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Alice Eley Jones collection, 1940s, 1970s-2004.

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Creator: Jones, Alice Eley.
Collection number: 5160
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Abstract: Alice Eley Jones is a writer and historian specializing in North Carolina and African American history. She taught history at North Carolina Central University in Read more…

Kip Lornell collection, 1973-1975.

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Creator: Lornell, Kip, 1953-
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Abstract: Performances and interviews with African American blues and pre- blues secular musicians from North Carolina. Music performed includes blues, old-time songs and tunes, Read more…

Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall diaries, 1751-1860.

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Creator: Clitherall, Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin, 1784-1863.
Collection number: 158
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Abstract: Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall was a plantation owner’s wife and school teacher who lived in Belleville and Walterboro, S.C., at Thornbury Plantation in North Carolina, and in Read more…

G.C. Shaw papers, 1921-1938.

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Creator: Shaw, G. C. (George Clayton), 1863-1936.
Collection number: 3938
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Abstract: G.C. Shaw was pastor of Timothy Darling Presbyterian Church, Oxford, N.C., and founder and president of Mary Potter School, a secondary school for African Americans in Oxford. Read more…

Allen Tullos collection, 1973-1985.

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Creator: Tullos, Allen, 1950-
Collection number: 20043
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Abstract: Allen Tullos graduated in 1976 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Masters degree in folklore; he also earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University. Read more…

James Hervey Greenlee diary, 1837; 1847-1902.

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Creator: Greenlee, James Hervey, 1811-1902.
Collection number: 1735
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Abstract: James Hervey Greenlee was a planter and Presbyterian evangelical of Burke and McDowell counties, N.C. From 1845 to 1886, Greenlee served as an elder at the Marion Presbyterian Church. Greenlee was a delegate to the North Carolina state Read more…

Mount Moriah Church records, 1823-1940.

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Creator: Mount Moriah (Orange Co., N.C.) Church (Baptist).
Collection number: 4669
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Abstract: The Mount Moriah Church (Baptist) was organized in Orange County, N.C., on 4 March 1823, breaking off from the Eno Church and joining the Flat River Association. The first deacons Read more…

Slavery justification essays, ca. 1854.

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Creator: Slavery justification essays, ca. 1854.
Collection number: 2597
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Abstract: Manuscript volume, ca. 1854, containing essays and dialogue for a Biblical defense of Read more…

Everard Green papers, 1848-1876.

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Creator: Baker, Everard Green, b. 1826.
Collection number: 41
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Abstract: The collection includes personal diaries and plantation journal of Baker of Jefferson, Panola, and Hinds counties, Miss., containing references to farming, household matters, neighborhood affairs, philosophical ideas, and Read more…

George William Lay papers, 1877-1972.

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Creator: Lay, George William, 1860-1932.
Collection number: 417
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Abstract: Episcopal clergyman and teacher or rector of St. Mary’s School, Raleigh, N.C.; St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H.; and academies in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York. Read more…