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Mount Moriah Church records, 1823-1940.

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Creator: Mount Moriah (Orange Co., N.C.) Church (Baptist).
Collection number: 4669
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Abstract: The Mount Moriah Church (Baptist) was organized in Orange County, N.C., on 4 March 1823, breaking off from the Eno Church and joining the Flat River Association. The first deacons Read more…

Slavery justification essays, ca. 1854.

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Creator: Slavery justification essays, ca. 1854.
Collection number: 2597
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Abstract: Manuscript volume, ca. 1854, containing essays and dialogue for a Biblical defense of Read more…

Everard Green papers, 1848-1876.

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Creator: Baker, Everard Green, b. 1826.
Collection number: 41
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Abstract: The collection includes personal diaries and plantation journal of Baker of Jefferson, Panola, and Hinds counties, Miss., containing references to farming, household matters, neighborhood affairs, philosophical ideas, and Read more…

George William Lay papers, 1877-1972.

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Creator: Lay, George William, 1860-1932.
Collection number: 417
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Abstract: Episcopal clergyman and teacher or rector of St. Mary’s School, Raleigh, N.C.; St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H.; and academies in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York. Read more…

John S. Martin papers, 1840-1864.

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Creator: Martin, John S.
Collection number: 3469-z
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Abstract: Itinerant Methodist minister in northern Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, present-day West Virginia, and Baltimore, Md. Included are letters from Martin to his wife, Susan Read more…

William Cooper diaries, 1862; 1865; 1872; 1886.

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Creator: Cooper, William, b. 1802.
Collection number: 1195-z
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Abstract: William Cooper was a planter of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala., and Magnolia Plantation, Coahoma County, Miss. He travelled frequently between his home at Tuscumbia, Ala., Read more…

Stephen Beauregard Weeks papers, 1746-1941.

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Creator: Weeks, Stephen Beauregard, 1865-1918.
Collection number: 762
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Abstract: Papers and volumes related primarily to southern education and religion, compiled or created by Stephen B. Weeks, North Carolina educator and historian. Included are his Read more…

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer letter fragment, [ca. 1835-1836].

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Creator: Van Rensselaer, Cortlandt, 1808-1860.
Collection number: 3296-z
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Abstract: Pages 2-4 of a letter to Reverend Van Rensselaer, New York Presbyterian minister then giving religious instruction to slaves in Virginia, from Samuel S. Davis in Camden, S.C., describing Read more…

George Talmadge Grigsby papers, 1870-1980.

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Creator: Grigsby, George Talmadge.
Collection number: 4703
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Abstract: Members of the McLean-Stinson-Grigsby family, an African-American family of Wake County, N.C., included Harriet Ragland McLean of Holly Springs, N.C.; her daughter Alberta McLean Stinson of Holly Springs and New York City, who was Read more…

John W. Hatch papers, 1967-1995.

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Creator: Hatch, John W. (John Wesley), 1928-
Collection number: 4801
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Abstract: John W. Hatch began teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health in 1971 and retired from UNC-CH as Kenan Professor of Health Education in 1995. Papers of John W. Hatch, documenting his Read more…