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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…

Cushing Biggs Hassell papers, 1809-1880.

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Creator: Hassell, Cushing Biggs, 1808-1880.
Collection number: 810
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Abstract: Cushing Biggs Hassell (1808-1880) was a merchant and Primitive Baptist clergyman of Williamston, N.C. Papers of Cushing Biggs Hassell include his diary, 1840-1880; Read more…

Family domestic history, ca. 1910.

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Creator: Howard, Charles, b. 1794.
Collection number: 3256
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Abstract: Reminiscences, written about 1910, of the children of Charles Howard of Springfield, Mass., and edited by Elizabeth H. Andrews in 1956. Represented are Thomas Dwight Howard (1826-1910), who wrote of his youth and Read more…

J. L. Campbell papers, 1858-1870.

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Creator: Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle), 1818-1886.
Collection number: 1491
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Abstract: Letters to Professor Campbell, Washington College (Lexington, Va.) from Thomas Jonathan Jackson, 1858, about the Lexington Sabbath

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Zion Church and Frierson Settlement in Maury County, Tennessee, 1850.

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Creator: Putnam, A. W. (Albigence Waldo)
Collection number: 809
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Abstract: An address by A. W. Putnam, presented to the Tennessee Historical Society in 1850, on the history of the Zion Presbyterian Church and the Frierson Settlement, both in Maury County, Read more…