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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…

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…

Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Pitts, Philip Henry, 1814-1884.
Collection number: 602
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Abstract: Philip Henry Pitts was a cotton planter of Union Town (now Uniontown), Perry County, Ala. The collection includes etters written to and from members of the Pitts family, miscellaneous Read more…

Joan Little trial materials collection, 1975-1976.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Reston, James, 1941-
Collection number: 4006
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Abstract: Transcripts of testimony, briefs, clippings, taped interviews conducted by James Reston, and other materials relating to the trial of Joan Little, a black prisoner who was accused Read more…

Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).
Collection number: 3264
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Abstract: Members of the Norton, Chilton, and Dameron families were planters of Louisiana and Mississippi. The collection includes chiefly letters, 1815-1910, relating to members of the Norton, Chilton, and Dameron families. Read more…

Caswell County Historical Association collection, 1791-1960.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Caswell County Historical Association.
Collection number: 5401
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Abstract: The Caswell County Historical Association, headquartered in Yanceyville, N.C., was organized in 1954 to promote the study of local history and genealogy. The collection consists of four groups of materials collected by the Caswell County Read more…

Quitman family papers, 1784-1978.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Quitman family.
Collection number: 616
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Abstract: The Quitman family of Monmouth Plantation near Natchez, Miss. Prominent family members included John A. Quitman (1799-1858), lawyer, planter, state legislator, governor, Read more…

Slavery papers, 1799-1818.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Slavery papers, 1799-1818 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2092
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Abstract: Notes regarding legal cases involving slaves in New York City, 1799-1818; bills of sale for slaves, Stokes County, N.C., 1801, and Wake County, N.C., 1818; a list of slaves and values, no place indicated, undated; and a slave Read more…