder 38
    • Ellis, John Alexander [1924] (1899-) box 1 folder 26
    • Eure, James Bruce [1914] box 1 folder 22
    • Faulkner, Edison Perry [1930] (1905-) box 1 folder 24 box 1 folder 36
    • Feezor, Forrest Chalmers [1920] (1892-) box 1 folder 25
    • Finlator, William Wallace [1934] box 1 folder 55
    • Foster, Robert Cletus [1926] box 1 folder 21
    • Fox, Henderson Snell [1934] (1903-), photograph box 1 folder 54
    • Futrell, Matt Person [1915-1916] box 1 folder 33
    • Gambill, James Gwyn [1933] box 1 folder 37
    • Gladney, William Becket [1918] box 1 folder 46
    • Greene, Clyde C., Jr. [1937], photograph box 1 folder 58
    • Half-Century Club directory (1990) box 1 folder 68
    • Harrill, Floyd [1932] (1911-) box 1 folder 19
    • Hauser, Tarlton Arline [1931] (1905-) box 1 folder 1
    • Hough, Joseph Carl [1922] box 1 folder 45
    • Herring, Ed Humphrey [1927 and 1928] box 1 folder 2
    • Hudson, Isham Barney [1921] (1895-) box 1 folder 30
    • Hudson, Samuel Fedson [1919] (1893-) box 1 folder 27
    • Hurst, Adrian DuLaney [1926] box 1 folder 41
    • Inscoe, Linwood St. Clair, Sr. (1894-) [1915] box 1 folder 56
    • Larkins, John Davis, Jr. [1929] (1909-) box 1 folder 10
    • Lee, Ralph Marion [1922] (1898-1987) box 1 folder 6
    • Lee, Early Gaither [1923] box 1 folder 7
    • Martin, James Alfred, Jr. [1937] box 1 folder 59
    • Masten, John Clemmons, Jr. [1926] box 1 folder 31
    • Mathews, Walter Jerome [1924] (1903-) box 1 folder 15
    • Matthews, Walter Johnson, Jr. [1922] box 1 folder 39
    • McDowell, Roy H. [1923], photograph with Samuel Crawford Bostic [1925] (1896-); William Thomas Ward [1923]; and George Matthews Modlin [1924] (1903-) in front of the Golf Club House (circa 1927) box 1 folder 51
    • Moseley, Lilburn Burke [1926] box 1 folder 9
    • Norwood, Charles Stephens [1925] (1904-1989) box 1 folder 50
    • Oates, Wayne Edward [1940] box 1 folder 69
    • Paden, Dean S. [1918] (1893-1984) box 1 folder 48
    • Parker, Henry Gillam [1929] box 1 folder 8
    • Paschal, George Washington, Jr. [1927] box 1 folder 14
    • Peters, James Edward [1933] box 1 folder 44
    • Pittard, John Simon [1927] (1903-), photograph box 1 folder 53
    • Redden, Monroe Minor, Sr. [1923] box 1 folder 43
    • Remembrances, letters, thoughts, biographies, etc. written by members of the Class of 1937. Homecoming Reunion 1987. Compiled and printed by the Alumni Office, thirty-three class members represented (1987) box 1 folder 63
    • Richardson, William Perry [1926] box 1 folder 49
    • Rogers, George Thomas [1919] (1897-) box 1 folder 13
    • Shaver, Maynard Arthur [1918] (1900-) box 1 folder 16
    • Smith, Roy Meadows [1930] (1907-) box 1 folder 5
    • South, Robert W. [1937] box 1 folder 60
    • Stephenson, William Cecyl [1931] (1902-) box 1 folder 17
    • Stroud, Albert Isaac [1940] box 1 folder 71
    • Sustare, John William [1937] box 1 folder 61
    • Swann, John Williams [1937] box 1 folder 62
    • Upchurch, Norman Stroupe [1926] box 1 folder 32
    • Vann, John Daniel, Jr. [1927] (1906-) box 1 folder 47
    • White, Charles W. [1940] box 1 folder 70

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Alumni Organizations. Half-Century Club Records
ID
RG30.1
Date [inclusive]
circa 1983-1990
Extent
0.42 Linear Feet  1 document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Finley Turner. 2020 January
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Alumni Organizations, Half-Century Club Records (RG30.1), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Wake Forest University--History--Sources
  • Wake Forest University. Alumni Association

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