Category Archives: Journalism

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.

Mississippi freelance records, 1968-1972.

Creator: Mississippi freelance records, 1968-1972.
Collection number: 4343
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Abstract: Mississippi Freelance was begun in Greenville, Miss., in April 1969 as a “non-profitable sideline” for its editors, Lew Powell and Ed Williams who, then in their twenties, were reporters for the “Delta Democrat-Times” in Continue reading Mississippi freelance records, 1968-1972.

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.