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Laura Valinda Watts memorial program
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.
K. P. Lewis statement
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.
Z.E. Lewis letter
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.
Mary Elliott photographs
This collection consists of 30 slide photographs depicting the life of the Elliott family from the 1910s until 1970, the majority covering the 1950s-1960s.
Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition program
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.
Dallas W. Newsom and Dorothy Newsom Rankin Family papers
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.
North Carolina Author Files
The North Carolina Author Files contain information related to select North Carolina authors. Author files are mostly book reviews and newspaper and magazine articles about the author, but they may also contain other material such as biographical sketches or photographs.
North Carolina Collection Biography Files
The North Carolina Collection Biography Files contains an alphabetical index of people, along with resources in the North Carolina Collection that provide biographical information about each person.
North Carolina Collection Family Genealogies
The NCC Family Genealogies collection contains files of genealogical information on select families. Common forms of information include family trees and typescript family histories.
North Carolina Collection Flat Files
The North Carolina Collection Flat Files are comprised of maps, plans, posters, artwork, and other large-format materials, including large-format materials from archival collections.
North Carolina Collection Microfilm and Microfiche
Collection consists of microform material, predominantly microfilm reels. The majority of the collection consists of North Carolina decennial federal census records and issues of the Durham Herald Sun.
North Carolina Collection Newsletters and Periodicals
The North Carolina Collection holds current and/or back issues of newsletters, periodicals, and newspapers produced by organizations in and around Durham County.
North Carolina Collection Subject Files
The North Carolina Collection (NCC) Subject Files are staff-created files about various topics relating to Durham or North Carolina history.
Oak Grove Elementary School records
The collection contains certificates, newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, handbooks, and videocassettes that document the history and activities of Oak Grove Elementary School in Durham, NC
Pearl Cotton Mills records
The Pearl Cotton Mills Records consist of financial records documenting the running of the mills from 1918-1930.
O. Gordon Perry photographs and clippings
The O. Gordon Perry Collection consists of photographs of civic organizations around Durham that O. Gordon Perry was involved in during the 1940s and 1950s, including the Durham Jaycees and the Sertoma Club. It also includes newspaper clippings about Perry and his involvement in civic organizations in Durham and a photograph of Rogers Drugstore from the 1920s, which was located at the corner of Parrish and Mangum Streets.
Pleasant Pickett papers
"A paper devoted to the farming interests of Durham and adjoining counties."
Published as Home, Farm and Forest from November 8, 1932 through September 15, 1933 and as Piedmont Citizen beginning Sept. 21, 1933. Latest issue in holdings is no. 50, dated Nov. 30, 1933.
Pocket Theatre records
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.
Thomas Watson Poe papers
The collection consists of campaign material and notes on family history, written on the back of a page from a letter.
Jack Preiss papers
Rawls Family papers
Bobbie K. Reddick funeral programs
The collection consists of funeral programs of African American Durham residents and an obituary.
The Regulator Bookshop records
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.
Ralph Rogers slide collection
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.
Rose Brothers Engineers letter
The collection contains what appears to be a mimeograph copy of a typed two-page January 11, 1899 letter from Rose Brothers, Engineers in Gainsborough, England to R.H. Wright, Esq. in London.
Vivian Carr Rowe scrapbook
Yusuf Salim collection
This collection is primarily composed of promotional materials and newspaper articles related to Yusuf Salim, known as Brother Yusuf, a Durham resident and musician. Many of the items are related to 2004 and 2007 concerts in his honor. It also contains memorials and articles written about Brother Yusuf after his death in 2008, a few photographs, a vinyl record, and one chapter of a memoir Yusuf wrote.
Steve Schewel papers
This collection contains news clippings, mailers and correspondence that document local and statewide political campaigns of progressive candidates, which Schewel often contributed to by assisting with copywriting and political analysis. This collection also includes political ephemera from local, state and national campaigns, as well as a handful of items that document Schewel's involvement with other community organizations and events.
- Durham (N.C.) -- History 23
- Durham (N.C.) -- Social life and customs 10
- Community life -- North Carolina -- Durham 8
- Durham County (N.C.) -- Politics and government 8
- Historic buildings -- North Carolina -- Durham 5
- Public schools -- North Carolina -- Durham 5
- Citizens' associations -- North Carolina -- Durham 4
- Education -- North Carolina -- Durham 4
- Political campaigns -- North Carolina 4
- Women -- North Carolina -- Durham 4
- Women -- Societies and clubs 4
- African Americans -- Segregation 3
- City planning -- North Carolina -- Durham 3
- Clubs -- North Carolina -- Durham -- History 3
- Community organization -- North Carolina -- Durham 3
- County government -- North Carolina -- Durham -- History 3
- Durham (N.C.) -- Politics and government 3
- World War, 1939-1945 3
- Campaign literature -- North Carolina 2
- Central business districts -- North Carolina -- Durham 2 + ∧ less
- Carr, Julian Shakespeare 2
- Durham Hosiery Mills (Durham, N.C.) 2
- Gulley, Wib 2
- Preservation Durham (Organization) 2
- Regulator Bookshop (Durham, N.C.) 2
- Salim, Yusuf, 1929-2008 2
- Schewel, Stephen Matthew, 1951- 2
- Trinity College (Durham, N.C.) 2
- Whichard, Willis P. 2
- Anderson, Jean Bradley 1
- Association for the Preservation of the Eno River Valley 1
- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina 1
- Choral Society of Durham 1
- Cranford, H. C. (Henry Clay), 1920-2004 1
- Crovitz, Elaine 1
- Debutante Ball Society of Durham (N.C.) 1
- Delta Kappa Gamma Society International 1
- Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Eta State (N.C.) 1
- Duke Blue Devils (Lacrosse team) 1
- Duke Power Transit Company 1 + ∧ less