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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…

Bennehan Cameron papers, 1866-1962.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Cameron, Bennehan, 1854-1925.
Collection number: 3623
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Abstract: Bennehan Cameron, planter, railroad executive, industrialist, and promoter of good roads, of Fairntosh and Stagville plantations, Durham County, N.C., and Raleigh, N.C. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, farm account books, breeding 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…

Herbert Edward O’Keef papers, 1962-1974.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: O’Keef, Herbert Edward, 1908-
Collection number: 4078-z
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Abstract: Letters received by O’Keef as editor of “The Raleigh (N.C.) Times,” from readers of the newspaper chiefly concerning race relations, the Ku Klux Klan, and other civil rights matters in Read more…

George H. Esser papers, 1949-2007.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Esser, George H.
Collection number: 4887
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Abstract: George Hyndman Esser Jr. was born in Norton, Va., in 1922. Esser was a life-long civil rights advocate and crusader against poverty who led the North Carolina Fund under Governor Read more…

Erwin Allen Holt papers, 1953-1961.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Holt, Erwin Allen, 1873-1961.
Collection number: 3551
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Abstract: Textile executive, of Burlington, N.C. Papers relating to Holt’s concerns about racial segregation, Jewish control of the federal government, strict interpretation of the Constitution, Read more…

William A. Shaffer papers, 1818-1921.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Shaffer, William A., 1797-1887.
Collection number: 657
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Abstract: Shaffer family of Terrebonne Parish, La., included William A. Shaffer, sugar planter; his sons Thomas J. (1843-1915) and John J. (fl. 1876-1906), sugar planters and Confederate veterans; Read more…

Ike Franklin Andrews papers, 1969-1984.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Andrews, Ike Franklin, 1925-
Collection number: 4404
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Abstract: Materials documenting the congressional career of Ike Franklin Andrews, a Democrat who represented North Carolina’s Fourth Congressional District from 1972 to 1984. For all or part of this period, the Fourth District included Chatham, Franklin, Randolph, and Wake Read more…

James Mathews Griggs papers, 1836; 1892-1913.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Griggs, James Mathews, 1861-1910.
Collection number: 838
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Abstract: Teacher, lawyer, state circuit judge, political leader, and U.S. representative (1896-1910), from Dawson, Ga. Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, and clippings. Much of the correspondence is with constituents, Georgia political Read more…

Joseph W. Straley papers, 1936-2002.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Straley, Joseph W., 1914-
Collection number: 5252
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Abstract: Physics professor and activist Joseph Ward Straley (1914-2005) was born in Paulding, Ohio. Straley joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1945; he retired from the Read more…