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John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009

April 15, 2013 Comments off

Creator: Chapman, John Kenyon.
Collection number: 3419
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Abstract: John Kenyon Chapman (1947-2009), known as Yonni, was a life-long social justice activist, organizer, and historian who focused his academic and social efforts on workers rights and African American empowerment in central North Carolina. Chapman was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in 1947; graduated from Harvard University in 1969; and then moved to Atlanta, Ga., to join the fight for African American equality. He relocated to North Carolina in 1975 and worked as a laboratory technician at the North Carolina Read more…

Polk and Yeatman Family Papers, 1773-1915

March 3, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Polk Family. Yeatman Family

Collection number: 606

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Abstract: Prominent members of the Polk and Yeatman family of North Carolina and Tennessee included William Polk (1758-1834), land speculator and North Carolina Read more…

D.I. Craig Papers, 1876-1929

March 1, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Craig, D. I. (David Irvin), 1849-1925.
Collection number: 5399
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Abstract: David Irvin Craig was born in Orange County, N.C., in 1849. He received his early education at the old Hughes Academy at Cedar Grove, N.C.; was a student at Read more…

Bumpas family papers, 1838-1933; 1946.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Bumpas family.
Collection number: 1031
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Abstract: The collection includes diaries, scattered correspondence, and writings of a family of Methodist ministers and editors of church publications of North Carolina. Among other volumes are the diary, 1838-1844, and autobiography, 1842, of Read more…

Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Warmoth, Henry Clay, 1842-1931.
Collection number: 752
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Abstract: Henry Clay Warmoth, Louisiana governor, 1868-1872, and later owner of Magnolia Plantation, was born in Illinois in 1842. During the Civil War, he was lieutenant Read more…

Timothy B. Tyson papers, 1948-2003.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Tyson, Timothy B.
Collection number: 5246
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Abstract: Timothy B. Tyson has written or edited several books about African-Americans and North Carolina history. The collection consists of publication materials, personal and family Read more…

Mordecai family papers, 1649-1947 (bulk 1810-1850).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Mordecai family.
Collection number: 847
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Abstract: Mordecai family of Warrenton and Raleigh, N.C., and Richmond, Va. Prominent family members included Jacob Mordecai (1762-1838); his sons Samuel (1786-1865), Solomon (1792-1869), and George W. (1801-1871); and his daughters Ellen (1790-1884), Emma (1812-1906), Read more…

Foscue family papers, 1753-1869.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Foscue family.
Collection number: 4643
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Abstract: Foscue family members include Simon Foscue (d. ca. 1814), planter of Trent Bridge, later Pollocksville, Jones County, N.C.; his son, Simon Foscue (1780-1830), who served as executor of his father’s estate and guardian of his brothers and Read more…

Heyward and Ferguson family papers, 1806-1923.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Heyward and Ferguson family.
Collection number: 2754-z
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Abstract: Heyward and Ferguson family members included Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851) of South Carolina, whose estate included 45,000 acres of Low Country plantations and over 2,000 Read more…

Alfred M. Waddell papers, 1768-1935 (bulk 1875-1900).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912.
Collection number: 743
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Abstract: Alfred M. Waddell was an author, historian, lawyer, Confederate Army officer, United States Representative, 1871-1879, and mayor of Wilmington, N.C., 1898-1905. The collection Read more…