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Collection Number: 05120-z

Collection Title: John Doctor Gunter Notebook, 1878-1879

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Abstract John Doctor Gunter (1853-1926) was a miller and ginner who worked in Jonesboro and Sanford, N.C. The zoology and physiology notebook of Gunter contains notes on lectures given at the University of North Carolina in 1878 and 1879. The lectures are accompanied by color drawings and diagrams. The zoology lectures cover biology and the Linnean classification system, and the physiology lectures dicuss the organs and structure of the human body.
Creator Gunter, John Doctor, 1853-1926.
Language English.
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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 John Doctor Gunter Notebook #5120-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Received from Betsy Gunter Johnson of Snead's Ferry, N.C., in March 2003 (Acc. 99446).
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John Doctor Gunter, the son of John Ambrose Gunter and Elizabeth Brown Gunter, was born on 5 January 1853, in Moore County, N.C. He worked as a miller and ginner in Jonesboro, N.C., from 1881 through 1887, and in Sanford, N.C., from 1897 to 1900. He then worked for Cole Printing Company in Sanford from 1900 to 1920.

Gunter married Jennie Leah Denny (1857-1920) in Graham, N.C., on 9 March 1881, and the couple had ten children: Eugene Denny Gunter (1882-1962), Junius Utley Gunter (1884-1931), Herbert Brown Gunter (1886-1931), Charles Walker Gunter (1888-1946), Paul Patterson Gunter (1892-1893), Ruth Pauline Gunter (1893-1982), May Eliza Gunter (1896-1975), Bettie Clarine Gunter (1901), and Jennie Dee Gunter (1902-1939). John Doctor Gunter died on 24 September 1926 in Sanford.

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The zoology and physiology notebook of John Doctor Gunter contains notes on lectures given at the University of North Carolina in 1878 and 1879. The lectures are accompanied by color drawings and diagrams. The zoology lectures cover biology and the Linnean classification system, and the physiology lectures dicuss the organs and structure of the human body.

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Zoology and physiology notebook of John Doctor Gunter contains notes on lectures given at the University of North Carolina in 1878 and 1879. The lectures are accompanied by color drawings and diagrams. The zoology lectures cover biology and the Linnean classification system, and the physiology lectures dicuss the organs and structure of the human body, and include a lecture on sleep and the choice of a dwelling site.

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Lecture notebook, 1878-1879 #05120-z, Series: "Lecture Notebook, 1878-1879." Folder 1

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