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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.
These clippings relate to North Carolina writers from the mid to late 20th century. Collection contains newspaper feature articles about eighty-one North Carolina authors, including several Durham County writers.
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.
The NCC Family Genealogies collection contains files of genealogical information on select families. Common forms of information include family trees and typescript family histories.
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.
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.
The North Carolina Collection holds current and/or back issues of newsletters, periodicals, and newspapers produced by organizations in and around Durham County.
The North Carolina Collection (NCC) Subject Files are staff-created files about various topics relating to Durham or North Carolina history.
The collection contains documentation on the school's history such as commencement programs, notes, newspapers, and photographs, as well as reports for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).
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
The Old North Durham Architecture Slides depict houses and other buildings in the Old North Durham neighborhood from 1981-1984, including some images of renovation work done on many of the structures.
The Old North Durham Neighborhood Association records are primarily documents produced by the Association's board from 1990 to 1992, including letters to the community, newsletters, and meeting minutes. There are also photographs from a neighborhood cookout in April 1991 and materials from when the Association applied for a Durham County Open Spaces grant to purchase the North Durham School park in 1992.
The collection documents the association’s neighborhood advocacy and public outreach efforts, particularly the development of its resource-rich website. Research files about the neighborhood and its historic buildings, businesses, and families are also included. Photographs document the neighborhood’s buildings and natural areas, as well as the organization’s activities.
The Parker family papers contain a large quantity of correspondence, mostly of Nancy Parker and her sons. They also include financial records and other materials that document the everyday life of the Parker family as African-American farmers in the 1940s and 1950s.
The collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and yearbooks from Parkwood Elementary School. Most of the photographs are class pictures, but the collection also includes pictures and negatives of school activities and field trips. There is also a CD of pictures of the Waterwise Garden, a garden planted by Parkwood students and sponsored by the Northeast Creek Streamwatch.
The Pearl Cotton Mills Records consist of financial records documenting the running of the mills from 1918-1930.
The Frankie Perry scrapbook and other materials consist of a scrapbook created by Ms. Perry documenting her school years, 1953-1965. Materials from Lyon Park School, Whitted Junior High School, and Hillside High School include award programs, playbills, school portraits, and certificates that Perry earned. The collection also includes some loose photographs of a graduation and a debutante ball program from Whitted Junior High School in 1964.
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.
"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.
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.
The collection consists of campaign material and notes on family history, written on the back of a page from a letter.
The Pope Family Papers include report cards, students' school photographs and certificates from Hope Valley and Lakewood schools, correspondence, newspaper clippings, pages from the Pope family bible, and an anniversary booklet for Wright's Automatic Machinery Company's 50th anniversary.
The collection includes formal reports, newspaper clippings, publicity, publications, and correspondence documenting Pratt’s political activities. The materials primarily concern the involvement of the League of Women Voters in the Durham City-County Charter Commission and in North Carolina judicial reform.