Category Archives: District of Columbia

Mary L. Woods Photograph Album, 1918-1922

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 Continue reading Mary L. Woods Photograph Album, 1918-1922

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

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

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

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

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.

Habersham Elliott papers, 1820-1898 (bulk 1840-1898).

Creator: Elliott, Habersham.
Collection number: 2510
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Abstract: Chiefly letters from John Barnwell Elliott (1841-1921) while a Confederate soldier on the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, in Charleston, in Paris after the Civil War, and as a Continue reading Habersham Elliott papers, 1820-1898 (bulk 1840-1898).

David Outlaw papers, 1847-1855; 1866.

Creator: Outlaw, David, 1806-1868.
Collection number: 1534
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Abstract: Whig congressman from Bertie County, N.C. Chiefly correspondence of Outlaw to his wife while he was a member of Congress, 1847-1853. Subjects discussed are state and national Continue reading David Outlaw papers, 1847-1855; 1866.

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

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

Philip Ricard Fendall paper, undated.

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. Continue reading Philip Ricard Fendall paper, undated.

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

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

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

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