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Southern Folklife Collection Field Notes

November 15, 2011 Comments off

Collection number: 30025
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Abstract: This collection comprises field notes, transcripts, memos, ephemera, and other items associated with sound and video recordings assembled at the Southern Folklife Collection. The identifying number for the associated recording as well as provenance information (where Read more…

Archie Green Papers, 1944-2009

November 11, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Green, Archie.
Collection number:  20002
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Abstract: Archie Green (1917-2009) was graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1939 and then worked in San Francisco shipyards, served in the United States Navy in World War II, and was active in several labor organizations. He earned an M.L.S. degree from the Read more…

George C. Stoney Papers, 1940-2009

June 2, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Stoney, George C.
Collection number: 4970
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Abstract: George C. Stoney (1916- ), a documentary filmmaker who specialized in socially relevant films, was a mentor and teacher to generations of filmmakers and media activists worldwide and a pioneer in the movement for the creation and use of Read more…

Episcopal Theological School Collection of Episcopal Bishops of North Carolina Letters, circa 1820-1960

March 3, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Episcopal Theological School (Cambridge, Mass.)
Collection number: 5202-z
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Abstract: In 1974, the Episcopal Theological School in Cambridge, Mass., combined with the Divinity School of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Philadelphia (PDS) to form the Episcopal Divinity School, located in Cambridge, Mass. The collection contains Read more…

University Baptist Church Records, 1854-1973

February 16, 2011 Comments off

Creator: University Baptist Church (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Collection number:
4162
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Abstract: Church records, including minutes, financial records, bulletins, Read more…

Norvell Winsboro Wilson Papers, 1842-1901

February 16, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Wilson, Norvell Winsboro, 1834-1878.
Collection number
: 2957
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Abstract: Norvell Winsboro Wilson (1834-1878) was a Baptist minister in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Hillsborough, N.C., 1861-1867; Farmville, Va., and Richmond, Va., 1867-1875; and New Orleans, La., 1877-1878. The collection includes the Read more…

David J. Gilmer papers, ca. 1937-1945.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Gilmer, David J., b. ca. 1880.
Collection number: 4337
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Abstract: David J. Gilmer was an A.M.E. Zion minister and director in the 1930s and 1940s of Trinity Mission, Greensboro, N.C., a shelter for the homeless. Scattered items relating to Gilmer’s activities, primarily the operation of Trinity Mission. Most Read more…

Guy and Candie Carawan collection, 1959-1985.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Carawan, Guy and Candie.
Collection number: 20008
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Abstract:  Candie Anderson and Guy Carawan met as a result of their mutual involvement in the civil rights movement and were married in 1960. The Carawans have been involved in the work of the Highlander Research and Education Center (formerly the Highlander Folk School) in Tennessee, an institution that supports and provides educational Read more…

Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Penn School papers, 1862-2004.
Collection number: 3615
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Abstract: The Penn School on Saint Helena Island, S.C., was founded during the Civil War by northern philanthropists and missionaries for former plantation slaves in an area occupied by the United States Army. Over the years, with Read more…

Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Brookes, Iveson L., 1793-1865.
Collection number: 3249
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Abstract: Iveson Lewis Brookes, teacher, Baptist minister, and planter, was born in Rockingham County, N.C. Brookes, a 1819 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., amassed, through marriage and purchase, considerable holdings Read more…