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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…

Josephine Clement papers, 1937-1998.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Clement, Josephine.
Collection number: 4444
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Abstract: Josephine Dobbs Clement (1919-1998) was raised in Atlanta, Ga., and received her B.S. degree from Spelman College in 1937. She received her M.A. degree from Columbia Read more…

Charles Andrew Jonas papers, 1900-1945.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Jonas, Charles Andrew, 1876-1955.
Collection number: 4536
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Abstract: Charles Andrew Jonas of Lincoln County, N.C., attorney, state senator and representative, U.S. congressman, and Republican Party official. Correspondence, speeches, Read more…

Frederick’s Hall Plantation ledgers and other volumes, 1727-1862, 1981.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Frederick’s Hall Plantation (Louisa Co., Va.).
Collection number: 1422
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Abstract: The collection includes account books from Hanover and York counties, Va., 1727-1775, and from Frederick’s Hall Plantation in Louisa County, Va., 1849-1862. The relationship, if any, between the former and the Read more…

Pope family papers, 1851-1983.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Pope family.
Collection number: 5085
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Abstract: Pope family of North Carolina, including Jonas Elias Pope of Northampton County, a man of color who was free before the Civil War; his son, M.T. Pope, who was born in Northampton Read more…

W. J. Peele papers, 1872-1948.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Peele, W. J. (William Joseph), b. 1855.
Collection number: 1881
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Abstract: William Joseph Peele (1855-1919) was a Raleigh, N.C., lawyer, publisher, and trustee of the state College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State Read more…

Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Fitzgerald family.
Collection number: 4177
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Abstract: Diaries, 1864 and 1867-1871, and a sketchbook of Robert G. Fitzgerald (1840-1919); copies of his pension record and marriage certificate and of the manumission certificate of Thomas Fitzgerald (father of Robert G.); two letters; and articles Read more…

Frank Caldwell Patton papers, 1913-1980.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Patton, Frank Caldwell, 1896-1980.
Collection number: 5402
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Abstract: Frank Caldwell Patton, Republican of Morganton, Burke County, N.C., was born in 1896. He served as Assistant United States District Attorney for the Western District of North Read more…

George Washington Jones papers, 1835-1884 (bulk 1840s and 1870s).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Jones, George Washington, 1806-1884.
Collection number: 1837
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Abstract: George Washington Jones, a native of Tennessee, was Democratic state representative, 1835-1839, and state senator, 1839-1841; clerk of the Lincoln County Court, 1840-1843; United Read more…

Josiah Smith letter book, 1771-1784.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Smith, Josiah, 1731-1826.
Collection number: 3018
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Abstract: Josiah Smith Jr. was a Charleston, S.C., merchant, financial agent, and Revolutionary War patriot. He was born in Cainhoy, St. Thomas’s Parish, S.C. A merchant for most of his life, he Read more…