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520
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David Lowry Swain is the founder of the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 55 Issue 3, Winter 1990, p20-28, il, por, bibl, f
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2844
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The marriage in 1865 of Eleanor Swain, daughter of a former governor and then UNC president David L. Swain, to Union General Smith D. Atkins, was highly controversial and divisive in the town of Chapel Hill.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 11, Apr 1996, p34-35, por
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10961
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The marriage in 1865 of Eleanor Swain, daughter of a former governor and then UNC president David L. Swain, to Union General Smith D. Atkins, was highly controversial and divisive in the town of Chapel Hill. Few people attended the wedding, and eventually Atkins and his bride disgustedly returned to Illinois. The people of the state never forgave Swain and eventually the University closed.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 35 Issue 24, May 1968, p11, il
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14641
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North Carolina has had some distinguished men to guide the destinies of her state university, and the work they have accomplished speaks for itself. There have been ministers (David Ker and Joseph Caldwell), Governors (David Swain), and doctors (George Winston and Edward Graham) to bring outstanding organization and academics to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 12 Issue 2, June 1944, p9, 20, f
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15101
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One the greatest statesmen who lived west of the Blue Ridge Mountains was David L. Swain, born in Buncombe County. From humble beginnings he rose to be Governor of the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 32, Jan 1941, p6-7, 20, f
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15348
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The Swain House, a log cabin about 5 miles north and east of Asheville, became the birthplace of two governors. George Swain built the home in the late 18th-century after leaving the constitutional convention in Louisville. Two cousins born in the home, David Lowrie Swain and Joseph Lane, became governors of North Carolina and Oregon respectively.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 39, Feb 1938, p9, 24, il
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30570
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Chashion briefly surveys past efforts to document local histories in North Carolina along with a few prominent individuals who have championed those efforts. The author then turns to identifying some reliable source material for those histories.
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