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Judy Hogan papers

Identifier: NCC-0099
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily contains materials generated by Judy Hogan’s publishing company, Carolina Wren Press, in the 1970s and her creative writing classes at the Durham County Public Library in the 1980s. Of particular interest is an oral history project Hogan completed at the Rougemont Senior Center, 1982-1984. Interviews and photographs of interviewees are included in the collection.

Dates: 1981 - 1993

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

Hope Valley Elementary School records

Identifier: NCC-0202
Scope and Contents

The collection contains newsletters, photographs, ephemera, scrapbooks, and videos documenting school activities at Hope Valley Elementary School in Durham, NC. Some editions of the "Eagles Echo" newsletter are in Spanish as well as English. The collection contains a large number of videotapes and floppy disks documenting school events like talent shows and themed days.

Dates: 1990 - 2014

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

Lakewood Park Community Association records

Identifier: NCC-0105
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the origins and activities of the Lakewood Park Community Association through correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, and other administrative records including an oversize map. Much of the records relate to the forming of the association in 1994 and its early years, with some correspondence from the late 2000s. A few records from other related neighborhood groups are also included.

Dates: 1994 - 2010

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

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 17, Folder: 1
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

Little River Elementary School photographs and other materials

Identifier: NCC-0108
Scope and Contents

The collection contains group photographs of the students and staff of Little River Elementary School in Durham, NC.

Dates: 1989 - 2008

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

Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition program

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

Emily Norwood Michie genealogical papers

Identifier: NCC-0117
Scope and Contents

Material includes Emily Norwood Michie’s genealogical research material, including correspondence, family trees and genealogies, family histories, research notes, transcripts of wills and a marriage bond, and applications for Daughters of the American Revolution membership.

Dates: 1781 - 1941

Eugene Morehead memorial address

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 18, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0259
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an "In Memoriam" program with a copy of a nine page speech by Julian Carr remembering his colleague Eugene Morehead.

Dates: 1889 March 18

Morehead Montessori Magnet Elementary School records

Identifier: NCC-0119
Scope and Contents

The collection contains records from Morehead Montessori Magnet Elementary School in Durham, NC. Materials include administrative records (minutes, reports, and handbooks), flyers, photographs, scrapbooks, and newsletters. Some materials are electronic, and a few items are in Spanish. The collection documents the administration as well as student activities of the school.

Dates: 1947 - 2016

William H. Murdock papers

Identifier: NCC-0120
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the World War II service and legal career of U.S. Attorney William H. Murdock of Durham. Materials include correspondences, and certificates signed by U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon. Noteworthy correspondence includes those from Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and other prominent political figures. The collection also includes the pen used by President Kennedy to sign Murdock’s commission in 1961 and a...
Dates: 1944 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1969

National Council of Negro Women - Durham Section records

Identifier: NCC-0121
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily contains programs from the section’s annual events, particularly the Harambee Breakfast and the Mary McLeod Bethune Recognition Program. Color photographs taken at these annual events are included, although subjects are largely unidentified. The collection also includes a small amount of administrative materials, including some correspondence, an issue of the section’s newsletter, and local newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1980-2009, undated

Negro Braille Magazine records and Constance Merrick Watts papers

Identifier: NCC-0122
Scope and Contents The collection documents the editorial history of Negro Braille Magazine (now the Merrick-Washington Magazine for the Blind), primarily focusing on the 1970s and early 1980s. The core of the collection is a series of original paste-ups for magazine issues dating from December 1973 through December 1980. The collection contains many complete issues of the magazine from 1973 to 2007, whether in their Braille or non-Braille versions. A...
Dates: 1919 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1985

Neighborhood Housing Services of Durham records

Identifier: NCC-0123
Scope and Contents

The collection contains reports, clippings, newsletters, personnel records, and other administrative records for the Durham branch of Neighborhood Housing Services of America. Of particular local interest is material related to the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation and Durham’s Trinity Avenue neighborhood, in and around what's now called Old North Durham.

Dates: 1978 - 1981

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

Walter Cheek Newton papers

Identifier: NCC-0125
Scope and Contents

The Walter Cheek Newton Papers consist of correspondence, receipts, tax records, family deeds, and estate records. The collection also holds the army records and photographs of Walter Cheek Newton, Jr.

Dates: 1875 - 1951; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1937

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