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C. Horace Hamilton papers, 1920s-1970s.

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Creator: Hamilton, C. Horace (Charles Horace), 1901-1977.
Collection number: 4344
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Abstract: Charles Horace Hamilton was a rural sociologist with particular interests in rural life, the rural church, the rural family, rural health issues, the land tenure system, farm labor, internal migration, methods of population Read more…

Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.

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Creator: Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.
Collection number: 4608
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Abstract: Transcriptions of interviews in the Oral Histories of Low Income and Minority Women project of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona in collaboration with the Schlesinger Library Read more…

James Robert Hamilton papers, 1878-1927.

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Creator: Hamilton, James Robert, 1860-1933.
Collection number: 3923
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Abstract: James Robert Hamilton was District Court judge of Travis and Williamson counties, Tex.; Democratic Party executive committee chair; and congressional candidate in 1926. Scattered papers, correspondence, and other items Read more…

James Hamilton papers, 1781-1944.

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Creator: Hamilton, James, 1786-1857.
Collection number: 1489
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Abstract: Nullification governor of South Carolina and diplomat of the Texas Republic. Materials gathered by J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton, historian, in contemplation of a biography of James Hamilton. The collection consists of 50 original Read more…

Southern Tenant Farmers' Union records, 1934-1991.

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Creator: Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union.
Collection number: 3472
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Abstract: The Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, organized at Poinsett County, Ark., in 1934, was especially active in Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas. The Union spread into the southeastern states and to California, affiliating off and on Read more…

Myers family papers, 1852-1854; 1879; and undated.

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Creator: Myers family.
Collection number: 2765
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Abstract: Three letters, 1852-1854, to William Raiford Myers, Charlotte, N.C., from the overseer on his cotton plantation in Cass County, Tex., discussing crops, land claims, and Read more…

John Perkins papers, 1822-1885.

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Creator: Perkins, John, 1819-1885.
Collection number: 924
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Abstract: John Perkins, cotton planter and lawyer of Somerset Plantation, Ashwood, La., was appointed judge of the Circuit Court for Madison Parish in 1851; served as Democratic Read more…

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

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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…

Jessie Daniel Ames papers, 1866-1972.

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Creator: Ames, Jessie Daniel, 1883-1972.
Collection number: 3686
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Abstract: Jessie Daniel Ames, civil rights worker of Atlanta, Ga., Georgetown, Tex., and Tryon, N.C. Beginning in 1922, Ames served separate roles as secretary and vice-president of the Texas Committee on Interracial Cooperation. By 1929, she had moved to Atlanta, where she was Read more…

Burton and Young family papers, 1807-1911.

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Creator: Burton and Young family.
Collection number: 111
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Abstract: Alfred M. Burton was one of several sons of Robert and Agatha Burton of Granville County, N.C. He was licensed to practice law in North Carolina, 1807, and in Tennessee, 1808, and settled in Lincoln County, N.C., in the first decade of the 19th Read more…