Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 28 Issue 1, Jan 1951
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This article examines the origins of education systems in North Carolina that would eventually lead to the establishment of institutions of higher learning. The author traces attempts to establish such institutions back as far as 1754, and continues to examine acts of legislature, charters, and colonial issues of establishment, as well as the genesis of the idea of state universities.
This biographical essay looks at the life and career of Charles \"Old Parson\" Pettigrew, with a detailed look at his youth, education, actions during the Revolutionary War, career in the North Carolina Episcopal Church and eventual election to Bishop. Excerpts from his writings and correspondence are included.
This article attempts to compensate for a hole in available scholarship on the subject of North Carolina Academies with an examination of Baptist Academies and Baptist approaches to education. The article lists and examines the establishment of several specific academies established in the 19th century and as late as 1905.
A continuation of articles written to President Andrew Johnson during Reconstruction by citizens of North Carolina. The articles covered were written between October 21, 1865 and March 31, 1866.