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Wilson L. Newman correspondence with George Washington Carver, 1926-1943.

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Creator: Newman, Wilson L.
Collection number: 4641
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Abstract: George Washington Carver (1864?-1943), African-American scientist of the Experimental Station of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Insitute, was known for his work in Read more…

William A. Clement papers, 1930-1998.

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Creator: Clement, William A., 1912-
Collection number: 4024
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Abstract: William A. Clement (1912-2001) was an executive of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company and a business and civic leader in Durham, N.C. Clement was married to Read more…

Ben Sparkman plantation journal, 1848-1859 (bulk 1853-1859).

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Creator: Sparkman, Ben, fl. 1853-1859.
Collection number: 3574-z
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Abstract: Ben Sparkman was a rice planter who owned or managed at least three plantations, probably in the Georgetown District of South Carolina. The collection is a plantation journal, dated Read more…

C. Horace Hamilton papers, 1920s-1970s.

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Creator: Hamilton, C. Horace (Charles Horace), 1901-1977.
Collection number: 4344
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Abstract: Charles Horace Hamilton was a rural sociologist with particular interests in rural life, the rural church, the rural family, rural health issues, the land tenure system, farm labor, internal migration, methods of population Read more…

William Ervine Sparkman plantation journal, 1833-1888 (bulk 1833-1866).

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Creator: Sparkman, William Ervine, 1813-1846.
Collection number: 681-z
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Abstract: William Ervine Sparkman, South Carolina rice planter of the Georgetown and Williamsburg districts on the Black River, married M.A.E. Burgess in December 1836. He was the Read more…

Southern Tenant Farmers' Union records, 1934-1991.

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Creator: Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union.
Collection number: 3472
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Abstract: The Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, organized at Poinsett County, Ark., in 1934, was especially active in Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas. The Union spread into the southeastern states and to California, affiliating off and on Read more…

Thomas E. Watson papers, 1863-1996.

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Creator: Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922.
Collection number: 755
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Abstract: Thomas E. Watson of Thomson, Ga., was a lawyer; politician and Populist Party candidate for U.S. vice-president in 1896 and for president in 1904 and 1908; senator, 1921-1922; Read more…

Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

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Creator: Penn School papers, 1862-2004.
Collection number: 3615
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Abstract: The Penn School on Saint Helena Island, S.C., was founded during the Civil War by northern philanthropists and missionaries for former plantation slaves in an area occupied by the United States Army. Over the years, with Read more…

Delta Cooperative Farm papers, 1938-1964.

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Creator: Vanderwood, Paul J.
Collection number: 3892
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Abstract: Material related to Delta Cooperative Farm, Rochdale, Miss.: articles, clippings, and other items; notes made by Vanderwood of the Memphis, Tenn., “Press-Scimitar”; and letters, Read more…