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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…

White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.

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Creator: White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.
Collection number: 4926
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Abstract: The White Rock Baptist Church was founded in Durham, N.C., in 1866. This collection is comprised of materials, 1880s-1980s, documenting the history of the White Rock Baptist Church and the religious life of its Read more…

Overton and Jesse Bernard diaries, 1824-1891.

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Creator: Bernard, Overton.
Collection number: 62-z
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Abstract: Diaries of Overton Bernard and his son, Jesse. Overton Bernard kept his diary while serving as a Methodist minister in Edenton, N.C., 1824, and as a bank employee in Portsmouth, Va., 1858-1863. Entries include description of church work and Read more…

Silas McBee papers, 1872-1923.

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Creator: McBee, Silas, 1853-1924.
Collection number: 2455
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Abstract: Native of North Carolina, active Episcopal layman, author, editor of “The Churchman” and founder of “The Constructive Quarterly.” Correspondence with leaders in the Read more…

S. L. Morgan papers, 1895-1970.

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Creator: Morgan, S. L. (Samuel Lewis), 1871-1972.
Collection number: 4228
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Abstract: Samuel Lewis Morgan was a Baptist minister, writer, and commentator of the North Carolina piedmont. The collection includes correspondence and writings of Samuel Lewis Morgan. The correspondence consists chiefly of copies of Morgan’s letters to friends, family members, Baptist Read more…

John Hamilton Cornish papers, 1833-1966.

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Creator: Cornish, John Hamilton, 1815-1878.
Collection number: 1461
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Abstract: John Hamilton Cornish (1815-1878) was an Episcopal minister of Aiken, S.C. Cornish left his home in Michigan Territory in 1833 to attend Washington College, Hartford, Conn., from Read more…

J. B. Willis papers, 1874-1877.

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Creator: Willis, J. B., b. 1851.
Collection number: 4996-z
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Abstract: J. B. Willis (b. 1851), a native of Delaware, was a Methodist minister and teacher at New Orleans University, an African-American school in New Orleans, La., and at a normal school in Read more…