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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…

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…

Marion A. Wright papers, 1912-1982.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Wright, Marion A. (Marion Allan), 1894-1983.
Collection number: 3830
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Abstract: Marion Allan Wright (1894-1983) of South Carolina was an attorney, author, member of the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union, and civil rights supporter. Chiefly Read more…

Peter Wilson Hairston papers, 1773-1965; 1986.

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Creator: Hairston, Peter Wilson, 1819-1886.
Collection number: 299
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Abstract: Peter Wilson Hairston (1819-1886), tobacco planter of southwestern Virginia and north central North Carolina, Confederate soldier, and commission merchant. Other prominent family members include Peter Wilson Hairston’s great- Read more…

J. Kenneth Lee papers, 1949-1994.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lee, J. Kenneth (John Kenneth), 1923-
Collection number: 4782
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Abstract: J. Kenneth Lee, lawyer of Greensboro, N.C., who became one of the first two African Americans to attend the University of North Carolina. Lee received his Juris Doctoris degree in 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…