Category Archives: New York

Joan Fenton collection, 1952-1978.

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 Continue reading Joan Fenton collection, 1952-1978.

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.