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Collection Number: 04413

Collection Title: Daniel Lindsey Grant Papers, 1919-1988

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Size 20.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 17,000 items)
Abstract Daniel Lindsey Grant was the first alumni secretary at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., and was the compiler of the Alumni History of the University of North Carolina (1924). The collection includes general files, notebooks, and other chiefly commercial papers of Daniel Lindsey Grant. General files consist chiefly of investment information. Also included are eleven notebooks of Grant's memoirs. The first four volumes (I-IIIA) are largely text of Grant's autobiography, while the last seven volumes (IV-X) are "Exhibits"--mostly original manuscripts relating to the text and documenting his career. Materials relate chiefly to the University of North Carolina Alumni Association and University of North Carolina history during the 1920s and 1930s.
Creator Grant, Daniel Lindsey, b. 1897.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
Materials are unprocessed, but usable.
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 Daniel Lindsey Grant Papers #4413, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Daniel Lindsey Grant of New York, N.Y., in February 1985 and October 1988.
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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Daniel Lindsey Grant was the first alumni secretary at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., and was the compiler of the Alumni History of the University of North Carolina (1924).

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The collection includes general files, notebooks, and other chiefly commercial papers of Daniel Lindsey Grant, first alumni secretary at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. General files consist chiefly of investment information. Also included are eleven notebooks of Grant's memoirs. The first four volumes (I-IIIA) are largely text of Grant's autobiography, while the last seven volumes (IV-X) are "Exhibits"--mostly original manuscripts relating to the text and documenting his career. Materials relate chiefly to the University of North Carolina Alumni Association and University of North Carolina history during the 1920s and 1930s.

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Contents list

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About 17,000 items.
Box 1

Volumes 1-8 #04413, Series: "Papers, 1919-1988." Box 1

Box 2

Volumes 9-10 #04413, Series: "Papers, 1919-1988." Box 2

Box 3-16

Box 3

Box 4

Box 5

Box 6

Box 7

Box 8

Box 9

Box 10

Box 11

Box 12

Box 13

Box 14

Box 15

Box 16

General Files #04413, Series: "Papers, 1919-1988." Box 3-16

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Processing Information

Processed by: Mark Beasley, February 1989

Encoded by: Roslyn Holdzkom, June 2005

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