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Collection Number: 04555

Collection Title: John Ehle Papers, 1918-1993

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Size About 40,800 items (118.5 linear feet)
Abstract 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. The collection includes materials documenting both the literary career and public service activities of John Ehle. Literary materials include correspondence, clippings, and financial items relating to Ehle's novels and other works, as well as notes, drafts, and galleys. Family items include correspondence of Ehle's parents and a few items relating to Rosemary Harris. Other materials relate to Ehle's work with various public and private institutions. These include files generated in the course of Ehle's work in the Governor's Office, especially his efforts on behalf of the North Carolina School of the Arts and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. There are also files relating to the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Federation for the Arts and Humanities, Duke University, and the Penland School of Crafts. Photographs and audio-visual materials include family photographs and photographs by Ehle, Jim Wallace, and others of civil rights activists and protests in Chapel Hill, N.C., and other locations compiled for use in Ehle's book The Free Men; audiodisks of radio shows that Ehle wrote or acted in; tapes of interviews done for various books; and filmstrips, chiefly on North Carolina history, which Ehle produced, sometimes in collaboration with others. A few items relate to Rosemary Harris. The Addition of December 2010 is a journal with detailed entries, 1962-1964, about John Ehle's work as special assistant to North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford, his writing career, the foundations and projects he supported, and his personal life.
Creator Ehle, John, 1925-
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
RESTRICTED: Some materials only partially processed; staff assistance may be required for materials in original wrappers; use of audio or video materials may require production of listening or viewing copies.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Acquisitions Information
Received from John Ehle of Winston-Salem, N.C., in May 1990, October 1990, August 1994, and December 2010 (Acc. 101382).
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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1925 13 December, born in Asheville, N.C.
1949 Received B.A. in Radio, Television and Motion Pictures from the University of North Carolina.
1951-1963 Faculty member, Department of Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
1952 30 August, married Gail Oliver (divorced, 1967).
1953 Received M.A. in Dramatic Arts from the University of North Carolina.
1957 Move Over Mountain published.
1958 The Survivor published.
1958-1959 On faculty of New York University.
1959 Kingstree Island published.
1960 Shephard of the Streets published.
1961 Lion on the Hearth published.
1963-1964 Special assistant to North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford.
1964-1965 Program officer of the Ford Foundation.
1964-1966 Served on the White House Group for Domestic Affairs.
1965 The Land Breakers published.
1965 The Free Men published.
1965 Consultant to the Ford Foundation.
1965-1968 Member, United States National Committee for UNESCO.
1966-1970 Worked with National Council for Humanities.
1967 The Road published.
1967 22 October, married Rosemary Harris.
1970 Time of Drums published.
1970-1975 Worked with the North Carolina School of the Arts Foundation.
1971 Journey of August King published.
1972 Cheeses and Wines of England and France published.
1974 Changing of the Guard published.
1976-1980 Special Consultant, Duke University.
1982 Winter People published.
1984 Last One Home published.
1988 Trail of Tears published.
1989 Widow's Trial published.
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This collection documents both the literary career and public service activities of John Ehle. The general files comprising Series 1, arranged in chronological order by year, largely contain correspondence, clippings, and financial items relating to Ehle's novels and other works, and materials relating to Ehle's family. Additional material pertaining to Ehle's books can be found in Series 2, which includes mostly notes, drafts, galleys, and correspondence. Additional family items, including the correspondence of Ehle's parents and items related to John Ihli, Sr.'s business and civic activities in Asheville, N.C., appear in Series 12. Subsequent series contain material relevant to Ehle's work with various public and private institutions, though some of these papers can be found among the general files of Series 1 as well. The "Other Materials" series includes miscellaneous subject files, clippings, recipes, appointment and address books, and other personal items accumulated by Ehle. Photographs and audio-visual materials appear in Series 13 and 14, respectively, and include family photographs and photographs by Ehle, Jim Wallace, and others of civil rights activists and protests in Chapel Hill, N.C., and other locations compiled for use in Ehle's book The Free Men, audiodisks of radio shows written, narrated, or acted in by Ehle, reel-to-reel tapes of interviews done for The Free Men, cassette-tapes of interviews conducted for his book Dr. Frank, filmstrips (mostly on N.C. history) Ehle either wrote or collaborated on, and microfiche of one of Ehle's novels.

The Addition of December 2010 is a journal with detailed entries, 1962-1964, about John Ehle's work as special assistant to North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford, his writing career, the foundations and projects he supported, and his personal life.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. General Files, 1942-1992.

About 20,100 items

Personal and professional correspondence of John Ehle and clippings regarding his literary career, as well as various financial materials relating to the Ehle family (including bank statements, bills, etc.) and clippings, playbills and some correspondence regarding the career of Ehle's wife, actress Rosemary Harris. Also included are telephone logs and annual reports from the various institutions with which Ehle was associated. Items are arranged in chronological order by year. Correspondents of note include Paul Green, Terry Sanford, and various Ehle family members.

Box 1

1942, 1954, 1956-1957, 1960-1966 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 1

Box 2

1966-1967 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 2

Box 3

1968-1971 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 3

Box 4

1972-1973 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 4

Box 5

1974-1975 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 5

Box 6

1975-1976 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 6

Box 7

1977-1978 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 7

Box 8

1978-1979 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 8

Box 9

1979-1980 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 9

Box 10

1980-1981 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 10

Box 11

1982-1983 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 11

Box 12

1984 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 12

Box 13

1985-1986 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 13

Box 14

1986-1988 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 14

Box 15

1988-1989 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 15

Box 16

1989-1982 #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 16

Box 17

A-Y #04555, Series: "1. General Files, 1942-1992. " Box 17

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Published Books, 1961-1993.

About 2,050 items.

Drafts, galleys, notes, correspondence, and other material related to Ehle's published books, chiefly since 1965.

Box 18

Lion on the Hearth and Time of Drums #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 18

Box 19

The Free Men #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 19

Box 20-21

Box 20

Box 21

The Road #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 20-21

Box 22

Journey of August King #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 22

Box 23-25

Box 23

Box 24

Box 25

Cheeses and Wines of England and France #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 23-25

Box 26-27

Box 26

Box 27

Changing of the Guard #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 26-27

Box 28-33

Box 28

Box 29

Box 30

Box 31

Box 32

Box 33

Winter People #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 28-33

Box 34-38

Box 34

Box 35

Box 36

Box 37

Box 38

Last One Home #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 34-38

Box 39-42

Box 39

Box 40

Box 41

Box 42

Trail of Tears #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 39-42

Box 43

Widow's Trial #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 43

Box 44-47

Box 44

Box 45

Box 46

Box 47

The Land Breakers #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 44-47

Box 48-50

Box 48

Box 49

Box 50

Dr. Frank #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 48-50

Box 51-53

Box 51

Box 52

Box 53

The Owen Wright Novel #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 51-53

Box 54

Copies of Ehle's books #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 54

Box 55-56

Box 55

Box 56

Copies of Ehle's books autographed for his parents #04555, Series: "2. Published Books, 1961-1993. " Box 55-56

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14 items.

An Ehle family history written in 1984; "American Adventure" series scripts (1955-1956 and undated); a script for the Orange County Bicentennial Pageant (1953); Volumes 1 and 2 of the large-print edition of Pursuits, a collection in which Ehle's short story "Emergency Call" appears; catalogs and other items related to radio shows written, narrated, or acted in by Ehle for the "University Hour" series broadcast by the Communications Center at UNC; a script for Ehle's play "Mystery of Theodosia Burr; " and a story fragment entitled "An Empire of Hate."

Box 57-58

Box 57

Box 58

Other Writings #04555, Series: "3. Other Writings, 1950-1984. and undated. " Box 57-58

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Governor's Office, 1963-1964.

About 6,000 items.

Reports, minutes, agendas, and correspondence generated by various programs and institutions with which Ehle was involved during his tenure as special assistant to Terry Sanford, then governor of North Carolina. Materials remain arranged as received.

Box 59

Includes reports, correspondence and clippings regarding the Institute for Outdoor Drama, and the North Carolina College for Negroes. A bound volume, "Ideas in Action in North Carolina," includes similar material regarding the North Carolina Film Board, the North Carolina Fund, the 1963 and 1964 Governor's Conference, the North Carolina Advancement School, and the Learning Institute of North Carolina. Also included is a speech outlining Ehle's role in the creation of the Governor's School, the North Carolina School of the Arts, and the North Carolina Advancement School. #04555, Series: "4. Governor's Office, 1963-1964. " Box 59

Box 60

Reports, correspondence, and clippings regarding the North Carolina School of the Arts and the North Carolina Advancement School. #04555, Series: "4. Governor's Office, 1963-1964. " Box 60

Box 61

Reports, correspondence and clippings regarding the North Carolina Fund and the Learning Institute of North Carolina #04555, Series: "4. Governor's Office, 1963-1964. " Box 61

Box 62

Reports, correspondence, and clippings regarding the North Carolina Film Board, Governor's Conferences, and the Governor's School. #04555, Series: "4. Governor's Office, 1963-1964. " Box 62

Box 63

Reports, correspondence and clippings regarding various other projects Ehle investigated while special assistant. Material includes reports on public and children's zoos and correspondence and reports regarding the possibility of bringing NASA to the Research Triangle. Also included is a filmstrip, "Variety Vacationland," and nine reels of microfilm regarding Ehle's term as special assistant. #04555, Series: "4. Governor's Office, 1963-1964. " Box 63

Box 64

Speeches and miscellaneous files related to various projects, including those listed above. #04555, Series: "4. Governor's Office, 1963-1964. " Box 64

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Correspondence, clippings, reports, and catalogs relating to the North Carolina School of the Arts.

Box 65

North Carolina School of the Arts #04555, Series: "5. North Carolina School of the Arts, circa 1962-1989. " Box 65

6. North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, 1977-1985. #04555, Series: "5. North Carolina School of the Arts, circa 1962-1989. " Box 65

About 1,500 items.

Includes correspondence, clippings, reports, and catalogs relating to the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

Box 66-68

Box 66

Box 67

Box 68

North Carolina School of Science and Math #04555, Series: "5. North Carolina School of the Arts, circa 1962-1989. " Box 66-68

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About 1,750 items.

Contains proposals, reports, correspondence, and clippings regarding programs assisted by the Ford Foundation.

Box 69-70

Box 69

Box 70

Ford Foundation #04555, Series: "7. Ford Foundation, circa 1964-1967. " Box 69-70

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About 3,000 items.

Includes minutes, agendas, reports, and correspondence relating to Ehle's work under the National Council for the Humanities. The series is largely comprised of binders containing the council records of grant applications, grant recommendations, reports, proposals, memos, and some correspondence.

Box 71-73

Box 71

Box 72

Box 73

National Council for the Humanities #04555, Series: "8. National Endowment for the Humanities/National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, circa 1966-1970. " Box 71-73

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 9. Duke University, circa 1976-1980.

About 800 items.

Chiefly correspondence from Ehle's tenure as special consultant to Terry Sanford, then president of Duke University.

Box 74

Duke University #04555, Series: "9. Duke University, circa 1976-1980. " Box 74

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About 800 items.

Correspondence, proposals, clippings, catalogs and brochures and financial reports.

Box 75

Penland School of Crafts #04555, Series: "10. Penland School of Crafts, 1967-1987. " Box 75

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 11. Other Materials, 1918-1989.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 12. Family Papers, 1918-1977 and undated.

About 650 items.

Primarily the personal correspondence of John Ehle's parents, John and Gladys Ihli, Sr., and scattered items pertaining to the education and business and civic activities of John Ihli, Sr. One folder of advertising paraphenalia appears for the Imperial Life Insurance Company of Asheville, N.C. The company was started by John Ehle's maternal grandfather in 1904. A few items also appear for the Ehle Insurance Company of Asheville. Other miscellaneous items include World War II promotional materials, clippings, and genealogical records. While this series contains many of John Ehle's letters to his father, others appear in Series 1.

Box 79-80

Box 79

Box 80

Family Papers #04555, Series: "12. Family Papers, 1918-1977 and undated. " Box 79-80

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 13. Photographs, circa 1923-1989.

367 items.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated.

About 200 items.
Folder PF-4555/1

Early black-and-white portraits and snapshots of Ehle family members and relatives. 53 items. 1923, 1944, 1946, 1959, and undated. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/1

Folder PF-4555/2

Early black-and-white portraits and snapshots of Ehle family members and relatives. 63 items. 1944, 1951, 1953, 1984 (reprints), and undated. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/2

Folder PF-4555/3

Black-and-white photo of two unidentified men and color snapshot of two unidentified women. 1960s. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/3

Folder PF-4555/4

Black-and-white and color photographs of Ehle family members and unidentified houses and mountain scenes. 44 items. 1962, 1965-1967. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/4

Folder PF-4555/5

Black-and-white and color portraits and snapshots of Ehle family members, including John Ehle, Rosemary Harris Ehle, and their daughter Jennifer Ehle, and unidentified residences and mountain scenes. 22 items. 1971-1972, 1974-1978. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/5

Folder PF-4555/6

Color and black-and-white snapshots of Ehle relatives and other photographs. 5 items. 1970s. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/6

Folder PF-4555/7

Black-and-white and color portraits of John Ehle, and color snapshots of family members (including Rosemary Harris Ehle and George and Oma Ehle) and of residences and mountain scenes. 19 items. 1980, 1982-1984, 1986-1989. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/7

Folder PF-4555/8

Black-and-white and color portraits of Rosemary Ehle and John Ehle, and color snapshots of family members and of tourist scenes. 27 items. 1980s. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/8

Folder PF-4555/9

Black-and-white photographs of scenes from New York's Central Park and color and black-and-white photographs of an unidentified structure. folder in which these photos were found was labeled "Governor's Office." 14 items. Undated. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/9

Folder PF-4555/10

Black-and-white stills from "Sparrow in Flight," a musical based on the life of Ethel Waters and performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. 4 items. Undated. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/10

Folder PF-4555/11

Black-and-white photographs of members of a tour group to Salzburg. 4 items. Undated. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/11

Folder PF-4555/11a

Miscellaneous photographs, mostly black-and-white, all undated. Includes portraits of John Ehle and several post cards. 22 items. Undated. #04555, Subseries: "13.1. Family Photographs, 1923-1989 and undated." Folder PF-4555/11a

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965.

About 100 items.

Photographs compiled for inclusion in John Ehle's book The Free Men. Photographs are of civil rights protests primarily in Chapel Hill, N.C., and in other locations, 1963-1965. Some depict civil rights activists Quintin Baker, Charliese Cotton, Pat Cusick, John Dunne, and others. Photographs were taken by John Ehle, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student and photographer Jim Wallace, and unidentifed photographers.

Image Folder PF-4555/12

Contact sheets of prints by Jim Wallace #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/12

Image Folder PF-4555/13

Contact sheets of prints by John Ehle #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/13

Image Folder PF-4555/14

5x7 photographic prints by Jim Wallace #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/14

Image Folder PF-4555/15

Official police evidence photographs assembled by John Ehle #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/15

Image Folder PF-4555/16

8x10 photographic prints by John Ehle #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/16

Image Folder PF-4555/17

Negative prints by unidentified photographer #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/17

Image Folder PF-4555/18

Various size prints by unidentified photographer #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/18

Image Folder PF-4555/19

Photograph by Jim Wallace of protestors taken from the second floor of Chapel Hill Town Hall #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/19

Image Folder PF-4555/20

Photographic prints laid out for publication in The Free Men #04555, Subseries: "13.2. The Free Men Photographs, circa 1963-1965." PF-4555/20

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 14. Audio-Visual Material, 1949-1991 and undated.

100 items.

Arrangement: by type.

Radio episodes and filmstrips written, produced, or narrated by John Ehle, audiotapes of interviews conducted for his books The Free Men and Dr. Frank, audiotapes of two talks given by Ehle, and microfiche of one of his novels.

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28 items.

Radio disks (33 1/3 rpm) of "University Hour" episodes which John Ehle either wrote, narrated, or appeared in. Produced by the UNC Communication Center. Additional recordings of "University Hour" episodes are included in the Department of Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records (#40086).

Audiodisc D-4555/1

"Reading from "Death Be Not Proud," " by John Gunther, Part 1, N.C. Division, American Cancer Society, April 1949 (Part 2 missing). #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/1

Audiodisc D-4555/2

"Ten One-Minute Spot Announcements for Use in the Fight Against Cancer," N.C. Division, American Cancer Society, April 1949. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/2

Audiodisc D-4555/3

"An Unfound Door, Incidents from the Life of Thomas Wolfe," Program 1, Part 1, 1 January 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/3

Audiodisc D-4555/4

"An Unfound Door...," Program 1, Part 2, 1 January 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/4

Audiodisc D-4555/5

"Upon This Mountain, Incidents from the Life of Elisha Mitchell," Program 3, Part 1, 15 January 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/5

Audiodisc D-4555/6

"Upon This Mountain...," Program 3, Part 2, 15 January 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/6

Audiodisc D-4555/7

"Whiplash, Incidents from the Life of Dorothea Dix," Program 6, Part 1, 5 February 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/7

Audiodisc D-4555/8

"Whiplash,...," Program 6, Part 1, 5 February 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/8

Audiodisc D-4555/9

"To The Victor, Incidents from the Life of Kemp Battle," Program 7, Part 1, 12 February 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/9

Audiodisc D-4555/10

"To The Victor,...," Program 7, Part 2, 12 February 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/10

Audiodisc D-4555/11

"A Game for Children, Incidents from the Life of Charles McIver," Program 8, Part 2, 19 February 1950(Part 1 missing). #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/11

Audiodisc D-4555/12

"Double Victory, Incidents from the Life of David Swain," Program 9, Part 2, 26 February 1950 (Part 1 missing). #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/12

Audiodisc D-4555/13

"Dedication of Triumph, Incidents from the Life of Frederick H. Koch," Program 10, Part 1, 5 March 1950 (Part 2 missing). #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/13

Audiodisc D-4555/14

"Checkmate, Incidents from the Life of Harriet Elliot," Program 11, Part 1, 12 March 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/14

Audiodisc D-4555/15

"Checkmate,...," Program 11, Part 2, 12 March 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/15

Audiodisc D-4555/16

"Grenade, Incidents from the Life of Lt. John Ranson," Program 12, Part 2, 19 March 1950 (Part 1 missing). #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/16

Audiodisc D-4555/17

"Something Different, Incidents from the Life of Bunn Hearn," Program 2, Part 1, 10 December 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/17

Audiodisc D-4555/18

"Something Different,...," Program 2, Part 2, 10 December 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/18

Audiodisc D-4555/19

D-4555/19: With Malice Toward None, Incidents from the Life of Ellie Swain,Program 4, Part 2, 24 December 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/19

Audiodisc D-4555/20

"With Malice Toward None,...," Program 4, Part 2, 24 December 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/20

Audiodisc D-4555/21

"Mr. Shaw and the Desperado, Incidents from the Life of Archibald Henderson, "Program 5, Part 1, 31 December 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/21

Audiodisc D-4555/22

"Mr. Shaw and the Desperado,...," Program 5, Part 2, 31 December 1950. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/22

Audiodisc D-4555/23

"The Final Decision, Incidents from the Life of James Henry Baugham," Program 8, Part 1, 21 January 1951. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/23

Audiodisc D-4555/24

"The Final Decision,...," Program 8, Part 2, 21 January 1951. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/24

Audiodisc D-4555/25

"Remember Me, Incidents from the Life of Andrew Bershak," Program 9, Part 1, 28 January 1951. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/25

Audiodisc D-4555/26

"Remember Me,...," Program 9, Part 2, 28 January 1951. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/26

Audiodisc D-4555/27

"Unchanging Moon, Incidents from the Life of Marshall Smith," Program 12, Part 1, 18 February 1951 (Part 2 missing). #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/27

Audiodisc D-4555/28

"The Unfound Door, Incidents from the Life of Thomas Wolfe," Program 13, Part 2, 25 February 1951 (Part 1 missing). Unclear whether same as D-4555/3-4. #04555, Subseries: "14.1. Radio Disks, 1949-1951. " D-4555/28

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58 items.

Arrangement: by type.

Fifteen 7-inch and eleven 3 1/4-inch reel-to-reel tapes of interviews conducted in 1964 for Ehle's book The Free Men; 31 cassette tapes of interviews conducted in 1990-1991 for his book Dr. Frank; and one cassette tape containing two talks given by Ehle, one at Duke University in 1981 and the other at Salzburg in 1977. The reel-to-reel tapes include interviews with Charliese Cotton, John Foushee, Bob Brown, Woody Kline, John Dunne, Pat Cusick, Dave Ethridge, Thomas Cooper, Gary Blanchard, Harold Foster, [Quinton?] Baker, Lou Calhoun, Charles Jones, Herman Holman, and a Mrs. Bynum. Cassette tapes includes interviews with Bill and Ida Friday, Terry Sanford, Sophia Cody, Doug Hunt, Gladys Coates, Arnold King, and others.

Audiocassette T-4555/1

Interviews marked "Woody Kline "and "Pat Cusick & John Dunne, May 7, 1964, Hillsboro (cont.) & personal b.g." (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/1

Audiocassette T-4555/2

Interviews marked "John Dunne, Pat Cusick (both sides), 1st hunger strike, 2nd side early days, 1st pickets, May 7, 1964" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/2

Audiocassette T-4555/3

"Interviews marked John Dunne, Pat Cusick, tape II, Sides 1 & 2, A - Birmingham, May 7, 1964 "(7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/3

Audiocassette T-4555/4

Interviews marked "John Dunne & Pat Cusick, tape 5, Side A, Side B, May 15, 1964" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/4

Audiocassette T-4555/5

Interviews marked "John Dunne & Pat Cusick, May 15, 1964, tape 6, Side A only" and "B. Gary Blanchard I" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/5

Audiocassette T-4555/6

Interview marked "Gary Blanchard II, B - blank, May 15, 1964? "(7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/6

Audiocassette T-4555/7

Interview marked "Lou Calhoun, May 29, 1964" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/7

Audiocassette T-4555/8

Interviews marked "Harold Foster w/James Eubanks present, May 30, 1964, Side A, Side B (1st 5 min.)" and "Charliese Cotton (40 min.)" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/8

Audiocassette T-4555/9

Interview marked "Int. w/Charliese Cotton-1st 160 May 30, 1964?" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/9

Audiocassette T-4555/10

Interviews marked "Encounter, Part II, WUNC 1964," A. "Interview with somebody on Comm. of Conc. Citizens" and "John Dunne's Father, June 16, 1964, NYC (Part I)" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/10

Audiocassette T-4555/11

Interviews marked "A. John Dunne's Father (Part II), 1st 250'" "B. Robert V.N. Brown - his third hour," and "B. Bob Brown - his third hour June 16, 1964?"(7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/11

Audiocassette T-4555/12

Interview marked "Charles Jones, July 20, 1964" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/12

Audiocassette T-4555/13

Interview marked "Bob Brown, Sides A & B" (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/13

Audiocassette T-4555/14

Interviews marked "Side A - Herman Holman Jr. H.S. Stud., Negro," and "Side B - Tom Bynum, UNC Fresh., Negro," (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/14

Audiocassette T-4555/15

Interviews marked "Side A - James Foushee," "Side B - James Foushee," and "Side B - Bob Brown (half left blank)," undated (7-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/15

Audiocassette T-4555/16

Interviews marked "Goldsboro, John Dunne and Pat Cusick, 1 & 2, May 28, 1964" (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/16

Audiocassette T-4555/17

Interviews marked "J. Dunne and Cusick, 3 & 4, May 28, 1964" (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/17

Audiocassette T-4555/18

Interview marked "Cusick, July 18, 1964" (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/18

Audiocassette T-4555/19

Interviews marked "A. Group (Part II), 1st 2/3ds, July 18/64," "A. John Dunne (made earlier & on 18 July," and "B. Group (Part I), Dunne, Calhoun, Baker (Part I)" (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/19

Audiocassette T-4555/20

Interviews marked "Group (Part III)" and "John Dunne (P. I), July 18, 1964" (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/20

Audiocassette T-4555/21

Interview marked "Dunne (Part II), Burke City Prison Unit, July 18, 1964," (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/21

Audiocassette T-4555/22

Interview marked "Interview with Pat Cusick on July 19, 1964, at Sandy Ridge Prison Unit, High Point" (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/22

Audiocassette T-4555/23

Interviews marked "A. Dunne - Correction, Aug. 7, 1964" and "B. 1) Dunne - Correction, 2) Mr. Dunne in car, Aug. 7, 1964" (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/23

Audiocassette T-4555/24

Interviews marked "Dave Ethridge I -Side A only" and "B. Court Room, Aug. 17 [1964]" (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/24

Audiocassette T-4555/25

Interviews marked "Ethridge A (nothing on A until 3/4 - Mrs. Bynum I)," undated (3 1/4-inch reel)> #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/25

Audiocassette T-4555/26

Interviews marked "Thomas (Dick) Cooper, A & B", undated (3 1/4-inch reel). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/26

Audiocassette T-4555/27

Interview marked "Wm. C. Friday, Oct. 30, 1990, both sides" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/27

Audiocassette T-4555/28

Interview marked "Charlie Jones & Mrs. Jones, Oct. 30, 1990, both sides" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/28

Audiocassette T-4555/29

Interview marked "Arnold King, Oct. 31, 1990" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/29

Audiocassette T-4555/30

Interview marked "Arnold King, 2nd Interview, Side 3, Side 4" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/30

Audiocassette T-4555/31

Interview marked "Arnold King, 2nd Interview, Side 5" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/31

Audiocassette T-4555/32

Interview marked "Arnold King" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/32

Audiocassette T-4555/33

Interview marked "Arnold King garbled" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/33

Audiocassette T-4555/34

Interview marked "Fran Weaver, Oct. 1990, both sides" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/34

Audiocassette T-4555/35

Interviews marked "A. Luncheon w/ Mack & Letsey Preslar & Rhoda Wynn, Nov. 8/90" and "B. Geo. Esser, Nov. 8/90" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/35

Audiocassette T-4555/36

Interview marked "Frank Hogan, not clear, Nov. 8/90, 1 side only" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/36

Audiocassette T-4555/37

Interview marked "Gladys Coates, Nov. 13/90" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/37

Audiocassette T-4555/38

Interview marked "Gladys Coates," November 1990? (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/38

Audiocassette T-4555/39

Interview marked "Gladys Coates, Nov. 28, '90" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/39

Audiocassette T-4555/40

Interview marked "Ida Friday, Int. at Carolina Inn dining room, Nov. 28, '90" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/40

Audiocassette T-4555/41

Interview marked "Doug Hunt, 10 min., 12-6-90" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/41

Audiocassette T-4555/42

Interview marked "Doug Hunt, Dec. 6, '90" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/42

Audiocassette T-4555/43

Interview marked "Doug Hunt," (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/43

Audiocassette T-4555/44

Interviews marked "Stories-talks on campaign and also Orttinger, 12-8-90" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/44

Audiocassette T-4555/45

Interview marked "Ervin Orttinger, 2-25-91" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/45

Audiocassette T-4555/46

Interview marked "Luncheon mtg., 2-25-91, Eliz. Matheson, Rebecca Warren, Sophia Cody" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/46

Audiocassette T-4555/47

Interview marked "Frances Ferguson, Chapel Hill, 2-25-91" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/47

Audiocassette T-4555/48

Interview marked "Secrest & Preslar, May 8/91" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/48

Audiocassette T-4555/49

Interview marked "Bill Friday, May 91" (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/49

Audiocassette T-4555/50

Interview marked "Stories, Roundtable," (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/50

Audiocassette T-4555/51

Interview marked "Stories/Yoder's Talk," (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/51

Audiocassette T-4555/52

Interview marked "Tom Lambeth, this side only," (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/52

Audiocassette T-4555/53

Interview marked "Alice Neal's daughter - Caldwell," undated (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/53

Audiocassette T-4555/54

Interview marked "Sanders," (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/54

Audiocassette T-4555/55

Interview marked "Terry Sanford," (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/55

Audiocassette T-4555/56

Interview marked "Sitterson," (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/56

Audiocassette T-4555/57

Interview marked "Sophia Cody," (cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/57

Audiocassette T-4555/58

:"A talk made at Duke U., 5-17-81" and "A talk I [John Ehle] made at the Salzburg Seminar, June '77, while a faculty member there "(cassette tape). #04555, Subseries: "14.3. Audiotapes, 1964-1991 and undated. " T-4555/58

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1 item.
Box 81

John Ehle journal, 10 January 1962-29 July 1964 #04555, Series: "Addition of December 2010: John Ehle Journal, 10 January 1962-29 July 1964." Box 81

Contains detailed entries about John Ehle's work as special assistant to North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford, his writing career, the foundations and projects he supported, and his personal life. Topics include the University of North Carolina, desegregation efforts and civil rights protests in North Carolina, North Carolina politics, Ehle's work as advisor to Lyndon B. Johnson in the White House Group for Domestic Affaris, and the assasination of John F. Kennedy. The journal also contains John Ehle's reflections on William C. Friday, Vittorio Giannini, Frank Porter Graham, Paul Green, W. MacNeil Lowry, and Paul Ylvisaker.

The journal is mainly typescript, although some pages are handwritten. Many entries are on stationery belonging to the governor or the lieutenant governor of North Carolina.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Marla Miller and Jill Snider, 1995.

Encoded by: Jackie Dean, June 1998.

Revsions: Finding aid updated in December 2012 by Danielle Fasig. Series 13.2 description updated in February 2013 by Jackie Dean.

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