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Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Grigsby family.
Collection number: 5141
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Abstract: The Grigsby family of North Carolina and South Carolina; New Haven, Conn.; Detroit, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz., descend from Fred Grigsby (b. 1867), the son of a former slave. The Read more…

Lester-Gray collection of documents relating to Joseph Glover Baldwin, 1838-1949.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lester-Gray collection of documents relating to Joseph Glover Baldwin.
Collection number: 2993
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Abstract: Joseph Glover Baldwin (1815-1864), was born in Virginia and lived in Alabama from 1836 to 1854, when he moved to San Francisco, Ca. He was author of Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi (1853), Party Leaders (1855), Read more…

Edward Ward Carmack papers, 1850-1942.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Carmack, Edward Ward, 1858-1908.
Collection number: 1414
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Abstract: Editor of Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., newspapers, prohibitionist, U.S. representative, 1897-1901, and senator, 1901-1907. Papers, chiefly from 1890, of Edward Ward Carmack, the bulk pertaining to elections: 1896 and 1898 when Carmack Read more…

Cone Mills Corporation records, 1858-1997.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Cone Mills Corporation.
Collection number: 5247
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Abstract: Cone Mills Corporation (and predecessor Proximity Manufacturing Company and its other subsidiary and affiliated companies) manufactured denim and other textiles chiefly in North Carolina and South Carolina. Moses Herman Cone Read more…

Brown family papers, 1841-1953.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Brown family.
Collection number: 4349
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Abstract: Joseph Brown was born in Columbus County, NC, on 9 July 1863. In 1890, he became interested in agriculture, and was chiefly responsible for the development of the strawberry-growing industry in North Carolina. Brown was elected to the 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…

North Carolina Council on Human Relations records, 1940s-1980s (bulk 1954-1969).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: North Carolina Council on Human Relations records, 1940s-1980s (bulk 1954-1969).
Collection number: 4880
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Abstract: The North Carolina Council on Human Relations (NCCHR) was one of twelve state organizations affiliated with the Southern Regional Council (SRC). An interracial organization, it sought, from 1954 until 1969, to solve racial Read more…

Cobb family papers, 1814-1975.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Cobb family.
Collection number: 4008
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Abstract: Collier Cobb, geologist and professor at the University of North Carolina, was born in 1862 in Wayne County, N.C., the eldest of the seven children of Martha Louisa Cobb and Needham Read more…

Delta Health Center records, 1956-1992.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Delta Health Center (Bolivar Co., Miss.).
Collection number: 4613
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Abstract: The Delta Health Center was established in the mid-1960s, in the rural, all-African American town of Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss., and served Bolivar, Coahoma, Sunflower, and Washington counties, where poverty was widespread. The Read more…

Barbara Lau collection, 1979-2004.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lau, Barbara (Barbara A.)
Collection number: 20055
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Abstract: Barbara Lau (1958- ), folklorist and program coordinator, has studied African-American shape-note singing groups in the midwest, coordinated the 1983 Shape-Note Singing Read more…