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James Iredell papers, 1771-1799.

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Creator: Iredell, James, 1751-1799.
Collection number: 365
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Abstract: Lawyer, colonial customs collector, state official, and U.S. Supreme Court justice, of Edenton, N.C. Iredell’s papers include Port of Roanoke (N.C.) customs records, 1771-1776; Read more…

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Tucker family papers, 1790-1932.

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Creator: Tucker family.
Collection number: 2605
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Abstract: Tucker family of Virginia. Prominent family members include John Randolph Tucker (1823-1897), constitutional lawyer, legal scholar, U.S. representative, 1875-1887; and his son Read more…

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Frank Nash papers, 1726-1965 (bulk 1900-1919).

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Creator: Nash, Frank, 1855-1932.
Collection number: 539
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Abstract: Francis (Frank) Nash (1855-1932), son of the Reverend Frederick Kollock Nash (1813-1861) and Anne McLean Nash, was assistant attorney general of North Carolina, Read more…

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Marcus Joseph Wright papers, 1792-1945.

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Creator: Wright, Marcus Joseph, 1831-1922.
Collection number: 1044
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Abstract: Marcus Joseph Wright, Confederate brigadier general and military historian, worked for 30 years, beginning in 1878, as agent of the U.S. War Department charged with collecting and Read more…

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Robert E. Seymour papers, 1941-1997.

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Creator: Seymour, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1925-
Collection number: 4554
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Abstract: Correspondence, sermons, writings, and other papers of Robert E. Seymour, pastor of the Binkley Memorial Baptist Church in Chapel Hill, N.C., 1959-1988. Seymour, considered Read more…

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Southern Oral History Program collection, 1973-2008 (general abstract).

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Creator: Southern Oral History Program.
Collection number: 4007
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Abstract: In 1973, the History Dept. of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill established an oral history program devoted to the study of the southern region of the United States. The Read more…

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Norman Ethre Jennett papers, 1896-1977.

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Creator: Jennett, Norman Ethre, 1877-1970.
Collection number: 4132
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Abstract: Correspondence, drawings, scrapbooks and other materials by and about Norman E. Jennett, cartoonist for the Raleigh (N.C.) “News and Observer,” 1895-1898; the New York Read more…

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Isaac Barton Ulmer papers, 1838-1929 (bulk 1850s to 1890s).

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Creator: Ulmer, Isaac Barton, 1842-1925.
Collection number: 1834
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Abstract: Confederate soldier, of Demopolis, Ala. Chiefly family correspondence, 1850s to 1890s, with some writings and Ulmer, Johnston, and DuBrutz family records. The collection Read more…

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Karen L. Parker diary, letter, and clippings, 1963-1966.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Parker, Karen L.
Collection number: 5275-z
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Abstract: The first African-American woman undergraduate to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Karen L. Parker was born in Salisbury, N.C., and grew up in Read more…

Benjamin C. Yancey papers, 1800-1931 (bulk 1835-1891).

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Creator: Yancey, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Cudworth), 1817-1891.
Collection number: 2594
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Abstract: Planter, lawyer, antebellum Alabama newspaper editor, Democratic state legislator in South Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia; U.S. minister to Argentina; Confederate officer in Virginia, Read more…

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