Thomas F. Hickerson papers, 1911-1967.

Creator: Hickerson, Thomas F. (Thomas Felix), 1882-1968.
Collection number: 3809
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Abstract: Thomas F. Hickerson was a professor of civil engineering and applied mathematics at the University of North Carolina and an expert in highway design. Professional and technical correspondence related to Hickerson’s work as professor at the University of North Carolina; papers, photographs, and genealogical and other data connected with the writing of his two books about the history and families of the Happy Valley area in Wilkes and Caldwell counties, N.C.; and about fifty items concerning the slaying of William C. Falkner (great-grandfather of the novelist William Faulkner) at Ripley, Miss., in 1889.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection