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Grace McSpadden Overholser Papers, 1971-1972 and undated

June 2, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Overholser, Grace McSpadden, d. 1971.
Collection number: 5424-z
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Abstract: Before her marriage to Dub White, Grace McSpadden Overholser was married to James Overholser and, at some point, worked as a reporter. Later in life, she taught English and African American studies and served as dean at Saint Read more…

Contempo Records, 1930-1934.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Contempo.
Collection Number: 4408
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Abstract: Contempo was a journal of literature and social commentary published by Milton Abernethy and Anthony Buttitta in Chapel Hill, N.C., from 1931 to 1934. Incoming Read more…

Allard K. Lowenstein papers, 1924-1995.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lowenstein, Allard K.
Collection number: 4340
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Abstract: Political activist Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (1929-1980) served as a lawyer, teacher, speaker, author, United States congressman from New York, United States representative to the Read more…

Stetson Kennedy papers, 1936-1978.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Kennedy, Stetson.
Collection number: 4193
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Abstract: Stetson Kennedy was employed in the 1930s by the Florida office of the Federal Writers’ Project as a folklorist. He went on to write many articles and books on folklore and on Read more…

Mary E. Mebane papers, 1980s.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Mebane, Mary E., 1933-
Collection number: 4359
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Abstract: Correspondence and other materials relating to the writing and publication of “Mary, Read more…

Walker Percy papers, 1910-1992.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.
Collection number: 4294
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Abstract: Walker Percy was raised in Georgia, Alabama, and Greenville, Miss., and lived most of his adult life in Covington, La. He was the author of six published novels: “The Read more…

Idora McClellan Moore papers, 1882-1939.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Moore, Idora McClellan, 1843-1929.
Collection number: 3072
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Abstract: Writer of Talladega County, Ala., who used the pen name “Betsy Hamilton.” Scattered letters, 1882-1927, from editors, readers, and friends, and clippings of her newspaper series, Read more…

Miscellaneous writings, ca. 1893-1956.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Miscellaneous writings, ca. 1893-1956.
Collection number: 3704-z
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Abstract: Items include “Gap Road,” by George Folsom Cranberry (1876-1956), a short story, 23 p., typescript, undated; “Change the Joke and Slip the Yoke,” by Ralph Ellison (b. 1914), an essay concerning Afro-American literature Read more…

Stephen Beauregard Weeks papers, 1746-1941.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Weeks, Stephen Beauregard, 1865-1918.
Collection number: 762
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Abstract: Papers and volumes related primarily to southern education and religion, compiled or created by Stephen B. Weeks, North Carolina educator and historian. Included are his Read more…

Opelika Pictures Records, 1843-1997 (bulk 1986-1997).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Records, 1843-1997 (bulk 1986-1997) [manuscript].
Collection number: 20290
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Abstract: Opelika Pictures is a film company founded by New York-based filmmaker Macky Alston (Wallace McPherson Alston III). Alston directed the documentary film, “Family Name,” which examines the links between Read more…