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Durham Civic Center Proposal speech

Identifier: NCC-0273

Content Description

The collection consists of Whichard's April 1982 speech beginning with a brief chronology from January 1980 of the Downtown Durham Development Corporation's path to plans for a hotel and civic center complex in downtown Durham and his calculations of economic benefits from such a hotel and civic center complex in order to advocate for the proposed $10.5 million bond needed for construction.


  • 1982-04-16

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Biographical / Historical

Willis P. Whichard, born May 24, 1940, served in the North Carolina House and Senate, and as one of the associate justices of the North Carolina State Supreme Court from 1986 to 1998.


.08 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Willis P. Whichard


Finding Aid for the Durham Civic Center Proposal speech
Beth Morris Weiss
April 6, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the North Carolina Collection Archives Repository

300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States