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Miscellaneous account books, 1829-1951.

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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 Read more…

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

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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 Read more…

Edwin Alexander Anderson papers, 1878-1939.

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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 Read more…

Robert L. Johnson papers, 1952-2000.

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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 Read more…

Howard Kester papers, 1923-1978.

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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 Read more…

Josephine Clement papers, 1937-1998.

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Creator: Clement, Josephine.
Collection number: 4444
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Abstract: Josephine Dobbs Clement (1919-1998) was raised in Atlanta, Ga., and received her B.S. degree from Spelman College in 1937. She received her M.A. degree from Columbia Read more…

Sam Thomas papers, 1786-1835.

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Creator: Thomas, Sam, fl. 1786-1802.
Collection number: 5067-z
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Abstract: Sam Thomas was a free black man in Stokes County, N.C., in 1786. It appears that he was able to free his wife Amy in 1802. It also appears that members of the Thomas family moved Read more…

Graves family papers, 1815-1901.

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Creator: Graves family.
Collection number: 2716
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Abstract: Members of the Graves family of New York and Georgia included Sarah Dutton Graves (fl. 1830-1883), educator and plantation owner, who grew up in Champion, Jefferson County, N.Y., and moved to Covington, Ga., to teach in 1832. She Read more…

Miscellaneous letters, 1786-1982.

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Creator: Miscellaneous letters.
Collection number: 516
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Abstract: Single or very small groups of unrelated letters, many from the 19th century, to and from various persons, especially southerners who were prominent in the literary and political Read more…

Sawyers Creek Baptist Church records, 1815-1937.

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Creator: Sawyers Creek Baptist Church records, 1815-1937.
Collection number: 3724
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Abstract: Sawyers Creek Baptist Church, Camden County, N.C., founded ca. 1790, was affiliated with the Chowan Association and later with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and the Southern Baptist Convention. Read more…