Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Contempo Records, 1930-1934.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

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…

Robert Bruce Cooke papers, 1926-1972.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Cooke, Robert Bruce, 1902-1973.
Collection number: 4715
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Abstract: Robert Bruce Cooke, born in Swepsonville, N.C., who held positions in various textile mills in Virginia and North and South Carolina until 1941 when he became a supervisor at the Read more…

Henry Mauger London papers, 1808-1945 (bulk 1896-1908).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: London, Henry Mauger, 1879-1939.
Collection number: 1561
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Abstract: Correspondence, diary, 1896-1897, and family papers, relating to London’s student days at University of North Carolina, 1896-1899; work at the U.S. Census Office, Read more…

New Bern Oral History Project records, 1991-1994.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: New Bern Oral History Project.
Collection number: 4751
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Abstract: The New Bern Oral History Project was undertaken by members of the Memories of New Bern Committee, New Bern, N.C., beginning in 1991. Under the direction of Joseph F. Read more…

Edmund Ruffin Jr. journal, 1851-1862, 1866-1873.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Ruffin, Edmund, Jr., fl. 1823-1873.
Collection number: 639-z
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Abstract: Edmund Ruffin Jr. was a wheat, tobacco, and cotton planter of Prince George, Hanover, and Amelia counties, Va. Ruffin, the son of Edmund, Sr., and Susan (Travis) Ruffin, owned two Read more…

Josiah Gorgas papers, 1857-1878.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Gorgas, Josiah, 1818-1883.
Collection number: 279-z
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Abstract: U.S. and later Confederate ordnance officer. Diaries, 1857-1864 and 1864-1878, of Josiah Gorgas, describing his life as a U.S. army ordnance officer stationed at Augusta, Me., Charleston, S.C., and Frankford Arsenal, Pa.; as Confederate Chief of Read more…

Terry Sanford papers, 1946-1993.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
Collection number: 3531
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Abstract:  Terry Sanford of Scotland, Cumberland, Wake, and Durham counties, N.C., was a politician, educator, administrator, lawyer, and soldier. He served as state senator, 1953-1954; governor of North Carolina, 1961-1965; president of Duke University, 1969-1985; and U.S. senator, 1986-1992. The collection includes campaign files and other Read more…

J. Kenneth Lee papers, 1949-1994.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Lee, J. Kenneth (John Kenneth), 1923-
Collection number: 4782
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Abstract: J. Kenneth Lee, lawyer of Greensboro, N.C., who became one of the first two African Americans to attend the University of North Carolina. Lee received his Juris Doctoris degree in Read more…

Zebulon Baird Vance papers, 1824-1915.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894.
Collection number: 3952
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Abstract: Zebulon Baird Vance, a native of Buncombe County, N.C., was governor of North Carolina, 1862-1865 and 1877-1879, and United States senator, 1879-1894. The collection is Read more…

John Henry William Bonitz papers, 1863-1973.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Bonitz, John Henry William, 1839-1913.
Collection number: 3865
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Abstract: John Henry William Bonitz was a German immigrant who came to Goldsboro, N.C., in 1859. He married Mary Stegner (1845-1921), also a German immigrant, in 1862, and moved to Wilmington, N.C., in 1887. He was proprietor, with his Read more…