Category Archives: Religion

Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

Creator: Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991.
Collection number: 3826
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Abstract: Guy Benton Johnson was one of the original research assistants at the Institute for Research in Social Science and joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1927, retiring in 1969. In 1923, he married Guion Continue reading Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

Joseph Blount Cheshire papers, 1758-1954.

Creator: Cheshire, Joseph Blount, 1850-1932.
Collection number: 146
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Abstract: Joseph Blount Cheshire (1850-1932) was Episcopal bishop of North Carolina from 1893 until 1932. Correspondence, sermons, speeches and writings, reports, financial and legal Continue reading Joseph Blount Cheshire papers, 1758-1954.

William Nelson Pendleton papers, 1798-1889.

Creator: Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883.
Collection number: 1466
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Abstract: Pendleton was a graduate of the United States Military Academy, an Episcopal clergyman and schoolmaster in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, a Confederate Continue reading William Nelson Pendleton papers, 1798-1889.

William M. Gordon papers, 1820-1904 (bulk 1840-1879).

Creator: Gordon, William M., fl. 1840-1870.
Collection number: 1610
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Abstract: Bills, receipts, deeds, legal agreements, promissory notes, and some other papers of William M. Gordon, James M. Wiggins, and Robert L. Hunt, of Granville County, N.C., as administrators, guardians, and business agents, chiefly 1840s, 1850s, Continue reading William M. Gordon papers, 1820-1904 (bulk 1840-1879).

Miscellaneous account books, 1829-1951.

Creator: Miscellaneous account books.
Collection number: 4049
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Abstract: Ledgers, day books, and other types of financial account books that are unrelated to other collections in the Southern Historical Collection. Some include other kinds of personal and Continue reading Miscellaneous account books, 1829-1951.

Opelika Pictures Records, 1843-1997 (bulk 1986-1997).

Creator: Records, 1843-1997 (bulk 1986-1997) [manuscript].
Collection number: 20290
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Abstract: Opelika Pictures is a film company founded by New York-based filmmaker Macky Alston (Wallace McPherson Alston III). Alston directed the documentary film, “Family Name,” which examines the links between Continue reading Opelika Pictures Records, 1843-1997 (bulk 1986-1997).

Edwin Alexander Anderson papers, 1878-1939.

Creator: Anderson, Edwin Alexander, 1860-1933.
Collection number: 3387
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Abstract: U.S. Navy admiral from Wilmington, N.C., who retired in 1924. Personal correspondence, chiefly 1883-1903, and official naval papers, 1878-1939, of Anderson. Letters to his mother and to his wife, Mertie Lorain Anderson, discuss navy life and describe foreign ports in Continue reading Edwin Alexander Anderson papers, 1878-1939.

Robert L. Johnson papers, 1952-2000.

Creator: Johnson, Robert L. (Robert Leon), 1930-
Collection number: 5362
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Abstract: Robert L. Johnson (Robert L. Johnson Jr.) graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1952. In 1954, he was ordained in the United Methodist Church. The Continue reading Robert L. Johnson papers, 1952-2000.

Howard Kester papers, 1923-1978.

Creator: Kester, Howard, 1904-1977.
Collection number: 3834
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Abstract: Howard Anderson Kester was a theologian, educator, and administrator active in Christian movements relating to race relations, pacifism, and economic reform in the South from the 1920s until his retirement in 1970. Correspondence of Continue reading Howard Kester papers, 1923-1978.