Alex L. Manly Papers

Papers (1898-1903, 1953-1984, undated) including photographs, clippings, biographical sketch, and photocopy of pages from A Documentary History of The Negro People in the United States concerning Alex L. Manly (1866-1944), African-American newspaper editor of <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">The Daily Record</emph> in Wilmington, North Carolina, during the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898. Additional materials include typed transcriptions of nine letters (November 19, 1953-November 9, 1955) written by Caroline "Carrie" Sadgwar Manly (widow of Alex L. Manly) to her sons Milo A. Manly and Lewin R. Manly. The transcriptions were done by Milo A. Manly (1903-1991) and given by him to the donor, Professor Charles Hardy III. Also included is a photocopy of the transcription of an interview done with Milo A. Manly by the donor on September 11, 1984. The original interview is held at Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky.