Category Archives: Ku Klux Klan

John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009

Creator: Chapman, John Kenyon.
Collection number: 3419
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Abstract: John Kenyon Chapman (1947-2009), known as Yonni, was a life-long social justice activist, organizer, and historian who focused his academic and social efforts on workers rights and African American empowerment in central North Carolina. Chapman was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in 1947; graduated from Harvard University in 1969; and then moved to Atlanta, Ga., to join the fight for African American equality. He relocated to North Carolina in 1975 and worked as a laboratory technician at the North Carolina Continue reading John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009

Daniel H. Pollitt Papers, 1935-2009

Creator: Pollitt, Daniel H.
Collection number: 5498
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Abstract: Daniel Hubbard Pollitt (1921-2010) was a law professor, civil liberties lawyer, progressive activist, and staunch advocate and defender of civil liberties and civil rights. The collection documents Daniel H. Pollitt’s legal career and his scholarly and public service Continue reading Daniel H. Pollitt Papers, 1935-2009

Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

Creator: Wyche family. Otey family
Collection number: 1608
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Abstract: The Otey family of Meridianville, Ala., and Yazoo County, Miss., included William Madison Otey (1818-1865), merchant and cotton planter; his wife, Octavia Wyche Otey (fl. 1841-1891); and their children, Imogene Otey Fields, Mollie Otey Hampton; William Walter Otey; Lucille Otey Continue reading Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

Grimball family papers, 1683-1930 (bulk 1830-1900).

Creator: Grimball family.
Collection number: 980
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Abstract: Grimball family members were owners of Pinebury and Grove plantations near Charleston, S.C. Prominent family members include John Berkley Grimball (1800-1892), Margaret Ann (Meta) Morris Grimball (1810-1881), and their children. Continue reading Grimball family papers, 1683-1930 (bulk 1830-1900).

William Alexander Hoke papers, 1750-1925.

Creator: Hoke, William Alexander, 1851-1925.
Collection number: 345
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Abstract: William Alexander Hoke, lawyer, legislator, and chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, of Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., was the son of John Franklin Hoke Continue reading William Alexander Hoke papers, 1750-1925.

James Robert Hamilton papers, 1878-1927.

Creator: Hamilton, James Robert, 1860-1933.
Collection number: 3923
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Abstract: James Robert Hamilton was District Court judge of Travis and Williamson counties, Tex.; Democratic Party executive committee chair; and congressional candidate in 1926. Scattered papers, correspondence, and other items Continue reading James Robert Hamilton papers, 1878-1927.

Robert Philip Howell memoirs, 1854-1872.

Creator: Howell, Robert Philip, 1840-1916.
Collection number: 1959-z
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Abstract: Memoirs of Howell of Goldsboro, N.C., relating to his education at Trinity College, Randolph County, N.C. (later Duke University), and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Continue reading Robert Philip Howell memoirs, 1854-1872.

Miscellaneous broadsides, ca. 1814-1979.

Creator: Miscellaneous broadsides, ca. 1814-1979.
Collection number: 2874-z
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Abstract: A miscellaneous collection of broadsides, including posters, advertisements for various merchants and for a steamer cruise to Hatteras, N.C.; notice of an 1852 slave auction in Charleston, S.C.; political campaign items, Continue reading Miscellaneous broadsides, ca. 1814-1979.

E. C. Branson papers, 1895-1933.

Creator: Branson, E. C. (Eugene Cunningham), 1861-1933.
Collection number: 2610
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Abstract: Branson was an educator, author, and editor, president of the State Normal School of Georgia, 1900-1912, head of its department of rural economics and sociology, 1912-1914, and founder and head of the rural social economics program at the Continue reading E. C. Branson papers, 1895-1933.

Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

Creator: Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991.
Collection number: 3826
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Abstract: Guy Benton Johnson was one of the original research assistants at the Institute for Research in Social Science and joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1927, retiring in 1969. In 1923, he married Guion Continue reading Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.