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Mary L. Woods Photograph Album, 1918-1922

July 25, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: Woods, Mary L.
Collection number: 5522-z
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Abstract: Mary L. Woods was an African American woman from Smithfield, Va. The collection is a photograph album belonging to Mary L. Woods containing 69 snapshots of friends and family members, labeled with names, dates, and comments. The images are posed Read more…

William Stevens Powell Material for Iredell and Adjacent Counties, N.C., 1793-1924

May 31, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: Powell, William Stevens, 1919-, collector.
Collection number: 3300
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Abstract: Papers collected by William S. Powell pertaining to Iredell and adjacent counties of North Carolina. The bulk consists of family correspondence, 1867-1901, and account books of two generations of the Goodman family. Letters are personal correspondence of Tobias Read more…

Helen Laura Ruth Scrapbooks and Student Essay, 1913, 1940, and undated

November 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Ruth, Helen Laura.
Collection number: 5428-z
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Abstract:  Helen Laura Ruth was a teacher at Leland University in New Orleans, La., a private institution of higher learning for African Americans founded in 1870. It closed in 1915; was re-named Leland College and re-opened in Baker, La., in 1923; and finally closed in 1960. The collection includes two scrapbooks of Helen Laura Ruth and a student essay. The Read more…

Sam J. Ervin Senate records, 1954-1974 (Subgroup A).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ervin, Sam J. (Sam James), 1896-1985.
Collection number: 3847A
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Abstract: Samuel James Ervin was an eminent North Carolina lawyer, jurist, legislator, congressman, and United States Senator, 1954-1974. Ervin chaired the Senate Select Committee Read more…

Philip Ricard Fendall paper, undated.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Fendall, Philip Ricard, 1794-1868.
Collection number: 3153
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Abstract: Manuscript draft of a speech or treatise on the aims, policies, activities, and effects of the American Colonization Society. The paper is unsigned but is attributed to Fendall, a Washington, D.C., lawyer and author. Read more…

Material for Iredell and adjacent counties, N.C., 1793-1924 (bulk 1867-1901).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Powell, William Stevens, 1919-, collector.
Collection number: 3300
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Abstract: Papers collected by William S. Powell pertaining to Iredell and adjacent counties of North Carolina. The bulk consists of family correspondence, 1867-1901, and account books of two Read more…

James Carson Gardner congressional and political papers, 1967-1968.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gardner, James Carson, 1933-
Collection number: 3829
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Abstract: U.S. Representative of Rocky Mount, N.C.; later lieutenant governor of North Carolina. Congressional office files of Gardner of Rocky Mount, N.C., U.S. Representative from the 4th District (Nash, Wake, Orange, Chatham, Read more…

Eleanor Roosevelt letter, 1942 September 18.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.
Collection number: 3064
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Abstract: Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt in the White House to Evans C. Johnson, Langdale, Ala., replying to him Read more…

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

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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…

Henry E. Simmons letters, 1854-1865.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Simmons, Henry E., fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3115-z
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Abstract: Soldier and educator of Providence, R.I. Chiefly letters to his wife from Henry E. Simmons while he was serving as a sergeant in the 11th Rhode Island regiment, U.S. Army, chiefly Read more…