Archive for the ‘Writers’ Category

Grace McSpadden Overholser Papers, 1971-1972 and undated

June 2, 2011 Comments off

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 Comments off

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…

Edgar Wallace Knight papers, 1915-1953.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Knight, Edgar Wallace, 1885-1953.
Collection number: 3904
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Abstract: Edgar Wallace Knight (1885-1953) was professor of education at Trinity College, 1913-1917, and at the University of North Carolina, 1919-1953. Papers of Edgar Wallace Knight Read more…

Allard K. Lowenstein papers, 1924-1995.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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…