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Collection Number: 00891

Collection Title: Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


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 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 300 items)
Abstract The collection contains the records of the Davie Poplar chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, of Chapel Hill, N.C., including minutes of meetings; membership data; and scrapbooks of letters, photographs, and records of World War II activities in Orange County, N.C.
Creator Daughters of the American Revolution. Davie Poplar Chapter (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
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 Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, #891, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Loaned by Mrs. David J. Sessoms, June 1941 and March 1946.
Loaned by Mrs. John B. MacLeod, July 1964 and 1965, August 1966, and June 1973.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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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The Daughters of the American Revolution is a patriotic and genealogical society for women with ancestral ties to Revolutionary soldiers. The Davie Poplar chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Chapel Hill, N.C., was organized from the General Davie Chapter of the organization, Durham, N.C., in December 1928.

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The collection contains the records of the Davie Poplar chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, including minutes of meetings; membership data; yearbooks containing lists of chapter and national officers; and scrapbooks of letters, photographs, and clippings.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Minutes, 1928-1929 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 1

Folder 2

Minutes, 1929-1930 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 2

Folder 3

Minutes, 1930-1931 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 3

Folder 4

Minutes, 1931-1932 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 4

Folder 5

Minutes, 1932-1933 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 5

Folder 6

Minutes, 1933-1934 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 6

Folder 7

Minutes, 1934-1935 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 7

Folder 8

Minutes, 1941-1943 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 8

Folder 9

Minutes, 1943-1944 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 9

Folder 10

Minutes, 1944-1945 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 10

Folder 11

Minutes, 1945-1946 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 11

Folder 12

Minutes, 1946-1947 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 12

Folder 13

Minutes, 1947-1948 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 13

Folder 14

Minutes, 1948-1949 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 14

Folder 15

Minutes, 1949-1950 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 15

Folder 16

Minutes, 1950-1951 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 16

Folder 17

Minutes, 1951-1952 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 17

Folder 18

Minutes, 1953-1962 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 18

Folder 19

Minutes, 1962-1965 and 1975-1977 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 19

Folder 20

Yearbooks, 1943-1952 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 20

Folder 21

Yearbooks, 1952-1962 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 21

Folder 22

Yearbooks, 1962-1971 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 22

Folder 23

Certificates, 1964-1971 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 23

Folder 24

Handbook #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 24

Miscellaneous #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 24

Folder 25-26

Folder 25

Folder 26

Notebook #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 25-26

Folder 27

Registrar book #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." Folder 27

Oversize Volume SV-891/1

Scrapbook, 1928-1939 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." SV-891/1

Oversize Volume SV-891/2

Scrapbook, 1933-1939 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." SV-891/2

Oversize Volume SV-891/3

Scrapbook, 1934-1940 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." SV-891/3

Oversize Volume SV-891/4

Scrapbook, 1941-1942 #00891, Series: "Daughters of the American Revolution, Davie Poplar Chapter Records, 1928-1977." SV-891/4

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, May 2009

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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