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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…

Harry St. John Dixon papers, 1855-1904.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Dixon, Harry St. John, 1843-1898.
Collection number: 2375
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Abstract: Native of Mississippi, Confederate officer, and California lawyer. Personal correspondence and diaries of Dixon, consisting chiefly of correspondence between Dixon and his parents while he was a student at the University of Virginia, Read more…

Independent weekly records, 1982-2004.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Independent Weekly.
Collection number: 5319
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Abstract: The “Independent Weekly” is a free, alternative, weekly newspaper serving the Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and surrounding communities in central North Carolina. It was founded in Read more…

Alfred Mordecai papers, 1900-1986.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Mordecai, Alfred, 1890-1975.
Collection number: 4221
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Abstract: Alfred Mordecai, physician of Winston-Salem, N.C., who served with the United States Army Medical Corps, 1918-1944, and as a health officer in Forsyth and Wilkes Read more…

Appleton Oaksmith papers, 1825-1888.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Oaksmith, Appleton, ca. 1825-1887.
Collection number: 2193-z
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Abstract: Appleton Oaksmith, North Carolina state legislator from Carteret County, N.C., was the son of Seba Smith (1792-1868), Maine and New York political humorist, and Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1806-1893), author, lecturer, Read more…

William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ferris, William R.
Collection number: 20367
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Abstract: William R. Ferris (1942- ), born and raised in Vicksburg, Miss., is an author, folklorist, filmmaker, professor, photographer, administrator, and scholar chiefly working in the areas of African American and southern culture. Among his Read more…

James A. Felton and Annie Vaughan Felton papers, 1938-2000.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Felton, James A. and Annie Vaughan.
Collection number: 5161
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Abstract: James A. Felton was an author, teacher, counselor, and civic leader in Hertford County, N.C. In the 1960s, he was a founder of the People’s Program on Poverty, an African American organization created to study and fight Read more…

Joseph M. Morehead papers, 1753-1919 (bulk 1880-1913).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Morehead, Joseph M. (Joseph Motley), b. 1840.
Collection number: 523
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Abstract: Morehead was a Confederate officer and a lawyer of Greensboro, N.C. Legal and business papers, chiefly 1880-1913, of lawyers Joseph Motley Morehead and James Turner Read more…

Categories: 20th century, Photographs

Tom Davenport collection,1973-1995

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Davenport, Tom.
Collection Number: 20025
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Abstract: Tom Davenport is an independent filmmaker and film distributor living in Delaplane, Va. He began work in film with documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock and Don Pennebacker in New York and made his first independent film in 1969. In 1970, he returned to rural Virginia 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…