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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…

Brian Bain collection of materials on "Shalom y'all," 1999-2004.

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Creator: Bain, Brian.
Collection number: 5331
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Abstract: The documentary film “Shalom Y’all,” directed by third-generation southern Jew and New Orleans, La., native Brian Bain, details Jewish culture and identity in the American South. In the film, Bain travels 4,200 miles by car across the same Read more…

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…