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Contempo Records, 1930-1934.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Contempo.
Collection Number: 4408
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Abstract: Contempo was a journal of literature and social commentary published by Milton Abernethy and Anthony Buttitta in Chapel Hill, N.C., from 1931 to 1934. Incoming Read more…

Daniel Howard Baldwin letters, 1859-1869.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Baldwin, Daniel Howard, 1825-1887.
Collection number: 4182
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Abstract: Articulate, analytical, lengthy letters from Daniel H. Baldwin, merchant of Savannah, Ga., 1860-1861, and New York City, 1867-1869, to William Baldwin in Massachusetts, commenting on the secession crisis, the Republican Party, the economy, Read more…

James Gwyn papers, 1653-1946 (bulk 1830s-1880s).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gwyn, James, 1812-1888.
Collection number: 298
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Abstract: James Gwyn I (1768-1850) married Amelia Lenoir (1765-1848). Their son James Gwyn II (1812-1888) was a planter, clerk of court, and merchant of Wilkes County, N.C. He married Mary Anne Lenoir (1819-1899) in 1839, and, in 1852, they 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…

Floyd B. McKissick papers, 1940s-1980s.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922-
Collection number: 4930
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Abstract: Floyd B. McKissick (1922-1991) was born in Asheville, N.C. He was an attorney, businessman, and civil rights leader. McKissick married Evelyn Williams, with whom he had four Read more…

William McWhorter Cochrane papers, 1862-2002.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Cochrane, William McWhorter, 1917-
Collection number: 5079
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Abstract: William McWhorter Cochrane (1917- ) of Newton and Chapel Hill, N.C., and Washington, D.C., worked for the United States Senate in various capacities for more than 40 Read more…

Charles Raper Jonas papers, 1806; 1918-1984.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Jonas, Charles Raper, 1904-1988.
Collection number: 4528
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Abstract: Charles Raper Jonas of Lincolnton, N.C., was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing North Carolina’s tenth district, 1953-1962, its eighth Read more…

League of Women Voters of Chapel Hill-Carrboro records, 1947-.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: League of Women Voters of Chapel Hill-Carrboro.
Collection number: 3833
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Abstract: Records, beginning in 1947, of the League of Women Voters of Chapel Hill-Carrboro. Read more…

Richardson Preyer papers, ca. 1900-2004.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Preyer, Richardson.
Collection number: 5111
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Abstract: Lunsford Richardson Preyer (1919-2001) was a lawyer, judge, politician, educator, and civic and philanthropic leader from Greensboro, N.C. The collection documents the public and Read more…

L. H. Fountain papers, 1946-1982.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Fountain, L. H. (Lawrence H.), 1913-2002.
Collection number: 4304
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Abstract: U.S. Representative L.H. Fountain, who, from 1953 through 1982, served North Carolina’s Second District. During Fountain’s tenure, the district straddled the state’s northern coastal plain and piedmont and included at one time or another Read more…