Category Archives: Education

Louis and Mildred Graves papers, 1814; 1876-1976.

Creator: Graves, Louis, 1883-1965.
Collection number: 4010
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Abstract: Personal and professional papers of Louis Graves (1883-1965), writer, journalist, and founder of the “Chapel Hill (N.C.) Weekly,” and of his wife, Mildred Moses Graves (1892-1976). Family correspondence includes letters to Louis Graves’s Continue reading Louis and Mildred Graves papers, 1814; 1876-1976.

Broadus Mitchell papers, 1900-1982.

Creator: Mitchell, Broadus, 1892-1988.
Collection number: 4141
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Abstract: Broadus Mitchell, economist, historian, and liberal thinker, taught until 1939 at Johns Hopkins University, from 1947 to spring 1958 at Rutgers University, and from fall 1958 to 1967 at Continue reading Broadus Mitchell papers, 1900-1982.

White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.

Creator: White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.
Collection number: 4926
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Abstract: The White Rock Baptist Church was founded in Durham, N.C., in 1866. This collection is comprised of materials, 1880s-1980s, documenting the history of the White Rock Baptist Church and the religious life of its Continue reading White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.

Joseph Blount Cheshire papers, 1758-1954.

Creator: Cheshire, Joseph Blount, 1850-1932.
Collection number: 146
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Abstract: Joseph Blount Cheshire (1850-1932) was Episcopal bishop of North Carolina from 1893 until 1932. Correspondence, sermons, speeches and writings, reports, financial and legal Continue reading Joseph Blount Cheshire papers, 1758-1954.

Joseph A. Herzenberg papers 1883-2006.

Creator: Herzenberg, Joseph A., 1941-
Collection number: 5367
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Abstract: Joe Herzenberg (Joseph Alexander Herzenberg II) was born in 1941 in Franklin, N.J. He moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1969. Herzenberg was a politician; historian; advocate Continue reading Joseph A. Herzenberg papers 1883-2006.

Hobbs and Mendenhall family papers, 1787-1949.

Creator: Hobbs and Mendenhall family.
Collection number: 2493
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Abstract: Members of the Mendenhall and Hobbs families of Guilford County, N.C., included Lewis Lyndon Hobbs (1849-1932), educator and writer, active Quaker, and president of Guilford Continue reading Hobbs and Mendenhall family papers, 1787-1949.

Hubert Samuel Robinson diaries and scrapbooks, 1912-1969.

Creator: Robinson, Hubert Samuel, 1893-1972.
Collection number: 4123
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Abstract: Chauffeur, butler, and gardener, 1932-1949, for the family of Frank Porter Graham, president of the University of North Carolina. Robinson was also a custodian, 1950-1966, at the Continue reading Hubert Samuel Robinson diaries and scrapbooks, 1912-1969.

John Ehle papers, 1942-1993.

Creator: Ehle, John, 1925-
Collection number: 4555
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Abstract: John Marsden Ehle, Jr., author of novels and works of non- fiction, was born in Asheville, N.C., and has lived most of his adult life in Winston-Salem. He served as special Continue reading John Ehle papers, 1942-1993.

Karen L. Parker diary, letter, and clippings, 1963-1966.

Creator: Parker, Karen L.
Collection number: 5275-z
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Abstract: The first African-American woman undergraduate to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Karen L. Parker was born in Salisbury, N.C., and grew up in Continue reading Karen L. Parker diary, letter, and clippings, 1963-1966.

Howard Kester papers, 1923-1978.

Creator: Kester, Howard, 1904-1977.
Collection number: 3834
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Abstract: Howard Anderson Kester was a theologian, educator, and administrator active in Christian movements relating to race relations, pacifism, and economic reform in the South from the 1920s until his retirement in 1970. Correspondence of Continue reading Howard Kester papers, 1923-1978.