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

Karen L. Parker diary, letter, and clippings, 1963-1966.

Creator: Parker, Karen L.
Collection number: 5275-z
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Abstract: The first African-American woman undergraduate to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Karen L. Parker was born in Salisbury, N.C., and grew up in Continue reading Karen L. Parker diary, letter, and clippings, 1963-1966.

WTVD videotape collection, 1976-1992.

Creator: WTVD videotape collection, 1976-1992.
Collection number: 4929
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Abstract: This collection is comprised primarily of broadcast master videotapes in cassettes generated by television station WTVD in Durham, N.C., 1976-1992. Included are tapes from locally produced shows “Reflections,” “Reel Continue reading WTVD videotape collection, 1976-1992.

D. Hiden Ramsey papers, 1877-1966.

Creator: Ramsey, D. Hiden, 1892-1966.
Collection number: 3805
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Abstract: Darley Hiden Ramsey, of Asheville, N.C., was a newspaper editor, public speaker, city and state official, member of educational boards, writer, and sportsman. Correspondence, speeches, and writings of Ramsey, including more than 200 Continue reading D. Hiden Ramsey papers, 1877-1966.

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.