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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…

James B. McMillan papers, 1960s-1980s.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: McMillan, James B., 1916-
Collection number: 4676
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Abstract: James Bryan McMillan was raised in a small farming community in Robeson County, N.C. He attended the University of North Carolina and received a law degree from Harvard Read more…

Timothy B. Tyson papers, 1948-2003.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Tyson, Timothy B.
Collection number: 5246
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Abstract: Timothy B. Tyson has written or edited several books about African-Americans and North Carolina history. The collection consists of publication materials, personal and family Read more…

Sam Thomas papers, 1786-1835.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Thomas, Sam, fl. 1786-1802.
Collection number: 5067-z
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Abstract: Sam Thomas was a free black man in Stokes County, N.C., in 1786. It appears that he was able to free his wife Amy in 1802. It also appears that members of the Thomas family moved Read more…

Charles L. Coon papers, 1775-1931.

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Creator: Coon, Charles L. (Charles Lee), 1868-1927.
Collection number: 177
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Abstract: Educator, educational historian, and child labor reformer Charles L. Coon taught in Lincoln County and Charlotte, N.C., and served as superintendent of schools in Salisbury, N.C., Read more…

Erwin Allen Holt papers, 1953-1961.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Holt, Erwin Allen, 1873-1961.
Collection number: 3551
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Abstract: Textile executive, of Burlington, N.C. Papers relating to Holt’s concerns about racial segregation, Jewish control of the federal government, strict interpretation of the Constitution, Read more…

John Manning papers, 1829-1899.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Manning, John, 1830-1899.
Collection number: 1970
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Abstract: Lawyer of Pittsboro, N.C.; U.S. representative from North Carolina; and professor of law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Correspondence, financial and legal Read more…

Alan McSurely papers, 1928-1985 (bulk 1960s-1980s).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: McSurely, Alan, 1936-
Collection number: 4928
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Abstract: Lawyer Alan McSurely of Chapel Hill, N.C., was born in 1936 in Dayton, Ohio, and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During the 1960s and 1970s, he Read more…

Alfred M. Waddell papers, 1768-1935 (bulk 1875-1900).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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 Read more…