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Alfred Moore Scales papers, 1872; 1874; 1906-1932.

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Creator: Scales, Alfred Moore, 1870-1940.
Collection number: 4037
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Abstract: Alfred Moore Scales, lawyer, Democratic state senator, real estate developer, and insurance executive of Greensboro, N.C. Correspondence about North Carolina political candidates and elections; political and civil service Read more…

James B. McMillan papers, 1960s-1980s.

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Creator: McMillan, James B., 1916-
Collection number: 4676
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Abstract: James Bryan McMillan was raised in a small farming community in Robeson County, N.C. He attended the University of North Carolina and received a law degree from Harvard Read more…

Roberta H. Jackson and Blyden Jackson papers, 1955-1991.

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Creator: Roberta H. Jackson and Blyden Jackson papers, 1955-1991.
Collection number: 4646
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Abstract: Roberta H. Jackson (1920-1999), African American professor of education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was married to Blyden Jackson (1910-2000), African American professor of English and dean of Read more…

Lenoir Chambers papers, 1907-1970.

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Creator: Chambers, Lenoir, 1891-1970.
Collection number: 3827
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Abstract: Lenoir Chambers was a native of North Carolina. Chambers worked as a newspaper editor in Norfolk, Va., 1929- 1961, and was the author of “Stonewall Jackson” (1959) and “Salt Read more…

Braxton Bragg Comer papers, 1905-1940.

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Creator: Comer, B. B. (Braxton Bragg), 1848-1927.
Collection number: 168
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Abstract: Braxton Bragg Comer of Birmingham and Comer, Barbour County, Ala., was president of Avondale Cotton Mills, planter, merchant, and prominent politician, who served as president Read more…

Delta and Providence cooperative farms papers, 1925-1963.

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Creator: Delta and Providence cooperative farms.
Collection number: 3474
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Abstract: Delta Cooperative Farm, started in 1936 in the community of Hillhouse (later called Rochdale) in Bolivar County, Miss., and Providence Cooperative Farm, started in 1939 near Cruger in Holmes County, Miss., were attempts by Cooperative Read more…

Richardson Preyer papers, ca. 1900-2004.

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Creator: Preyer, Richardson.
Collection number: 5111
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Abstract: Lunsford Richardson Preyer (1919-2001) was a lawyer, judge, politician, educator, and civic and philanthropic leader from Greensboro, N.C. The collection documents the public and Read more…

Jonathan Daniels papers, 1865-1982 (bulk 1935-1980).

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Creator: Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981.
Collection number: 3466
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Abstract: Jonathan Daniels (1902-1981) of Raleigh, N.C., editor of the Raleigh News and Observer and author of numerous historical and political books and articles. Daniels was also administrative assistant to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and worked in Read more…

Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

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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 Read more…

Thomas J. White papers, 1933-1977.

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Creator: White, Thomas J. (Thomas Jackson), 1903-1991.
Collection number: 4231
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Abstract: Thomas Jackson White was a state representative and senator for Kinston, N.C., in the 1950s and 1960s, serving as chair of the Senate Finance Committee and the Advisory Budget Read more…