Category Archives: Journalism

Lewis Family Papers, 1910s-2007

Creator: Lewis family.
Collection number: 5499
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Abstract: The Lewis family arrived in Raleigh, N.C., in 1923, when John D. Lewis Sr. took a job as a district manager for North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company of Durham, N.C. He and his wife, Luella Alice Cox Lewis, and their two children, J.D. Lewis (John D. Continue reading Lewis Family Papers, 1910s-2007

Daniel Lindsay Russell papers, 1839-1910.

Creator: Russell, D. L. (Daniel Lindsay), 1845-1908.
Collection number: 645
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Abstract: Wilmington, N.C., lawyer, Confederate Army officer, Republican leader of eastern North Carolina, judge, U.S. Representative, 1879-1881, and Republican-Populist governor, 1897-1901. Half of the collection consists of Continue reading Daniel Lindsay Russell papers, 1839-1910.

Alfred M. Waddell papers, 1768-1935 (bulk 1875-1900).

Creator: Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912.
Collection number: 743
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Abstract: Alfred M. Waddell was an author, historian, lawyer, Confederate Army officer, United States Representative, 1871-1879, and mayor of Wilmington, N.C., 1898-1905. The collection Continue reading Alfred M. Waddell papers, 1768-1935 (bulk 1875-1900).

Independent weekly records, 1982-2004.

Creator: Independent Weekly.
Collection number: 5319
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Abstract: The “Independent Weekly” is a free, alternative, weekly newspaper serving the Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and surrounding communities in central North Carolina. It was founded in Continue reading Independent weekly records, 1982-2004.

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.

John Henry William Bonitz papers, 1863-1973.

Creator: Bonitz, John Henry William, 1839-1913.
Collection number: 3865
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Abstract: John Henry William Bonitz was a German immigrant who came to Goldsboro, N.C., in 1859. He married Mary Stegner (1845-1921), also a German immigrant, in 1862, and moved to Wilmington, N.C., in 1887. He was proprietor, with his Continue reading John Henry William Bonitz papers, 1863-1973.

Herbert Edward O’Keef papers, 1962-1974.

Creator: O’Keef, Herbert Edward, 1908-
Collection number: 4078-z
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Abstract: Letters received by O’Keef as editor of “The Raleigh (N.C.) Times,” from readers of the newspaper chiefly concerning race relations, the Ku Klux Klan, and other civil rights matters in Continue reading Herbert Edward O’Keef papers, 1962-1974.

Jonathan Daniels papers, 1865-1982 (bulk 1935-1980).

Creator: Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981.
Collection number: 3466
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Abstract: Jonathan Daniels (1902-1981) of Raleigh, N.C., editor of the Raleigh News and Observer and author of numerous historical and political books and articles. Daniels was also administrative assistant to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and worked in Continue reading Jonathan Daniels papers, 1865-1982 (bulk 1935-1980).

Reed Sarratt papers, 1930s-1960s.

Creator: Sarratt, Reed.
Collection number: 4549
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Abstract: Correspondence, writings, notes, and other items of North Carolina journalist Reed Sarratt (1917-1986), whose career took him from editorial posts at the “Charlotte News” and the Continue reading Reed Sarratt papers, 1930s-1960s.