Archive for the ‘Digital Material’ Category

Goldband Recording Corporation records, 1943-1995.

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Creator: Goldband Recording Corporation.
Collection number: 20245
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Abstract: The Goldband Recording Corporation of Lake Charles, La., has played a key role in documenting and shaping musical traditions, tastes, and trends, both regionally and on an Read more…

Mississippi freelance records, 1968-1972.

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Creator: Mississippi freelance records, 1968-1972.
Collection number: 4343
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Abstract: Mississippi Freelance was begun in Greenville, Miss., in April 1969 as a “non-profitable sideline” for its editors, Lew Powell and Ed Williams who, then in their twenties, were reporters for the “Delta Democrat-Times” in Read more…

Arthur Franklin Raper papers, 1913-1979.

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Creator: Raper, Arthur Franklin, 1899-1979.
Collection number: 3966
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Abstract: Arthur Franklin Raper (1899-1979) was a distinguished rural sociologist, civil rights activist, and social science analyst both in the United States and in other countries. Raper’s early career focused on analysis of rural Read more…

Edward M. L’Engle papers, 1834-1907 (bulk 1834-1900).

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Creator: L’Engle, Edward M.
Collection number: 425
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Abstract: Edward McCrady L’Engle (1834-1900) of Florida was a railroad president, lawyer, and Confederate army officer. L’Engle’s legal, business, political, and family correspondence, chiefly Read more…

Bertie County (N.C.) account books, 1833-1849; 1881-1893.

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Creator: Bertie County (N.C.) account books.
Collection number: 1758
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Abstract: Antebellum account books from Bertie County, N.C., including general merchandising accounts of Cherry and Outlaw and of H. Thompson; accounts of Gray and Pierce for wages paid in the production of shingles and for sales of shingles Read more…

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…