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Ben Sparkman plantation journal, 1848-1859 (bulk 1853-1859).

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Creator: Sparkman, Ben, fl. 1853-1859.
Collection number: 3574-z
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Abstract: Ben Sparkman was a rice planter who owned or managed at least three plantations, probably in the Georgetown District of South Carolina. The collection is a plantation journal, dated Read more…

Eli Fogleman letters, 1836-1892.

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Creator: Fogleman, Eli, 1836-1892.
Collection number: 5279-z
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Abstract: Eli Fogleman was born in 1836, presumably near Greensboro, N.C. He married Lucy B. Staley in 1861, and on 15 August 1862 enlisted in Company K, 5th Regiment North Carolina Cavalry, C.S.A., in Guilford County, N.C. On 4 May 1863, Read more…

Rufus Reid papers, 1772-1911.

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Creator: Reid, Rufus, 1797-1854.
Collection number: 2712
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Abstract: Rufus Reid (1797-1854) of Rowan and Iredell counties, N.C., was a planter and merchant and also served in the North Carolina House of Commons in the late 1840s. Business and Read more…

North Carolina Fund records, 1962-1971.

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Creator: North Carolina Fund records, 1962-1971.
Collection number: 4710
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Abstract: The North Carolina Fund, an independent, non-profit, charitable corporation, sought and dispensed funds to fight poverty in North Carolina, 1963-1968. Gov. Terry Sanford and other North Carolinians convinced the Ford Read more…

Myron Howard Ross papers, 1944-1950.

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Creator: Ross, Myron Howard, 1918-1987, collector.
Collection number: 4079
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Abstract: Myron Howard Ross of Chapel Hill, N.C., was a United Mine Workers leader. Papers collected by Ross relating to two predominantly black labor unions in Winston-Salem, N.C.: Local 22 of the Tobacco Workers Union, an Read more…

Benjamin Franklin Little papers, 1806, 1833-1935.

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Creator: Little, Benjamin Franklin, 1830-1879.
Collection number: 3954
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Abstract: Benjamin Franklin Little was a planter of Carlisle plantation, Richmond County, N.C.; Confederate Army officer with the 52nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment; state legislator, Read more…

Burton and Young family papers, 1807-1911.

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Creator: Burton and Young family.
Collection number: 111
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Abstract: Alfred M. Burton was one of several sons of Robert and Agatha Burton of Granville County, N.C. He was licensed to practice law in North Carolina, 1807, and in Tennessee, 1808, and settled in Lincoln County, N.C., in the first decade of the 19th 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…

Frank Porter Graham papers, 1908-1972 (bulk 1928-1960s).

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Creator: Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-1972.
Collection number: 1819
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Abstract: Frank Porter Graham was president of the University of North Carolina, a U.S. senator, and a United Nations official. The collection includes correspondence, Read more…

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

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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…