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Miscellaneous writings, ca. 1893-1956.

October 12, 2009

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 and folklore, 16 p., typescript with handwritten emendations, undated; “Daughter of the Piedmont: Chapel Hill’s First Co-Ed Graduate,” the autobiography of Sallie Walker Stockard (b. 1869), edited by Ione M. Kilmer, discussing life in rural Alamance County, N.C., in the late nineteenth century and the author’s education at the University of North Carolina and elsewhere, 97 p., photocopy of typescript, undated; and a handwritten copy of poems of various authors including Arthur Cleveland Coxe.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Folder 3 contains an essay entitled¬†“Change the Joke and Slip on the Yoke” by Ralph Ellison, which focuses on African American literature and folklore.