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

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.

A. Alexander Morisey Letters, 1946-1972.

Creator: Morisey, A. Alexander (Alfred Alexander), d. 1979.
Collection number: 5038-z
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Abstract: A. Alexander Morisey was an African American journalist from North Carolina. He wrote for the “Twin City Sentinel” (Winston-Salem, N.C.) and the “Winston-Salem Journal” in the Continue reading A. Alexander Morisey Letters, 1946-1972.

Jackson and Prince family papers, 1784-1947.

Creator: Jackson and Prince family.
Collection number: 371
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Abstract: The Rootes family of Fredericksburg, Va., and the Cobb, Jackson, and Prince families of Athens, Macon, and other locations in Georgia belonged to the elite of the southern planter artistocracy. Henry Jackson(1778-1840) Continue reading Jackson and Prince family papers, 1784-1947.

Robert V. N. Brown papers, 1958-1999.

Creator: Brown, Robert V. N.
Collection number: 5312
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Abstract: Robert V. N. Brown (1933-2006) was born in Belle Harbor, N.Y., and grew up in the Bronx, N.Y. In 1958, Brown moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., to study southern history at the University of North Carolina. In 1961, Brown began publishing the Continue reading Robert V. N. Brown papers, 1958-1999.