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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…

William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003.

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Creator: Ferris, William R.
Collection number: 20367
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Abstract: William R. Ferris (1942- ), born and raised in Vicksburg, Miss., is an author, folklorist, filmmaker, professor, photographer, administrator, and scholar chiefly working in the areas of African American and southern culture. Among his Read more…

Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church record book, 1804-1863.

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Creator: Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church.
Collection number: 3075-z
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Abstract: Volume with three parts: a merchandise ledger, 1804-1806; church records, 1815-1853 and 1863; and commonplace entries, undated. The bulk of the volume consists of the Read more…

Daniel W. Patterson and Beverly Bush Patterson papers, 1775-2001.

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Creator: Patterson, Daniel W. and Beverly Bush.
Collection number: 20026
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Abstract: Folklorist Daniel W. Patterson (1928- ) Kenan Professor Emeritus of English and the former chair of the Curriculum in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Read more…

William D. Valentine diary, 1837-1855.

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Creator: Valentine, William D., b. 1806.
Collection number: 2148
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Abstract: Valentine was a lawyer practicing in the courts of a four-county area of northeastern North Carolina (Hertford, Bertie, Gates, and Northampton). A bachelor, he kept a full diary which Read more…

Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

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Creator: Hubard family.
Collection number: 360
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Abstract: The collection includes business and personal papers of Edmund Wilcox Hubard (1806-1878), planter, militia officer, state legislator, and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and of Read more…