Category Archives: Violence

John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009

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 Continue reading John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009

D.I. Craig Papers, 1876-1929

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 Continue reading D.I. Craig Papers, 1876-1929

William Alexander Hoke papers, 1750-1925.

Creator: Hoke, William Alexander, 1851-1925.
Collection number: 345
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Abstract: William Alexander Hoke, lawyer, legislator, and chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, of Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., was the son of John Franklin Hoke Continue reading William Alexander Hoke papers, 1750-1925.

Robert Ruffin Barrow papers, 1811-1858 (bulk 1811-1814, 1857-1858).

Creator: Barrow, Robert Ruffin, 1798-1875.
Collection number: 2407
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Abstract: Robert Ruffin Barrow (b. 1798) was a sugar planter and canal operator in Terrebonne Parish, La. Barrow was the son of Bartholomew Barrow (d. 1852), a merchant of Fishing Creek, Halifax County, N.C., and later a planter in West Feliciana Continue reading Robert Ruffin Barrow papers, 1811-1858 (bulk 1811-1814, 1857-1858).

William D. Valentine diary, 1837-1855.

Creator: Valentine, William D., b. 1806.
Collection number: 2148
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Abstract: Valentine was a lawyer practicing in the courts of a four-county area of northeastern North Carolina (Hertford, Bertie, Gates, and Northampton). A bachelor, he kept a full diary which Continue reading William D. Valentine diary, 1837-1855.

William Rutherford Savage papers, 1826-1953.

Creator: Savage, William Rutherford, 1854-1934.
Collection number: 3999
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Abstract: Represented in the collection are William Rutherford Savage, Episcopal priest of Virginia and North Carolina; his parents Thomas Staughton Savage (1804-1880), scientist and Episcopal missionary to Liberia, and Continue reading William Rutherford Savage papers, 1826-1953.

Blackford family papers, 1742-1953.

Creator: Blackford family.
Collection number: 1912
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Abstract: Blackford family members lived in Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, and Alexandria, Va. Chiefly correspondence of three generations of the Blackford family. Included are letters relating to the involvement of Mary Berkeley (Minor) Blackford Continue reading Blackford family papers, 1742-1953.