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Thomas M. Clement Papers (Manuscript Collection #1237)

This collection consists of a WWII diary (October 5, 1942-March 9, 1943) kept by Lt. Thomas M. Clement during his service aboard the USS Philadelphia, newspaper clippings concerning the Philadelphia, citations of service for Clement, leave passes, morning orders, and the Sixth Birthday Edition of the History of the Philadelphia (September 23, 1943) which was printed aboard ship. Clement...

Stuart Wright Collection: Erskine Caldwell Papers (Manuscript Collection #1169-058)

Papers of Erskine Caldwell (1932-1982), documenting the life and literary career of the noted Coweta County, Georgia-born, American novelist of the rural poor in the American South; consisting primarily of his correspondence with Robert Cantwell; also Paul C. Richards, Autographs’ description of the letters and Stuart Wright’s correspondence with Paul C. Richards, Autographs relating to purchase of the letters.

Henry Clark Bridgers, Jr., Papers (Manuscript Collection #558)

Papers (1870-1981) including correspondence, legal documents, ledgers, literary manuscripts, stock certificates, deeds, charters, minutes, photographs, clippings, financial records, orders and publications.

Disciples of Christ Congo Mission (DCCM) Photograph Album (Manuscript Collection #1341)

Photograph album documents missionary life in Bolenge, Congo Free State (now Democratic Republic of the Congo), at the Disciples of Christ Congo Mission in 1935 and 1936. Photographs also illustrate everyday life among the Congolese natives.

Democratic Women of North Carolina Collection (Manuscript Collection #518)

Papers (1960-1962, 1986, undated) compiled by Doris M. Cromartie, during her service as vice chair of the executive committee of the Democratic Women of North Carolina, including correspondence, lists of workers, by-laws, newsletter, articles, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to Democratic Party activities in North Carolina.

Harold Stacey Burdick Collection (Manuscript Collection #1162)

Photograph Album of Methodist Episcopal Missionaries to China (Manuscript Collection #1308)

Photograph album documents missionaries from Cass Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church of Detroit (Michigan) in China (ca. 1900-1917). Photographs depicting local life and scenery such as street scenes, a Peng (tent cart), street vendors, Chinese Theatre scene, temples, Boxer ruins used as a boarding school and teachers and their students, are accompanied by ephemera such as programs, memorials and prospectuses.

Helen K. Peel Collection (Manuscript Collection #1232)

This collection (1884, 1908-2005) includes the papers of Helen Keel Peel (who died in 2005 at the age of 88) and her husband James Woolard Peel (who died in 1986), of Everetts in Martin County, North Carolina. Included in the collection are a diary (1934-1937); photographs; typescripts related to Helen Peel’s historical research about Everetts and Martin County; correspondence, scrapbook, and autograph books related to her public school...

Phoenix Society for African American Research, Inc., Records (Manuscript Collection #1260)

The Phoenix Society for African American Research, Inc., was founded in 2002 to recover, record, and promote the unique history of Edgecombe County (North Carolina) as experienced by members of its African American community. After participating in many events to affect that end, the group disbanded in 2010. This collection contains the society’s official records and brochures and publications related to research and sponsored projects.

Friends of Portsmouth Island Records (Manuscript Collection #1255)

This collection contains the records of the Friends of Portsmouth Island including minutes (1990-2016), correspondence, by-laws, 1994 incorporation documents, grant documents, and issues (1991-2016) of their newsletter Doctor’s Creek Journal. Also included are documents related to Homecomings at Portsmouth Village (1980, 1992-2016), a DVD produced by the National Geographic Society titled “Portsmouth: Island with a Soul...

Albert M. Avery Collection (Manuscript Collection #904)

Collection (1949-1971 [bulk: 1966-1971]) primarily consisting of research material for a proposed book on the Vietnam War compiled during the donor's service with the U.S. Military Assistance Group Vietnam (MAGV), 1957, and the U.S. Military Assistance Command (MACV), 1969-1970; also materials relating to American Studies and Military History, including manuscripts, photographic transparencies and negatives, and printed materials.

Louis Poisson Davis, Jr., Papers (Manuscript Collection #452)

Papers (1937-2002) including correspondence, diary, log books, newspaper clippings, military papers, photographs, identification cards and miscellaneous items related to the life of Louis Poisson Davis, Jr., a U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander during World War II serving aboard submarines USS Salmon and the USS S-18.

David B. Stevens Papers (Manuscript Collection #779)

Papers (1943-1988) including manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, published works, vital records and newspaper clippings pertaining to the life of David B. Stevens.

Henry T. King Collection (Manuscript Collection #625)

Collection (1768, 1799, 1825-1865, 1887-1931, 1985) assembled by prominent Democratic politician, newspaper editor and historian Henry T. King (1861-1924) of Greenville, N.C. Included are the papers of Edward C. Yellowley (1821-1885), a Greenville, N.C., lawyer with particular emphasis on correspondence while he was serving as a Confederate officer in the Civil War; King's Weekly Newspapers (1895-1902); King's ...