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David J. Gilmer papers, ca. 1937-1945.

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Creator: Gilmer, David J., b. ca. 1880.
Collection number: 4337
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Abstract: David J. Gilmer was an A.M.E. Zion minister and director in the 1930s and 1940s of Trinity Mission, Greensboro, N.C., a shelter for the homeless. Scattered items relating to Gilmer’s activities, primarily the operation of Trinity Mission. Most Read more…

Guy and Candie Carawan collection, 1959-1985.

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Creator: Carawan, Guy and Candie.
Collection number: 20008
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Abstract:  Candie Anderson and Guy Carawan met as a result of their mutual involvement in the civil rights movement and were married in 1960. The Carawans have been involved in the work of the Highlander Research and Education Center (formerly the Highlander Folk School) in Tennessee, an institution that supports and provides educational Read more…

Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

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Creator: Penn School papers, 1862-2004.
Collection number: 3615
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Abstract: The Penn School on Saint Helena Island, S.C., was founded during the Civil War by northern philanthropists and missionaries for former plantation slaves in an area occupied by the United States Army. Over the years, with Read more…

Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

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Creator: Brookes, Iveson L., 1793-1865.
Collection number: 3249
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Abstract: Iveson Lewis Brookes, teacher, Baptist minister, and planter, was born in Rockingham County, N.C. Brookes, a 1819 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., amassed, through marriage and purchase, considerable holdings Read more…

Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

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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 Read more…

Joseph Blount Cheshire papers, 1758-1954.

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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 Read more…

William Nelson Pendleton papers, 1798-1889.

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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 Read more…

Brett Sutton collection, 1974-1975.

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Creator: Sutton, Brett.
Collection number: 20041
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Abstract: Folklorist and librarian Brett Sutton was born in 1948 and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He enrolled in the Curriculum of Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Read more…

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

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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, Read more…

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…