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Durham County (N.C.) Library -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Durham County Library records

Identifier: NCC-0046
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the history of the public library in Durham, North Carolina. The materials date from 1897, a year before the first public library in the state opened in Durham, to the present. Much of the material is from the more recent past, with the bulk between 1960 and the present. Besides written materials, the archives also contain photos, slides, newspaper articles, and recordings.

Dates: 1893-2013 and ongoing

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