Richard Gaither Walser Papers (#4168) 1918-1988

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Richard Gaither Walser Papers (#4168), 1918-1988

Richard Gaither Walser Papers (#4168) 1918-1988

Richard Gaither Walser (1908-1988) was a professor of English at North Carolina State University in Raleigh and author of numerous works, chiefly relating to North Carolina's literary heritage. The collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other materials chiefly relating to North Carolina' literary heritage. Files on individual authors and literary subjects dominate, with special emphasis on the life and works of Thomas Wolfe. Other authors represented in the collection include Doris Betts, Helen Bevington, James Boyd, Richard Chase, Jonathan Daniels, Wilma Dykeman, Charles Edward Eaton, John Ehle, Paul Green, Bernice Kelly Harris, George Moses Horton, Gerald W. Johnson, Frederick H. Koch, Guy Owen, Robert C. Ruark, Wilbur D. Steele, Hardin E. Taliaferro, and Jonathan Williams. There is also material on North Carolina folklore and other topics not directly connected to literature. A small number of items relate to Walser's life as a student at the University of North Carolina and to his service with the United States Naval Reserve during World War II.

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Ruth Moose (1938- ), North Carolina writer; reference librarian at Pfeiffer College, 1988-1996; and, since 1996, teacher of creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ruth Moose worked as a free-lance writer, including a stint at the "Charlotte Observer," for which she was a regular columnist, and as poetry editor for the "Uwharrie Review" and "The Arts Journal." In addition to numerous articles, poems, and stories that have appeared in magazine...

McGirt, James E. (James Ephraim)

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Bell, Corydon and Thelma Harrington

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Corydon Bell was born in 1894 in Tiffin, Ohio. He attended the University of Michigan 1913-1914. He attended Western Reserve University 1914-1917. He attended the Army Medical School 1917-1918. He married Thelma Harrington in 1921, with whom he was to collaborate on many books. He was was a freelance illustrator of books and advertising 1921-1944. He was a writer, painter, and illustrator 1944-1980. He died in 1980. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 3, pp. 1920. Fro...

Battle, Dossey

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Gibbons, Kaye, 1960-....

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Smith, Edith H. (Edith Huntington), 1878-1924

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Missionary and teacher. b. Edith Huntington Reed. From the description of Correspondence, 1914-1919. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 22633572 Edith Huntington Reed was born on May 21, 1878 in Westfield, Massachusetts. Her sister Susan Reed Stifler graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1907. Edith graduated from Mount Holyoke in 1901, and in 1902 became the Principal's Assistant at Glenbrook School in Connecticut. In 1905 she moved to New Jersey and taught ...

Oates, John A., 1932-

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DeJong, David N.

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Davis, Rebecca Harding

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Davidson, Chalmers

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Bell, Holley Mackie, II

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Kephart, Horace, 1862-1931

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Mines, Robert

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Blount, Charlotte

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Slaughter, Frank G. (Frank Gill), 1908-2001

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Frank G. Slaughter was born Frank Gill Slaughter in the Washington, D.C. area in 1908. As a young child Slaughter moved with his family to a rural area near Oxford, North Carolina where his father worked as a farmer and mail carrier. After graduation, attended Duke University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. After graduating, Slaughter went to medical school at Johns Hopkins University and graduated in 1930. He then did his surgical training at Jefferson Hospital in Roanoke, Virgi...

Maupin, Armistead

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Hemingway, Ernest

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Harvard

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White, John

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Mahoney, John

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Whittlesay, Sarah C.

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Winston, Robert

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Poteat, William Louis, 1856-1938

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Educator, Wake Forest alumnus (Class of 1877), Biology professor, and President of Wake Forest College, 1905-1927. From the description of William Louis Poteat Papers, 1856-1938 (Wake Forest University - ZSR Library). WorldCat record id: 60690779 ...

NIGGLI, JOSEPHINA

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Malone, Ted, 1908-1989

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Ted Malone was a popular radio broadcaster best known for his folksy storytelling and poetry readings. In 1929, he started the program "Between the Bookends" at KMBC in Kansas City. Some of his other radio programs included "Pilgrimage of Poetry" and "American Pilgrimage". He served as a correspondent for ABC during World War II, interviewing soldiers for human interest stories. Malone worked for all of the major networks during his approximately 50-year career. From the description ...

Poetry Council of North Carolina

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Carroll, Ruth and Latrobe

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Cohn, David L., 1943-

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Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919

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Kemp Plummer Battle (1831-1919) of Chapel Hill and Raleigh, N.C., was a lawyer and president of the Chatham Railroad. He was active in state affairs during the Civil War and served as state treasurer and as University of North Carolina president, 1876-1891, and professor of history, 1891-1907. From the description of Kemp P. Battle Montgomery Ward Catalog Competition papers, 1915, 1962-1966. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 56417388 Kemp Plummer Bat...

Preston, George R.

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Sharpe, William

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Houston, Noel

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North Carolina author. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122418025 ...

Sims, Marian

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McCoy, George W. (George William), 1901-1962

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George William McCoy (1901-1962) was born in Dillsboro, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina, 1919-1922, and the University of Chicago, 1926-1928, from which he received a Ph.B. McCoy joined the staff of the Asheville (N. C.) Citizen in 1924. He was editor of the Citizen from 1955 to 1961, and published several pamphlets on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In 1929, McCoy married Lola Love. They had three children: George, Jr.; Myrtle McCoy...

North Carolina Popular Beliefs and Supersititions

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Hoyle, Bernadette

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Journalist and professional photographer, of North Carolina; b. Bernadette Woodlief; married Macy Hoyle. From the description of Papers, 1945-1983. (North Carolina Division of Archives & Hist). WorldCat record id: 70955893 ...

Gales, Joseph

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Harris, R. P.

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Hardy, William and Melissa

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Chappell, Fred, 1936-....

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Author and professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. From the description of Fred Chappell papers, 1944-2010 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19465036 From the description of Fred Chappell Papers, 1944-2003 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122569745 Fred Chappell is a poet and an author who has won numerous awards for his writings, including the Rockefeller Foundation Grant;...

Poteat, Edwin McNeill, 1892-1955

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Baptist preacher, teacher, and missionary in China, 1917-1929, author, president of Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, 1944-1948, and pastor at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Raleigh, N.C., 1929-1937 and 1948-1955, and at Euclid Avenue Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio, 1937-1944. From the description of Edwin McNeill Poteat papers, 1925-1956. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 26380356 Edwin McNeill Poteat (1892-1955) was a Baptist preacher, teacher, and missionar...

Johnson, Pamela Hansford, 1912-1981

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Epithet: novelist, wife of C P Snow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000276 Pamela H. Johnson, the Rt. Hon. Lady Snow, was a British novelist, critic, and playwright. She married C.P. Snow in 1950 and collaborated with him on a number of plays. She was awarded the CBE in 1975. From the description of Letters to John Halperin, 1980-1981. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Ga...

Hyman, Stella B.

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Bowman, Robert A.

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Phillips, Jane

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Macrae, John

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Bishop, Don

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Hannum, Alberta Pierson

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Sandburg, Helga

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American author; daughter of poet Carl Sandburg; b. 1918. From the description of Helga Sandburg collection, 1957-1974. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968745 ...

Cobb, Irvin S.

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Gay, James

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Hintz, Naomi A.

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Henderson, Philo P.

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Conrad, Barnaby, 1922-2013

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American writer, first met Steinbeck in 1953. Wrote and produced movie from Steinbeck's story Flight. From the description of Oil portrait of John Steinbeck, ca. 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448047 ...

Schneider, Duane

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Frye, Jesse

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North Carolina State University

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Currently, there are 24 University Standing Committees. Members of each of the University Standing Committees are appointed by the chancellor at the beginning of each academic year. The Committee on Committees provides the chancellor with recommendations concerning the composition and charge for each committee, its chair, and its faculty, staff, and student members. These recommendations are in part based on voluntary expressed preferences, on a general principle of rotation, and, whenever appro...

Owen, Guy, 1925-1981?

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Guy Owen (1925-1981) received his bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. An author and educator, Owen founded and edited the Southern Poetry Review, edited North Carolina Folklore, and served as Associate Professor of English at North Carolina State University. He authored numerous novels, short stories, and poems, including Season of Fear and The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man. From the description of Guy Owen papers, 1967-1982 [m...

DeJong, Meindart

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Fairbanks, Marjorie C.

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Patterson, Daniel W.

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Hubbell, Jay B.

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Worth, Kathryn, 1898-

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Morehouse, Kathleen

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Hall, Thomas Harminson

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Ricks, Peirson

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De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955

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American educator, novelist, and Literary Editor of the Mark Twain Estate. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed (11) : Lincoln and Cambridge, Mass. ; White Plains, New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, [n.d.] and 1935-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863883 Betty White was one of De Voto's students at Northwestern in the 1920's. She was literary, and the best friend of Avis MacVicar, whom De Voto shortly married. As a senior at Northwestern, Betty Whi...

Wolfe, Frank

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Alley, Felix

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Ives, Ulmont

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Slaughter, Ted

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Throop, George Higby, 1818-1896

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Bahnson, Agnew

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Graves, Louis, 1791-1857

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Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012

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Ray Bradbury novelist and screenwriter; Herman Melville, novelist. From the description of Moby Dick : screenplay, 1956, January 27. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652495 Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, IL, Aug. 22, 1920; started his writing career in 1943; the winner of various awards, he is known primarily for writing fantasy and science fiction stories; he has authored numerous novels, short stories, plays, films, poems, and articles, includi...

Hudson, Arthur Palmer

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Nixon, Sallie

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Sallie Nixon was born in Henderson, N.C. She and her husband Caldwell Nixon moved to Nebraska from North Carolina in 1967. After taking a class from poet Ted Kooser, Nixon was inspired to attend the University of Nebraska in 1969. Following her studies, Nixon returned to North Carolina. Her collections of poetry include "Surely, Goodness and Mercy" (1965), "Second Grace" (1977), "Spiraling" (1990), and "A Kind of Peace" (2006). Ted Kooser was Poet Laureate of the United States, 2004-2006. He was...

Carolina Playmakers

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Holmes, E. P.

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Pattilo, Henry

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Mostowski, Jan S.

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Davis, Burke

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Scheer, George and Julian

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Green, Paul (Paul M.)

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Coleman, Elliot

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Huggins, Edith Warren

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Hamilton, Joseph Gregoire de Roulac

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Boyd, Madeleine (See: Hoagland, Clayton)

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Richardson, Frank H.

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Jeffreys, Raymond J. (Raymond John), 1896-

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Raymond John Jeffreys (1896-1970), a native of Columbiana, Ohio, enlisted in the United States Army in 1918 and was assigned to the Ninth Photo Section of the American Expeditionary Force. Jeffreys served behind the front lines during 1918 and entered Germany with the Army of Occupation. After his discharge from military service, Jeffreys served as reporter, editor, and owner of what was to become a chain of Ohio newspapers. He ran for various Ohio elective posts, worked with veterans groups (la...

Smaw, Owen Meredith, 1931-

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O.M. Smaw, Nashville, Tenn. was a lawyer and advocate of human rights for prisoners and the abolition of the death penalty. He received his JD degree from Wake Forest College in 1957. From the description of Owen Meredith Smaw Papers, 1918-1991 (Wake Forest University - ZSR Library). WorldCat record id: 60690804 ...

McCorkle, Sarah Tallulah (Lutie)

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Webb, Mena

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Mena Fuller Webb is a writer and creative writing teacher of Durham, N.C. From the description of Mena Webb papers, ca. 1860-1986. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 26243242 Mena Fuller Webb is a writer and creative writing teacher of Durham, N.C. Between 1975 and 1986, Mena Webb undertook the writing of a biography on Julian Shakespeare Carr (1845-1924). Carr, more than any other individual, was responsible for the striking growth experi...

Newsom, D. W.

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Poteat, Hubert M.

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Stem, Thad

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Doar, Harriet

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Harriet Fraser Doar was born in Charlotte. In 1930, she worked as a summer intern for The Charlotte News prior to beginning her studies that fall at Duke University. Returning to the newspaper the following summer, Doar worked there off and on over a twenty year period. In 1949, Doar became a writer for The News and Observer in Raleigh, N.C., where she stayed until 1951. Doar returned to newspaper writing in 1959, this time with The Charlotte Observer. She retired in 1982 and was inducted into t...

Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011

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By Source, Fair use, Link Reynolds Price was born Edward Reynolds Price, in Macon, North Carolina, on 1 February 1933. He earned his B.A. degree from Duke University (1955) while on a full scholarship. After graduating, Price won a Rhodes scholarship, which allowed him to attend Merton College, Oxford. In 1958, Price received his Bachelor of letters from Merton College. His thesis focused on the English poet John Milton. Upon his return from Oxford, Price secured a position in the English d...

Schumann, Marguerite E.

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Woolson, Constance Fenimore

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Abrams, W. Amos, (William Amos), b. 1904.

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W. Amos "Doc" Abrams (1905-1991) was chairman of the English Department of Appalachian State Teacher's College from 1932-1946. He held degrees from Duke and Cornell Universities. From 1946 until his retirement in 1970 he served as editor of the North Carolina Education Association publications. He was an enthusiastic collector, scholar and promotor of North Carolina folklore since the 1930s. A sigificant number of folk song variants (some collected in association with Dr. Frank C. Brown and late...

Athas, Daphne, 1923-....

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Morgan, Fred.

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North Carolina literary and historical association

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Lathrop, George Parson

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Banning, Margaret Culkin

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Daniels, Lucy

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Marcus, Adrianne

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Hodges, Betty

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Journalist Betty Ann Arnold Hodges (1926- ) was born in Waynesboro, Va., where she apprenticed as a linotype operator during World War II when shortages forced employers to hire women for jobs traditionally held by men. She received an A.B. degree in English from the University of North Carolina in 1950. Moving to Durham, N.C., in 1954, Hodges worked at the Durham Morning Herald, where she served in several capacities, including style editor and, for 43 years, book columnist. Hodges married news...

Applewhite, James

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Poet and professor emeritus of English at Duke University, Durham, N.C. From the description of James Applewhite papers, 1963-2010. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 43533494 James W. Applewhite is a poet and professor emeritus of English at Duke University. He has published several books, including Statues of the Grass (1975), Following Gravity (1980), Foreseeing the Journey (1983), Seas and Inland Journeys: Landscape and Consciousness from Wordswo...

Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870

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Author, poet, and editor of South Carolina. From the description of William Gilmore Simms papers, 1735-1987. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 766024802 South Carolina author. From the description of ALsS : Woodland, near Midway, S.C., to his publishers, Philadelphia, 1840-1843. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525116 Poet and author. From the description of William Gilmore Simms correspondence, 1842-...

Craven, B. (Braxton), 1822-1882

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Braxton Craven served as an administrator and educator during the nineteenth century evolution of Trinity College in Randolph County, N.C. Craven was Principal of Union Institute (1842-1851), President of Normal College (1851-1859), and President of Trinity College (1859-1863, 1866-1882). In addition, Craven actively participated in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and the Order of the Masons in North Carolina. From the description of Braxton Craven papers, 1839-1882. (Duke Univ...

Avery, Isaac Erwin, 1828-1863

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Norris, Hoke

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Reporter, book reviewer, novelist, and public affairs director. Hoke Marion Norris was born on October 8, 1913 in Holly Springs, North Carolina. Norris left North Carolina in 1955 to work as a reporter (1955-1958), and literary editor (1958-1968), at the Chicago Sun-Times. During the 1960's he played a significant role in reporting the events surrounding Civil Rights movement in the South. After leaving the Sun-Times, Norris served on the editorial board of the Chicago D...

Dorian, Sylvester (See: Holland Brett)

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Rountree, Moses

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Bartlett, Paul, 1881-1965

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Painter (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Paul Bartlett papers, 1930-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384480 Biography Bartlett was born July 13, 1909 in Moberly, Missouri; attended Oberlin College, University of Arizona, and National University of Mexico; edited a literary annual, Workshop, the only issue of which was published in Ciudad Guzman, Mexico in 1942; wrote short stories and a novel, When the Owl...

Browning, Dixie.

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Author of romance and historical genres; also published historical novels with her sister under pen name of Bronwyn Williams. From the description of [Papers], 1999-2003 / Dixie Browning. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 71813822 Romance writer Dixie Browning (1930 - ) is a prolific author who has published more than 80 novels in both the romance and historical genres. She has also written many historical novels written with her sister under...

Haas, Ben

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Taliafero, Hardin E.

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Johnson, F. Roy (Frank Roy), 1911-1988

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Halberstadt, John

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Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)

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Black Mountain College was founded in 1933 by a group of nonconformist faculty and students from Rollins College in Florida. Headed by John Andrew Rice, they established their experimental college and community near Black Mountain, NC. Artists and writers from all over the country were attracted to Black Mountain and the college became a nurturing ground for some of the best talents of the twentieth century. Among its faculty and students were Josef Albers, Robert Rauschenberg, Willem de Kooning...

Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849

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Dolley Madison (b. May 20, 1768, New Garden, North Carolina – d. July 12, 1849, Washington, DC) was the wife of President James Madison. She was noted for her social graces, which boosted her husband’s popularity as President. She did much to define the role of the President’s spouse, known later by the title First Lady. Dolley Madison also helped to furnish the newly constructed White House. When the British set fire to it in 1814, she was credited with saving the classic portrait of George ...

Shepherd, Lilla Vass

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Worth, Daniel

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Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947

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Editor at and vice-president of Charles Scribner's Sons. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1938-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122629156 Maxwell Evarts Perkins was one of the most importnat editors in American literary history. Belinda Dobson Jelliffe, born in Asheville, N.C., became a friend of Thomas Wolfe in 1933. In 1935, Charles Scriber's Sons published her only book, a semi-autobiographical work titled Fo...

Garner, Edward

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Saunders, William Laurence, 1835-1891

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Lawyer, colonel of the 46th North Carolina Regiment, C.S.A., newspaper editor, secretary-treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina, and secretary of state of North Carolina, 1879-1891. From the description of William Laurence Saunders papers, 1712-1907 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25677979 William Laurence Saunders (1835-1891) of North Carolina was a lawyer; colonel of the 46th North Carolina Regiment, Confederate S...

Eaton, Charles Edward, 1916-2006

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Charles Edward Eaton, poet and professor, was born in Winston- Salem, N.C., received his B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina in 1936, studied at Princeton, and received his M.A. degree from Harvard, where he worked with Robert Frost who later recommended him to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. Eaton served as Vice Consul in Brazil, 1942- 1946, and as professor of creative writing at UNC, 1946-1952. In 1950, he married Isabel Patterson of Pittsburgh. Eaton is a widely published a...

Durham, Earnest C.

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Dargon, Olive Tilford

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Burgwyn, Mebane Holoman, 1914-1992

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Mebane Holoman Burgwyn (1914-1992) was an award-winning author of children's books. She was born in Rich Square, North Carolina; graduated from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1935 with a bachelor's degree in primary education; and secured a master's degree in guidance and counseling from East Carolina University in 1961. Burgwyn lived with her family on a farm near Jackson, North Carolina, where she worked as Director o...

Jones, Hamilton C. (Hamilton Chamberlain), 1884-1957

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Hamilton Chamberlain Jones (1884-1957) was a lawyer from Charlotte, N.C., who represented North Carolina's Tenth Congressional District (Mitchell, Avery, Burke, Catawba, Lincoln, and Mecklenburg counties) in the United States House of Representatives, 1947-1953. Jones was a graduate of the University of North Carolina, class of 1906, and served as first assistant United States District Attorney, 1919-1921; state senator, 1925-1927; and trustee of the University of North Carolina. Fro...

Vollmer, Lula

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Cochran, Hamilton, 1898-

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Hamilton Cochran (1898- ) was an American writer of historical novels with a nautical background. Born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he attended Swarthmore Preparatory School but when World War I broke out in his senior year he left school and enlisted in the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. He served 18 months on the USCGC Algonquin and then for a brief time in the Merchant Marine. Returning to school he majored in journalism at the University of Michigan and a...

Rogers, Lou

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Skipp, Francis E.

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Seawell, Chub

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Saunders, W. O.

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Pearson, T.R., 1956-

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Linney, Romulus.

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Gordon, Ian, 1952 June 19-

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Hatchett, William

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Magi, Aldo

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Hardison, O. B., Jr. (Osborne Bennett), 1928-1990

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Hanes, Frank Borden

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Ragan, Sam, 1915-1996

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Samuel Talmadge Ragan (1915-1996) was managing and executive editor of the "News and Observer" (Raleigh, N.C.), 1948-1969; editor and publisher of "The Pilot" (Southern Pines, N.C.), 1969-1996; award-winning poet; writing teacher; and supporter of the arts in North Carolina. Ragan served as the first secretary of the North Carolina Department of Art, Culture, and History from 1972 to 1973. In 1982, he was named Poet Laureate of the state of North Carolina by Governor James B. Hunt. He was also c...

Street, Julia Montgomery, 1898-1993

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Pearce, T. H. (Thilbert H.)

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Blythe, LeGette, 1900-1993

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In 1921, William LeGette Blythe, native of Huntersville, N.C., graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he had been a member of the original Carolina Playmakers and a classmate of Thomas Wolfe. After graduation, Blythe became a reporter at the Charlotte News and later joined the staff of the Charlotte Observer . He authored several Biblical novels, biographies of prominent North Carolinians, and symphonic dramas based on Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, N.C. Blythe ...

Mills, Charles

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Epithet: of the Court of Common Pleas, Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001ad Epithet: Director, E India Co.; lst Baronet 1868 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001a8 Epithet: of Add MS 38268 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000...

Cobb, Lucy M. (Lucy Maria), 1877-1969

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Lucy Maria Cobb (1877-1969) was a teacher, professional genealogist, and free-lance writer of Raleigh, N.C. From the description of Lucy M. Cobb papers, 1928-1965 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25300766 Lucy Maria Cobb (1877-1969) was a teacher, professional genealogist, and free-lance writer of Raleigh, N.C. Cobb was born in Lilesville, N.C., the tenth of twelve children of Baptist minister Needham Bryan Cobb (1836-1905) and Martha ...

Fleetham, David

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Sheppard, Muriel Early

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Ginns, Patsy

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Morly, Margaret

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Potter, Robert, 1967-

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x000368 Epithet: of Stockport, butcher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000838.0x00019a Epithet: Perpetual Curate of Louisburgh, county Mayo British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x000369 ...

MacDuffie, Laurette

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Robinson, Benjamin, 1962-

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Arnett, Ethel Stephens

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Theobald, Ted

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Wolfe, W. O.

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Parris, John

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Pierce, Ovid Williams

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Writer from North Carolina. From the description of Papers, 1929-1984. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878879 Ovid Williams Pierce (1910-1987), a North Carolina author and faculty member at East Carolina College. From the description of Ovid Williams Pierce papers, 1876-1988 [manuscript]. (East Carolina University). WorldCat record id: 253644368 ...

Lehman, Emma A.

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Thomas, Theresa

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Wechter, Nell Wise, 1913-1989

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Nell Wise Wechter (1913-1989) was born and raised in Stumpy Point, North Carolina. She attended East Carolina College, where she received her Diploma, 1933, B.S., 1951, and M.A., 1952. Wechter also attended Guilford College and UNC Greensboro in pursuance of graduate degrees in English and Social Studies, and she later worked towards a Ph.D. at UNC Chapel Hill (1956-1964). She taught in North Carolina as a teacher for 30 years and authored several books, The Romance of Juniper River (1937), T...

Wolcott, Reed

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Ruark, Robert

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Bridgers, Ann Preston

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Ann Preston Bridgers (1 May 1891-3 May 1967), teacher and actress, was born in Raleigh, N.C.. During most of her childhood, she lived in Adrian, Ga., with her parents, Annie Preston Cain of Hillsborough, N.C., and Robert Rufus Bridgers, Jr., of Wilmington, N.C.. She had two sisters, Elizabeth Bridgers Daniels (Mrs. Jonathan) and Emily Norfleet Bridgers; and one brother, Robert Rufus Bridgers, Jr. Bridgers attended Mary Baldwin Seminary in Staunton, Va., and then Smith College in Nor...

Cushman, Rebecca

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House, Robert

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Lefler, Hugh

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Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899

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Playwright, producer; owner of Daly's Theatre in New York City. From the description of [John] Augustin Daly letter to Mr. [William A. ]Jenner [manuscript], 1892 Dec 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191870954 American dramatist and theatrical manager. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Mr. Bouton (bookseller in New York), 1882 Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526011 From the description of Autograph l...

Cotton, Sally Southall

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Summerow, Dorothy E.

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Golden, Harry

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West, Jessamyn, 1902-1984

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Jessamyn West (b. July 18, 1902, Vernon, IN–d. Feb. 23, 1984, Napa County, CA) was an American author of short stories and novels, notably The Friendly Persuasion (1945). She graduated from Whittier College in 1923 and helped found the Palmer Society there. West grew up in the rural Yorba Linda region of California as her cousin, Richard Nixon. ...

Frankel, Ernest

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Novelist, screenwriter, and producer, Ernest Frankel was a regular contributor to the "Perry Mason" television series and wrote the novels "Tongue of Fire" (1955) and "Band of Brothers" (1958). From the description of Ernest Frankel scripts, 1965-1986. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 53466293 Novelist, screenwriter, and producer, Ernest Frankel was a regular contributor to the Perry Mason television series and wrote the novels Tongue of Fire (1955)...

Powell, Talmage

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Bonner, John Henry

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Cheshire, Joseph B. (Joseph Blount), 1882-1961

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Snow, A. C.

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Johnson, Gerald

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Brookhouse, Christopher

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Key, Alexander

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Goforth, Frances

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McIlwain, William

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Hughes, Hatcher, 1881-1945

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Harvey Hatcher Hughes (1881-1945) was a college professor and dramatist from Polkville, N.C.; he wrote for the theatre and taught English and drama at Columbia University beginning in 1909; won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1924 for his folk play, Hell-Bent Fer Heaven, which drew upon his early life as the youngest of 11 children in a family of sharecroppers graduate of University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (A.B. 1907; M.A. 1909); served with the American Expeditionary Forces in France du...

Steele, Max

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Hobbs, S. H.

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Tourgée, Albion W. 1838-1905

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American politician and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to an unidentified recipient, 1882 Jun. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572884 Author, civil rights leader, and jurist Albion W. Tourgée was born May 2, 1838 in Williamsfield in the Western Reserve of Ohio, then a center of abolitionist activity. He attended the University of Rochester in New York, but left to enlist in the Union army during the Civil War. Wounded in battle...

Rhine, Joseph B.

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Underwood, Thomas A.

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Dula, Lucile Noell

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Williams, Jonathan, Dr.

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Jonathan Williams was a merchant and army officer, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1787. From the guide to the Jonathan Williams selected papers, 1771-1813, 1771-1813, (American Philosophical Society) ...

University of North Carolina (1793-1962)

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The University of North Carolina was chartered by the state's General Assembly in 1789. Its first student was admitted in 1795. The governing body of the University, from its founding until 1932, was a forty-member Board of Trustees elected by the General Assembly. The Board met twice a year; at other times the business of the University was carried on by the Board's secretary-treasurer and by the presiding professor (called president beginning in 1804). Other faculty members later assumed the r...

Evans, Elizabeth

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Tyler, Anne

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Pulitzer Prize winning author of ACCIDENTAL TOURIST, BREATHING LESSONS, CELESTIAL NAVIGATION, LADDER OF YEARS, and other popular novels. From the description of Papers, 1994-1998, 2001 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 82167587 From the description of Papers, 1994-1998. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40093299 Pulitzer Prize winning author of THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST, BREATHING LESSONS, CELESTIAL NAVIGATION, LADDER OF YEARS, and ot...

Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924

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Charles Alphonso Smith (1864-1924) was a native of North Carolina and professor of literature at several southern universities. From the guide to the C. Alphonso Smith Papers, ., 1869-1923, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Native of North Carolina and professor of literature at several southern universities. From the description of C. Alphonso Smith papers, 1869-1923 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). Wo...

Hewitt, Andrew

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Maron, Margaret

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McNeill, John Charles, 1874-1907

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John Charles McNeill (1874-1907), was a Wake Forest alumni and one of North Carolina's most celebrated poets. His published works include Songs of Merry and Sad and Lyrics From the Cotton Land, the latter of which was published posthumously. From the description of John Charles McNeill Papers, 1894-1905 (Wake Forest University - ZSR Library). WorldCat record id: 60690741 John Charles McNeill, youngest of five children of Duncan and Euphemia McNeill, was born nea...

Wiley, Calvin Henderson

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Canady, Julia

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Steele, Wilbur Daniel, 1886-1970

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American short-story writer, novelist and dramatist. From the description of ALS, 1926 Sept. 26, Nantucket, to Mrs. Helen Warren Harrison, Toledo. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500032 American writer. From the description of ALS, 1960 Nov. 6, Old Lyme, Conn., to Don E. Connors, Phoenix Union High School. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500097 Author, Wilbur Daniel Steele was born in 1886 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He traveled widely in Africa a...

Halyburton, Ed

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Reeves, Campbell

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Leonard, Burgess

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Bevington, Helen

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Fries, Adelaide L. (Adelaide Lisetta), 1871-1949

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Graham, Billy, 1918-....

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Evangelist, radio preacher, and author; born William Franklin Graham on November 18, 1918 in Charlotte, N.C.; graduated from Florida Bible Institute (1940 and Wheaton College (1943); ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, 1940; achieved national prominence in 1949 through his evangelistic meetings in Los Angeles; founded Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1952; had extensive evangelistic ministry throughout the world, 1949- ; authored many books and received many awards and honors; organiz...

Rogers, Lettie

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Debram, W. E.

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Brown, William Hill

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Burgess, Jackson

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Ervin, Sam J. (Sam James), 1896-1985

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Ervin was a North Carolina member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. From the description of TLS, 1968 October 8, Washington, D.C. to Bishop Earl G. Hunt / Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 43052717 Samuel James Ervin, Jr., was a Burke County, N.C., attorney, North Carolina legislator, judge, U.S. senator, and long-time champion of civil liberties. Ervin was first appointed to the N.C. General Assembly in 1923, where he also served in 1925 an...

Terry, John S.

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ASWELL, EDWARD C.

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Shivers, Louise

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Stick, David, 1919-2009

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Sledd, Benjamin Franklin, 1864-1940

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Reeves, Paschal, 1917-1976

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Hyman, Mac, 1923-1963

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"Before he died at the age of thirty-nine, Mac Hyman published only one book, the novel No Time for Sergeants, for which he secured international fame. His second novel, Take Now Thy Son, was published two years after his death."--"Mac Hyman (1923-1963)", from New Georgia Encyclopedia (accessed 27 February 2009). From the description of Hyman, Mac No time for sergeants, before 1954. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 311143711 ...

Phillipson, John S.

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Marquand, John

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Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968

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American novelist, short story writer and playwright. From the description of Letters, 1912-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415400 American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Typed letter signed : Stepney Depot, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1944 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868073 Author. From the description of Edna Ferber letter, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450230 Author of popu...

Klein, Carole

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Verne, Jules, 1828-1905

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Jules Verne (b. February 8, 1828, Nantes, France–d. March 24, 1905, Amiens, France) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. Verne was born in the seaport of Nantes, where he was trained to follow in his father's footsteps as a lawyer, but quit the profession early in life to write for magazines and the stage. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires, a widely popular series of scrupulously researched adventure novels incl...

McKnight, John P.

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Biographical/Historical Note 1929 AB degree 1931 Earned LL.B degree, University of Nebraska 1931 1941 Engaged in general practice of law and owning and running a business ...

Redding, J. Saunders (Jay Saunders), 1906-1988

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Born in Wilmington, Delaware. Brown University Class of 1928. Professor of English at Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia, 1943 to 1966. Married Esther Elizabeth James. Brother Louis Lorenzo Redding was Brown Class of 1923; sister C. Gwendolyn Redding was Pembroke Class of 1923. Children: Conway Holmes Redding and Lewis A. Redding (both attended Brown University). At different times was Professor of American History at Georgetown University; Ernest I. White Professor of American Studies and Hum...

Brooks, A. L.

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Clay, J. W.

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Williams, Cratis

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Field, Julia

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Meehan, James

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Cobb, Needham Bryan, 1836-1905

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Dixon, Thomas

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Epithet: Mayor of Leeds British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x0002b3 The author of this cannot be determined for certain. The surname is certainly Dixon, but the first name could be "Thos." or something beginning with H. The writer is evidently not American. It is unclear whether his works are prose or music. From the guide to the Thomas [?] Dixon Letter, undated, (Special Collections Research Ce...

Fallon, Eugene A.

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Thomas, Heath

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McGirt, William A.

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Ward, Vernon, 1905-1985

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Biographical Note Vernon Ward was a poet and English professor at East Carolina University (North Carolina) who founded the literary journal, Tar River Poetry . From the guide to the Vernon Ward Papers, 1949, (ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives) ...

Chamberlain, Hope Summerell

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Hope Summerell Chamberlain of Raleigh, N.C., wife of Joseph Weddington Chamberlain, was a clubwoman and author of local history. From the description of Hope Summerell Chamberlain papers, 1888-1951. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24202018 From the guide to the Hope Summerell Chamberlain Papers, 1888-1951, (Southern Historical Collection) ...

Hariot, Thomas

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Hedden, Worth Tuttle

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Bjorkman, Edwin

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Adams, Agatha Boyd.

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Agatha Boyd Adams was a University of North Carolina librarian. From the guide to the Agatha Boyd Adams Papers, ., 1938-1947, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...

Gray, Elizabeth Janet

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Schorr, Laura Howell

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Holman, C. Hugh (Clarence Hugh), 1914-1981

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In his 30 years at the University of North Carolina, Dr. Holman won fame for his studies of Southern literature, particularly involving Thomas Wolfe, the author,who was from North Carolina. In 1977 he won the O. Max Gardner Award, given each year to a member of the University of North Carolina system for contributions to the welfare of the human race. Dr. Holman played a key role in creating the National Humanities Center and then bringing it to North Carolina's Research Triangle Park. The cente...

Tracy, Don

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Fletcher, Inglis, 1879-1969

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Minna Towner Englis [Inglis?] Clark Fletcher (1879-1969), known to readers of her books as Inglis Fletcher, was born in Alton, Illinois, the eldest of three children of Maurice William and Flora Deane (Chapman) Clark. Minna Clark studied sculpture under Robert Bringhurst at Washington University in St. Louis, but was not graduated. She married John George Fletcher on 16 April 1902, and the couple moved to California. Peggy, as Mrs. Fletcher was known, followed her husband as he worked in several...

Dodd, William E.

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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941

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Author, newspaper editor. From the description of Letter to Maurice Hanline, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56349777 American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and journalist. From the guide to the Sherwood Anderson miscellany, 1981, undated, (The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.) Author. From the description of Death in the woods : annotated short story, circa 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Councilman, Emily

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Barringer, Bugs

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Davis, Chester

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Brockman, Zoe Kincaid, 1893-

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Wright, Charles D.

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Metcalf, Paul C.

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Paul Metcalf was a writer of poetry, plays and prose, who used an experimental style. Metcalf was born in East Milton, Massachusetts, to a New England family whose ancestors included Herman Melville and Roger Williams. One of Metcalf's best known works is Genoa , a story in which the author alludes to his family's relationship to Melville. In 1987 Paul Metcalf was honored by the American Academy and institute of Arts and Letters. Mr. Metcalf died on January 21, 1999,...

Rhodes, W. H. (William Henry), 1822-1876

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In 1846, Rhodes became one of the first two Texans to graduate from the Harvard Law School. Besides practicing law in San Francisco, he was a founder of the Bohemian Club, and wrote science fiction under the pen name "Caxton." From the description of Papers of William H. Rhodes, 1868-1986. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235139923 ...

Huneycutt, Arch

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Lederer, John

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Hooks, Arah

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Ehle, John, 1925-....

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John Marsden Ehle Jr., author of novels and works of non-fiction, was born in Asheville, N.C., and has lived most of his adult life in Winston-Salem. He served as special assistant to North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford, 1963-1964, and has been instrumental in establishing and furthering many significant educational, desegregation, and anti-poverty projects. He is married to British actress Rosemary Harris. From the description of John Ehle papers, 1942-1993. (Oceanside Free Librar...

Rooke, Leon

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Smith, Lee

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Sydnor, Charles S. (Charles Sackett), 1898-1954

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History professor and Dean, Duke University, Durham, N.C. From the description of Papers, 1729-1978 and n.d. (bulk 1923-1954). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122509902 From the description of Papers, 1729-1978 (bulk 1923-1954). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 28081387 1898, July 21 Born, Augusta, Ga. 1915 ...

McKenna, Richard

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Salinger, Herman

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Fowler, R. L. (Robert Louis), 1954-

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Epithet: Bishop of Ossory British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x000341 Epithet: of Add MS 40056 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x000343 Born in Salisbury, Massachusetts, on August 27, 1805, Robert Fowler was a prosperous shipbuilder and merchant with a trade extending from Nova Scotia to the Gulf South....

Shaw, Bynum

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Chestnutt, Charles W.

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Oviedo

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Wilson, Sidney Ann

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Walters, Thomas.

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McCorkle, Jill, 1958-....

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Jill McCorkle writes novels and short stories. A native of Lumberton, N.C., she attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 1980 with a degree in creative writing. She received an M.A. in creative writing from Hollins College in 1981. Her first two novels, The Cheerleader and July 7th, were published simultaneously by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in 1984. Other published works of fiction include her novels Tending to Virginia (1987), Ferris Beach (1990), and Carolin...

Carroll, Walter

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Longmeyer, Carole Marsh

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Champion, Myra

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McCall, Adeline

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Wolfe, Julia

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North Carolina Awards Commission

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Wann, Jim

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Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity

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Harris, Hunter Lee

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Joint Committee for the Compilation of a Handbook of North Carolina Writers

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Basso, Hamilton

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Sawyer, Lemuel, 1777-1852

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Henderson, Archibald

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Epithet: Chairman of Commerce, Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x0002c2 ...

Creecy, Richard Benbury, 1813-1908

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Earnshaw, Edith

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Wisdom, William B., 1900-1977

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Wolfe was an American novelist. From the description of William B. Wisdom collection of Thomas Wolfe, 1909-1959. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80284498 From the guide to the William B. Wisdom collection of Thomas Wolfe, 1909-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Leighton, Clare, 1898-1989

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Engraver and writer; born in London, England. Came to the United States in 1939 and became an American citizen in 1945. In addition to membership in the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers, London, she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts by Colby College, Maine. From the description of Clare Leighton papers, 1931-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132872 English painter and etcher. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthe...

Ferrel, Anderson

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Grimsley, Linda

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Brandon, Evan

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Calapai, Letterio, 1902-1993

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Painter, engraver, printmaker, and educator; Buffalo and New York, N.Y. and Chicago, Ill. b. 1903, Boston, Mass.; d. 1993, Glencoe, Ill.; Studied at the Massachusetts School of Art, the Beaux Arts Institute of Design, under artist Robert Laurent at the Art Students League, and at the American Artists School under Ben Shahn. He had the first exhibition of his oil paintings at the Art Center in New York City, 1933. In the 1940s, Calapai worked in the Atelier 17 printmaking...

Forbus, Ina

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Emery, Sarah W.

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Teicher, Morton I.

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Copeland, Helen

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Seeman, Ernest

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Gold, Daisy

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Olds, Helen Diehl, 1895-

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Newton, Suzanne

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Hollingsworth, Jesse G.

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Harmon, William

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Credle, Ellis, 1902-1998

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Ellis Credle (August 18, 1902-February 21, 1998) was an author and illustrator of books for children and young adults. Born in North Carolina, she attended Louisburg College and the New York School of Interior Decoration. Her first children's book Down, Down the Mountain became a Junior Literary Guild selection. From the guide to the Ellis Credle papers, 1964-1971, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) Ellis Credle (1902-1998) was an A...

Bragaw, John

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Ellis, Milton

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Lewis, Nell Battle, 1893-1956

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Hargrove, Marion

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Peattie, Elia Wilkinson, 1862-1935

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Journalist, writer, and women's club activist. Died 1935. From the description of Elia Wilkinson Peattie papers, 1896-1989 (bulk 1923-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132897 ...

Parramore, Barbara and Thomas

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Russell, Phillips

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Burke, Thomas, active 1801-1815

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North Carolina Writers Conference

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Hulme, Francis Pledger

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Nowell, Elizabeth.

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Wright, Watkins E. (Watkins Eppes)

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Gitlin, Paul

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Spencer, Cornelia Phillips, 1825-1908

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Cornelia Phillips Spencer, writer and community leader of Chapel Hill, N.C., was the daughter of University of North Carolina mathematics professor James Phillips (1792-1867) and Judith Vermeule Phillips (1796-1881), wife of lawyer James Monroe Spencer (1827-1861), and mother of Julia Spencer Love (b. 1859), who married Harvard University mathematician James Lee Love (1860-1950). From the description of Cornelia Phillips Spencer papers, 1833-1975 (bulk 1839-1942). (Oceanside Free Lib...

Knox, Joe

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Moore, John W. (John Wheeler), 1833-1906

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John W. Moore (1833-1906), historian, author, lawyer, and Confederate officer was born at Mulberry Grove Plantation, Hertford County, N.C. An 1853 graduate of the University of North Carolina, he married Ann James Ward and practiced law in Murfreesboro, N.C. During the Civil War, Moore served with the 2d Regiment of North Carolina Cavalry and later commanded the 3d North Carolina Battalion. At war's end, he returned to Murfreesboro and later moved to Maple Lawn Plantatio...

Gilbert, Katharine

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Byrd, William

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Lanman, John

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Schaw, Janet

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Bennett, Peggy

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Brown, Marion

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Epithet: Mrs; former Crimean nurse British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0002ac ...

Field, Leslie A.

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Morphis, Sam

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Wellman, Manly Wade, 1903-1986

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Manly Wade Wellman (1903-1986) was an author best known for his fantasy and horror stories set in the Appalachian Mountains. He was born in Angola, where his father was a physician at a British medical outpost. He later moved to the United States and was educated at Wichita Municipal University (now Wichita State University) in Kansas and Columbia Univeristy. Wellman served as lieutenant in World War II, after which he moved to Pine Bluff, N.C. He relocated to Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1951 and rece...

Lovejoy, J. Madison

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Taylor, Peter and Eleanor Ross

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Allen, Sarah Sawyer

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Born in Windsor, N.C., Sarah Allen of Kinston, N.C., wrote the novel Ginger Hill which was published by John F. Blair Publishing House of Winston-Salem, N.C. The manuscript, originally titled Rain on the River was begun during the late 1950s and completed in 1973-74. The novel is set in northeastern North Carolina during the depression years of the 1930s. The narrative is told by Ophelia, a fourteen-year old Negro girl, who lives with her mother, Cassie, and three other tenant families on Ginger...

Kizer, Carolyn

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Carolyn Kizer was born in Spokane, Washington in 1923, the daughter of activist lawyer Benjamin Hamilton and biologist/professor Mabel Ashley Kizer. After receiving her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied comparative mythologies with Joseph Campbell, et al . in 1945, she did a year of graduate work at Columbia University followed by another year at the University of Washington. In the 1950s, after three children and a divorce from first husband Stimson Bullitt, she t...

Rehder, Jessie.

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Williams, Samm-Art

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Samm-Art Williams, playwright. From the description of Brass birds don't sing: typescript, 1977. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122616182 ...

Schopfel, Johan W. A.

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Murphy, Isabel

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Atkins, Stewart

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Johnston, Carol

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Burton, W. C.

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Miller, Caroline, 1944-

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Pridgen, Tim

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Wicker, Tom

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Thomas Grey Wicker (1926- ), journalist and author, worked for the "Winston-Salem Journal"; the "Nashville Tennesseean"; and served as staff writer, chief of the Washington bureau, and associate editor for the "New York Times." He wrote numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including several presidential biographies. From the description of Tom Wicker papers, 1917-1998 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 48756913 Thomas Grey Wicker w...

Lawson, John (John W.)

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Hunter, Rixie

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Historical Society of North Carolina

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Organized in 1844 by University of North Carolina President David L. Swain, the North Carolina Historical Society collected publications and manuscripts related to the history of North Carolina. The Society ceased operation in the early 20th century. From the description of North Carolina Historical Society records, 1880-1901. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23992528 When the Historical Society of North Carolina was formed in 1945, it was said to be a reorganiz...

Schull, Charles

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Jones, Weimar

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Tucker, Helen

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Wardlaw, Jack

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Walser, Richard, 1908-1988

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Richard Gaither Walser was born in Lexington, N.C., in 1908. He received an MA from the University of North Carolina in 1933. After returning from service with the United States Naval Reserve, he taught briefly at the University of North Carolina before joining the English faculty at North Carolina State University in 1946. Walser wrote or edited more than 30 books, most of them collections of works relating to various aspects of North Carolina life and literature. He also explored the work of s...

Kodaira, Takashi

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Smith, Paul and Bunny

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Macauley, Robie.

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Robie Mayhew Macauley (1919-1995) was educated at Kenyon College, Iowa State University and the University of London. During and after World War II he served as an agent for the Counter-intelligence Corps in Europe and Japan. Some of the material for his short stories was based on his experience in intelligence work. Macauley taught at Bard College and the University of Iowa before coming to the Woman's College (UNCG) in 1950. In August 1953 he resigned from his teaching position, moving on to e...

Haywood, Marshall DeLancey

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Jackson, Jesse (writer of children's books)

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Gillet, Mary

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Idol, John L.

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Whedbee, Charles Henry

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Clarvoe, Frank A.

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Lathrop, Virginia T.

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Morrah, Dave

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Davis, James G. (James Gordon), 1935-2000

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Epithet: Reverend; Secretary of the Evangelical Alliance British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x000239 Epithet: of Sloane MS 856 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x000080 ...

Turner, Robert

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Epithet: Astrologer and Botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000438.0x000189 Epithet: of Sloane MS 1079 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000438.0x00018c ...

Holden, William W.

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Dupree, Louis

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Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965

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Randall Jarrell was an American literary critic, poet, children's literature writer, and translator. From the description of Randall Jarrell collection of papers, 1914-1969 bulk (1927-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517261 From the guide to the Randall Jarrell collection of papers, 1914-1969, 1927-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Randall Jarrell was an American po...

Horne, Phillip

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Barnwell, Robinson

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Malone, Michael L.

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Williams, Horace

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Hagan, John T.

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Ashe, Smauel A'Court

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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Martenet, May Davies

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Ethridge, Willie S.

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Gilkes, Lillian B. (Lillian Barnard), 1902-1977

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American author, educator, biographer of Cora Crane. From the guide to the Lillian B. Gilkes Papers, 1900-1976, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Tucker, Glenn.

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Glenn Irving Tucker (born 1892) was an author, journalist, and historian of Buncombe County, N.C. Tucker was born in Indiana and was educated at DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind., and Columbia University School of Journalism, New York, N.Y. He worked in the newspaper and advertising business in New York City; Philadelphia, Pa.; and Washington, D.C., for over 30 years. He moved to western North Carolina in 1948 to write history and biography. His published works include Poltroons and Patriots:...

Moore, Ida

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Pinnix, Hannah C.

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Broadfoot, Thomas

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Bonitz, Fred

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Rubin, Louis, Jr.

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Watkins, Floyd

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Dugger, Shepherd Monroe, 1854-1938

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Richardson, Howard

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Harrell, William B. (William Bernard), 1823-1906

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Hay, James, Jr.

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Stephenson, Gilbert Thomas, 1884-1972

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Muller, Herbert Joseph, 1905-....

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Corporal, German army. From the description of Herbert Müller correspondence, 1941-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379368 Biographical/Historical Note Corporal, German army. From the guide to the Herbert Müller correspondence, 1941-1945, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Hurston, Zora Neale

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Author, folklorist, anthropologist. Born in Eatonville, Florida; educated at Barnard College and Colombia University. Did research on African-American folklore in the American South, Haiti, and the West Indies. Published works include: Of Mules and Men (1935); Jonah's Gourd Vine (1934); Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937), Moses: Man of the Mountain (1939), Seraph on the Suwanee (1948); and her autobiography Dust Tracks on a Road (1943). Hurston also wrote short stories, plays, and non-fiction a...

Watauga Club

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Progressive-minded young men founded the Watauga Club in 1884. Its first concern was the strengthening of North Carolina in all aspects--agriculture, industry, education, health, statesmanship, art, literature, moral and spiritual values. The club was instrumental in the founding of the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State University) and emphasized the need for instruction in mechanic arts. Today, the Watauga Club is still active in educational end...

Pugh, Jesse F.

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Weaver, John V. A. (John Van Alstyne), 1893-1938

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John V. A. Weaver was an American writer of poetry and screenplays. He was married to the actress Peggy Wood. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1930, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886951 ...

Ben, Dietz

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Marshall, Robert K.

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Turnbull, Andrew, 1945-

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Clarke, Jim

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Badger, J. Lawrence

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Vance, Rupert B.

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Blackstock, Walter

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Donald, David Herbert, 1920-2009

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of David Herbert Donald : oral history, [197-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681083 ...

Davidson County Community College

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Sandburg, Carl

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Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939

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Professor of English and writer on African American literary and social history; faculty member at Howard University and Morehouse College; president of Alabama Baptist Normal and Theological School. From the description of Benjamin Griffith Brawley papers, 1917-1936. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 741693799 1882, April 22 Born to Edward M. and Margaret Saphronia (Dickerson) Brawley, ...

Dill, A. T.

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Kennedy, Richard

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Peterson, Mattie J.

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Godfrey, Thomas, 1736-1763

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Horton, George Moses, 1798?-approximately 1880

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George Moses Horton (circa 1797-circa1883) was a Chatham County, N.C., slave who taught himself to read and compose poetry. By the age of 20, he began visiting the University of North Carolina and selling to the students acrostic love poems based on the names of their girlfriends. His literary efforts were encouraged by a number of well-placed individuals, including the novelist Caroline Lee Hentz, North Carolina Governor and later University President David L. Swain, and newspaperm...

Mozingo, Edgar

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Green, Charlotte Hilton

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Baker, Emma

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Olmsted, Stanley

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Dykeman, Wilma

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Dykeman, of North Carolina and Tennessee, wrote several noted Southern regional novels and non-fiction books. From the description of The tall woman : [manuscript], 1962. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833304 ...

Poe, Clarence

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Baily, Waldron

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Holland, Brett

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Fuller, Edwin

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Verrazona

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Evans, C. N. B.

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Wilkinson, Carolyn

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Burt, Struthers and Newlin, Katherine

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Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

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Historian and professor of history at Trinity College (now Duke University), Durham, N.C., and Smith College. From the description of Papers, 1806-1943. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19242277 Historian, editor, and educator. From the description of Papers of John Spencer Bassett, 1770-1978 (bulk 1894-1928). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072393 John Spencer Bassett, a professor in the History Department of Trinity College from 1893-190...

Newman, Paul Baker

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Prince, William M.

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Brown, Bob, 1944-

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Gardner, Angela Davis (See: Davis, Burke)

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Pugh, Mabel, 1891-1986

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Mabel Pugh (1891-1986) was an artist and a teacher of art and art history. From the description of Mabel Pugh papers, 1988-1999. (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 192175360 Mabel Pugh was a student at Peace College from 1907 to 1915 and taught art there for many years. She retired around 1968. From the guide to the Mabel Pugh Song Lyrics, circa 1907 - 1915, (Special Collections Research Center) Ms. Pu...

Roberts, Nancy and Bruce

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Freeman, Ozell

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Coker, Elizabeth Boatwright

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Erskine, Emma P.

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Sieber, Hal A.

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Hunter, Kermit

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Kermit Houston Hunter (1910-2001) was the author of 42 outdoor historical dramas. From the description of Kermit Hunter papers, 1956-1966 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24864230 Kermit Houston Hunter was born on 3 October 1910 in McDowell County, W.Va. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1931. He later studied at the Juilliard School of Music. In the 1930s, Hunter worked on two newspapers, was secretary of two chambers of comm...

Gorsline, Douglas W., 1913-1985

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Artist, illustrator and author. From the description of Selected illustrations of Douglas Warner Gorsline, 1970?-1979? (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 18250076 American children's illustrator born in Rochester, New York in 1913. Specializing in historical subjects, he illustrated over two dozen books including two of his own. From the description of Papers, 1950-1987 (bulk: 1950-1971). (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). W...

Bell, Mae Woods

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Foerster, Norman

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Biography American author and editor From the guide to the Norman Foerster Papers, ca. 1900-1949, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.) ...

Lockridge, Richard, 1898-1982

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Novelist, mystery writer. From the description of Richard Lockridge papers, 1951-1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606938136 ...

Henry, O., 1862-1910

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O. Henry was born as William Sydney Porter on September 11, 1862 in Greensboro, NC. He worked as a pharmacist in Greensboro and moved to Texas for his health in 1882 where he became a ranch hand. Porter relocated to Austin, TX and worked as a pharmacists, served as draftsman at the Texas General Land Office, a teller at First National Bank of Austin, and started a humorous weekly magazine, The Rolling Stone. He also wrote for the Houston Post. In 1898 Porter was found guilty of embezzlement from...

White, Newman Ivey, 1892-1948

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The songs in v. 1-2 were collected at Alabama Polytechnic Institute. Those in v. 3 are partly a supplement and partly a further collection made at Trinity College, Durham, NC. From the description of Negro songs and folk-lore : with some songs, etc., of the southern whites / collected by Newman Ivey White : manuscript, 1916, 1920. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612807388 Newman Ivey White was an educator and Percy Bysshe Shelley scholar. He served as Professor of ...

McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967

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Carson McCullers was born in Columbus, Georgia, as Lula Carson Smith on February 19, 1917, the first born of Lamar and Marguerite Waters Smith. Though she moved from the South in 1934 and only returned for visits, most of her writing was inspired by her southern heritage. Her mother felt she had given birth to a genius from the time Carson was very young and always remained her staunchest supporter and strongest ally. When nine years of age, Lula began studying piano and practiced six to eight h...

Beaman, Joyce Proctor

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Kirkland, Winifred Margaretta, 1872-1943

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American author (aka James Priceman) From the description of Winifred Kirkland letters to Mark Anthony deWolfe Howe [manuscript], 1908-1914. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174964680 ...

Kessel, John J.

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Vega, Garcilaso ˜de laœ 1503-1536

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Mitchell, Joseph

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Epithet: poet and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0003b0 Joseph Mitchell, 1684-1738, was the son of a Scottish stonemason. Educated in Scotland, he settled in London under the patronage of Sir Robert Walpole. He was the author of dramas, lyrics and occasional verse, but was frequently engaged in disputes with other literary figures of the time, including Cibber and Thomson From th...

Bayes, Ronald H., 1932-

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Bayes was a poet and college teacher. Pound was an American poet. From the description of Correspondence concerning Ezra Pound, 1957-1959. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80601575 From the guide to the Ronald H. Bayes correspondence concerning Ezra Pound, 1957-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet Ronald H. Bayes (1932- ), resident of Laurinburg, N.C., began teaching creative writing at St. Andrews Presbyterian College...

Harden, John

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Hunt, Mabel Leigh

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Fitz-Simons, Foster

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Thomas Wolfe society

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Thomas Clayton Wolfe was born October 3, 1900 in Asheville, North Carolina. He attended local Asheville schools, graduated from high school at age 15, and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a sophomore at UNC, one of his poems was published in the University of North Carolina Magazine and he became increasingly active in the Carolina Playmakers, a course in playwriting. His first play, entitled The Return of Buck Gavin, was produced by the Playmakers and starred Wolfe i...

Murray, Elizabeth Reid

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Pory, John, 1572-1636

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Cobb, William E

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Vance, Zeb

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Hentz, Caroline Lee and Nicholas Marcellus

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Blomquist, H. L.

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Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910

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Harrisse, native of France, bibliographer, historian, and author of books, pamphlets, and articles mostly relating to early American history and exploration, came to America in the 1840s, taught in South Carolina and at the University of North Carolina, practiced law in Chicago and New York until 1870, and then returned to France. From the description of Henry Harrisse papers, 1855-1910 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24864145 Henry Harrisse (1829...

Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944

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Frederick H. Koch was the director of the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the author and editor of several books on drama. From the description of Frederick H. Koch letter to Dear Art, and publications, 1940-1943. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64582065 Professor of dramatic literature at the University of North Dakota and University of North Carolina; founder and director of the Carolina Playma...

Ackley, Randall.

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Helper, Hinton Rowan

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Starbuck, Victor

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Hayden, Hiram

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Bittle, Camilla

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American novelist; lives in North Carolina; also writes under name: Camilla R. Bittle. From the description of Camilla Bittle collection, 1940-1985. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70960706 ...

Gaston, William, 1778-1844

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American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Savannah, to Charles S. Henry, 1825 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269581046 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to F. De Petit De Villers, Esq., 1828 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269582548 Epithet: of Balcombe British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x0001af William Gaston of New Ber...

Ross, Fred, James, and Eleanor

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Cash, W. J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1900-1941

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Ammons, A. R., 1926-2001

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Poet and university professor Archie Randolph Ammons was born near Whiteville, N.C., in 1926. He earned a reputation as one of the nation's leading poets in the decades after he joined the Cornell University faculty in 1963, becoming Goldwin Smith Professor of Poetry a decade later. Recipient of the Bollingen Prize and the National Book Award and Critics Circle Award for poetry, Ammons was one of the first recipients of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship in 1981. From the description ...

Mason, Julian

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MacNeill, Ben Dixon, 1889-1960

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Author and journalist of Buxton on Hatteras, N.C. From the description of Ben Dixon MacNeill papers, 1937-1960 (bulk 1951-1960) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 27183610 Ben Dixon MacNeill was born in 1889 in Laurinburg, N.C., the son of Alexander Benjamin and Flora MacKinnon MacNeill. He worked as a journalist for several North Carolina newspapers, including the Wilmington Star-News and the Raleigh News and Observer. MacNeill also had...

Ader, Paul

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Frings, Ketti

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Hay, Jacob

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McConnaughey, James

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Olson, Charles, 1910-1970

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Charles Olson, the leading voice of the Black Mountain poets, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and was a notable student at Wesleyan University, where his groundbreaking work on Herman Melville evolved into the highly praised monograph, Call Me Ishmael. Inspired by Franklin Roosevelt, Olson worked his way up through the Democratic Party, but quit after Roosevelt's death, and began a brilliant career as a writer and educator. His manifesto, Projective Verse, influenced a generation of poets ...

Anderson, Henry.

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Epithet: of Add MS 15858 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0003b1 Epithet: solicitor, of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0003b3 Epithet: Alderman of Newcastle- upon- Tyne British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0003af Ep...

Stockard, Henry Jerome, 1858-1914

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Smith, Betty, 1896-1972

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American author. From the description of Letter to Walter Prichard Eaton, Sheffield, Massachusetts [manuscript], 1943 June 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817380 Betty Smith (1896-1972), novelist and playwright of Brooklyn, N.Y., Ann Arbor, Mich., and Chapel Hill, N.C.; author of "A tree grows in Brooklyn" (1943); "Tomorrow will be better" (1948), "Maggie-now" (1958), and "Joy in the morning" (1963). She was married successively to George H. E. Smith, Jos...

Polsky, Thomas

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Strange, David

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Stallings, Laurence, 1894-1968

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American journalist, critic, writer, and playwright. From the description of Papers of Laurence Stallings [manuscript], 1927-1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814585 ...

Burch, Viola S.

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Betts, Doris

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Doris Betts is a North Carolina author and Alumni Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From the description of Doris Betts papers, 1955-2007. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 33082395 Doris June Waugh Betts was a North Carolina author and Alumni Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was born 4 June 1932 in Statesville, N.C., and graduated from the ...

Coogler, J. Gordon

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Baity, Elizabeth Chesley.

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Patton, Frances Gray

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Whisnant, Charleen

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Zachary, Hugh

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North Carolina Poetry Society

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The North Carolina Poetry Society was organized in Charlotte, N.C., in 1932, with goals of fostering the study, writing, and publication of poetry; offering North Carolina poets a chance to meet; and developing a public taste for the reading and appreciation of poetry. Gastonia poet and editor Zoe Kincaid Brockman was the first president. From the description of North Carolina Poetry Society records, 1932-2003. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25724861 The North...

Boyd, William Kenneth

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Chaloner, John Armstrong, 1862-1935

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Great-grandson of John Jacob Astor; from Cobham (Albemarle County), Va. From the description of Papers, 1862-1935. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19465007 Albemarle County, Va., philanthropist and eccentric. From the description of Letter to George Perkins, 1907 December 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958766 ...

Hayes, Hubert

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POLK, WILLIAM T.

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Martin, Alexander

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Alexander Martin was born in 1857. He was the son of the Rev. Hugh Martin, the Free Church minister of Panbride, near Carnoustie, Angus. He was educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, and he studied at Edinburgh University and at New College, Edinburgh (Theological Hall). From 1880 until 1883 he was an Assistant to the Professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh University, and from 1886 to 1888 he was Examiner in Mental Philosophy. Martin had also been Minister of Morningside Free Church...

Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749

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Naturalist. From the description of Mark Catesby correspondence, 1744. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452847 ...

Whitaker, Paul F.

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Tippett, James

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Young, Charlotte

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Brodin, Pierre

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Oldham, Edward A.

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Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969

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Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. From the description of Jack Kerouac Papers, 1920-1977 bulk 1935-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122354098 Jack Kerouac was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. From the description of Jack Kerouac collection of papers, 1943-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313929 From the guide to the Jack Kerouac collection of papers, 1942]-...

Hoffman, Peggy

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Blair, John Fries, 1903-1986

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