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County government -- North Carolina -- Durham -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John P. Bond III papers

Identifier: NCC-0009
Scope and Contents The collection contains a scrapbook and loose materials concerning John "Jack" Bond’s time as Durham’s county manager from 1984-1991. Titled “Jack Bond Comes to Durham,” the scrapbook tells the story of Bond’s experiences as county manager and his relationship with his staff through text and photographs. The photographs show various administrators with whom Bond worked, award functions, and administrative proceedings. The loose materials include letters congratulating Bond on his...
Dates: 1984 - 1991

Durham County Government slides and photographs

Identifier: NCC-0045
Scope and Contents

The collection includes slides and photographs of Durham County commissioners, services and buildings, including many schools in the Durham City School system before the county and city school system merged. The collection also includes photographs and slides from the Old North Durham Neighborhood Improvement Project and work done by the nonprofit organization Neighborhood Housing Services in the late 1970s and 1980s to renovate houses and apartment buildings in Old North Durham.

Dates: 1950 - 2001

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

E. S. Swindell papers

Identifier: NCC-0251
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a 1956 appraisal report of the former Durham County Sanitarium with photographs of the exterior and interior, what appear to be records of late 1950's donations from county employees including Swindell, a 1974 plan for Durham City Hall, and a 1979 letter from health department employees requesting Swindell's assistance. Photos scanned as SA001-SA018.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1954 - 1979