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Allard K. Lowenstein papers, 1924-1995.

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Creator: Lowenstein, Allard K.
Collection number: 4340
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Abstract: Political activist Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (1929-1980) served as a lawyer, teacher, speaker, author, United States congressman from New York, United States representative to the Read more…

James McBride Dabbs papers, 1914-1980 (bulk 1923-1970).

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Creator: Dabbs, James McBride, 1896-1970.
Collection number: 3816
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Abstract: English professor, Presbyterian churchman, civil rights leader, and farmer of Mayesville, S.C. The bulk of the papers consists of writings, correspondence, subject files, and administrative records relating to Dabbs’s activities as professor of Read more…

Timothy B. Tyson papers, 1948-2003.

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Creator: Tyson, Timothy B.
Collection number: 5246
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Abstract: Timothy B. Tyson has written or edited several books about African-Americans and North Carolina history. The collection consists of publication materials, personal and family Read more…

Olive M. Stone papers, 1838-1977.

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Creator: Stone, Olive M. (Olive Matthews), 1897-1977.
Collection number: 4107
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Abstract: Olive Matthews Stone was a sociologist involved in social welfare and race relations. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of North Carolina in 1939 and was later Read more…

Taylor Branch papers, 1865-2005 (bulk 1958-2005).

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Creator: Branch, Taylor.
Collection number: 5047
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Abstract: Taylor Branch, journalist and historian, is best known for his books chronicling the career of Martin Luther King Jr., and the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Raised in Atlanta, Branch attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Read more…

James A. Felton and Annie Vaughan Felton papers, 1938-2000.

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Creator: Felton, James A. and Annie Vaughan.
Collection number: 5161
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Abstract: James A. Felton was an author, teacher, counselor, and civic leader in Hertford County, N.C. In the 1960s, he was a founder of the People’s Program on Poverty, an African American organization created to study and fight Read more…

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

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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…

Townsend Ludington papers, 1968-1969.

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Creator: Ludington, Townsend, 1936-
Collection number: 4951
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Abstract: C. Townsend Ludington received a B.A. from Yale University in 1957 and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University in 1964 and 1967 respectively. He began teaching English at the Read more…

John Ehle papers, 1942-1993.

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Creator: Ehle, John, 1925-
Collection number: 4555
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Abstract: John Marsden Ehle, Jr., author of novels and works of non- fiction, was born in Asheville, N.C., and has lived most of his adult life in Winston-Salem. He served as special Read more…

William Bradley and Merle Davis Umstead papers, 1863-1978.

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Creator: Umstead, William Bradley, 1895-1954.
Collection number: 4529
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Abstract: William Bradley Umstead of Durham, N.C., served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 1932-1938; as a United States senator, 1946-1948; Read more…