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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…

Lucie Massie Phenix’s Materials on You Got To Move, circa 1981-1983

February 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Phenix, Lucie Massie.
Collection number: 5462
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Abstract: You Got To Move is a documentary film released in 1985 about southern social justice activists and the Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly Read more…

DeFord Bailey in the John Edwards memorial collection, undated.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Abstract: Dubs of commercial recordings of DeFord Bailey, African-American harmonica player and member of the Grand Ole Opry, 1925-1941, playing old-time tunes and blues on the harmonica. Read more…

Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
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Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Read more…

R. L. Caruthers papers, 1823-1870.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Caruthers, R. L. (Robert Looney), 1800-1882.
Collection number: 1416
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Abstract: Robert Looney Caruthers was a Lebanon, Tenn., lawyer, state legislator, Whig politician, founder and professor of law at Cumberland University, United States Representative, Read more…

Polk, Badger, and McGehee family papers, 1790-1898 (bulk 1822-1898).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Polk, Badger, and McGehee family papers, 1790-1898 (bulk 1822-1898).
Collection number: 3979
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Abstract: George Edmund Badger of New Bern, N.C., was a lawyer; politician; North Carolina legislator; superior court judge; Secretary of the Navy; United States senator; member of the North Carolina Convention of 1861-1862; and Read more…

Walker Percy papers, 1910-1992.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.
Collection number: 4294
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Abstract: Walker Percy was raised in Georgia, Alabama, and Greenville, Miss., and lived most of his adult life in Covington, La. He was the author of six published novels: “The Read more…

Harriet Ellen Moore diary, 1863.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Moore, Harriet Ellen, 1842-1918.
Collection number: 2485
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Abstract: Diary of Moore (later Mrs. Thomas P. Weakley) in Nashville, Tenn., during its occupation Read more…

William G. Dickson papers, 1767-1920 (bulk 1815-1895).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Dickson, William G., 1775-1855.
Collection number: 221
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Abstract: William G. Dickson was a University of North Carolina alumnus, attorney, and state representative of Burke (now Caldwell) County, N.C.; wife Peggy McDowell Dickson (1783-1854); father General Joseph Dickson (1745-1825); brother James Read more…

Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.
Collection number: 605
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Abstract: Polk family members included William Polk (1758-1834) and his son Lucius Junius Polk (1802-1870) of North Carolina and Tennessee; and the related Campbell, Brown, and Ewell families of Tennessee. The collection Read more…