Category Archives: New York

James A. Hutchins Scrapbook and Other Papers, 1927-1987 (bulk 1930s-1940s).

Creator: Hutchins, James A., 1917-2002.
Collection Number: 5439-z
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Abstract: James A. Hutchins Jr., an alumnus of the University of North Carolina, grew up in Winston-Salem, N.C. He came to Chapel Hill on a scholarship to play tennis, but wound up playing Continue reading James A. Hutchins Scrapbook and Other Papers, 1927-1987 (bulk 1930s-1940s).

J. Eugene Grigsby papers, 1940s-1983.

Creator: Grigsby, J. Eugene (Jefferson Eugene), 1918-
Collection number: 5295
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Abstract: Jefferson Eugene Grigsby Jr., African American artist and art educator, was born in Greensboro, N.C., on 17 October 1918. Grigsby attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., then Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., graduating with Continue reading J. Eugene Grigsby papers, 1940s-1983.

Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin papers, 1902-1988.

Creator: Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre, 1897-
Collection number: 4171
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Abstract: Katherine Du Pre Lumpkin (1897-1988) was YWCA national student secretary, southern region, 1920-1925; research director at the Council of Industrial Studies, Smith Continue reading Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin papers, 1902-1988.

William Royal papers, 1863-1869.

Creator: Royal, William, fl. 1863-1869.
Collection number: 5176-z
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Abstract: William Royal, originally from New York State, was captain of Company F, 9th Colored Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, and, after the war, a Freedmen’s Bureau (Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands) Continue reading William Royal papers, 1863-1869.

Jonathan Lewis Whitaker papers, 1862-1865; 1924.

Creator: Whitaker, Jonathan Lewis, fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3674-z
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Abstract: Civil War letters written home by Jonathan L. Whitaker, an Orange County, N.Y., physician serving as a United States Army surgeon at a hospital at Chester, Pa., and with the 26th Continue reading Jonathan Lewis Whitaker papers, 1862-1865; 1924.

Charles Henry Alston papers, 1930s-1990s (bulk 1930s-1970s).

Creator: Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977.
Collection number: 4931
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Abstract: African-American artist Charles Henry Alston, nicknamed “Spinky,” was born 28 November 1907 in Charlotte, N.C. He was the youngest of five children born to the Reverend Primus Priss Alston, who was born into slavery in Chatham County, N.C., and Anna Miller Continue reading Charles Henry Alston papers, 1930s-1990s (bulk 1930s-1970s).

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

Creator: Miscellaneous papers.
Collection number: 517
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Abstract: Single or small groupings of items arranged in units by provenance. Included are tax forms, records of accounts, slave lists and bills of sale, land patents, schedules of debt, wills, Continue reading Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

Daniel Howard Baldwin letters, 1859-1869.

Creator: Baldwin, Daniel Howard, 1825-1887.
Collection number: 4182
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Abstract: Articulate, analytical, lengthy letters from Daniel H. Baldwin, merchant of Savannah, Ga., 1860-1861, and New York City, 1867-1869, to William Baldwin in Massachusetts, commenting on the secession crisis, the Republican Party, the economy, Continue reading Daniel Howard Baldwin letters, 1859-1869.

James A. Crocker book, 1843-1849.

Creator: Crocker, James A., fl. 1843-1849.
Collection number: 4119
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Abstract: Commonplace entries made by James A. Crocker, teacher of Warsaw, Wyoming County, N.Y., and diary entries made by him, 1847-1848, while teaching in Falling Creek, Wayne County, N.C. The diary entries discuss plantation life, Continue reading James A. Crocker book, 1843-1849.