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Harriet H. A. Eaton diaries, 1853-1864.

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Creator: Eaton, Harriet H. A., fl. 1853-1864.
Collection number: 1378
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Abstract: Four diary volumes and a record of military hospital supplies of Harriet Eaton of Portland, Me. One diary volume covers the period 5 December 1853 – 27 May 1854; in it Eaton Read more…

James Spencer Worth papers, 1849-1969 (bulk 1893-1899).

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Creator: Worth, James Spencer, 1869-1900.
Collection number: 4325
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Abstract: James Spencer Worth, son of David Gaston Worth and Julia Stickney Worth, was active in the insurance business and other enterprises in Wilmington, N.C. Correspondence, printed Read more…

Calvin Henderson Wiley papers, 1774-1962.

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Creator: Wiley, C. H. (Calvin Henderson), 1819-1887.
Collection number: 781
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Abstract: C. H. (Calvin Henderson) Wiley (1819-1887) was born in Guilford County, N.C., and was a lawyer, editor, novelist, legislator, state superintendent of schools (1853-1865), Presbyterian minister, trustee of the University of North Carolina, and agent for the American Bible Society for Read more…

Henry T. Harris papers, 1889-1943.

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Creator: Harris, Henry T., fl. 1889-1916.
Collection number: 4360
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Abstract: Correspondence, sermons, memoirs, financial records, and other papers of the Henry T. and Mary Ann Harris family of Urbanna, Va., documenting the lives of a southern Read more…

William Alexander Hoke papers, 1750-1925.

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Creator: Hoke, William Alexander, 1851-1925.
Collection number: 345
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Abstract: William Alexander Hoke, lawyer, legislator, and chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, of Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., was the son of John Franklin Hoke Read more…

Burwell family papers, 1745-1997.

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Creator: Burwell family.
Collection number: 112
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Abstract: Members of the Burwell family lived in Warren, Vance, and Granville counties, N.C., and Mecklenburg County, Va., and members of the Williams family lived in Warren County, N.C. Prominent Burwell family members were Armistead (d. Read more…

John Johnston Parker papers, 1920-1956.

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Creator: Parker, John Johnston, 1885-1958.
Collection number: 3464
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Abstract: John Johnston Parker (1885-1958) of Charlotte, N.C., was a judge in the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit from 1925 to 1958. Papers include correspondence Read more…

Joan Fenton collection, 1952-1978.

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Creator: Fenton, Joan.
Collection number: 20015
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Abstract: Folklorist and performer Joan Fenton earned a Masters degree in folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981. She is the owner of several stores in Charlottesville, Va., that feature traditional and contemporary Read more…

African Methodist Episcopal Church proceedings, 1935-1950.

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Creator: African Methodist Episcopal Church. North Carolina Conference.
Collection number: 4825
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Abstract: Proceedings of the annual meetings of the North Carolina Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church for the years 1935, 1937, 1940, 1943-1946, and 1950. The meetings were held in Wilmington, Fayetteville, Kinston, and Rich Square, N.C. Presiding Read more…

Brett Sutton and Peter Hartman collection, 1976.

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Creator: Sutton, Brett and Peter Hartman.
Collection number: 20042
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Abstract: Brett Sutton (1948- ) was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He eared as Masters degree in 1976 from the Curriculum of Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His thesis focused on African American spiritual folk Read more…