Category Archives: Environmental Conditions

Herman Bell collection, 1967.

Abstract: Interview conducted in Gullah (Sea Island Creole dialect) with Jim Milligan, Christiana Milligan, and Nettie Whaley, all African Americans of Edisto Island, S.C., about life on Edisto Island. Topics include the local environment, effects of the Civil Continue reading Herman Bell collection, 1967.

Wilmot Stuart Holmes collection, 1781-1932 (bulk 1840-1854).

Creator: Holmes, Wilmot Stuart.
Collection number: 1525
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Abstract: Family correspondence, chiefly 1840-1854, and other papers of Henry McCall Holmes (1790-1854), a physician of Charleston and Greenville districts, S.C.; of his wife, Eliza Ford Continue reading Wilmot Stuart Holmes collection, 1781-1932 (bulk 1840-1854).

Stuart A. Marks papers, 1970s-1990s.

Creator: Marks, Stuart A., 1939-
Collection number: 4309
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Abstract: Stuart A. Marks, professor of anthropology and environmental sciences at St. Andrews College, Laurinburg, N.C. Audio tapes and typed transcripts of oral history Continue reading Stuart A. Marks papers, 1970s-1990s.

John Milliken Parker papers, 1902-1938 (bulk 1909-1920).

Creator: Parker, John Milliken, 1863-1939.
Collection number: 1184
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Abstract: John Milliken Parker (1863-1939) was governor of Louisiana, 1920-1924; member of the New Orleans Cotton Exchange and the New Orleans Board of Trade, the Continue reading John Milliken Parker papers, 1902-1938 (bulk 1909-1920).

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.

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

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

Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

Creator: Penn School papers, 1862-2004.
Collection number: 3615
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Abstract: The Penn School on Saint Helena Island, S.C., was founded during the Civil War by northern philanthropists and missionaries for former plantation slaves in an area occupied by the United States Army. Over the years, with Continue reading Penn School papers, 1862-2004.