Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

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

March 3, 2011 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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…

James Alexander Boyer papers, 1924-2000.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Boyer, James Alexander, 1909-1998.
Collection number: 5088
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Abstract: James Alexander Boyer, an African American educator, was professor of English, dean of the College, and College president at Saint Augustine’s College of Raleigh, N.C. Documented are Boyer’s intellectual interests and honors received, his Read more…

Hubert Samuel Robinson diaries and scrapbooks, 1912-1969.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Robinson, Hubert Samuel, 1893-1972.
Collection number: 4123
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Abstract: Chauffeur, butler, and gardener, 1932-1949, for the family of Frank Porter Graham, president of the University of North Carolina. Robinson was also a custodian, 1950-1966, at the Read more…

Kate S. Carney diary, 1859-1876 (bulk 1859-1862).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Carney, Kate S., b. 1842.
Collection number: 139-z
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Abstract: Kate S. Carney was the daughter of a merchant of Murfreesboro, Tenn. The collection is a diary (chiefy 1859-1862) of Kate S. Carney describing antebellum life in Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Read more…

Cheves and Wagner family papers, 1814-1919.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Cheves and Wagner family.
Collection number: 147
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Abstract: Members of the Cheves and Wagner families lived in South Carolina and Georgia. Prominent family members included Ann Hrabowska Wagner (fl. 1814-1818) of Charleston, S.C.; Langdon Cheves (1776-1857) of South Carolina, speaker of Read more…

Foust family papers, 1920-1949.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Foust family.
Collection number: 3860
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Abstract: Personal and family correspondence of the Foust family, an African-American family living in rural Alamance County, N.C., concerning their daily lives, efforts to make a living, and education, including Edna Lee Foust’s training as a Read more…

Floyd B. McKissick papers, 1940s-1980s.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922-
Collection number: 4930
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Abstract: Floyd B. McKissick (1922-1991) was born in Asheville, N.C. He was an attorney, businessman, and civil rights leader. McKissick married Evelyn Williams, with whom he had four Read more…