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Otis N. Pruitt and Calvin Shanks Photographic Collection, circa 1920s-1986

April 16, 2013 Leave a comment

Creator: Pruitt, Otis N. (Otis Noel), 1891-1967.
Shanks, Calvin, 1926-1981.
Collection number: 5463
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Abstract: Otis N. Pruitt and Calvin Shanks photographed life in Columbus, Miss., between the 1920s and 1980s. Pruitt, born in Mississippi in 1891, became interested in photography while photographing his children. He moved to Columbus to work in Henry Hoffmeister’s photography studio, also attending the Illinois School of Photography early in his career. In or around 1920, Pruitt bought Read more…

George C. Stoney Papers, 1940-2009

June 2, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Stoney, George C.
Collection number: 4970
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Abstract: George C. Stoney (1916- ), a documentary filmmaker who specialized in socially relevant films, was a mentor and teacher to generations of filmmakers and media activists worldwide and a pioneer in the movement for the creation and use of Read more…

Boy Scouts of America Old Hickory Council Records, 1912-2001.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Boy Scouts of America Old Hickory Council.
Collection number: 4688
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Abstract: The Old Hickory Council of the Boy Scouts of America grew from a single troop organized at Fairview Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., in 1911. The council operated Camp Raven Knob beginning in the 1950s. Records, beginning in Read more…

Sawyers Creek Baptist Church records, 1815-1937.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Sawyers Creek Baptist Church records, 1815-1937.
Collection number: 3724
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Abstract: Sawyers Creek Baptist Church, Camden County, N.C., founded ca. 1790, was affiliated with the Chowan Association and later with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and the Southern Baptist Convention. Read more…

Fellowship of Southern Churchmen records, 1937-1986.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Fellowship of Southern Churchmen.
Collection number: 3479
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Abstract: The Fellowship of Southern Churchmen was an interdenominational, interracial group of southern church people (lay and clergy) interested in race relations, anti-Semitism, rural dependency, labor conditions, and other Read more…

White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.
Collection number: 4926
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Abstract: The White Rock Baptist Church was founded in Durham, N.C., in 1866. This collection is comprised of materials, 1880s-1980s, documenting the history of the White Rock Baptist Church and the religious life of its Read more…

Miscellaneous account books, 1829-1951.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Miscellaneous account books.
Collection number: 4049
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Abstract: Ledgers, day books, and other types of financial account books that are unrelated to other collections in the Southern Historical Collection. Some include other kinds of personal and Read more…

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Miscellaneous papers.
Collection number: 517
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Abstract: Single or small groupings of items arranged in units by provenance. Included are tax forms, records of accounts, slave lists and bills of sale, land patents, schedules of debt, wills, Read more…

Mount Moriah Church records, 1823-1940.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Mount Moriah (Orange Co., N.C.) Church (Baptist).
Collection number: 4669
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Abstract: The Mount Moriah Church (Baptist) was organized in Orange County, N.C., on 4 March 1823, breaking off from the Eno Church and joining the Flat River Association. The first deacons Read more…

Alexander Boyd Andrews papers, 1678-1946 (bulk 1911-1946).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Andrews, Alexander Boyd, 1873-1946.
Collection number: 2412
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Abstract: Lawyer of Raleigh, N.C., active in the North Carolina and American Bar associations; chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina; Grand Master of Masons of North Carolina; trustee of the University of North Carolina, of East Carolina Teachers College, and of Oxford Read more…