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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…

A.D. Pollock papers, 1794-1944.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Pollock, A. D. (Abraham David), 1807-1890.
Collection number: 865
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Abstract: A. D. Pollock (Abraham David, sometimes Abram David), Pennsylvania-born Presbyterian minister of Richmond and of Fauquier County, Va.; married Elizabeth Gordon Read more…

E. S. Askew letter, 1951 February 13.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Askew, E. S.
Collection number: 2881-z
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Abstract: Letter from E. S. Askew, Windsor, N.C., to Fred M. Vinson, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, expounding his views on the superiority of the white race and the dangers of miscegenation. Read more…

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Miscellaneous papers.
Collection number: 517
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Abstract: Single or small groupings of items arranged in units by provenance. Included are tax forms, records of accounts, slave lists and bills of sale, land patents, schedules of debt, wills, Read more…

Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2055
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Abstract: Papers, 1773-1845, chiefly of Richard Mendenhall of Guilford County, N.C., relating to the Manumission Society of North Carolina and other groups. Papers concern the emanicipation of slaves and emigration of free blacks Read more…

John Gideon Harris diary, 1859.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Harris, John Gideon, 1834-1908.
Collection number: 3499-z
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Abstract: The collection is a diary, 1 January through 31 December, 1859, of John Gideon Harris, lawyer of Greensboro, Ala., chronicling his life in Greensboro, Havana, Eutaw, and Read more…

Allard K. Lowenstein papers, 1924-1995.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lowenstein, Allard K.
Collection number: 4340
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Abstract: Political activist Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (1929-1980) served as a lawyer, teacher, speaker, author, United States congressman from New York, United States representative to the Read more…

Terry Sanford papers, 1946-1993.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
Collection number: 3531
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Abstract:¬† Terry Sanford of Scotland, Cumberland, Wake, and Durham counties, N.C., was a politician, educator, administrator, lawyer, and soldier. He served as state senator, 1953-1954; governor of North Carolina, 1961-1965; president of Duke University, 1969-1985; and U.S. senator, 1986-1992. The collection includes campaign files and other Read more…

Rice C. Ballard papers, 1822-1888.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ballard, Rice C. (Rice Carter), d. 1860.
Collection number: 4850
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Abstract: Rice Carter Ballard (c. 1800-1860) was a slave trader based in Richmond, Va., who worked in partnership with the large slave trading firm of Isaac Franklin and John Armfield in the late 1820s and early 1830s. By the early 1840s, Ballard had Read more…