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Francis Levin Fries papers, 1850-1925 (bulk 1850-1869).

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Creator: Fries, Francis Levin, 1812-1863.
Collection number: 265
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Abstract: Architect, pioneer cotton manufacturer, state legislator, of North Carolina. Chiefly business correspondence and papers, 1850-1869. Included are Fries’s correspondence as Read more…

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

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Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Read more…

Lyndhurst Foundation records, 1970-1999.

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Creator: Lyndhurst Foundation (Chattanooga, Tenn.).
Collection number: 4723
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Abstract: Operating broadly in the areas of health, education, and the arts, the Lyndhurst Foundation has, beginning in the late 1970s, supported the work of institutions, local groups, and individuals in eastern Tennessee and Read more…

Gordon family papers, 1810-1968.

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Creator: Gordon family.
Collection number: 2235
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Abstract: Gordon family of Savannah, Ga., included W. W. Gordon, cotton merchant; his wife, Eleanor Lytle Kinzie Gordon (Nelly); her mother, Juliette Magill Kinzie (Mrs. John) of Chicago, author; and their children, especially G. Arthur Gordon, Read more…

William Jesse Kennedy papers, 1902-1982.

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Creator: Kennedy, William Jesse, 1889-1985.
Collection number: 4925
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Abstract: William Jesse Kennedy, Jr. (1889-1985), businessman, author, and community leader, was born in Andersonville, Ga. He began his affiliation with North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Read more…

Templeman and Goodwin account book, 1849-1851.

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Creator: Templeman and Goodwin account book, 1849-1851.
Collection number: 3508
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Abstract: Account book of a Richmond firm that bought slaves in Virginia and sold them in the Read more…

Philip G. Hammer papers, 1934-1988.

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Creator: Hammer, Philip G.
Collection number: 4527
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Abstract: Philip Gibbon Hammer (1914- ), urban economist and city planner of Atlanta, Ga., Washington, D.C., and Palm Harbor, Fla. Subject files, about eighty articles and speeches by Hammer, pictures, and other materials of Philip Read more…

Elizabeth Washington Grist Knox papers, 1814-1863; 1890; 1909.

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Creator: Knox, Elizabeth Washington Grist, 1808-1890.
Collection number: 4269
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Abstract: Elizabeth Washington Grist Knox was the wife of Dr. Reuben Knox (1801-1851) of St. Louis, Mo., and mother of Franklin R. Grist (b. 1828), a Yale graduate, painter, and diplomat. Her Read more…

Mildred Gwin Andrews papers, 1913-1985.

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Creator: Andrews, Mildred Gwin, 1903-1984.
Collection number: 4436
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Abstract: Mildred Gwin Andrews was executive secretary of the Southern Combed Yarn Spinners Association (SCYSA), 1936-1946; expert consultant on textiles to the U.S. Army Office of Quartermaster General and member of the War Production Board’s Committee on Industrial Read more…

Washington Mining Company account book, 1845- 1846.

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Creator: Washington Mining Company account book, 1845- 1846.
Collection number: 2161-z
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Abstract: The Washington Mining Company ran the Washington Mine, which was probably the precursor of the Silver Hill Mine in Davidson County, N.C. The collection is a daybook, 1845-1846, 225 pages, of a general merchandise Read more…