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 correspondence about North Carolina historical matters, 1897-1913, and 75 items pertaining to a dispute at an Indian school in Arizona, 1903-1905, of which Weeks was superintendent. Volumes consist of the diary, 1793-1801 (14 v.), of Jeremiah Norman (b. 1771), describing his travels as an itinerant Methodist preacher in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.; typed transcript of a diary, 1746-1771, of Thomas Nicholson (1715-1780), a Quaker writer of Perquimans County, N.C.; minutes, 1815-1817, of the Camden, N.C., Methodist Circuit; and a manuscript copy of Weeks’s “Southern Quakers and Slavery” (pub. 1896). Also included are a few Moravian items, 1891-1901, in German; and correspondence, pamphlets, clippings and others materials relating to the formation of the Southern Historical Association in the late 1890s.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection
Collection Highlights: This collection includes letters from African-American authors W. H. Quick and David Bryant Fulton, dated 1905 and 1914, respectively (Folder 4).
It also contains a manuscript copy of Weeks’s book, “Southern Quakers and Slavery” , which was published in 1896 (See Folders 9-15).