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Moore, Blount, and Cowper Family Papers, 1834-1990.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator name: Moore, Blount, and Cowper family.
Collection name: 4617
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Abstract: The Moore, Blount, and Cowper families of North Carolina were active chiefly in Wake, Franklin, and Halifax counties. Moore family members included B.F. Moore, an anti-secessionist Read more…

Southerners for Economic Justice Records, 1977-2001.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Southerners for Economic Justice.
Collection number: 5320
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Abstract: Southerners for Economic Justice (SEJ) was founded in 1976 during a successful campaign to help J. P. Stevens textile workers unionize. Since then, SEJ has focused on Read more…

Ravenel family papers, 1790-1918 (bulk 1850-1890).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ravenel family.
Collection number: 1022
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Abstract: Descendents of early French Huguenots, the Revenel and related DuBose families of South Carolina ranked among the most prominent members of the state’s planter class. William Read more…

Gillespie and Wright family papers, 1735-1990 (bulk 1735-1845).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gillespie and Wright family.
Collection number: 275
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Abstract: Members of the Gillespie and Wright family, included James Gillespie (1747?-1805), planter, North Carolina state legislator, 1779-1786, and U.S. congressman, 1793-1799 and Read more…

Cary Whitaker papers, 1798-1930 (bulk 1859-1865).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Whitaker, Cary, 1832-1865.
Collection number: 767-z
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Abstract: Cary Whitaker was born on 1 January 1832 in Halifax County, N.C. He was a student at the University of North Carolina, 1850-1852; a teacher, 1852-1857; and a lawyer, 1857-1861. Read more…

Harry E. Groves papers, 1929-1999.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Groves, Harry E.
Collection number: 4975
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Abstract: Harry E. Groves (1921- ), Colorado-born African-American lawyer and professor of law, with special interests in constitutional law, particularly of newly formed nations. He served Read more…

Howard Kester papers, 1923-1978.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Kester, Howard, 1904-1977.
Collection number: 3834
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Abstract: Howard Anderson Kester was a theologian, educator, and administrator active in Christian movements relating to race relations, pacifism, and economic reform in the South from the 1920s until his retirement in 1970. Correspondence of Read more…

Joan Little trial materials collection, 1975-1976.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Reston, James, 1941-
Collection number: 4006
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Abstract: Transcripts of testimony, briefs, clippings, taped interviews conducted by James Reston, and other materials relating to the trial of Joan Little, a black prisoner who was accused Read more…

Alexander Boyd Andrews papers, 1678-1946 (bulk 1911-1946).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Andrews, Alexander Boyd, 1873-1946.
Collection number: 2412
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Abstract: Lawyer of Raleigh, N.C., active in the North Carolina and American Bar associations; chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina; Grand Master of Masons of North Carolina; trustee of the University of North Carolina, of East Carolina Teachers College, and of Oxford Read more…

Greensboro Civil Rights Fund records, 1971-1987.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Greensboro Civl Rights Fund.
Collection number: 4630
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Abstract: On 3 November 1979, members of the Ku Klux Klan and Nazi Party attacked Communist Workers Party (CWP) demonstrators as they gathered for a public march in Read more…