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Eno River Association mailings and publications

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

Eno Valley Elementary School class photographs and publication

Identifier: NCC-0077
Scope and Contents

The collection contains annual class photographs of staff and students at Eno Valley Elementary as well as a the 1994 "Eno Voices" a publication by Eno Valley students.

Dates: 1994, 2003-2012

Mary Reamey Thomas Few and Randolph Few papers

Identifier: NCC-0078
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings and ephemera from members of the Few family, primarily Mary Reamey Thomas Few and Randolph (Ran) Reamey Few, with some items from Kendrick Few. The materials document some of Mary's activities in Durham, Ran's education and career, and the real estate development projects undertaken by Mary, Ran, and Kendrick. The correspondence is primarily among Mary, Ran, and Ken about real estate matters, with some personal letters, as well....
Dates: 1911 - 2016

Foushee Family collection

Identifier: NCC-0079
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of five items: 1) a letter from Mary Sweaney Andersen, daughter of Frances Leak Foushee and donor of these materials, 2 & 3) two diaries of Frances Leak Foushee, 4) a booklet on the presentation of the portrait of Howard Alexander Foushee, and 5) a small memorial book about Howard Alexander Foushee.

Dates: 1916, 1923-1924, 1946

Friends of the Durham Library records

Identifier: NCC-0081
Scope and Contents The collection has been organized into three series: 1. Chronological files prepared by the Friends document the organization’s activities for that particular year, and include meeting minutes, event and fundraising materials, outreach publications, and organizational correspondence. 2. Subject files build upon the materials in the chronological files, and were maintained separately by the Friends. 3. Personal Papers includes the files of Nancy Henderson-James, Friends secretary (1983-1984)...
Dates: 1963-1998, undated

Fuller School PTA scrapbooks

Identifier: NCC-0083
Scope and Contents The three scrapbooks covering 1899-1942 consist of essays on the beginning and early years of the school, clippings about PTA meetings at the local, county, district, and state levels; and clippings about the Needlework Guild and their drives to secure clothes for needy children.The Fuller School PTA Scrapbook, 1943-1952, consists of bulletins, newspaper clippings, photographs, certificates, and meeting minutes documenting school events and the activities of the PTA. The...
Dates: 1899 - 1959

Steve Gaddis photographs

 Collection — Box: 4 - Small Collections, Folder: 10-14, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: NCC-0084
Scope and Contents

The Steve Gaddis photographs consist of black and white photographs taken by Steve Gaddis in the early 1980s, primarily in areas of downtown Durham between Brightleaf Square and American Tobacco Campus. The Liggett and Myers factory is particularly well represented, as are the restaurants and shops along Main Street.

Dates: circa 1980-1984

Golden Belt Manufacturing Company ledger and aerial photograph

Identifier: NCC-0086
Scope and Contents The Golden Belt Manufacturing Company ledger details the accounting of the first years of the company, while it was still a part of the Bull Durham Tobacco factory. According to the first page of the ledger, it is "An itemized statement of the Resources and Liabilities of the Golden Belt Manufacturing Company organized this day by authority of letters issued and Charter granted by the Clerk of the Superior Court of Durham County, NC," dated August 16, 1887. The final page of the ledger is...
Dates: 1887 - 1891; circa 1940

Saundra Gooch scrapbook

Identifier: NCC-0087
Scope and Contents

The Saundra Gooch scrapbook contains school pictures and report cards of Saundra Gooch during her time at Oak Grove Elementary School and Southern High School.

Dates: 1948 - 1960

Gregory Real Estate Company photographs

Identifier: NCC-0090
Scope and Contents

The Gregory Real Estate Photographs document houses sold by the Gregory Real Estate Company in Durham during the 1950s and 1960s. The houses featured in the photographs are a variety of styles, the majority ranch or Cape Cod, and modest in size.

Dates: 1950 - 1969

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 - 1929; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1929


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

Hillandale Elementary School records

Identifier: NCC-0097
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, slides, accreditation certificates, and student projects from Hillandale Elementary School in Durham, NC. Slides include a slideshow called "The Future Comes to Durham," which comprises images of newspaper articles about construction projects planned for Durham and images of buildings throughout the city. There are also slides of school activities, students, and staff. Student projects include "Stories, Poems and Sketches," a collection published annually...
Dates: 1961 - 2015

Home, Farm and Forest

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 33450160351712
Scope and Contents

"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. Missing no. 15.

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...
Dates: 1925 - 2009

Insurance Maps of Durham, North Carolina

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

James Iredell permission pass

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0240

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

Sylvia Kerckhoff papers

Identifier: NCC-0102
Scope and Contents

Materials within the Sylvia Kerckhoff papers include correspondence, résumés, contracts, certificates, proclamations, reports, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Materials relate to her time as mayor and document her activity with the North Carolina League of Women Voters and with the Cooperative School for Pregnant Girls. Material extends into Kerckhoff’s retirement after the end of her second term as mayor.

Dates: 1928; 1962 - 2010

King's Daughters Sheltering Home Circle records

Identifier: NCC-0104
Scope and Contents The collection contains six series: Administrative Records, Conventions, Publications and Printed Matter, Scrapbooks, Miscellaneous, and Oversize. Materials include meeting minutes, financial information, constitution and by-laws, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, books, pamphlets and brochures. The material largely pertains to activities and events that occurred at the Sheltering Home Circle. A 2010 accession was processed separately (and may be found in box 16), with the exception of an...
Dates: 1911 - 2006

King's Daughters Sara Barker Circle records

Identifier: NCC-0103
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection includes minute books and scrapbooks documenting the work of Sara Barker and the Sara Barker Circle from 1948 to 2005. Materials on the history of the organization and the biography of Sarah Barker are also included. The collection includes one box of photographs, which are mostly unidentified.

Dates: 1948 - 2005

K. P. Lewis statement

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 2, Folder: 1
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

Louis Orr etchings

Identifier: NCC-0132
Scope and Contents

The collection includes etchings of North Carolina scenes done by Louis Orr between 1939 and 1951. Original set contained 50 smaller etchings, of which DCL has 42. Size of each etching is 13” by 16”. Also included is one larger etching, measuring 20” by 16.5”, of the State Capitol in Raleigh.

Dates: 1939 - 1951

Wade Baldwin MacDonald papers

Identifier: NCC-0111
Scope and Contents The Wade Baldwin MacDonald Papers consist of materials related to the coaching career of Wade Baldwin MacDonald. The collection includes school newsletters, several yearbooks, material from UNC's coaching school, many team photographs, newspaper clippings, and notes from Coach MacDonald about team members and coaching strategy. A large scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from MacDonald's coaching career, primarily related to Carr and Rogers-Herr Junior High Schools. A second scrapbook...
Dates: 1948 - 1980

Shirley Jones Mallard genealogical papers

Identifier: NCC-0112
Scope and Contents The Shirley Jones Mallard genealogical papers consist of family documents and research that Shirley Jones Mallard used in writing her book Our Mangum Cousins, which follows the descendants of Jesse Mangum and related families: Chappell, Crabtree, Duke, Ellis, Jacobs, Roberts, Teasley, Veasey, and Wilkins. Also included are materials relating to the Tilley, Carrington, Ball, Parrish, Person, Umstead, Lunsford, and Parker families. Most of the materials are original...
Dates: 1626-2010 (photocopies and original material), undated

Mangum and Latta family papers

Identifier: NCC-0113
Scope and Contents This small collection is made up of photographs, cards, and books. It includes photographs of members of the Latta and Mangum families in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Some are formal portraits, particularly of Hugh Latta, Phillips Latta, and Garland Latta as children, and some are snapshots of the Latta children, their mother Pattie Mangum Latta, and her siblings, Lula and Hugh Mangum. Professional photographer Hugh Mangum's work is represented by a shot of West Point Mill on the Eno...
Dates: 1900 - 1915

Mangum Elementary School records

Identifier: NCC-0114
Scope and Contents The collection contains documentation of the school's history and activities, including administrative materials and a large number of photographs and videocassettes. Older photographs show students and staff as well as the school grounds. More recent photos include group portraits and depictions of student activities in the classroom and outdoors. More thorough descriptions of the pictures can be found in the folder-level scope and contents notes. The VHS tapes include school programs, many...
Dates: 1934 - 2014

Mary Elliott photographs

Identifier: NCC-0075
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1910s-1979

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