Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Archie Green Papers, 1944-2009

Creator: Green, Archie.
Collection number:  20002
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Abstract: Archie Green (1917-2009) was graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1939 and then worked in San Francisco shipyards, served in the United States Navy in World War II, and was active in several labor organizations. He earned an M.L.S. degree from the Continue reading Archie Green Papers, 1944-2009

Mike Seeger collection, 1955-2002.

Creator: Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009.
Collection number:
20009
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Abstract: During the 1950s and 1960s, collector, folklorist, and traditional music performer Mike Seeger recorded interviews and performances of many legendary old-time and bluegrass musicians.The collection consists of Continue reading Mike Seeger collection, 1955-2002.

Matt W. Ransom papers, 1845-1914 (bulk 1868-1904).

Creator: Ransom, Matt W. (Matt Whitaker), 1826-1904.
Collection number: 2615
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Abstract: Lawyer, planter, state official, Confederate general, Redeemer, Democratic United States senator from North Carolina, 1872-1895, and minister to Mexico, 1895-1897. Continue reading Matt W. Ransom papers, 1845-1914 (bulk 1868-1904).

Olive M. Stone papers, 1838-1977.

Creator: Stone, Olive M. (Olive Matthews), 1897-1977.
Collection number: 4107
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Abstract: Olive Matthews Stone was a sociologist involved in social welfare and race relations. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of North Carolina in 1939 and was later Continue reading Olive M. Stone papers, 1838-1977.

Fries and Shaffner family papers, 1848-1919.

Creator: Fries and Shaffner family.
Collection number: 4046
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Abstract: Fries, Shaffner, and related families of Salem (now Winston-Salem), N.C. Francis Lavin Fries (1812-1863), with his brother, Henry (1825-1905), owned and operated woolen and cotton mills and a general store in Salem. Fries Continue reading Fries and Shaffner family papers, 1848-1919.

George Hairston papers, 1778-1919.

Creator: Hairston, George, 1822-1866.
Collection number: 4477
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Abstract: George Hairston, tobacco planter of Pittsylvania County, Va.; his wife Anne Elizabeth Hairston George (1834-1925), who, after Hairston’s death, married Forney George; the Hairston’s son Samuel (1865-1933); and George’s first cousin Louisa H. Continue reading George Hairston papers, 1778-1919.

Lizzie Chambers Hall papers, 1897-1938.

Creator: Hall, Lizzie Chambers.
Collection number: 4145
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Abstract: Lizzie Chambers Hall was the wife of W. T. Hall, pastor of Baptist churches in Danville, Va., 1897-1907, and Roxborough, Pa., 1913- 1928. The Halls were African-Americans. A scrapbook, compiled by Lizzie Chambers Hall, of Continue reading Lizzie Chambers Hall papers, 1897-1938.

William Nelson Pendleton papers, 1798-1889.

Creator: Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883.
Collection number: 1466
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Abstract: Pendleton was a graduate of the United States Military Academy, an Episcopal clergyman and schoolmaster in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, a Confederate Continue reading William Nelson Pendleton papers, 1798-1889.

William E. Uzzell collection, 1787-1949.

Creator: Uzzell, William E., b. 1899, collector.
Collection number: 4276
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Abstract: Letters and other papers collected by William E. Uzzell of Atlanta, Ga. Included are the following: five letters, 1857, from David Bisset, Weldon, N.C., and Anderson, S.C., about railroad Continue reading William E. Uzzell collection, 1787-1949.