Category Archives: Education

Delta Health Center records, 1956-1992.

Creator: Delta Health Center (Bolivar Co., Miss.).
Collection number: 4613
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Abstract: The Delta Health Center was established in the mid-1960s, in the rural, all-African American town of Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss., and served Bolivar, Coahoma, Sunflower, and Washington counties, where poverty was widespread. The Continue reading Delta Health Center records, 1956-1992.

Matt W. Ransom papers, 1845-1914 (bulk 1868-1904).

Creator: Ransom, Matt W. (Matt Whitaker), 1826-1904.
Collection number: 2615
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Abstract: Lawyer, planter, state official, Confederate general, Redeemer, Democratic United States senator from North Carolina, 1872-1895, and minister to Mexico, 1895-1897. Continue reading Matt W. Ransom papers, 1845-1914 (bulk 1868-1904).

Marion Stuart Davis papers, 1770-2003.

Creator: Davis, Marion Stuart, 1877-1959.
Collection number: 5073
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Abstract: Marion Stuart Davis was a Louisburg, N.C., architect, who specialized in the construction of churches and schools. His sister, Mabel Irwin Davis, was a teacher at Louisburg College and a librarian of the Warren County Memorial Library. Continue reading Marion Stuart Davis papers, 1770-2003.

William Jesse Kennedy papers, 1902-1982.

Creator: Kennedy, William Jesse, 1889-1985.
Collection number: 4925
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Abstract: William Jesse Kennedy, Jr. (1889-1985), businessman, author, and community leader, was born in Andersonville, Ga. He began his affiliation with North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Continue reading William Jesse Kennedy papers, 1902-1982.

Calvin Henderson Wiley papers, 1774-1962.

Creator: Wiley, C. H. (Calvin Henderson), 1819-1887.
Collection number: 781
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Abstract: C. H. (Calvin Henderson) Wiley (1819-1887) was born in Guilford County, N.C., and was a lawyer, editor, novelist, legislator, state superintendent of schools (1853-1865), Presbyterian minister, trustee of the University of North Carolina, and agent for the American Bible Society for Continue reading Calvin Henderson Wiley papers, 1774-1962.

A. T. Allen papers, 1894-1935.

Creator: Allen, A. T. (Arch Turner), b. 1875.
Collection number: 3722
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Abstract: Allen was state superintendent of public instruction for North Carolina, 1923-1934. Scattered correspondence of Arch Turner Allen (1875-1934) and copies of speeches and Continue reading A. T. Allen papers, 1894-1935.

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.