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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 reports...
Dates: 1933 - 1968

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 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 Miscellaneous Newspapers

 Item — Oversize Box: 1 - Mixed Oversize, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: 33450164214668
Dates: 1884, 1889, 1899, 1932

Durham Newspapers Historic Editions

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

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

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

Eno River Association records

Identifier: NCC-0239
Scope and Contents The collection documents member mailings and publications by the Eno River Association between 1973 and 1980 that illustrate the efforts of the organization of local environmentalists to organize community supporters during the 1970s to join efforts such as work days, hikes, clean ups, and fundraisers, along with supporting establishing an Eno River state park. The collection helps illustrate how the association enacted its goals of "land protection, land stewardship, education, [and]...
Dates: 1973 - 1980

Eugene Morehead memorial address

Identifier: NCC-0259
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an "In Memoriam" program with a copy of a 9 page speech by Julian Carr remembering his colleague Eugene Morehead.
Dates: 1889 March 18

Wib Gulley papers

Identifier: NCC-0232
Abstract The Wib Gulley papers span 1981 to 2004. Gulley was a lawyer, environmental lobbyist, mayor of Durham for four years and a North Carolina state senator for 12 years. In addition to documenting his political career, the collection details public response to Gulley's support of anti-discrimination and gay rights and his support for establishing public transportation for the region. Items in the collection include personal and professional correspondence, notes, memoranda, meeting minutes,...
Dates: 1981 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1986 - 1993

Theodore S. and Maude Heflin papers

Identifier: NCC-0095
Abstract The Theodore S. and Maude Heflin Papers span 1917 to 1929. Theodore Heflin, a World War I veteran, worked for Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company and his wife Maude Heflin worked as a teacher in Durham. In addition to documenting her letters to him during the two years prior to marrying, the collection illustrates 1920s examples of insurance coverage for veterans, business correspondence for a tobacco sales employee, Durham retailers' payment records, personal banking records, Durham city tax...
Dates: 1917 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1929


 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 33450160557938
Dates: 1920-1928, 1932-1954

Home, Farm and Forest / Piedmont Citizen

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 33450160351712
Dates: 1932 - 1933

Hope Valley Country Club records

Identifier: NCC-0101
Scope and Contents The Hope Valley Country Club (HVCC) Records include documents, correspondence and financial materials documenting the club's formation; membership rosters and lists of club officers; original deeds; and blueprints. The collection also includes records that document later functions and activities of the club: administrative records, club charter, constitutions and by-laws, reports and letters from the club president, committee minutes and reports, petitions, newsletters, and financial material....
Dates: 1925 - 2009

Insurance Maps of Durham, North Carolina

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 33450164215657
Dates: 1913 - 1960

James Iredell permission pass

Identifier: NCC-0240
Abstract The permission pass illustrates the financial cost and special arrangement needed for an enslaved person to carry a firearm in 18th century North Carolina, and that London was classified as "property" by the lawyers issuing the permission.
Dates: 1783

Junior Hi-Lights

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 33450160351779
Dates: 1929 - 1958

Laura Valinda Watts memorial program

Identifier: NCC-0261
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a sixteen-page booklet with a tied thread binding from a memorial program for Laura Valinda Watts. The booklet includes a glossy photo page with an overlay page of tissue or vellum and measures 6.5 by 9.5 inches.
Dates: ca. 1915

K. P. Lewis statement

Identifier: NCC-0237
Scope and Contents The collection contains what appears to be a carbon copy of a two-page typed speech to Erwin Mills stakeholders signed by K.P. Lewis asking to be named Chairman of the Board.
Dates: 1948-02-06

Z.E. Lewis letter

Identifier: NCC-0258
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter thanking Fuller for hosting Lewis for an October 3, 1920 visit to Durham where he was introduced to Edgemont residents in hopes of him later establishing a church with them, and requesting Fuller issue a formal call for Lewis if so desired, so he could consider coming to Durham instead of Presbyterian mission work.
Dates: 1920 October 11

Mary Elliott photograph collection

Identifier: NCC-0075
Scope and Contents The Mary Elliott Photograph Collection consists of 30 slide photographs depicting the life of the Elliott family from the 1910s until 1970, the majority covering the 1950s-1960s.
Dates: 1910s-1979

Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition program

Identifier: NCC-0249
Scope and Contents The collection contains a program listing evening and matinee entertainment acts for the April 1931 "Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition, Under Auspices of American Legion, Durham Post No. 7" and the 65 participating local businesses.
Dates: 1931

Dallas W. Newsom and Dorothy Newsom Rankin Family papers

Identifier: NCC-0124
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings, subject files, printed materials, postcards, scrapbooks and miscellaneous manuscropts, ephemera, and artifacts collected by Dallas W. Newsom, Durham county manager in 1930s and 1940s, and his daughter, civic leader and local historian and preservationist Dorothy Newsom Rankin.
Dates: 1892-1998, 2008

Pearl Cotton Mills records

Identifier: NCC-0135
Scope and Contents The Pearl Cotton Mills Records consist of financial records documenting the running of the mills from 1918-1930.
Dates: 1918 - 1930

Pleasant Pickett papers

Identifier: NCC-0139
Scope and Contents The Pleasant Pickett Papers (1819-1933) consists largely of Pickett family financial records, including state tax receipts, receipts of purchased goods, and doctors’ receipts. Also included are photographs, records documenting significant family events, and miscellaneous published texts that either belonged to Pickett family members or were published by a North Carolina organization. Records pertain to Pleasant Pickett, as well as to his wife Mary Pickett (née Marcom or Markham), his son...
Dates: 1819 - 1933

Pocket Theatre records

Identifier: NCC-0140
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection documents the plays performed by Pocket Theatre in the late 1970s. Other topics include correspondence, special events, and scripts that may not have been performed by Pocket Theatre, primarily written by Rebecca Ranson. Materials include newspaper clippings, posters and flyers, press releases, set sketches, handwritten notes, photographs, negatives, and slides. Materials are arranged in alphabetical order within each series.
Dates: 1969 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1979

Thomas Watson Poe family papers

Identifier: NCC-0257
Scope and Contents The collection consists of campaign material and notes on family history, written on the back of a page from a letter.
Dates: undated

Rawls Family papers

Identifier: NCC-0274
Content Description The collection consists of family papers digitized by the donor between 2007 to 2011, approximately half of which are jpeg files of family photographs from the late 1800's to approximately 1960, as well as Adobe Acrobat pdf files of genealogical summaries for the ancestors of Harriet Hickok Holman and the ancestors and descendants of Quinton Edward Rawls. Also included are death certificates, newspaper articles, obituaries, Maplewood Cemetery gravestone photographs, street details from 1913...
Dates: 1872 - 2003

The Regulator Bookshop records

Identifier: NCC-0149
Scope and Contents The Regulator Bookshop records document events and other efforts undertaken to promote the store. This includes flyers for “author parties,” newspaper clippings covering events and store anniversaries, as well as photographs of the store, its staff and events. The collection also includes issues of Paperwork, a semi-regular newsletter for customers that includes book recommendations and information on new arrivals.
Dates: 1977 - 2012

Ralph Rogers slide collection

Identifier: NCC-0242
Scope and Contents This collection includes slides that depict buildings in downtown Durham from the 1950s to the 1990s. These photographs were taken by Rogers and show how the streetscape changed during this fifty year period. There are many images of buildings that have since been destroyed, and some photos even show buildings just after demolition.
Dates: 1950 - 1998

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