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Collection Number: 01145-z

Collection Title: Monroe F. Cockrell Papers, 1941-1963.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size About 10 items
Abstract Monroe F. Cockrell (born 1884) of Chicago, Ill., was a writer on historical topics. The collection includes miscellaneous papers including maps of the military campaigns of Nathan Bedford Forrest, including the Battle of Franklin, Tenn., 1864, and the Battle of Corinth, Miss., 1862, compiled by Monroe F. Cockrell in the 1940s; a chart of the descendants of Andrew Cockrell; articles on Chapel Hill College of Missouri; information about the burial places of generals killed in the Battle of Franklin; and historical articles, presumably unpublished, by Cockrell, on the Confederacy, specifically concerning Major Wilmer McLean, McLean's homes at Appomattox and Bull Run, Va., P. G. T. Beauregard, and other topics (articles written 1952, 1959, 1963, and distributed by the author in 1964).
Creator Cockrell, Monroe F. (Monroe Fulkerson), b. 1884.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Monroe F. Cockrell Papers, #1145-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Monroe F. Cockrell of Chicago, Ill., September 1941, August 1946 and March 1964. Additional material received from Claude G. Day of Port Isabel, Tex., January 1956.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Monroe Fulkerson Cockrell (born 1884) of Chicago, Ill., was a writer on historical topics.

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The collection includes miscellaneous papers including maps of the military campaigns of Nathan Bedford Forrest, including the Battle of Franklin, Tenn., 1864, and the Battle of Corinth, Miss., 1862, compiled by Monroe F. Cockrell in the 1940s; a chart of the descendants of Andrew Cockrell; articles on Chapel Hill College of Missouri; information about the burial places of generals killed in the Battle of Franklin; and historical articles, presumably unpublished, by Cockrell, on the Confederacy, specifically concerning Major Wilmer McLean, McLean's homes at Appomattox and Bull Run, Va., P. G. T. Beauregard, and other topics (articles written 1952, 1959, 1963, and distributed by the author in 1964).

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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