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William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003.

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Creator: Ferris, William R.
Collection number: 20367
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Abstract: William R. Ferris (1942- ), born and raised in Vicksburg, Miss., is an author, folklorist, filmmaker, professor, photographer, administrator, and scholar chiefly working in the areas of African American and southern culture. Among his Read more…

Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church record book, 1804-1863.

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Creator: Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church.
Collection number: 3075-z
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Abstract: Volume with three parts: a merchandise ledger, 1804-1806; church records, 1815-1853 and 1863; and commonplace entries, undated. The bulk of the volume consists of the Read more…

Daniel W. Patterson and Beverly Bush Patterson papers, 1775-2001.

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Creator: Patterson, Daniel W. and Beverly Bush.
Collection number: 20026
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Abstract: Folklorist Daniel W. Patterson (1928- ) Kenan Professor Emeritus of English and the former chair of the Curriculum in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Read more…

William D. Valentine diary, 1837-1855.

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Creator: Valentine, William D., b. 1806.
Collection number: 2148
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Abstract: Valentine was a lawyer practicing in the courts of a four-county area of northeastern North Carolina (Hertford, Bertie, Gates, and Northampton). A bachelor, he kept a full diary which Read more…

Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

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Creator: Hubard family.
Collection number: 360
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Abstract: The collection includes business and personal papers of Edmund Wilcox Hubard (1806-1878), planter, militia officer, state legislator, and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and of Read more…

Julian Shakespeare Carr papers, 1892-1923.

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Creator: Carr, Julian Shakespeare.
Collection number: 141
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Abstract: Julian Shakespeare Carr (1845-1924) of Chapel Hill and Durham, N.C., was a manufacturer of tobacco products with interests in a wide range of other businesses, including Read more…

Eliza Anne Marsh Robertson papers, 1843-1872.

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Creator: Robertson, Eliza Ann Marsh, d. 1878.
Collection number: 1181-z
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Abstract: Eliza Anne Marsh Robertson was born in Petit Anse Island (now Avery Island), Iberia Parish, La., to John Craig Marsh and Eliza Anne Baldwin Marsh. In May 1844, she married William Read more…

John Edwin Fripp papers, 1817-1944 (bulk 1817-1924).

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Creator: Fripp, John Edwin, 1831-1906.
Collection number: 869
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Abstract: John Edwin Fripp was a cotton planter of St. Helena Island and Chechessee Bluff, Beaufort County, S.C. The collection includes manuscript volumes and papers relating chiefly to the cotton plantations and family life of John Read more…

Fellowship of Southern Churchmen records, 1937-1986.

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Creator: Fellowship of Southern Churchmen.
Collection number: 3479
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Abstract: The Fellowship of Southern Churchmen was an interdenominational, interracial group of southern church people (lay and clergy) interested in race relations, anti-Semitism, rural dependency, labor conditions, and other Read more…

Highlander Research and Education Center collection, 1937-1938 and undated.

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Creator: Highlander Research and Education Center.
Collection number: 20361
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Abstract: Myles Horton founded the Highlander Folk School in 1932 as an adult education institution based on the principle of empowerment. Horton and other School members worked towards mobilizing labor unions in the 1930s Read more…