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Durham City-County Unification Records

Identifier: NCC-0038
Dates: 1956 - 1961

Durham City Market Stall Renters bonds

Identifier: NCC-0039
Scope and Contents

This collection includes bonds for renting stalls to sell meat, fish, and agricultural products throughout Durham. The bonds bear signatures -- sometimes an “x” for illiterate persons -- of individuals renting stalls and date from 1886 and 1921. Stall renters included both whites and African Americans, although the race of individuals is not provided in the records.

Dates: 1886 - 1921

Durham Civic Association membership application card

Identifier: NCC-0254
Scope and Contents

The collection consists solely of a membership application card from the Durham Civic Association listing cost of memberships (annual $1, sustaining $5, life $50), to whom to apply, and the officers (president Mrs. T.D. Jones, vice-president Mrs. I.F. Hill, secretary Mrs. G.C. White, treasurer Mrs. S. W. Tucker).

Dates: ca. 1900s to 1910s

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.

Dates: 1982-04-16

Durham Council on Alcoholism records

Identifier: NCC-0042
Scope and Contents

Meeting minutes, administrative and financial materials, correspondence, and clippings document the activities of the Durham Council on Alcoholism from its founding in 1958 through 1988, although the bulk of materials date from the 1970s through the early 1980s. A small number of photographs of the organization’s leadership is included.

Dates: 1955 - 1991; undated

Durham County Extension Service Photograph Collection

Identifier: NCC-0044
Scope and Contents

The Durham County Extension Service Photograph Collection consists of 32 photographs of work done by the Extension Service in the 1920s through 1940s. All of the images can be viewed online here:

Dates: 1920 - 1965

Durham County Government slides and photographs

Identifier: NCC-0045
Scope and Contents

The collection includes slides and photographs of Durham County commissioners, services and buildings, including many schools in the Durham City School system before the county and city school system merged. The collection also includes photographs and slides from the Old North Durham Neighborhood Improvement Project and work done by the nonprofit organization Neighborhood Housing Services in the late 1970s and 1980s to renovate houses and apartment buildings in Old North Durham.

Dates: 1950 - 2001

Durham County Library Association records

Identifier: NCC-0047
Scope and Contents

The collection contains brochures, member and officers lists, meeting announcements, newsletters, a directory of Durham County librarians, and other materials related to the Durham County Library Association.

Dates: 1969 - 1970; 1977 - 1986; 1990 - 2001; undated

Durham County Library records

Identifier: NCC-0046
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the history of the public library in Durham, North Carolina. The materials date from 1897, a year before the first public library in the state opened in Durham, to the present. Much of the material is from the more recent past, with the bulk between 1960 and the present. Besides written materials, the archives also contain photos, slides, newspaper articles, and recordings.

Dates: 1893-2013 and ongoing

Durham County Personal Property and Poll Tax Registers, 1936 and undated

Identifier: NCC-0228
Scope and Contents

Both registers list taxpayer names and payments. The 1936 register is organized by township. Townships include Durham, Carr, Cedar Fork, Lebanon, Mangum, Oak Grove, and Patterson. The undated register is organized into city and surrounding township records. Both registers have separate sections for white and colored taxpayers.

Dates: 1936; undated

Durham County tax notebook

 Collection — Flat Box: 1
Identifier: NCC-0174
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a tax notebook with entries from 1927-1962 and which appears to have been kept by one or more tax supervisors of Durham County. The notebook compiles yearly real estate and property valuations, budgetary information, and tax collections, many of which are itemized by race. Also included are notes from 1991 pertaining to a departmental work session.

Dates: 1927 - 1962; 1991

Durham County Youth Home records

Identifier: NCC-0070
Scope and Contents The Durham County Youth Home Records consist mostly of administrative records for both the Juvenile Court and the Durham County Youth Home from 1933-1968. Three main types of records are included: monthly reports, money reports, and age-of-delinquent reports. The monthly reports provide information on the types of crimes that youth in Durham were being charged with and include breakdowns by sex and race. The money reports are budget reports for the Youth Home, and the age-of-delinquent...
Dates: 1933 - 1968

Durham-Duke Club records

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0262
Scope and Contents

The collection contains typed club minutes from 1935 to 1939 taken by various club secretaries, with a first page paragraph on club's founding signed by "Dante J. Germino, Sec." and 11 slides in black and white of an undated parade (ca. 1930s) organized by the club for Duke University’s homecoming weekend.

Dates: 1935 - 1979

Durham Elks Poster collection

Identifier: NCC-0048
Scope and Contents

Set of posters handwritten by Joe McGowan in 1976 that details the history of the Elks in North Carolina, including the Durham lodge, as well as a listing of all the birth and death dates of all the members from 1900 to 1976, which includes many well known Durham names. There is also a history of the Amos and Andy radio program, which was broadcast from Durham and was started by two Elks members.

Dates: 1976

Durham Health Council records

Identifier: NCC-0050
Scope and Contents

The Durham Health Council Records consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports produced by the Health Council between its inception in 1982 and dissolution in 1986.

Dates: 1982 - 1986

Durham Hosiery Mill advertisement collection

Identifier: NCC-0057
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 11 advertisements for the Durham Hosiery Mill from 1918 to 1921, featuring the socks made at the mill. The advertisements were run in the Saturday Evening Post and the Ladies Home Journal. The postcard in the collection depicts the mill's exterior. The collection offers a look at how products from Durham were advertised nationally in the late 1910s and early 1920s.

Dates: 1918 - 1921; undated

Durham LGBTQ+ Community collection

Identifier: NCC-0107
Scope and Contents The LGBTQ Collection is an artificial collection consisting of materials from the following donors: Joanne Abel, Carol Anderson, Betsy Barton, Nancy Blood, Richard Dillwood and Carrie Hart, Durham County Library North Carolina Collection, Meredith Emmett, Joseph Fedrowitz, Mindy Fraiser, Amy Glaser, Lucy Harris, Luke Hirst, Holly Jordan, Collin Lee (on behalf of the Queer Coalition), Deirdre Lutz, Carol Place, Kym Register, Cris Rivera, Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture...
Dates: 1972 - 2016

Durham Merchants’ Association scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: NCC-0059
Scope and Contents

This collection includes one scrapbook prepared by the Durham Merchants’ Association with newspaper clippings from the 1950s, mostly concerning the activities of the Association.

Dates: 1951 - 1956

Durham Miscellaneous Newspapers

 Item — Flat Box: 1 - Mixed Oversize, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: 33450167280773
Dates: 1884, 1889, 1899, 1932

Durham Newspapers Historic Editions

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 33450160353254
Dates: 1953, 1964, 1976, 1981

Durham People's Alliance records

Identifier: NCC-0064
Scope and Contents The records of the Durham chapter of the People’s Alliance reflect the central role that the chapter played during the early days of the statewide organization. Early organizational files include documentation of statewide action campaigns, events, and organizational development activities, as well as some documentation of other PA chapters and associated organizations. Chapter files, which comprise the bulk of the collection, cover the range of the organization’s activities, from membership...
Dates: 1975 - 2008

Durham Real Estate Magazine collection

Identifier: NCC-0065
Scope and Contents The collection consists of issues from 1957 and 1958 of two different magazines relating to real estate in Durham: Ideas for Better Living, distributed by Security Savings and Loan Association, and Your Home Planner, distributed by the Durham Board of Realtors.The magazines give a glimpse into the latest architectural styles popular among the middle class in Durham in the late 1950s. They contain articles about different house...
Dates: 1957 - 1958

Durham Senior High School Vocal Ensemble recital program

 Collection — Box: 11 - Small Collections, Folder: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0266
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a four page program for the March 1937 Vocal Ensemble Recital at the Durham Senior High School, including songs performed by the girls' ensemble, boys' ensemble, and the mixed ensemble. Fourteen local businesses advertise in the program and the cover reads "proceeds for Columbia Expenses."

Dates: 1937

Durham Urban Renewal records

Identifier: NCC-0068
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised largely of property appraisal forms completed as part of the City of Durham’s plans to redevelop the Hayti-Elizabeth St. area and the downtown business district. Appraisals often include photographs and architectural sketches of the properties. A series of loose photographs, most organized by street name, document the architecture of these areas. The collection also includes seven reel-to-reel audio tapes of meetings between the Durham Redevelopment Commission and...
Dates: 1964-1976, undated

Durham Voters Alliance records

Identifier: NCC-0069
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence among the members of the Durham Voter's Alliance (DVA), DVA newsletters, and assorted Durham election materials from 1972 through 2002. Most of the correspondence is with Julia Borbely-Brown, the secretary for the Durham Voters Alliance (DVA), and focuses on general DVA business. Correspondents include North Carolina politicians such as Jim Hunt and Jesse Helms and Durham politicians such as William Bell, Wib Gulley, Howard Clement, Becky Heron, Ellen...
Dates: 1972 - 2003

E. K. Powe Elementary School records

Identifier: NCC-0071
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers, photographs, school records, and scrapbook documenting the school's history. A handwritten book titled "Record" includes the constitution, by-laws, attendance rolls, and minutes of the Adelphian Literary Society, a girls' literary society at E. K. Powe School in the 1930s and 1940s. The scrapbook of the Parent-Teacher Association, 1936-1937, contains newspaper clippings of national, state, and local PTA events, flyers and programs, and one edition of The...
Dates: 1936 - 1964

East Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Association records

Identifier: NCC-0072
Scope and Contents

The East Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Association Records consists of correspondence, minutes, roll books, yearbooks, booklets, bulletins, calendars, programs, and photographs that document the events, finances, history, and meetings of an organization of Missionary Baptist churches in Durham, Granville, Orange, Person, and Wake Counties in central North Carolina.

Dates: 1918 - 2014

Wells Eddleman papers

Identifier: NCC-0073
Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily composed of articles, notes, petitions, memoranda, timelines, and songs related to nuclear energy, specifically the Coalition for Alternatives to Shearon Harris (CASH), the Conservation Council of North Carolina, the North Carolina Utilities Commission, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Most of the material in the collection is dated from 1986 and 1987. More recent articles and correspondence from 1996, 2010, and 2011 cover a range of topics.

Dates: 1985 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1986 - 1987

Edgemont community slides

 Collection — Box: 5 - Small Collections, Folder: 14, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0074
Scope and Contents

The Edgemont Community Slides are a set of 22 slides taken in 1971 of the Edgemont community in Durham. Businesses and residences are pictured in the slides.

Dates: 1971

Elizabeth Parker Roberts scrapbooks

Identifier: NCC-0154
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Parker Roberts scrapbook collection consists of 70 scrapbooks created by Roberts between 1921 and 2000 documenting her family's life in Durham, North Carolina. They include materials related to local social events in which Mrs. Roberts participated, as well as many family-related materials, including items concerning her two sons, Bennett and Surry. Also well represented are items relating to organizations in which she was involved, including St. Philip's Episcopal Church, the...
Dates: 1921 - 2000

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