Broadside Advertising UNC-Chapel Hill Baseball Game

Source: J. Bryan Grimes Papers, East Carolina Manuscript Collection #54

Base Ball! Faculty vs. Seniors

Base Ball! Faculty vs. Seniors

Staff Person: Maury York


This broadside from the J. Bryan Grimes Papers was designed to attract spectators to a baseball game on May 23, 1896, between graduating seniors and faculty members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Officials for the game included President George Tayloe Winston and former President Kemp Plummer Battle. J. Bryan Grimes, an alumnus of the university, was a prosperous Pitt County farmer and later served as North Carolina’s secretary of state. To see the finding aid for the J. Bryan Grimes Papers, go to Manuscript Collection #54.