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Episcopal Theological School Collection of Episcopal Bishops of North Carolina Letters, circa 1820-1960

March 3, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Episcopal Theological School (Cambridge, Mass.)
Collection number: 5202-z
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Abstract: In 1974, the Episcopal Theological School in Cambridge, Mass., combined with the Divinity School of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Philadelphia (PDS) to form the Episcopal Divinity School, located in Cambridge, Mass. The collection contains Read more…

Norvell Winsboro Wilson Papers, 1842-1901

February 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Wilson, Norvell Winsboro, 1834-1878.
Collection number
: 2957
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Abstract: Norvell Winsboro Wilson (1834-1878) was a Baptist minister in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Hillsborough, N.C., 1861-1867; Farmville, Va., and Richmond, Va., 1867-1875; and New Orleans, La., 1877-1878. The collection includes the Read more…

Chapel Hill Historical Society's Generations of Carrboro Mill Families Oral Histories, 1974-1978.

February 26, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Chapel Hill Historical Society.
Collection number: 4205
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Abstract: The Chapel Hill Historical Society was formed in 1966 in Chapel Hill, N.C. In 1974, the oral history committee was established to conduct interviews with local Chapel Hill and Carrboro, Read more…

Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Grigsby family.
Collection number: 5141
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Abstract: The Grigsby family of North Carolina and South Carolina; New Haven, Conn.; Detroit, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz., descend from Fred Grigsby (b. 1867), the son of a former slave. The Read more…

J. Eugene Grigsby papers, 1940s-1983.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Grigsby, J. Eugene (Jefferson Eugene), 1918-
Collection number: 5295
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Abstract: Jefferson Eugene Grigsby Jr., African American artist and art educator, was born in Greensboro, N.C., on 17 October 1918. Grigsby attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., then Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., graduating with Read more…

George W. Mordecai papers, 1767-1916 (bulk 1840-1870).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Mordecai, George W., 1801-1871.
Collection number: 522
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Abstract: George W. Mordecai was a lawyer, bank president, railroad president, businessman, and Episcopal layman, of Raleigh, N.C. He was the son of Jacob Mordecai (1762-1838), a leader of Read more…

Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).
Collection number: 642
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Abstract: The Meade family of Prince George County and Ruffin family of Hanover County, Va. Principal family members are Rebecca Beverley Meade (d. 1867); John E. Meade, Jr. (1843-1862); Charlotte Meade Ruffin (fl. Read more…

Charles Henry Alston papers, 1930s-1990s (bulk 1930s-1970s).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977.
Collection number: 4931
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Abstract: African-American artist Charles Henry Alston, nicknamed “Spinky,” was born 28 November 1907 in Charlotte, N.C. He was the youngest of five children born to the Reverend Primus Priss Alston, who was born into slavery in Chatham County, N.C., and Anna Miller Read more…

Bart F. Smallwood papers, 1959-1998.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Smallwood, Bart F. (Bart Fearing), d. 1985.
Collection number: 4883
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Abstract: Bart Fearing Smallwood was an African-American community organizer in the Windsor and Indian Woods communities of Bertie County, N.C., in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. He was Read more…

Mildred Council papers, 1996.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Council, Mildred.
Collection number: 5003-z
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Abstract: African American businesswomen and cook Mildred Council (“Dip”) was born on a farm in rural Chatham County, N.C, in 1929. In 1957, Council became the manager of Bill’s Read more…