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Bryan T. McNeil Oral history collection, 1997.

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Creator: McNeil, Bryan T.
Collection number: 20298
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Abstract: Interviews conducted in West Virginia in 1997 by Bryan T. McNeil for his honors essay “In My Time: The Strike of 1949 in the Lives of the Coal Miners of Southern West Virginia” Read more…

Joseph Button papers, 1897-1934 (bulk 1924-1934).

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Creator: Button, Joseph.
Collection number: 4664-z
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Abstract: Joseph Button was Virginia Commisioner of Insurance, 1925-1929. He also served on the Virginia Military Institute’s Board of Visitors and was a member of the Noble Order of the Blue Goose and of the Shriners. He became president Read more…

R. H. Morrison papers, 1820-1888.

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Creator: Morrison, R. H. (Robert Hall), 1798-1889.
Collection number: 1131
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Abstract: Robert Hall Morrison was a Presbyterian minister and educator from Lincoln County, N.C., and father of Mary Anna (Morrison) Jackson (1831- 1915), wife of Stonewall Jackson. The Read more…

Josephine Clement papers, 1937-1998.

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Creator: Clement, Josephine.
Collection number: 4444
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Abstract: Josephine Dobbs Clement (1919-1998) was raised in Atlanta, Ga., and received her B.S. degree from Spelman College in 1937. She received her M.A. degree from Columbia Read more…

David Schenck papers, 1953-1964.

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Creator: Schenck, David, 1927-1970.
Collection number: 5288
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Abstract: Greensboro Mayor David Schenck was born 7 January 1927 in Greensboro, N.C., and was the great-grandson of Judge David Schenck, a prominent 19th century lawyer and politician in Greensboro. Schenck received a Read more…

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…

Mildred Council papers, 1996.

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Creator: Council, Mildred.
Collection number: 5003-z
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Abstract: African American businesswomen and cook Mildred Council (“Dip”) was born on a farm in rural Chatham County, N.C, in 1929. In 1957, Council became the manager of Bill’s Read more…

A.E. Rankin & Company account books, 1833-1888 (bulk 1880s).

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Creator: A.E. Rankin & Company.
Collection number: 3168
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Abstract: Ledgers and daybooks of a large Fayetteville, N.C., mercantile firm, Read more…

Pope family papers, 1851-1983.

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Creator: Pope family.
Collection number: 5085
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Abstract: Pope family of North Carolina, including Jonas Elias Pope of Northampton County, a man of color who was free before the Civil War; his son, M.T. Pope, who was born in Northampton Read more…

Richard Dozier papers, 1787-1922 (bulk 1870-1900).

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Creator: Dozier, Richard, 1822-1901.
Collection number: 229
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Abstract: Georgetown, S.C., attorney, and South Carolina state legislator. Professional papers, especially 1870-1900, including briefs, summaries, correspondence, and other papers relating to cases handled by Dozier and his law partner, Benjamin H. Read more…