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Mrs. S. F. Tomlinson Death Notices

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 19, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0260
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a stapled seven page booklet with three reprinted newspaper obituaries titled "Press Notices on the Death of Mrs. S. F. Tomlinson."

Dates: 1905 March

Clinton W. Toms scrapbook

Identifier: NCC-0179
Scope and Contents The scrapbook contains primarily newspapers clippings that report on the climate surrounding Durham’s education system during Toms’ service as superintendent, 1894-1897. It also contains school exercises, letters to Clinton W. Toms from such people as the president of the University of North Carolina, poetry, invitations to commencement ceremonies, and pamphlets, among other items. Included is an invitation to the 1895 Colored Graded School commencement exercises as well as a program from...
Dates: 1887 - 1897; 1959; undated

Triangle Jewish Chorale records

Identifier: NCC-0201
Scope and Contents

The Triangle Jewish Chorale Records, 1994-2018, document the numerous performances put on by the TJC. The collection consists of various concert programs, Yo HaShoah programs (Holocaust Remembrance Day), photographs of members, items from an TJC Argentina trip, lists of singers throughout the years, fund-raising letters, and items used for publicity.

Dates: 1994 - 2018; undated

Triangle Land Conservancy records

Identifier: NCC-0180
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials documenting the activities of the Triangle Land Conservancy, including special projects, board meeting minutes from 1992 and 1994, general correspondence, and photographs of group trips and activities.

Dates: 1985 - 2010; undated

Trinity College Class of 1907 album

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 21, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0263
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a "Trinity 1907" photo album, featuring two individual senior class portraits per page, and four alumni obituaries from 1957 to 1960.Notable 1907 Trinity College class members include Mary Lillian Duke (later Biddle; daughter of Benjamin N. Duke) and Hersey Everett Spence (Professor of Religious Education and Biblical Literature, Duke University, 1918-1952). The album also includes photographs of Trinity College president John C. Kilgo and the entrance...
Dates: 1907 - 1960

Tuesday Morning Study Group records

Identifier: NCC-0181
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, administrative and financial documents, and memorabilia collected from group activities. The bulk of the collection is a fairly comprehensive span of meeting minutes from 1977-2005. The collection includes a small number of unidentified photographs.

Dates: 1965 - 2013

Walter N. Turner land records

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0236
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence from Delos W. Sorrell's law offices regarding a land deed purchased in May 1932 by Arthur G. Barbee from Walter N. Turner and his wife Mary Turner, receipts from the 60 notes of payment on the deed made by Turner between 1929 and 1934, a 1929 deed for the land between the Turners and George C. Walker and R. E. Graves, and a 1921 deed to Turner by The Durham Land and Security Company.

Dates: 1921 - 1934

Twaddell Music School records

Identifier: NCC-0183

The Twaddell Music School Collection contains photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous material related to the lives and careers of William P. Twaddell and wife Vera Carr Twaddell and a music school which Mrs. Twaddell operated in Durham from 1934 to 1966.

Dates: 1923 - 1960

Tyson Family papers

Identifier: NCC-0184
Scope and Contents

Collection of primarily financial materials that belonged to Samuel R. and Carrie Tyson, who lived in Durham from the early 1900s until the 1950s, when they passed away. There is a letter from their nephew who was a seaman in World War II, telling them that he has established them as the beneficiaries of his life insurance policy if he dies at sea. There are also several receipts from Durham businesses in the 1930s, including the Criterion Soda Shop and the Palms Restaurant.

Dates: 1911 - 1983

Umstead Family papers

Identifier: NCC-0185
Scope and Contents

The Bible was printed in 1892 in Durham, North Carolina, by T. J. Gattis & Son. One of the pages at the front feature an inscription by Hampton Umstead to his daughter Claude. The family records portion of the Bible was removed sometime before it was donated. The bank receipts cover 1908 thru 1926 and are with many businesses that were in Durham at the time, such as S.T. Mangum's General Merchandise and W.A. Slater and Co.

Dates: 1908 - 1926; 1892; 2014

United Daughters of the Confederacy -- Julian S. Carr Chapter scrapbooks

Identifier: NCC-0186
Scope and Contents The United Daughters of the Confederacy Collection, 1907-1939, consists of five scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, histories, photographs, poems, memoirs, postcards, and yearbooks documenting Civil War history and the activities of the organization. Mrs. C. M. Goodlet of Nashville, Tennessee, first organized the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1894. According to its ritual, the group convened to “do homage unto the memory of…gallant Confederate soldiers, and to perpetuate the...
Dates: 1907 - 1939

Steven Unruhe papers

Identifier: NCC-0188
Abstract Steven Unruhe, a long-time Durham resident, is a retired educator, community activist, and local political figure. The Steven Unruhe papers document Unruhe's personal and career journey from an undergraduate activist for social justice with the World Student Christian Federation in California to his election to the Durham County Board of Education in 2016. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of material relating to Unruhe's work with Citizens for a Safer East Durham, a...
Dates: 1973 - 2016

Up-to-Date Club records

Identifier: NCC-0189
Scope and Contents

The Up-to-Date Club records consists of club programs, notes, records, book lists, and record books documenting the activities of the club. The collection includes programs with membership lists and early book lists.

Dates: 1896 - 2014

USO Club scrapbook

Identifier: NCC-0190
Scope and Contents

The USO Club Scrapbook, 1943-1944, consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, and invitations documenting the history of the Dillard Street USO.

Dates: 1943 - 1944

Violet Park Cemetery burial records and other materials

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0250
Scope and Contents

The collection includes 1992-1995 correspondence from historian R. Kelly Bryant to the Durham County Library and North Carolina State Archives, listings of more than 1,900 burials recorded at Violet Park Cemetery compiled by Carrie McNair, a 1969 Morning Herald article, and a 1994 Herald Sun article. The burials were recorded by Carrie McNair in 1994 onto 56 pages listing up to 35 names per page, including birth and death dates for each name.

Dates: 1992 - 1995

Walk and Talk Club records

Identifier: NCC-0191
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, brochures, correspondence, roll books, attendance cards, and meeting minutes. Of particular interest, the collection includes periodic brochures listing the club’s roster, as well as photographs of members. There are also a few short biographies, photographs, and pieces of correspondence relating directly to the death of W.E. Stanley on July 16, 1967.

Dates: 1959 - 1994; undated

Mamie Dowd Walker scrapbook

Identifier: NCC-0192
Scope and Contents

Photocopied scrapbook consisting primarily of newspaper clippings that concern Mamie Dowd Walker's 1942 to 1945 service as juvenile judge of Durham County.

Dates: 1941 - 1945

Laura Valinda Watts memorial program

 Collection — Box: 9 - Small Collections , Folder: 9, Folder: 1
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: circa 1915

Bailey Daniel Webb papers

Identifier: NCC-0200
Scope and Contents

This collection documents Webb's role as a member of the Board of Trustees of Wright Refuge, and the relationship between Wright Refuge and the Wright School. Correspondence forms the bulk of the material, but the collection also includes research files, news clippings, and Wright School publications and newsletters, as well as summaries of events compiled by Webb in the late 1990s.

Dates: 1963 - 1999

Thomas Whaley papers

Identifier: NCC-0194
Scope and Contents Spanning the years 1939-2010, the Thomas Whaley papers primarily contain materials relating to Thomas Whaley and his brothers’ service during WWII and to local stories commemorating veterans. These include newspaper articles from the 1980s and 1990s that profile the Whaley brothers, and certificates and letters that celebrate Thomas Whaley’s service. Of particular note is a copy of a brief manuscript that his sister, Dorothy Wentz, sent to NBC’s Tom Brokaw in which Whaley tells of his...
Dates: 1939 - 2010

Ernest R. Williamson papers

Identifier: NCC-0195
Scope and Contents

The collection documents E. R. Williamson's life and work, including speeches made during his congressional campaign, writings, folders of campaign notes and clippings, and photographs. The bulk of the collection documents his run to represent North Carolina's Sixth District in Congress in 1950.

Dates: 1948 - 1956; undated

Carol Wills journals

Identifier: NCC-0196
Scope and Contents The Carol Wills journals contain the personal journals and scrapbooks of Carol Wills. The journals date from 1993-2014, with several volumes written each year. Wills discusses her daily life, her family and friends, current events, community life in Durham, NC, and her involvement with The Independent Weekly newspaper, Duke University, and First Presbyterian Church. The journals also contain photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, drafts of writings, and...
Dates: 1993 - 2014

Thomas Womble papers

Identifier: NCC-0197
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs taken at the Lyon Park Community Center and at "We Are West End" reunions in the 1990s and photographs of Elite Club teams from Lyon Park, including the softball and baseball teams from the 1940s and 1950s. There is also a folder of materials relating to the history of Lyon Park School that date from 2003, when the Community Family Life Center at Lyon Park opened. Notes from an oral history done with Womble in 2006 are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1943 - 2006

Women’s Clubs of Durham collection

Identifier: NCC-0198
Scope and Contents This artificial collection gathers together documentation of various women’s clubs of Durham. The documentation is primarily composed of programs detailing a club’s annual course of study. Many of the programs contain membership rosters, including information on club leadership. The clubs represented include: the Business and Professional Women’s Club, the Canterbury Club, the Durham Garden Club, the Eclectic Club, the Pierian Club, the Reviewers Club, the Symposium Club, the Tourist Club,...
Dates: 1907 - 1965

Woodcroft Women's Club records

Identifier: NCC-0199
Scope and Contents

The Woodcroft Women's Club Records, 1987-2015, contains meeting minutes of board members and general members, newsletters and newspaper articles.

Dates: 1987 - 2015

World War I 113th Field Artillery Battery C roster

 Collection — Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0252
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a roster listing all who trained as Battery C of the 113th Field Artillery, whose members were from Durham, North Carolina.

Dates: 1917 August 28

World War II Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: NCC-0312
Scope and Contents

These seven scrapbooks were compiled by Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Cannon, Mr. and Mrs. George Lougee, and Miss Frances Barnette whose stated intent was to include photographs of all white servicemen and servicewomen from the Durham area beginning January 1, 1943 through the end of the war. Each volume is indexed separately, but this guide contains a combined index, arranged alphabetically by last name or subject. An article on the project is located in Volume 5, p. 5. The clippings are not dated.

Dates: 1943-1945

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