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

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.

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

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

Henry E. Simmons letters, 1854-1865.

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 Continue reading Henry E. Simmons letters, 1854-1865.

Philip G. Hammer papers, 1934-1988.

Creator: Hammer, Philip G.
Collection number: 4527
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Abstract: Philip Gibbon Hammer (1914- ), urban economist and city planner of Atlanta, Ga., Washington, D.C., and Palm Harbor, Fla. Subject files, about eighty articles and speeches by Hammer, pictures, and other materials of Philip Continue reading Philip G. Hammer papers, 1934-1988.