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William D. Pruden papers, 1812-1919 (bulk 1880-1919).

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Creator: Pruden, William D., 1847-1918.
Collection number: 1909
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Abstract: William Dossey Pruden, of Edenton, N.C., was a lawyer, an active Democrat, and the North Carolina member of the commission deciding the boundary between northeast Read more…

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Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics records, 1989-2007.

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Creator: Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics.
Collection number: 4687
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Abstract: The Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics (Knight Commission) was established in 1989 with the purpose of drafting a reform agenda for the administration of Read more…

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Thomas F. Hickerson papers, 1911-1967.

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Creator: Hickerson, Thomas F. (Thomas Felix), 1882-1968.
Collection number: 3809
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Abstract: Thomas F. Hickerson was a professor of civil engineering and applied mathematics at the University of North Carolina and an expert in highway design. Read more…

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William Thomas Sutherlin papers, 1842-1892.

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Creator: Sutherlin, William Thomas, 1822-1893.
Collection number: 3327
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Abstract: Farmer, leaf tobacco dealer, and tobacco manufacturer of Danville, Va., 1846-1861; mayor, 1855-1861; president of the Danville Bank; delegate to the Virginia secession convention; Read more…

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Mercer family papers, 1854-1950 (bulk 1854-1865).

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Creator: Mercer family.
Collection number: 2990
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Abstract: Papers of a Brunswick County, N.C., family, including correspondence of John Mercer (1812-1863), relating chiefly to business issues. Included are letters from J. Prioleau Read more…

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Sarah Frances Hicks Williams letters, 1838-1868.

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Creator: Williams, Sarah Frances Hicks, b. 1827.
Collection number: 3210
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Abstract: Letters from Sarah Frances Hicks to her parents in New Hartford, N.Y., while she was a student in Albany, N.Y., visiting relatives in New York, Ohio, and New Hampshire, and after her Read more…

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James Thomas Pugh papers, 1835-1973 (bulk 1868-1910).

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Creator: Pugh, James Thomas, 1873-1942.
Collection number: 1590
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Abstract: Family correspondence and storekeeping records of a North Carolina family in the 19th century. The collection includes accounts of dealings in merchandise by James Monroe Pugh (b. 1826), father of James Thomas Pugh, 1850s and late Read more…

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Richardson-Vicks, Inc. records, 1885-1985 (bulk 1919-1929).

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Creator: Richardson-Vicks, Inc.
Collection number: 4468
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Abstract: Lunsford Richardson (1854-1919) began marketing various remedies in Greensboro, N.C. in 1898. The operation became Vick Chemical Company in 1911 and made increasing profits Read more…

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Alexander Hamilton Horton papers, 1813; 1854-1925.

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Creator: Horton, Alexander Hamiliton, d. 1890.
Collection number: 3945
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Abstract: Alexander Hamilton Horton was a farmer and general merchant of Wilkes County, N.C. Chiefly business and legal papers of Horton, of other members of his family, and their Read more…

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Fred Dudley Swindell diary, 1897-1904.

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Creator: Swindell, Fred Dudley.
Collection number: 4797-z
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Abstract: Fred Dudley Swindell was born 2 March 1882 in Kingston, N.C., to Frederick Dallas (b. 1846) and Sue Decater Swindell. His brother, Charles LeRoy Swindell, was born on 1 December Read more…

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