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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…

Charles L. Coon papers, 1775-1931.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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…

William D. Valentine diary, 1837-1855.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Valentine, William D., b. 1806.
Collection number: 2148
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Abstract: Valentine was a lawyer practicing in the courts of a four-county area of northeastern North Carolina (Hertford, Bertie, Gates, and Northampton). A bachelor, he kept a full diary which Read more…

Richard Dozier papers, 1787-1922 (bulk 1870-1900).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Dozier, Richard, 1822-1901.
Collection number: 229
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Abstract: Georgetown, S.C., attorney, and South Carolina state legislator. Professional papers, especially 1870-1900, including briefs, summaries, correspondence, and other papers relating to cases handled by Dozier and his law partner, Benjamin H. Read more…

Felix Johnson papers, 1848-1862.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Johnson, Felix, fl. 1848-1862.
Collection number: 3000
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Abstract: Papers of F. Johnson, Stewart’s Creek township, Surry County, N.C., consisting of Kimbro Thompson’s letter of transfer, 1848, from Mt. Airy Baptist Church, signed by Johnson as Read more…