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Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

Stetson Kennedy papers, 1936-1978.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Kennedy, Stetson.
Collection number: 4193
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Abstract: Stetson Kennedy was employed in the 1930s by the Florida office of the Federal Writers’ Project as a folklorist. He went on to write many articles and books on folklore and on Read more…

W. N. Sheats papers, 1872-1922; 1949 (bulk 1911-1922).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Sheats, W. N. (William Nicholas), 1851-1922.
Collection number: 2999
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Abstract: Correspondence, 1911-1922, of William N. Sheats, Florida superintendent of public instruction, 1893-1905 and 1913-1922, with Florida politicians, educators, campaign workers, Read more…

Daniel Augustus Powell papers, 1945-1983 (1950-1981).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Powell, Daniel Augustus, 1911-1983.
Collection number: 4364
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Abstract: Daniel A. Powell was born on 29 July 1911 in Wilson, N.C. In the 1930s Powell worked as a salesman for the American Circulation Company, the Pacific Mutual Life Read more…

Anne C. Stouffer Foundation records, 1960s-1990s.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Anne C. Stouffer Foundation.
Collection number: 4556
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Abstract: The Anne C. Stouffer Foundation was established in 1967 by Anne Forsyth of Winston-Salem, N.C., to promote the integration of preparatory schools in the South. Over its eight years of operation, the Foundation helped 142 students, chiefly Read more…

Wiliam Henry Wills papers, 1712-1921 (bulk 1803-1882).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Wills, William Henry, 1809-1889.
Collection number: 792
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Abstract: William H. Wills was a general merchant, Methodist Protestant minister, and cotton planter of Halifax County, N.C. His wife was Anna Wills (1817-1893), and his children included Reverend Richard H. (1836-1891); George Whitaker (1842-1864); Mary (1848-1941); Lucy (b. Read more…

Weedon and Whitehurst family papers, 1824-1869; 1932-1966?

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Weedon and Whitehurst family papers, 1824-1869; 1932-1966?
Collection number: 4057
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Abstract: Scattered business papers, commissions and army orders, and letters of Frederick Weedon (1784-1857), physician of St. Augustine, Fla.; his daughter, Henrietta Williams Weedon Whitehurst (1821-1885); and her husband, Read more…

Florida memoranda book, 1864.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Florida memoranda book.
Collection number: 2172-z
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Abstract: Memoranda book with lists of dates, tools, and food furnished by various slaveowners, perhaps for a public construction project, near Fernandina or White Spring, Fla., in 1864. Included are names of persons who were to Read more…

George Johnson Baldwin papers, 1884-1936.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Baldwin, George Johnson, 1856-1927.
Collection number: 850
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Abstract: George Johnson Baldwin (1856-1927), capitalist and civic leader, was born in Savannah, Ga. An 1877 graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he began his career as a chemist, but quickly became associated with diverse industries Read more…

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Read more…