Hilda Lanier Ogburn Papers

MSS. COLL. #86


Title: Hilda Lanier Ogburn Papers

Dates (Inclusive & [bulk]): 1838 – ca. 1940 [ca. 1925 – 1940]

Quantity: ½ box

Types of Material: printed advertising, brochures, and clippings; copybooks; sketchbooks, drawings, and scrap sketches

Accession Numbers: 1973.139.1; 1975.89.1-6; 1995.85; 1998.90

Brief Description: Hilda Lanier Ogburn was a Greensboro artist best known for her scrap sketches. She apparently did commercial work for Greensboro businesses, and the Greensboro Record of Aug. 26, 1936, indicates that she supervised art classes then held at the Greensboro Art Center.
Materials include: a Young Women’s Christian Assoc. (GSO) program (1929); a Burton and Delancy (GSO) advertisement (ca. 1940); a Shop of La Vine (GSO) advertisement (ca. 1940); a Children’s Home Society (GSO) brochure (1933); a Gate City Bldg. and Loan (GSO) letterhead (1925); an advertisement for Greenoca Mineral Spring Water (GSO) (ca. 1930); a Canvas Products Co. (GSO) advertisement (ca. 1935); a brochure for the R-I-C Craftsmen Co. (GSO) (ca. 1935); a Five Points Drug Co. (GSO) advertisement (ca. 1935); an envelope for The Art Shop (GSO) (ca. 1930); a Greensboro YMCA brochure (1925); brochures for Glenwood Park Sanitarium (GSO) (ca. 1930) and Williams Private Sanitarium (GSO) (ca. 1930); copybooks (1838, ca. 1840); and miscellaneous artwork (ca. 1930).

Major Names/Subjects: Art Shop, The
Burton and Delancy
Canvas Products Co.
Children’s Home Society
Commercial art, Greensboro
Five Points Drug Co.
Gate City Bldg. & Loan
Glenwood Park Sanitarium
Greenoca Mineral Spring Water
Ogburn, Hilda Lanier
Ogburn, Mary Elizabeth
Ogburn, William Jones
R-I-C Craftsmen Co.
Shop of La Vine
Williams Private Sanitarium
Young Women’s Christian Assoc.

Date Surveyed: 7/31/1996