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Harry E. Groves papers, 1929-1999.

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Creator: Groves, Harry E.
Collection number: 4975
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Abstract: Harry E. Groves (1921- ), Colorado-born African-American lawyer and professor of law, with special interests in constitutional law, particularly of newly formed nations. He served Read more…

Joseph W. Straley papers, 1936-2002.

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Creator: Straley, Joseph W., 1914-
Collection number: 5252
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Abstract: Physics professor and activist Joseph Ward Straley (1914-2005) was born in Paulding, Ohio. Straley joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1945; he retired from the Read more…

Edgar Gardner Murphy papers, 1893-1913.

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Creator: Murphy, Edgar Gardner, 1869-1913.
Collection number: 1041
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Abstract: Episcopal clergyman, publicist, executive secretary of the Southern Education Board, 1903-1908, author, and amateur astronomer. Correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous 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…

Charles Raper Jonas papers, 1806; 1918-1984.

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Creator: Jonas, Charles Raper, 1904-1988.
Collection number: 4528
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Abstract: Charles Raper Jonas of Lincolnton, N.C., was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing North Carolina’s tenth district, 1953-1962, its eighth Read more…

Mound Bayou collection, 1928-1995

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Creator: Mound Bayou (Bolivar Co., Miss.) collection.
Collection number: 5009-z
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Abstract: Mound Bayou, located in Bolivar County, Miss., was founded on 12 July 1887 as an African-American colony by Isaiah T. Montgomery and Benjamin T. Green. In 1994, Milburn Read more…

Martha Schofield papers, 1865-1869.

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Creator: Schofield, Martha.
Collection number: 999-z
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Abstract: Martha Schofield was a northern Quaker teacher-missionary among the free blacks on Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island (Charleston County) and at Aiken, S.C. Diaries, 1865 (111 p.) Read more…

Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954.

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Creator: Fitzgerald family.
Collection number: 4177
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Abstract: Diaries, 1864 and 1867-1871, and a sketchbook of Robert G. Fitzgerald (1840-1919); copies of his pension record and marriage certificate and of the manumission certificate of Thomas Fitzgerald (father of Robert G.); two letters; and articles Read more…

Anne Queen papers, 1930-1985.

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Creator: Queen, Anne, 1911-2005.
Collection number: 5214
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Abstract: Anne Queen was born in 1911 and raised in Canton, N.C. After ten years of factory work after high school, she earned a bachelor’s degree at Berea College in Kentucky and a divinity degree from Yale University Divinity School in 1948. After Read more…

J. Kenneth Lee papers, 1949-1994.

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Creator: Lee, J. Kenneth (John Kenneth), 1923-
Collection number: 4782
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Abstract: J. Kenneth Lee, lawyer of Greensboro, N.C., who became one of the first two African Americans to attend the University of North Carolina. Lee received his Juris Doctoris degree in Read more…