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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.

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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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Claiborne T. Smith papers, 1682-1998.

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Creator: Smith, Claiborne T.
Collection number: 3088
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Abstract: Genealogist Claiborne T. Smith Jr. lived in Ardmore, Pa. The collection includes genealogical correspondence and data compiled by Claiborne T. Smith Jr., chiefly relating to the Read more…

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Thomas Edward Ratcliffe papers, 1934-1987.

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Creator: Ratcliffe, Thomas Edward, 1911-1988?
Collection number: 4525
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Abstract: Thomas E. Ratcliffe worked in the Loan Department of the National City Bank, New York, N.Y., 1934-1939; served in the U.S. Army in Europe in World War II; and held various Read more…

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Thomas Dillard Johnston papers, 1828-1896 (bulk 1872-1878).

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Creator: Johnston, Thomas Dillard, 1840-1902.
Collection number: 1777
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Abstract: Lawyer and businessman of Asheville, N.C. Johnston held various political offices, including mayor of Asheville, 1868; state representative, 1870-1874; state senator, 1876; Read more…

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William Le Roy Vaughan papers, 1938-1979.

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Creator: Vaughan, William Le Roy, 1880-1956.
Collection number: 4192
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Abstract: Vaughan researched and wrote local history and life histories, 1930-1939, with the Federal Writers’ Project in Beaufort County, N.C. Correspondence and other papers relating to Read more…

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