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Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin papers, 1902-1988.

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Creator: Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre, 1897-
Collection number: 4171
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Abstract: Katherine Du Pre Lumpkin (1897-1988) was YWCA national student secretary, southern region, 1920-1925; research director at the Council of Industrial Studies, Smith Read more…

Howard Kester papers, 1923-1978.

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Creator: Kester, Howard, 1904-1977.
Collection number: 3834
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Abstract: Howard Anderson Kester was a theologian, educator, and administrator active in Christian movements relating to race relations, pacifism, and economic reform in the South from the 1920s until his retirement in 1970. Correspondence of Read more…

William McWhorter Cochrane papers, 1862-2002.

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Creator: Cochrane, William McWhorter, 1917-
Collection number: 5079
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Abstract: William McWhorter Cochrane (1917- ) of Newton and Chapel Hill, N.C., and Washington, D.C., worked for the United States Senate in various capacities for more than 40 Read more…

Joseph W. Straley papers, 1936-2002.

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Creator: Straley, Joseph W., 1914-
Collection number: 5252
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Abstract: Physics professor and activist Joseph Ward Straley (1914-2005) was born in Paulding, Ohio. Straley joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1945; he retired from the Read more…

Hubert Samuel Robinson diaries and scrapbooks, 1912-1969.

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Creator: Robinson, Hubert Samuel, 1893-1972.
Collection number: 4123
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Abstract: Chauffeur, butler, and gardener, 1932-1949, for the family of Frank Porter Graham, president of the University of North Carolina. Robinson was also a custodian, 1950-1966, at 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…

Guy and Candie Carawan collection, 1959-1985.

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Creator: Carawan, Guy and Candie.
Collection number: 20008
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Abstract:  Candie Anderson and Guy Carawan met as a result of their mutual involvement in the civil rights movement and were married in 1960. The Carawans have been involved in the work of the Highlander Research and Education Center (formerly the Highlander Folk School) in Tennessee, an institution that supports and provides educational 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…

Arnold S. Nash papers, 1939-1974.

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Creator: Nash, Arnold S. (Arnold Samuel)
Collection number: 4910
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Abstract: Arnold Samuel Nash (1906- ) was a professor in the Department of Religion of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and an Anglican minister. Nash moved to the Read more…

J. Kenneth Lee papers, 1949-1994.

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Creator: Lee, J. Kenneth (John Kenneth), 1923-
Collection number: 4782
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Abstract: J. Kenneth Lee, lawyer of Greensboro, N.C., who became one of the first two African Americans to attend the University of North Carolina. Lee received his Juris Doctoris degree in Read more…