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Carrington Middle School records

Identifier: NCC-0204

Scope and Contents

The collection contains reports, publications, scrapbooks, audio tapes and other documents recording the history and activities of Carrington Middle School. Much of the material is accreditation reports, as well as documentation from the school's dedication at its opening in 1964. The collection also includes materials from the early years of the school library, including its participation in the Demonstration School Libraries Project, a state-sponsored program that allocated funds to schools throughout the state to improve their resources and serve as models of exemplary school library programs.


  • Creation: 1962 - 2004

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Administrative History

Located on Milton Road in north Durham, George L. Carrington Middle School opened in 1964 to serve grades eight through nine, with seventh grade added in 1965. The school was named after George L. Carrington, a surgeon in Burlinton, NC who donated the land on which the school was built to the Durham County Board of Education. It was remodeled 1984 and 2005.


2 Linear Feet (4boxes: 3 document boxes, 1 flat box)

1 Oversize Folder (1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged in the following series: Series 1. Reports, publications, and other documents; Series 2. Tapes; Series 3. Scrapbooks.

Physical Access Restrictions

Some of our materials are stored offsite. These items are not available for same day access and require advance notice to retrieve. Contact North Carolina Collection staff at to plan your visit.

Technical Access

Audio recordings in this collection are in a format that is not currently accessible. Contact North Carolina Collection staff at for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Finding Aid for the Carrington Middle School Records
Jamie Patrick-Burns
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • 2023 March: Finding aid migrated to ArchivesSpace by Cade Carlson.

Repository Details

Part of the North Carolina Collection Repository

300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States