Category Archives: Digital Material

Erwin Allen Holt papers, 1953-1961.

Creator: Holt, Erwin Allen, 1873-1961.
Collection number: 3551
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Abstract: Textile executive, of Burlington, N.C. Papers relating to Holt’s concerns about racial segregation, Jewish control of the federal government, strict interpretation of the Constitution, Continue reading Erwin Allen Holt papers, 1953-1961.

Alfred M. Waddell papers, 1768-1935 (bulk 1875-1900).

Creator: Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912.
Collection number: 743
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Abstract: Alfred M. Waddell was an author, historian, lawyer, Confederate Army officer, United States Representative, 1871-1879, and mayor of Wilmington, N.C., 1898-1905. The collection Continue reading Alfred M. Waddell papers, 1768-1935 (bulk 1875-1900).

Terry Sanford papers, 1946-1993.

Creator: Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
Collection number: 3531
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Abstract:  Terry Sanford of Scotland, Cumberland, Wake, and Durham counties, N.C., was a politician, educator, administrator, lawyer, and soldier. He served as state senator, 1953-1954; governor of North Carolina, 1961-1965; president of Duke University, 1969-1985; and U.S. senator, 1986-1992. The collection includes campaign files and other Continue reading Terry Sanford papers, 1946-1993.

Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).

Creator: Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).
Collection number: 3264
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Abstract: Members of the Norton, Chilton, and Dameron families were planters of Louisiana and Mississippi. The collection includes chiefly letters, 1815-1910, relating to members of the Norton, Chilton, and Dameron families. Continue reading Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).

Fellowship of Southern Churchmen records, 1937-1986.

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 Continue reading Fellowship of Southern Churchmen records, 1937-1986.

Heyward and Ferguson family papers, 1806-1923.

Creator: Heyward and Ferguson family.
Collection number: 2754-z
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Abstract: Heyward and Ferguson family members included Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851) of South Carolina, whose estate included 45,000 acres of Low Country plantations and over 2,000 Continue reading Heyward and Ferguson family papers, 1806-1923.

Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

Creator: Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991.
Collection number: 3826
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Abstract: Guy Benton Johnson was one of the original research assistants at the Institute for Research in Social Science and joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1927, retiring in 1969. In 1923, he married Guion Continue reading Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

J. B. Willis papers, 1874-1877.

Creator: Willis, J. B., b. 1851.
Collection number: 4996-z
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Abstract: J. B. Willis (b. 1851), a native of Delaware, was a Methodist minister and teacher at New Orleans University, an African-American school in New Orleans, La., and at a normal school in Continue reading J. B. Willis papers, 1874-1877.