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Collection Number: 04698

Collection Title: Frye Gaillard Papers, 1970s-1993

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Size 12.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3400 items)
Abstract Frye Gaillard of Charlotte, N.C., author and journalist, chiefly with The Charlotte Observer. Materials, 1970s-1993, relating to Gaillard's various writings and projects. Included are letters; manuscripts of works in various stages of completion; notes; source materials, including newspaper and magazine clippings and wire service reports; and audio and video tapes, some containing interviews. There is extensive documentation for The Dream Long Deferred (1988) and a documentary film for the University of North Carolina Center for Public Television (1991) of the same name, including materials relating to Judge James B. McMillan and Swann vs. Charlotte- Mecklenburg Board of Education (1969), which established busing as a national tool for school ingtegration. There is also extensive material on The Secret Diary of Mikhail Gorbachev (1990), a novel, and Kyle at 200 M.P.H. (1993), about Kyle Petty and the NASCAR racing circuit. The Unfinished Presidency: Essays on Jimmy Carter (1986) and other works are more sparsely documented. Included in general files are a few letters from Billy Graham and background material on Jerry Falwell.
Creator Gaillard, Frye, 1946-
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 Frye Gaillard papers #4698, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Frye Gaillard in February 1994 (Acc. 94080).
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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Frye Gaillard of Charlotte, N.C., author and journalist, chiefly with The Charlotte Observer.

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Materials, 1970s-1993, relating to Gaillard's various writings and projects. Included are letters; manuscripts of works in various stages of completion; notes; source materials, including newspaper and magazine clippings and wire service reports; and audio and video tapes, some containing interviews. There is extensive documentation for The Dream Long Deferred (1988) and a documentary film for the University of North Carolina Center for Public Television (1991) of the same name, including materials relating to Judge James B. McMillan and Swann vs. Charlotte- Mecklenburg Board of Education (1969), which established busing as a national tool for school ingtegration. There is also extensive material on The Secret Diary of Mikhail Gorbachev (1990), a novel, and Kyle at 200 M.P.H. (1993), about Kyle Petty and the NASCAR racing circuit. The Unfinished Presidency: Essays on Jimmy Carter (1986) and other works are more sparsely documented. Included in general files are a few letters from Billy Graham and background material on Jerry Falwell.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. General Files, 1986-1993 and undated.

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About 3300 items.

Materials relating to Gaillard's various writings and projects. Included is correspondence; manuscripts of works in various stages of completion; notes; source materials, including newspaper and magazine clippings, wire service reports, and other items; audio and video tapes, some containing interviews; and other items.

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The unfinished presidency: essays on Jimmy Carter (1986). Notes and one typed manuscript. #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 6

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Correspondence #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 7

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Manuscripts #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 8-10

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Notes #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 11-17

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Source materials, including newspaper and magazine clippings, documents generated by or for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District, and legal documents relating to Judge James B. McMillan and Swann vs. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (1969), which established busing as a national tool for school integration #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 18-24

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Partial typed transcriptions of taped interviews listed below except as noted: #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 25

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Interview with Julius Chambers #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/3-4

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Interview with Dorothy Counts #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/5

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Interview with John Phillips #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/6

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Interview with William Poe #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/7

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Interview with Julia Mauldin (no transcription) #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/8

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Interview with James B. McMillan #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/9

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Interview with Ed Sanders #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/10

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Interview with Alan Stein #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/11

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Photograph of Darius and Vera Swann, 1989 #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." P-4698/Folder 1

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Logs and other information relating to videotapes listed below: #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 26

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Footage for documentary film (Beta, BTC/20 format) #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder V-4698/33-110

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The dream long deferred (1988) and documentary film for the UNC Center for Public Television, (1991): Reviews #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 27-28

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The secret diary of Mikhail Gorbachev, (1990): Manuscripts #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 29-32

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The secret diary of Mikhail Gorbachev, (1990): Notes #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 33-34

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The secret diary of Mikhail Gorbachev, (1990): Source materials, including several annotated clippings #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 35-41

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The secret diary of Mikhail Gorbachev, (1990): Reviews #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 42-43

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Southern voices: profiles and other stories, (1991). About 30 reviews. #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 44-45

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Kyle at 200 m.p.h., (1993): Correspondence about publication #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 46

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Kyle at 200 m.p.h., (1993): Manuscripts #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 47-48

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Kyle at 200 m.p.h., (1993): Notes, including some identified as relating to specific races #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 49-61

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Kyle at 200 m.p.h., (1993): Source materials, including many official NASCAR publications #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 62-69

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Kyle at 200 m.p.h., (1993): Photographs, chiefly of Petty and Gaillard #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." P-4698/Folder 1

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Kyle at 200 m.p.h., (1993): Interview with "Mike" (audio cassettes) #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." T-4698/1-2

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Kyle at 200 m.p.h., (1993): Videotapes of various races and other events from the 1992 NASCAR season (VHS, T-120 format) #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder V-4698/1-32

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Kyle at 200 m.p.h., (1993): Reviews #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 70

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Trapping time between the branches: an anthology from Charlotte poets (1993). About 50 items, including letters and information about area poets. #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 71

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Miscellaneous short writings/projects, (1970s-1990s): Articles from the Charlotte Observer, The Progressive, and other publications #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 72-83

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Miscellaneous short writings/projects, (1970s-1990s): Reviews #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder 84

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Footage for "Moral Issues," 1993 (Beta, BTC/20 format) #04698, Series: "2. Writings/Projects, 1970s-1993." Folder V-4698/111-115

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Processing Information

Processed by: Roslyn Holdzkom, September 1994

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Folder list revised by Danielle Fasig, September 2012.

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