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Collection Number: 04093

Collection Title: Lenox Gore Cooper Papers, 1944-1976.

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Size About 125 items (0.5 linear feet).
Abstract Lenox Gore Cooper was the son of William Bryant Cooper (1866- 1959) and Frances Ada Gore Cooper of Wilmington, N.C. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1921, served with the United States Navy in World War II, was a real estate and insurance executive in Wilmington, and served on the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina, 1957- 1972, and the Board of Governors, 1972-1975. Correspondence, clippings, programs, photographs, and memorabilia chiefly relating to Cooper's work with the University and his other philanthropic, educational, and civic activities.
Creator Cooper, Lenox Gore, 1901-
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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 Lenox Gore Cooper Papers, #4093, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
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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Lenox Gore Cooper was the son of William Bryant Cooper (1866- 1959) and Frances Ada Gore Cooper of Wilmington, N.C. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1921, served with the United States Navy in World War II, was a real estate and insurance executive in Wilmington, and served on the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina, 1957- 1972, and the Board of Governors, 1972-1975.

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Correspondence, clippings, programs, photographs, and memorabilia chiefly relating to Cooper's work with the University and his other philanthropic, educational, and civic activities.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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