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John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009

April 15, 2013 Leave a comment

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 Leave a comment

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 Leave a comment

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…

George Coffin Taylor papers, 1808-ca. 1950.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Taylor, George Coffin, 1877-, collector.
Collection number: 2502
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Abstract: George Coffin Taylor was born in Charleston, S.C., in 1877. He was a gentleman farmer, lawyer, and Shakespeare scholar. He served for 27 years on the faculty of the English Department Read more…

Neal Family Papers, 1816-1916.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Neal family.
Collection number: 4370
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Abstract: Members of the Neal family and related Fox and Timberlake families, were planters, businessmen, and farmers in Franklin, N.C.; Fayette and Henderson counties, Tenn.; Tuscaloosa, Read more…

Bumpas family papers, 1838-1933; 1946.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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 Leave a comment

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 Leave a comment

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 Leave a comment

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 Leave a comment

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…