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Terry Sanford papers, 1946-1993.

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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 Read more…

Farish R. Betton papers, 1952-1963.

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Creator: Betton, Farish R.
Collection number: 3939
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Abstract: Letters received by Betton, vice president of the National Agricultural Workers Union at St. Louis, Mo., from Harry Leland Mitchell and others, concerning the Southern Tenant Farmers Union and its successor organizations, and related Read more…

Field studies in the modern culture of the South records, 1945-1957.

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Creator: Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina.
Collection number: 4214
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Abstract: Field notes and related items produced between 1945 and 1957 by researchers in a project sponsored by the Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina. The notes were made during Read more…

F. P. Venable papers, 1838-1946.

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Creator: Venable, F. P. (Francis Preston), 1856-1934.
Collection number: 4368
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Abstract: Francis P. Venable, son of Charles Scott Venable, aid-de-camp to General Robert E. Lee, 1862-1865, and professor of mathematics, University of Virginia, 1865-1896, was born 17 Read more…

Earlie E. Thorpe Oral History Collection, 1990-1992.

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Creator: Earlie E. Thorpe Oral History Collection.
Collection number: 4927
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Abstract: Audiocassettes and transcripts of oral history interviews collected by students in Social Science courses taught by Alice Eley Jones at North Carolina Central University, Durham, Read more…

David Schenck papers, 1953-1964.

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Creator: Schenck, David, 1927-1970.
Collection number: 5288
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Abstract: Greensboro Mayor David Schenck was born 7 January 1927 in Greensboro, N.C., and was the great-grandson of Judge David Schenck, a prominent 19th century lawyer and politician in Greensboro. Schenck received a Read more…

Robert Coles papers, 1954-1990.

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Creator: Coles, Robert.
Collection number: 4333
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Abstract: Robert Coles is a child psychiatrist who worked at Harvard University, social activist, and prolific author. His work especially concerns the experiences of children, but he has also Read more…

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

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Creator: Miscellaneous papers.
Collection number: 517
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Abstract: Single or small groupings of items arranged in units by provenance. Included are tax forms, records of accounts, slave lists and bills of sale, land patents, schedules of debt, wills, Read more…

Southern Tenant Farmers' Union records, 1934-1991.

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Creator: Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union.
Collection number: 3472
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Abstract: The Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, organized at Poinsett County, Ark., in 1934, was especially active in Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas. The Union spread into the southeastern states and to California, affiliating off and on Read more…

Iron Station (N.C.) papers, 1852-1878.

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Creator: Iron Station (N.C.).
Collection number: 4073
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Abstract: Sales correspondence, bills, and receipts, 1863-1865, of High Shoals Manufacturing Company; business letters, 1866-1878, received by Lawrence S. Camp, including letters from his brother in Centre, Ala., describing farm Read more…