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Collection Number: 05078

Collection Title: Frank H. Kenan Papers, 1937-1996

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Size 33500 items (38.5 linear feet)
Abstract Frank Hawkins Kenan (1912-1996), philanthropist, businessman, and civic leader of Durham, N.C. The collection documents Frank H. Kenan's family, social, political, and business networks; various businesses and investment interests; and his extensive civic leadership and philanthropic work with educational, religious, and other non-profit organizations and institutions. Personal correspondence documents relationships with family and friends, many of whom also were associates in business and philanthropy. Financial materials concern Kenan's interests in personal and commercial properties and other investments, often in partnership with W. Clay Hamner. Also included are some materials relating to the Kenan Oil Company, the Kenan Transport Company, and the Flagler System, Inc. Kenan's chief philanthropic work is evidenced in William R. Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust materials, which document the administration of the many funds, programs, and institutions that it supports. These include Kenan professorships and convocations; the National Center for Family Literacy; the William R. Kenan, Jr., Fund; the William R. Kenan, Jr., Center; the Kenan-Flagler Business School; and the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. Many activities of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise are documented, including the Global TransPark, the Kenan Institute Asia, the MBA Enterprise Corps, the Urban Enterprise Corps, and the Durham Scholars Program. Kenan's civic leadership and philanthropic work are documented further in materials relating to the Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, the Kenan Family Foundation, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Woodberry Forest School, the Duke Endowment, Durham Academy, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, and other non-profit organizations and institutions. Also included is material relating to some of the awards and honors that Kenan received in recognition for his philanthropy and business and civic leadership.
Creator Kenan, Frank H. (Frank Hawkins).
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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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 Frank H. Kenan Papers #5078, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Received from Betty Kenan in October 2001 (Acc. 99090).
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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Frank Hawkins Kenan (1912-1996) was born 3 August 1912 in Atlanta, Ga. He was graduated from Woodberry Forest School in Virginia in 1931 and from the University of North Carolina with a bachelor of science in commerce in 1935. Upon graduation, he began his business career as a commission agent for Pure Oil Company. Within a year, he created Kenan Oil Company, an independent oil distribution business. From 1941 to 1945, Kenan served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy in Charleston, S.C. During this time, he continued to run Kenan Oil Company with the assistance of business associate J. H. Mallard, and he created his second company, Kenan Transport Company, which would become the largest petroleum hauler in the southeast United States. After World War II, Kenan expanded his business operations by opening Tops Petroleum, a chain of independent service stations. This purchase marked the beginning of Kenan's commercial property real estate investments. Kenan would go on to invest in many commercial and residential properties, including Europa Center, University Square, and Granville Towers in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Brightleaf Square, Erwin Square, and Treyburn in Durham, N.C. In 1964, Kenan became a director of the Flagler System, Inc., a group of family-owned companies in Florida that included the Breakers hotel. He later served as chair and chief executive officer and was instrumental in the growth of Flagler System, Inc., assets.

Kenan proved to be a great success in philanthropy as well as in business. From 1962 to 1964, Kenan was involved in groundbreaking legislation and an ensuing court case in which he successfully sought control of the estate of Sarah Graham Kenan, his aunt who had been declared incompetent by the state. The legislation made it possible for him to preserve the value of the estate by creating the Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, which ultimately dispensed more than $22 million to charitable causes. Kenan also served on the board of trustees of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust. As with his business interests, Kenan stewarded the Trust with a hands-on management style and played a prominent role in developing its creative philanthropic agenda. He guided many large gifts to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including the funds that created the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise as an arm of the Kenan-Flagler School of Business. The Trust also gave generously to many educational programs and institutions besides the University of North Carolina, including Woodberry Forest School and the National Center for Family Literacy (sometimes called the Kenan Trust Family Literacy Project).

Kenan's civic interests included business, community, education, and church organizations. He had particularly enduring relationships with St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Durham Academy, and the Duke Endowment. In addition to his charitable contributions, Kenan frequently lent his business acumen by serving on boards of directors and trustees, as well as on development and planning committees. He served on many such boards and committees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including the Board of Visitors and boards of directors for the medical, business, educational, arts and sciences, and institutional development foundations.

Kenan received a number of awards and honors in recognition of his leadership in education, business, and community interests. He received honorary degrees from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, Hollins College, the University of the South, and Elon College. He also was elected to the North Carolina Business Hall of Fame, named the Outstanding Philanthropist of the Triangle, and received the North Carolina Public Service Award, the North Carolina Philanthropy Award, and the Durham Chamber of Commerce Civic Honor Award. Kenan's long relationship of service and philanthropy to the University of North Carolina was recognized in a number of awards, including the General Alumni Association's Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Alumnus Award, the Distinguished Service Award from the School of Medicine, the William R. Davie Award from the Board of Trustees, and the University Award.

Frank H. Kenan lived in Durham, N.C. He married twice. His 1936 marriage to Harriet DuBose, with whom he had sons Thomas S. Kenan III and Owen Graham Kenan, ended in divorce. In 1966, he married Elizabeth Price, with whom he had daughters Elizabeth Price Kenan and Annice Hawkins Kenan, and stepson Owen Gwyn. Kenan died 4 June 1996.

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The collection includes materials documenting Frank H. Kenan's family, social, political, and business networks; his various businesses and investment interests; and his extensive civic leadership and philanthropic work with many educational, religious, and other non-profit organizations and institutions.

Series 1. Personal Correspondence contains letters relating to Kenan's family, friends, business associates, and community leaders; local and national politicians; and administrators at his alma maters, Woodberry Forest School and the University of North Carolina, with whom he maintained long relationships of service and philanthropy.

Series 2. Personal Financial Materials contains correspondence and other materials relating to Kenan's financial interests in personal and commercial real estate and other investments. The bulk of the material pertains to his partnerships with W. Clay Hamner and others in various residential and commercial real estate and stock purchase opportunities. Other financial materials can be found in Series 7. Kenan Oil Company, Series 8. Kenan Transport Company, and Series 9. Flagler System, Inc. These three series document Kenan's family businesses and his primary financial interests. All of the series with financial materials present evidence of Kenan's business acumen and hands-on management style.

Series 3. William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust contains materials relating to the administration of the Trust and the many funds, programs, and institutions it supports. The bulk of the material concerns donations to higher education and to the University of North Carolina in particular. Materials document Kenan professorships and convocations, Kenan Enterprise Awards, and the National Center for Family Literacy. Also documented are the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund and the projects it supports, including the William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, and program development and construction at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business. Many of the activities of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise are documented, including the North Carolina Global TransPark, Kenan Institute Asia, U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, MBA Enterprise Corps, Urban Enterprise Corps, and Durham Scholars Program.

Other philanthropic interests of Frank H. Kenan and his family are documented in Series 4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation and Series 5. Kenan Family Foundation. The Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation materials include legal documents relating to groundbreaking legislation and an ensuing court case in which Frank H. Kenan sought to preserve the value of the estate of Sarah Graham Kenan, his aunt who had been declared incompetent by the state, in part by creating a charitable foundation in her name.

Frank H. Kenan's civic leadership is documented in several series. Series 6. University of North Carolina documents a long relationship of service and philanthropy with his college alma mater. Series 10. Civic Activities contains correspondence and other materials relating to interests in community, education, and church organizations. The collection evidences particularly long relationships with the Duke Endowment, Durham Academy, and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Series 11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches documents the recognition Kenan received for his philanthropy and his business and civic leadership in correspondence, speeches, and clippings.

Miscellaneous materials, including biographical materials and photographs, are in Series 12. Other Papers and Series 13. Photographs.

Many of Kenan's closest family and friends also were associates in business and philanthropy, with resulting correspondence that sometimes mixed business with pleasure. Though substantive material likely is duplicated in several locations, researchers are advised to search both topical series and the personal correspondence series for material relating to a given subject.

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Contents list

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1. Personal Correspondence, 1941-1996.
1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated.
1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991.
1.3. Political Correspondence, 1977-1996.
1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996.
2. Personal Financial Material, 1937-1996.
2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996.
2.2. Personal Property, 1975-1995.
3. William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, 1965-1996.
3.1. General, 1965-1996.
3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996.
3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995.
3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995.
3.2. Kenan Professorships, 1975-1996.
3.2.1. General Correspondence, 1975-1996.
3.2.2. Convocation, 1978-1996.
3.3. William R. Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment, 1979-1988.
3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992.
3.5. Liberal Arts Colleges Grants, 1988-1992.
3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996.
3.7. Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, 1983-1996.
3.7.1. General, 1983-1996.
3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996.
3.7.3. Global TransPark, 1990-1996.
3.7.4. Kenan Institute Asia/U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, 1991-1996.
3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps, 1992-1996.
3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996.
3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996.
3.10. Kenan Enterprise Awards, 1988-1996.
3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996.
3.12. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for the Arts, 1991-1996.
3.13. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science, 1991-1996.
3.14. Miscellaneous, 1979-1994.
4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996.
5. Kenan Family Foundation, 1989-1995.
6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996.
7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982.
8. Kenan Transport Company, 1949-1994.
9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996.
10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996.
11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996.
12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated.
13. Photographs, undated.

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About 5600 items.

Correspondence chiefly documenting the extensive family, business, political, and social network of Frank H. Kenan and his lifelong commitment to civic activity. Early materials in the general correspondence subseries relate to Kenan's life and business dealings while in the Navy during World War II. Later correspondence chiefly concerns relationships with family, friends and acquaintances, charitable giving, requests for employment, and advice given to aspirants to careers in business and entrepreneurship. In addition, there is some material relating to investments, business operations of the Flagler System, Inc., the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, and the University of North Carolina. The bulk of materials relating to these subjects, however, is in other subseries. The political correspondence subseries includes materials relating to North Carolina politics, national politics, and political campaign contributions. Though Kenan served as county commissioner in Durham County, N.C., the political materials do not relate to that post. The James Kenan subseries includes correspondence regarding family matters and business interests in the Flagler System, Inc., and other family companies. The other correspondence subseries includes materials relating to various individuals, travel, charitable interests, Kenan's biography, and Woodberry Forest School.

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About 2800 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence documenting Frank H. Kenan's extensive family, business, political, and social networks. Materials dated 1941-1946 relate to Kenan's life and business dealings while he served in the Navy during World War II. Materials dated 1968-1996 relate to family matters, friends and acquaintances, charitable contributions, requests for employment, and advice given to aspirants to careers in business and entrepreneurship. Also included are some materials relating to awards received (see also Series 12. Awards, Honors, and Speeches). In addition, there is some material relating to properties and investments, including the Cove (sometimes spelled Kove), business operations of the Flagler System, Inc., the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, and the University of North Carolina, though the bulk of material relating to these subjects is in other series. Correspondents include Archie Davis, Lawrence Lewis, James Leutze, Leslie Boney, and many others.

Folder 1

1941-1946 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1968-February 1969 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3-6

Folder 3

Folder 4

Folder 5

Folder 6

1969 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 3-6

Folder 7

1970 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

1971 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9-13

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

1972 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 9-13

Folder 14-19

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

Folder 18

Folder 19

1973 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 14-19

Folder 20-23

Folder 20

Folder 21

Folder 22

Folder 23

1974 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 20-23

Folder 24-25

Folder 24

Folder 25

1975 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 24-25

Folder 26-27

Folder 26

Folder 27

1976 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 26-27

Folder 28

1977 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 28

Folder 29

1978 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 29

Folder 30-31

Folder 30

Folder 31

1979 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 30-31

Folder 32

1980 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 32

Folder 33

1981 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 33

Folder 34

1982 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 34

Folder 35

1983 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 35

Folder 36-37

Folder 36

Folder 37

1984 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 36-37

Folder 38

1985 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 38

Folder 39

1986 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 39

Folder 40-41

Folder 40

Folder 41

1987 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 40-41

Folder 42-43

Folder 42

Folder 43

1988 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 42-43

Folder 44-45

Folder 44

Folder 45

1989 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 44-45

Folder 46

1990 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 46

Folder 47-48

Folder 47

Folder 48

1991 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 47-48

Folder 49-52

Folder 49

Folder 50

Folder 51

Folder 52

1992 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 49-52

Folder 53-55

Folder 53

Folder 54

Folder 55

1993 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 53-55

Folder 56-59

Folder 56

Folder 57

Folder 58

Folder 59

1994 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 56-59

Folder 60-67

Folder 60

Folder 61

Folder 62

Folder 63

Folder 64

Folder 65

Folder 66

Folder 67

1995 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 60-67

Folder 68-69

Folder 68

Folder 69

1996 #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 68-69

Folder 70

Undated #05078, Subseries: "1.1. General Correspondence, 1941-1946, 1968-1996, and undated." Folder 70

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About 1600 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence relating to family news, the Flagler System, Inc., the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, Olympia Investment Corporation, and Kenan Oil Company.

Folder 71

1941 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 71

Folder 72

1946 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 72

Folder 73

1947 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 73

Folder 74

1948 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 74

Folder 75

1949 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 75

Folder 76

1950 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 76

Folder 77

1951 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 77

Folder 78

1952 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 78

Folder 79

1953 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 79

Folder 80

1954 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 80

Folder 81

1955 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 81

Folder 82

1956 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 82

Folder 83

1957 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 83

Folder 84

1958 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 84

Folder 85

1959 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 85

Folder 86

1960 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 86

Folder 87

1961 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 87

Folder 88-89

Folder 88

Folder 89

1962 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 88-89

Folder 90-92

Folder 90

Folder 91

Folder 92

1963 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 90-92

Folder 93-94

Folder 93

Folder 94

1964 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 93-94

Folder 95

1965 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 95

Folder 96

1966 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 96

Folder 97

1967 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 97

Folder 98

1975 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 98

Folder 99

1976 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 99

Folder 100

1977 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 100

Folder 101

1978 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 101

Folder 102

1979 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 102

Folder 103

1980 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 103

Folder 104

1981 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 104

Folder 105

1982 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 105

Folder 106

1983 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 106

Folder 107

1984 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 107

Folder 108

1985 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 108

Folder 109

1986 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 109

Folder 110

1987-1989 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 110

Folder 111

1990-1991 #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 111

Folder 112

Undated #05078, Subseries: "1.2. James Kenan, 1941-1991." Folder 112

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.3. Political Correspondence, 1977-1996.

About 350 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Chiefly correspondence relating to local, state, and national reelection campaigns. Also included are materials relating to Frank H. Kenan's affiliation with "Five Old Men," an organization of civic-minded men who sought to encourage political activism and initiate community development in Durham, N.C. (see also "Five Old Men" in Series 12. Other Papers).

Folder 113

1986-1991 #05078, Subseries: "1.3. Political Correspondence, 1977-1996." Folder 113

Folder 114-116

Folder 114

Folder 115

Folder 116

1992 #05078, Subseries: "1.3. Political Correspondence, 1977-1996." Folder 114-116

Folder 117

1993-1996 #05078, Subseries: "1.3. Political Correspondence, 1977-1996." Folder 117

Folder 118

M. Steve Forbes, 1995-1996 #05078, Subseries: "1.3. Political Correspondence, 1977-1996." Folder 118

Folder 119-120

Folder 119

Folder 120

Jesse Helms, 1977-1981, 1995-1996 #05078, Subseries: "1.3. Political Correspondence, 1977-1996." Folder 119-120

Folder 121

James B. Hunt, 1993-1995 #05078, Subseries: "1.3. Political Correspondence, 1977-1996." Folder 121

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About 850 items.

Arrangement: by subject.

Correspondence documenting Frank H. Kenan's relationships with people and institutions and his interest in various projects and travel. Included are materials relating to Marjorie Cameron, a former English nanny for the Kenan children; honors for William C. Friday; responses to The Meaning of Honor: The Life of Frank Hawkins Kenan (1994), a biography published by Betty Kenan; family travel; and Frank H. Kenan's lifelong devotion to Woodberry Forest School.

Folder 122

Marjorie Cameron, 1980-1988 #05078, Subseries: "1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996." Folder 122

Folder 123-125

Folder 123

Folder 124

Folder 125

William C. Friday, 1980-1981, 1991-1995 #05078, Subseries: "1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996." Folder 123-125

Folder 126-127

Folder 126

Folder 127

The Meaning of Honor: the Life of Frank Hawkins Kenan (1994), 1993-1995 #05078, Subseries: "1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996." Folder 126-127

Folder 128

Saint Mary's Country Day School, 1974-1975 #05078, Subseries: "1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996." Folder 128

Folder 129

Saint Mary's College, 1978 #05078, Subseries: "1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996." Folder 129

Folder 130-132

Folder 130

Folder 131

Folder 132

Swan Island, 1973, 1977-1989 #05078, Subseries: "1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996." Folder 130-132

Folder 133-135

Folder 133

Folder 134

Folder 135

Travel, 1984-1993 #05078, Subseries: "1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996." Folder 133-135

Folder 136-142

Folder 136

Folder 137

Folder 138

Folder 139

Folder 140

Folder 141

Folder 142

Woodberry Forest School, 1977-1996 #05078, Subseries: "1.4. Other Correspondence, 1973-1996." Folder 136-142

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Personal Financial Material, 1937-1996.

About 13000 items.

Correspondence, financial reports, and other materials relating to Frank H. Kenan's interests in residential and commercial real estate and other investments. A few materials relate to his early investments and business activities, including his membership on the board of directors of Central Carolina Bank. The bulk of the material, however, pertains to his partnerships with W. Clay Hamner and others in various residential and commercial real estate purchases. Several of Kenan's investment interests in real estate involved shopping centers, including Brightleaf Square and Erwin Square in Durham, N.C., and exclusive residential communities, including Treyburn in Durham County, N.C., and Landfall, near Wilmington, N.C. His investments in personal properties included vacation homes and the Cove (sometimes spelled Kove), a working farm in Tazewell County, Va.

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About 12000 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Correspondence, financial reports, legal materials, maps, and other materials relating to Frank H. Kenan's financial interests in residential and commerical real estate and other investments. A few materials relate to Kenan's early investments and his work as a member of the board of directors of Central Carolina Bank. The bulk of the material, however, pertains to his partnerships with W. Clay Hamner and others in various residential and commercial real estate purchases. On occasion, Kenan and Hamner also jointly purchased stocks. Many of these investments were organized under the Montrose Capital Corporation, Montrose Investment Corporation, and SEHED Development Corporation. Researchers interested in a specific investments should also consult the files for the investment corporations, if applicable, and also general correspondence.

Folder 143

General, 1986 #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 143

Folder 144-145

Folder 144

Folder 145

General, 1987 #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 144-145

Folder 146-149

Folder 146

Folder 147

Folder 148

Folder 149

General, 1988 #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 146-149

Folder 150-151

Folder 150

Folder 151

General, 1989 #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 150-151

Folder 152-153

Folder 152

Folder 153

General, 1990 #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 152-153

Folder 154

General, 1991-1992 #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 154

Folder 155-173

Folder 155

Folder 156

Folder 157

Folder 158

Folder 159

Folder 160

Folder 161

Folder 162

Folder 163

Folder 164

Folder 165

Folder 166

Folder 167

Folder 168

Folder 169

Folder 170

Folder 171

Folder 172

Folder 173

Atlanta Research Properties, 1984-1991 and undated: Materials relating to an investment partnership in commercial property, chiefly Gwinnett Progress Center in Gwinnett County, Ga. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 155-173

Folder 174

Bankers Trust of North Carolina, 1986: Correspondence relating to an investment partnership in a new bank with branches in North Carolina #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 174

Folder 175

Carolinas Golf Group, 1991-1993: Correspondence relating to an investment partnership in golf course development #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 175

Folder 176-178

Folder 176

Folder 177

Folder 178

Central Carolina Bank, 1972-1987, 1996, and undated: Chiefly correspondence relating to service on the board of directors (see also Series 1.1. Personal Correspondence for Central Carolina Bank correspondence) #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 176-178

Folder 179

Croasdaile Investment Group, 1986-1987: Correspondence relating to a personal injury lawsuit against the investment group, then owners of Loehman's Plaza in Durham, N.C. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 179

Folder 180-195

Folder 180

Folder 181

Folder 182

Folder 183

Folder 184

Folder 185

Folder 186

Folder 187

Folder 188

Folder 189

Folder 190

Folder 191

Folder 192

Folder 193

Folder 194

Folder 195

D.C. Land Group Ltd., 1985-1991: Materials relating to an investment partnership with Robert Trent Jones International to develop a mixed use property with residential homes, golf course resorts, commercial interests, and hotels near Washington, D.C. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 180-195

Folder 196

Durham Bank and Trust Company, 1949-1951: Analysis of earnings prepared for stockholders #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 196

Folder 197-230

Folder 197

Folder 198

Folder 199

Folder 200

Folder 201

Folder 202

Folder 203

Folder 204

Folder 205

Folder 206

Folder 207

Folder 208

Folder 209

Folder 210

Folder 211

Folder 212

Folder 213

Folder 214

Folder 215

Folder 216

Folder 217

Folder 218

Folder 219

Folder 220

Folder 221

Folder 222

Folder 223

Folder 224

Folder 225

Folder 226

Folder 227

Folder 228

Folder 229

Folder 230

Durham Research Properties, Inc./Research Properties Associates, 1984-1991 and undated: Materials relating to an investment partnership in Treyburn, an industrial, commercial, and exclusive residential property of 5300 acres in northern Durham County, N.C. (see also Erwin Square materials for overlapping materials on zoning and related land development problems) #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 197-230

Folder 231-235

Folder 231

Folder 232

Folder 233

Folder 234

Folder 235

Erwin Square Limited Partnership/Erwin Square Office Tower I Limited Partnership, 1987-1991: Materials relating to an investment partnership in office and retail property in Durham, N.C. (see also Durham Research Properties, Inc., for overlapping materials relating to zoning and land development problems) #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 231-235

Folder 236

Europa Center, 1991-1992: Marketing materials relating to office property in Chapel Hill, N.C. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 236

Folder 237-252

Folder 237

Folder 238

Folder 239

Folder 240

Folder 241

Folder 242

Folder 243

Folder 244

Folder 245

Folder 246

Folder 247

Folder 248

Folder 249

Folder 250

Folder 251

Folder 252

FHK Landfall Associates, 1988-1996 and undated: Materials relating to development and marketing of Landfall, an exclusive residential property and golf course in Wilmington, N.C. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 237-252

Folder 253-254

Folder 253

Folder 254

Granville Towers, 1973-1977, 1993-1996: Chiefly newsletters, but includes some correspondence, a photograph, and a videotape relating to residential property in Chapel Hill, N.C. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 253-254

Folder 255-257

Folder 255

Folder 256

Folder 257

K Group, 1977-1990: Chiefly bank statements for an investment group consisting of Frank H. Kenan, Owen Kenan, Thomas Kenan, and Lee Schaeffer #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 255-257

Folder 258-269

Folder 258

Folder 259

Folder 260

Folder 261

Folder 262

Folder 263

Folder 264

Folder 265

Folder 266

Folder 267

Folder 268

Folder 269

Kenan Investments, 1981-1986: Chiefly correspondence with financial statements for a venture capital fund established for high risk/high return investments #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 258-269

Folder 270

Kenan Partners, 1988-1991: Chiefly correspondence relating to the operating expenses and audit of a general partnership organized to own, develop, lease and operate the Velvet Cloak Inn in Raleigh, N.C. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 270

Folder 271-272

Folder 271

Folder 272

Lenox Square Partner Fund, 1987-1989: Correspondence relating to an investment partnership in commercial property in Atlanta, Ga. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 271-272

Folder 273-274

Folder 273

Folder 274

Montrose Aviation Corporation, 1986-1988: Correspondence relating to a plane purchased by Montrose Investment Corporation from Frank H. Kenan #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 273-274

Folder 275-282

Folder 275

Folder 276

Folder 277

Folder 278

Folder 279

Folder 280

Folder 281

Folder 282

Montrose Investment Corporation/Montrose Capital Corporation, 1986-1992: Materials relating to commercial property and other investments with affiliate and subsidiary partnerships, including Hanfords, Kona Enterprises, Fuqua, Bankers Trust, Home Savings and Loan, Guaranty State Bank, Vipont Silver Mine, and others #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 275-282

Folder 283-285

Folder 283

Folder 284

Folder 285

Olympia Investment Corporation, 1937-1962: Chiefly audit reports; also includes some correspondence and legal materials about various property investments and promissory notes #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 283-285

Folder 286-293

Folder 286

Folder 287

Folder 288

Folder 289

Folder 290

Folder 291

Folder 292

Folder 293

The Pantry, Inc./Montrose Kenan Holding Company, 1987-1990: Materials relating to the purchase of the convenience store chain by an investment group subsidiary of Montrose Capital Corporation; also included are materials relating to the purchase of The Pantry, Inc. headquarters building by the Montrose Kenan Holding Company #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 286-293

Folder 294-296

Folder 294

Folder 295

Folder 296

Park Forty Plaza, 1991-1993: Correspondence relating to negotiations to purchase commercial property near Research Triangle Park, N.C. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 294-296

Folder 297

Pembroke Park, 1968-1972: Correspondence relating to Frank H. Kenan's interest in purchasing or leasing property near Wilmington, N.C., for the development of yachting and golfing facilities #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 297

Folder 298-299

Folder 298

Folder 299

Property Advisory Services, 1983-1988: Materials relating to the company created to manage Brightleaf Square and other properties #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 298-299

Folder 300-309

Folder 300

Folder 301

Folder 302

Folder 303

Folder 304

Folder 305

Folder 306

Folder 307

Folder 308

Folder 309

SEHED Investment Group, 1982-1990: Chiefly correspondence and legal materials relating to investments in Brightleaf Square and Brunson Building in Durham, N.C. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 300-309

Folder 310

Tri-City Enterprises, Inc., 1961-1962: Correspondence and legal documents relating to the purchase of property in Durham County, N.C., and Wake County, N.C., by a corporation comprised of individual investors from Durham, N.C.; Raleigh, N.C.; and New York, N.Y. #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 310

Folder 311-319

Folder 311

Folder 312

Folder 313

Folder 314

Folder 315

Folder 316

Folder 317

Folder 318

Folder 319

W. Clay Hamner, Inc., 1985-1991: Materials relating to investment partnerships, chiefly Hamner Thrift Fund and Leader Development Corporation, organized by W. Clay Hamner #05078, Subseries: "2.1. Commercial Property and Other Investments, 1937-1996." Folder 311-319

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.2. Personal Property, 1975-1995.

About 1000 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by subject.

Correspondence, financial reports, blueprints, and maps relating to Frank H. Kenan's investments in personal property, including two working farms and a vacation home. The bulk of the material relates to the purchase, restoration, and management of the Cove (sometimes spelled Kove), a 4500 acre farm property in Tazewell County, Va. Also included are blueprints of the Kenan farmhouse and Landfall residence.

Folder 320

Blueprints and maps #05078, Subseries: "2.2. Personal Property, 1975-1995." Folder 320

Folder 321-342

Folder 321

Folder 322

Folder 323

Folder 324

Folder 325

Folder 326

Folder 327

Folder 328

Folder 329

Folder 330

Folder 331

Folder 332

Folder 333

Folder 334

Folder 335

Folder 336

Folder 337

Folder 338

Folder 339

Folder 340

Folder 341

Folder 342

Cove/Kove, 1975-1989, 1992, and undated #05078, Subseries: "2.2. Personal Property, 1975-1995." Folder 321-342

Folder 343

Grandfather Mountain, 1993-1995 #05078, Subseries: "2.2. Personal Property, 1975-1995." Folder 343

Folder 344

Hunter's Isle, 1979-1994 #05078, Subseries: "2.2. Personal Property, 1975-1995." Folder 344

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, 1965-1996.

About 7260 items.

Correspondence, legal materials, funding reports, clippings, bills, annual reports, trustee meeting materials and reports, blueprints, contracts, and other documents relating to the administration of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust and the many funds, programs and institutions it supports. The materials in this series demonstrate the Trust's interest in and commitment to education and Frank H. Kenan's important role in Trust decision-making and the development of Trust-funded initiatives.

The Trust was established in 1966, in New York, per the directions of William Rand Kenan, Jr.'s will. The first major act of the trust created the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professorships. Frank H. Kenan, who became a trustee in 1978, stewarded the Trust with a hands-on management style and played a prominent role in developing its creative philanthropic agenda. In 1980, the Trust established the Secondary School Challenge Grants. In 1983, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund was created in part to support the future Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, which was established two years later. Many of the activities of the Institute of Private Enterprise are documented in this collection, including the Global TransPark, the MBA Enterprise Corps, the Urban Enterprise Corps, the Durham Scholars Program, the U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, and the Kenan Institute Asia. In 1986, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Center was built at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to house the Trust, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, the Institute of Private Enterprise, and some of the operations of the Kenan-Flagler School of Business. In 1988, the Kenan Enterprise Awards were established to recognize liberal arts teaching and research that fostered the free enterprise system. In 1989, the Trust established the National Center for Family Literacy (sometimes called the Kenan Trust Family Literacy Project) and the Four-year Private Liberal Arts Colleges Challenge Grants. In 1991, the Trust committed $10 million to the construction of a new building for the Kenan-Flagler School of Business and created the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for the Arts and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science. These two funds in turn provided support for the creation of the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts at the North Carolina School of the Arts and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, and Science at North Carolina State University. In 1995, the Trust created the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Ethics, which provided support for the creation of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University.

The Trust's generous support to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is well documented throughout this series and in Series 9. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. General correspondence in Series 9. contains some acknowledgments from various University of North Carolina administrators regarding gifts of the Trust to the University. Substantive material likely is duplicated in the two series, but researchers are advised to look in both places for materials relating to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. General, 1965-1996.

About 1470 items.

Correspondence, legal materials, funding reports, clippings, bills, trustee meeting materials, trustee reports, and other documents relating to the establishment, administration, and relocation of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust.

Though substantive material likely is duplicated throughout this series, researchers are advised to search in this general subseries as well as in the subsequent topical subseries for materials relating to a given subject.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996.

About 1400 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Correspondence, bills, fund availability reports, and other documents relating to the establishment and administration of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, the relocation of the Trust to Chapel Hill, N.C., and various initiatives supported by the Trust. Specific initiatives, including renovations of Kenan Stadium and an endowment honoring William C. Friday, are documented in the chronological files, as are many other approved and denied funding requests. There is some personal correspondence with William C. Friday, Paul Fulton, Ted Probert, Harry Barbee, Jack Kasarda, Rollie Tillman, and others at the Kenan-Flagler Buisness School, the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, the Morgan Guaranty Trust Bank, the National Family Literacy Center, and other entities connected with the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust.

Folder 345-346

Folder 345

Folder 346

1965 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 345-346

Folder 347

1966 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 347

Folder 348

1967 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 348

Folder 349

1973-1978 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 349

Folder 350

1980-1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 350

Folder 351-352

Folder 351

Folder 352

1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 351-352

Folder 353

1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 353

Folder 354

1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 354

Folder 355-356

Folder 355

Folder 356

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 355-356

Folder 357

1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 357

Folder 358-359

Folder 358

Folder 359

1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 358-359

Folder 360-362

Folder 360

Folder 361

Folder 362

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 360-362

Folder 363

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 363

Folder 364

1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 364

Folder 365

1995 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 365

Folder 366

1996 and undated #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 366

Folder 367

Bills #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 367

Folder 368

Carolina Challenge #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 368

Folder 369

Competitive North Carolina #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 369

Folder 370

Crossroads on the Hill #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 370

Folder 371-372

Folder 371

Folder 372

Funds Available: Reports #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 371-372

Folder 373

History of Trust #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 373

Folder 374-377

Folder 374

Folder 375

Folder 376

Folder 377

New funds (see also Series 3.13. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for the Arts, and Series 3.14. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science) #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 374-377

Folder 378

Relocation of Trust to Chapel Hill, N.C. #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 378

Folder 379

Statement with respect to grant requests #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 379

Folder 380

Tom Sweeney grant to New York University, 1987-1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 380

Folder 381

Douglas A. Warner ("Sandy") visit, 1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, 1965-1996." Folder 381

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995.

About 50 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Agendas, supporting materials, and minutes for meetings of the trustees of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust.

Folder 382

13 January 1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 382

Folder 383

13 April 1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 383

Folder 384

25 September 1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 384

Folder 385-386

Folder 385

Folder 386

10 December 1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 385-386

Folder 387-388

Folder 387

Folder 388

28 April 1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 387-388

Folder 389

8 September 1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 389

Folder 390

5 October 1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 390

Folder 391

4 December 1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 391

Folder 392-394

Folder 392

Folder 393

Folder 394

21 March 1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 392-394

Folder 395

22 June 1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 395

Folder 396

21 September 1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 396

Folder 397

28 September 1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 397

Folder 398

4 December 1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 398

Folder 399-400

Folder 399

Folder 400

25 April 1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 399-400

Folder 401

2 August 1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 401

Folder 402

16 November 1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 402

Folder 403

27 June 1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 403

Folder 404

16 October 1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 404

Folder 405

27-28 January 1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 405

Folder 406

10 June 1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 406

Folder 407

18 September 1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 407

Folder 408-409

Folder 408

Folder 409

1992: Undated #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 408-409

Folder 410

19 January 1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 410

Folder 411

12 April 1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 411

Folder 412

16 June 1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 412

Folder 413

29 October 1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 413

Folder 414

5-6 May 1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 414

Folder 415

22 August 1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 415

Folder 416

17 September 1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 416

Folder 417

17 February 1995 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 417

Folder 418

12 May 1995 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 418

Folder 419

20 October 1995 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.2. Trustee Meetings, 1986-1995." Folder 419

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995.

About 20 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Annual reports of the trustees of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, and a 25-year financial summary report.

Folder 420

1966-1973 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 420

Folder 421

1966-1975 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 421

Folder 422

1966-1977 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 422

Folder 423

1978 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 423

Folder 424

1979 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 424

Folder 425

1980 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 425

Folder 426

1981 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 426

Folder 427

1982 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 427

Folder 428

1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 428

Folder 429

1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 429

Folder 430

1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 430

Folder 431

1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 431

Folder 432

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 432

Folder 433

1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 433

Folder 434

1991: The First Twenty-Five Years #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 434

Folder 435

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 435

Folder 436

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 436

Folder 437

1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 437

Folder 438

1995: A Report on the Benefactions of the Kenan Family and the Major Grants and Commitments of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust #05078, Subseries: "3.1.3. Trustee Reports, 1966-1995." Folder 438

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2. Kenan Professorships, 1975-1996.

About 550 items.

Correspondence and other materials relating to the administration of the Kenan professorships and the biannual convocations of Kenan professors from around the country in Chapel Hill, N.C. The University of North Carolina and five universities in New York state received the first endowed Kenan professorships in 1966. By 1980, the Trust had committed approximately $750,000 to each of the Kenan professorships at 56 American universities and colleges. The grants were intended to enhance the quality of teaching and teacher-student relationships at the undergraduate level. Convocations of Kenan professors have been held biannually since 1980.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.1. General Correspondence, 1975-1996.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.2. Convocation, 1978-1996.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.3. William R. Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment, 1979-1988.

About 30 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence and annual reports regarding the activities, finances, and history of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Endowment was established in 1974, with a gift of $500,000 from the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, and received an additional $500,000 in 1975. Over the years; the Endowment has sponsored visiting faculty; newly appointed faculty; minority graduate student recruitment; the Department of Chemistry Short Course Program; and the acquisition of new technology, including computers. Correspondence between Trust administrators and the faculty of the Chemistry Department chiefly concerns the finances, history, and preparation of the annual reports for the Endowment.

Folder 457

Correspondence, 1979-1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.3. William R. Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment, 1979-1988." Folder 457

Folder 458

Annual Reports, 1978-1979 #05078, Subseries: "3.3. William R. Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment, 1979-1988." Folder 458

Folder 459

Annual Reports, 1982-1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.3. William R. Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment, 1979-1988." Folder 459

Folder 460

Annual Reports, 1987-1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.3. William R. Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment, 1979-1988." Folder 460

Folder 461

Stewardship Report to the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust on the First Fifteen Years of the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment, 1973-1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.3. William R. Kenan, Jr. Chemistry Department Endowment, 1979-1988." Folder 461

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992.

About 280 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Chiefly correspondence of Frank H. Kenan, administrators of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, and the secondary schools that received challenge grants and endowment grants of recognition and support. Materials relate to the administration of the grants, which were issued to help secondary schools increase their endowments and annual giving programs. Also included are materials relating to the 1988 convocation of headmasters.

Folder 462

1982-1983 #05078, Subseries: "3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992." Folder 462

Folder 463

1984-1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992." Folder 463

Folder 464

1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992." Folder 464

Folder 465

1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992." Folder 465

Folder 466a-b

1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992." Folder 466a-b

Folder 467

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992." Folder 467

Folder 468

1990-1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.4. Secondary School Challenge Grants, 1982-1992." Folder 468

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.5. Liberal Arts Colleges Grants, 1988-1992.

About 150 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Chiefly correspondence of Frank H. Kenan, administrators of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, and administrators of four-year private liberal arts colleges that received challenge grants and endowment grants of recognition and support. Grants were intended to expand endowments and ultimately improve the quality of undergraduate teaching. Grants issued to Guilford College, Hollins College, and the University of the South are documented.

Folder 469

1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.5. Liberal Arts Colleges Grants, 1988-1992." Folder 469

Folder 470

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.5. Liberal Arts Colleges Grants, 1988-1992." Folder 470

Folder 471

1990-1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.5. Liberal Arts Colleges Grants, 1988-1992." Folder 471

Folder 472

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.5. Liberal Arts Colleges Grants, 1988-1992." Folder 472

Folder 473

1993-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.5. Liberal Arts Colleges Grants, 1988-1992." Folder 473

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996.

About 750 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Chiefly correspondence and legal documents relating to the establishment and operations of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, which was created in 1983 by the Trustees of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust to support the activities of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the construction of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Materials concern the creation of the Fund, its objective, the board of trustees, tax status, expenses, funding, by-laws, planning and construction of the Kenan Center, and the Institute of Private Enterprise. Also included are subject files concerning the activities of William C. Friday as president of the Fund.

Folder 474

1981-1982 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 474

Folder 475-481

Folder 475

Folder 476

Folder 477

Folder 478

Folder 479

Folder 480

Folder 481

1983 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 475-481

Folder 482

1984 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 482

Folder 483

1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 483

Folder 484

1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 484

Folder 485

1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 485

Folder 486

1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 486

Folder 487-488

Folder 487

Folder 488

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 487-488

Folder 489

1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 489

Folder 490

1991-1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 490

Folder 491

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 491

Folder 492

1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 492

Folder 493

1995-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 493

Folder 494-495

Folder 494

Folder 495

William C. Friday, 1985-1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, 1981-1996." Folder 494-495

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.7. Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, 1983-1996.

About 2130 items.

Materials, chiefly correspondence, reports, and clippings, relating to the activities and organization of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. The series has been broken down into five subseries: 3.7.1. General; 3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps; 3.7.3. Global TransPark; 3.7.4. Kenan Institute Asia/U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership; and 3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps.

The Institute for the Study of Private Enterprise was established in 1985, through gifts from the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, with the aim to "foster mutual understanding and cooperation among people working in business, academic institutions, and government to strengthen private enterprise systems in the United States and worldwide" (from 1993 Report to the Board of Directors of the Charitable Trust). In 1987, the Institute was renamed the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise in honor of Frank H. Kenan. Rollie Tillman served as the director from 1985 through 1989, and Jack Kasarda began his term as director in 1989. The Institute of Private Enterprise is located in the Kenan Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Although it originally focused on private enterprise development in the United States, in the early 1990s the Institute expanded its outlook to include a number of international activities with a focus on Central Europe and Southeast Asia. Activities of the Institute of Private Enterprise have included the Center for Competitiveness and Employment Growth, the Center for Emerging Markets, the Center for Global Business Research, the Global Manufacturing Research Center, the Center for Urban Investment, the Citibank International Fellows Program, the Global TransPark, the International Business Education Center, the MBA Enterprise Corps, the Urban Enterprise Corps, the Durham Scholars Program, the U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, and the Kenan Institute Asia.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.7.1. General, 1983-1996.

About 1400 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Correspondence, clippings, and reports relating to the activities, management, and organization of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. Correspondents include Jack Kasarda, the board of trustees, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill officials, and national and international business leaders. Clippings document business and transportation issues and various projects of the Institute. Subject files include materials and minutes from the board of trustees meetings, activity reports, annual reports, the budget, and the Institute's mission statement. Also included are materials concerning the proposed establishment of an international center for private enterprise in Europe under sponsorship of the Institute of Private Enterprise and the prospect of obtaining the Villa La Magia near Florence, Italy, from the Contessa Marcella Amati Cellisi, for use by the Kenan Fund and the Institute of Private Enterprise.

Though substantive material likely is duplicated, researchers are advised to search Subseries 3.1.1. General Correspondence for additional correspondence between Frank H. Kenan and Jack Kasarda.

Folder 496

1983-1984 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 496

Folder 497

1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 497

Folder 498-500

Folder 498

Folder 499

Folder 500

1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 498-500

Folder 501-504

Folder 501

Folder 502

Folder 503

Folder 504

1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 501-504

Folder 505-507

Folder 505

Folder 506

Folder 507

1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 505-507

Folder 508

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 508

Folder 509

1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 509

Folder 510-512

Folder 510

Folder 511

Folder 512

1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 510-512

Folder 513

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 513

Folder 514

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 514

Folder 515

1994-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 515

Folder 516

Undated #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 516

Folder 517-522

Folder 517

Folder 518

Folder 519

Folder 520

Folder 521

Folder 522

Board of Trustees Meetings, 1988-1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 517-522

Folder 523

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, 1986-1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 523

Folder 524

Board of Trustees Members, 1986-1989 and undated #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 524

Folder 525

Activity Reports, 1983-1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 525

Folder 526-527

Folder 526

Folder 527

Annual Reports, 1993-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 526-527

Folder 528

Budget, 1985-1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 528

Folder 529

Marketing Materials, undated: Pamphlets and fact sheets #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 529

Folder 530

Mission Statement, 1985-1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 530

Folder 531

Access America #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 531

Folder 532-533

Folder 532

Folder 533

International Center, 1989-1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 532-533

Folder 534

Privatization Grant #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 534

Folder 535-536

Folder 535

Folder 536

Villa La Magia, 1993-1994 and undated #05078, Subseries: "3.7.1. General, 1983-1996." Folder 535-536

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996.

About 180 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence, reports, and clippings regarding the formation, funding, and activities of the MBA Enterprise Corps, a consortium of American business schools that introduces MBA students from participating universities to international business and cross-cultural experiences through internships with overseas companies located in developing market countries, primarily in Central Europe and Southeast Asia. The MBA Enterprise Corps was headquartered at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise until its merger with the Citizens Democracy Corps of Washington, D.C., in 2000. The Institute of Private Enterprise and U.S. Agency for International Development under the Private Sector Initiative are the primary sponsors of the MBA Enterprise Corps.

Folder 537

1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996." Folder 537

Folder 538

1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996." Folder 538

Folder 539

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996." Folder 539

Folder 540

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996." Folder 540

Folder 541

1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996." Folder 541

Folder 542

1995 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996." Folder 542

Folder 543

1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.2. MBA Enterprise Corps, 1990-1996." Folder 543

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.7.3. Global TransPark, 1990-1996.

About 200 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Chiefly correspondence, clippings, and reports relating to the development of a Global TransPark  air cargo facility/industrial complex in eastern North Carolina. The correspondence of Jack Kasarda, Frank H. Kenan, local and state political and educational leaders, and local and international businesses, relates to the role of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise in developing and researching the feasibility of the Global TransPark in North Carolina, Thailand, and Europe. State and international clippings, as well as newsletters and reports, outline the plans and progress of the Global TransPark beginning in November 1990, when Kasarda, director of the Institute of Private Enterprise, introduced the concept of the Global TransPark to the state of North Carolina. The plan called for the establishment of a global air cargo facility/industrial complex that would integrate advanced telecommunications and materials handling with a multi-modal transportation system.

With the support of the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration, the Institute of Private Enterprise conducted feasibility studies and research into the latest developments in manufacturing and delivery systems. In 1992, the state-sponsored Global TransPark Authority selected Kinston, N.C., as the host site. The non-profit Global TransPark Foundation was established to raise funds from corporate and other private sources, and the Global TransPark Commission, representing twelve eastern North Carolina counties, was established to invest in infrastructure improvements to support regional development. Thailand, Germany, Scotland, and Spain also conducted research into the feasibility of establishing similar facilities to link with the North Carolina complex.

Folder 544

1990-1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.3. Global TransPark, 1990-1996." Folder 544

Folder 545-547

Folder 545

Folder 546

Folder 547

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.3. Global TransPark, 1990-1996." Folder 545-547

Folder 548-549

Folder 548

Folder 549

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.3. Global TransPark, 1990-1996." Folder 548-549

Folder 550

1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.3. Global TransPark, 1990-1996." Folder 550

Folder 551

1995-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.3. Global TransPark, 1990-1996." Folder 551

Folder 552

Undated #05078, Subseries: "3.7.3. Global TransPark, 1990-1996." Folder 552

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.7.4. Kenan Institute Asia/U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, 1991-1996.

About 100 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Chiefly correspondence and clippings relating to the formation of both the U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership (USTDP) and the Kenan Institute Asia (KIAsia). The correspondence of Jack Kasarda, Frank H. Kenan, trustees of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, and business and educational leaders in both the United States and Thailand, concerns the Institute's interests in Southeast Asia, the formation of the USTDP, the establishment of the KIAsia, and travel to the United States and Thailand. Clippings and articles relate to the formation, plans, and activities of the USTDP and the political and economic affairs of Thailand. Travel reports, newsletters, and brochures further document the Institute of Private Enterprise's activities in Thailand.

USTDP was established in 1993, when the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which had provided assistance to promote the economic and social development of Thailand for over forty years, granted the Institute of Private Enterprise $10 million to develop a model of foreign assistance based on collaboration and shared benefits rather than hand-outs. Further aid came from the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, the Royal Thai Government's Department of Technical and Economic Cooperation, and the private sector. The function of the USTDP is to support technological cooperation between the United States and Thailand, to encourage economic and social growth in Thailand, and to open up new American markets, thus benefiting the economies of both nations. "A core activity of the Partnership is helping U.S. companies to market products and processes that will help Thailand improve the environment, provide basic health services, and meet other priority development needs" (U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, 11 January 1994). The USTDP helped to initiate over sixty joint partnerships in its first year. The KIAsia and the Kenan Institute in Washington, which was founded to oversee international enterprise projects, share the management of the USTDP.

The KIAsia was founded in Bangkok, Thailand, in 1994, to "promote mutually advantageous cooperative programs among American and Asian corporations, universities, government agencies, and assistance organizations" (KIAsia brochure). Areas of interest include technology cooperation, improved environmental management, infrastructure enhancement, telecommunications improvements, capital and financial market development, human resource development, and improved U.S.-Thai economic linkages. Paul Wedel, former director of Pacific Rim Consulting in Singapore, was chosen to head the institute. Sources of funding include the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust; the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund; Citibank-Thailand; and USAID, in cooperation with the Royal Thai Government. Housed at the Queen Sirkit National Convention Center in Bangkok, the KIAsia is sponsored by the Institute of Private Enterprise.

Folder 553-554

Folder 553

Folder 554

1991-1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.4. Kenan Institute Asia/U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, 1991-1996." Folder 553-554

Folder 555

1994-1995 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.4. Kenan Institute Asia/U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, 1991-1996." Folder 555

Folder 556

1996 and undated #05078, Subseries: "3.7.4. Kenan Institute Asia/U.S.-Thailand Development Partnership, 1991-1996." Folder 556

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps, 1992-1996.

About 250 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Correspondence, reports, and proposals relating to the formation, funding, activities, goals, and development planning of the Urban Enterprise Corps, an initiative to promote entreprenuership and microbusiness development for inner-city economic revitalization. Also included are materials relating to the formation, funding, operation, and activities of the Durham Scholars Program, an initiative of the Urban Enterprise Corps that targeted high school juniors and seniors for college outreach and a college preparatory academy for sixth grade students.

Created in 1994, the Urban Enterprise Corps was launched on a pilot basis in Durham, N.C., with support from the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Citibank, Chase Manhattan Bank, and Morgan Guaranty Trust. MBA students from leading business schools were selected to provide managerial assistance to inner-city businesses, community-based economic development organizations, and other economic revitalization institutions. The Urban Enterprise Corps was managed by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, under the direction of James H. Johnson, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Folder 557

General, December 1992-September 1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps, 1992-1996." Folder 557

Folder 558

General, October 1993-May 1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps, 1992-1996." Folder 558

Folder 559

General, September 1994-1996 and undated #05078, Subseries: "3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps, 1992-1996." Folder 559

Folder 560-561

Folder 560

Folder 561

Development Plan #05078, Subseries: "3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps, 1992-1996." Folder 560-561

Folder 562-566

Folder 562

Folder 563

Folder 564

Folder 565

Folder 566

Durham Scholars Program, 1994-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps, 1992-1996." Folder 562-566

Folder 567

Durham Scholars Program, 1995: An Evaluation Research Proposal #05078, Subseries: "3.7.5. Urban Enterprise Corps, 1992-1996." Folder 567

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996.

About 650 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Correspondence, blueprints, contracts, and other materials concerning the planning and construction of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Kenan Center. Correspondence relates to costs, funding, budgets, floor plans, landscaping, use, contracts with vendors, property agreements with the state of North Carolina, construction progress, insurance, furnishings and decorations, staff, and the opening ceremony. Also included are contracts with the architects, contractors, and suppliers. Subject files include blueprints of the Kenan Center, the use policy, furniture specifications, and a design development submittal. See also Series 3.6. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for related correspondence.

The Kenan Center was constructed in 1986 on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to house the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund. The five story, 63,702 square foot building was a gift to the University from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund. The housed at the Kenan Center is the administration of the Kenan-Flagler Business School. Other areas in the building are available as meeting and social facilities for the University. The architectural firm in charge of design was O'Brien/Atkins Associates, P.A., and the general contractor was C. T. Wilson Construction Company, Inc.

Folder 568

1983 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 568

Folder 569-571

Folder 569

Folder 570

Folder 571

1984 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 569-571

Folder 572-575

Folder 572

Folder 573

Folder 574

Folder 575

1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 572-575

Folder 576-580

Folder 576

Folder 577

Folder 578

Folder 579

Folder 580

1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 576-580

Folder 581-582

Folder 581

Folder 582

1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 581-582

Folder 583

1988-1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 583

Folder 584

1990-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 584

Folder 585

Blueprints, 1983, 1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 585

Folder 586

Clippings #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 586

Folder 587

Design Development Submittal, 1983 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 587

Folder 588

Furniture Specifications, 1985 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 588

Folder 589

Pamphlets, 1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 589

Folder 590

Use Policy #05078, Subseries: "3.8. William R. Kenan, Jr. Center, 1983-1996." Folder 590

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996.

About 180 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence, reports, press releases, project budgets, and a videotape documenting the contributions of the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust to literacy work in the southeast and across the country. The Trust initially funded a pilot grant to the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Family Literacy Project to develop programs for at-risk preschool children and their undereducated parents in North Carolina and Kentucky. Success of the SREB project resulted in the subsequent establishment of the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) in Louisville, Ky., in 1989. The NCFL provides information, training materials, and technical assistance to family literacy initiatives across the country. The NCFL also seeks to influence federal education policies and initiatives.

See also Subseries 3.1.1. General Correspondence for additional materials relating to the National Center for Family Literacy. Note that the National Center for Family Literary is sometimes referred to as the Kenan Trust Family Literary Project.

Folder 591

1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 591

Folder 592

1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 592

Folder 593-594

Folder 593

Folder 594

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 593-594

Folder 595-597

Folder 595

Folder 596

Folder 597

1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 595-597

Folder 598

1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 598

Folder 599-600

Folder 599

Folder 600

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 599-600

Folder 601-602

Folder 601

Folder 602

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 601-602

Folder 603

1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 603

Folder 604

1995-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.9. National Center for Family Literacy, 1987-1996." Folder 604

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.10. Kenan Enterprise Awards, 1988-1996.

About 50 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence relating to the Kenan Enterprise Awards, which were established to recognize arts and sciences faculty who use creative teaching and scholarship to foster the free enterprise system in the United States and around the world. Recipients of the Kenan Enterprise Awards are announced at the biannual convocation of Kenan professors.

Folder 605

1988 (except 7 November 1988) #05078, Subseries: "3.10. Kenan Enterprise Awards, 1988-1996." Folder 605

Folder 606

7 November 1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.10. Kenan Enterprise Awards, 1988-1996." Folder 606

Folder 607

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.10. Kenan Enterprise Awards, 1988-1996." Folder 607

Folder 608

1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.10. Kenan Enterprise Awards, 1988-1996." Folder 608

Folder 609

1993, 1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.10. Kenan Enterprise Awards, 1988-1996." Folder 609

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996.

About 750 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Correspondence, clippings, and reports concerning the operations and activities of the Kenan-Flagler Business School, located at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Much of the material relates to the funding and construction of a new building (the McColl Building) to house the school. Correspondence and reports from 1994 relate to a $9 million grant from the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust to the Kenan-Flagler Business School, of which $8 million was designated for an executive conference center and the remaining $1 million was allocated for the Center on Entrepreneurship. Various reports outline the activities and plans of the business school.

Other topics include the various programs and conferences hosted by the Kenan-Flagler Business School, the activities of the board of directors and the board of visitors, faculty awards, grants from the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust, other sources of funding and donations, the appointment and retirement of Dean Paul Rizzo, national rankings, and the Undergraduate Business Symposium. Subject files include the possible acquisition of the Baity property located near campus, the UNC Bond issue, the 1991 ceremony that renamed the business school in honor of Mary Lily Kenan Flagler (1897-1917) and her husband Henry Morrison Flagler (d. 1913), the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new building, the Executive Education Conference Center, and the Executive Education Five Year Business Plan.

Though substantive material likely is duplicated, researchers are advised to search Subseries 3.1.1. General Correspondence for additional materials relating to the Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Folder 610

1985-1986 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 610

Folder 611

1987 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 611

Folder 612-614

Folder 612

Folder 613

Folder 614

1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 612-614

Folder 615-616

Folder 615

Folder 616

1989 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 615-616

Folder 617

1990 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 617

Folder 618-619

Folder 618

Folder 619

1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 618-619

Folder 620-621

Folder 620

Folder 621

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 620-621

Folder 622-623

Folder 622

Folder 623

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 622-623

Folder 624-627

Folder 624

Folder 625

Folder 626

Folder 627

1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 624-627

Folder 628-630

Folder 628

Folder 629

Folder 630

1995 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 628-630

Folder 631-633

Folder 631

Folder 632

Folder 633

1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 631-633

Folder 634

Baity Property, 1987-1988 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 634

Folder 635

UNC Bond Issue, 1990-1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 635

Folder 636

Marketing Materials, undated: Pamphlets for executive institutes and programs #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 636

Folder 637

Naming Ceremony, 1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 637

Folder 638

Groundbreaking, 1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 638

Folder 639

Executive Education Conference Center #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 639

Folder 640

Executive Education Five Year Business Plan, 1995-1999 #05078, Subseries: "3.11. Kenan-Flagler Business School, 1985-1996." Folder 640

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.12. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for the Arts, 1991-1996.

About 30 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence relating to the establishment of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for the Arts. The fund was established in 1992 with a $20 million grant from the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust to aid in the enrichment and development of the arts and cultural life. The Fund for the Arts supports the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts located on the campus of the North Carolina School for the Arts in Winston-Salem, N.C. Jeanne F. Butler was the founding director of the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts.

See also "New Funds" in Subseries 3.1.1. General Correspondence.

Folder 641

1991-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.12. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for the Arts, 1991-1996." Folder 641

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.13. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science, 1991-1996.

About 120 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence relating to the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science. The fund was established in 1992 with a $20 million grant from the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust to encourage research and teaching advancements in the areas of science, engineering, and technology, thus fostering American economic development. The Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science supports the William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, and Science located at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. Harold B. Hopfenberg was the founding director of William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, and Science.

See also "New Funds" in Subseries 3.1.1. General Correspondence.

Folder 642

1991 #05078, Subseries: "3.13. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science, 1991-1996." Folder 642

Folder 643

1992 #05078, Subseries: "3.13. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science, 1991-1996." Folder 643

Folder 644

1993 #05078, Subseries: "3.13. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science, 1991-1996." Folder 644

Folder 645

1994 #05078, Subseries: "3.13. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science, 1991-1996." Folder 645

Folder 646

1995-1996 #05078, Subseries: "3.13. William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund for Engineering, Technology, and Science, 1991-1996." Folder 646

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.14. Miscellaneous, 1979-1994.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996.

About 500 items.

Correspondence, legal materials, financial statements, and acknowledgments from scholarship recipients relating to the establishment and dispensation of funds from the Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation. Also included is a brief history of the Foundation. Sarah Graham Kenan was the aunt of Frank H. Kenan, who became her legal guardian when she was deemed incompetent in 1962. In groundbreaking legislation and ensuing court case, Frank H. Kenan sought control of his aunt's estate to protect its value. He argued that transfer of control should be granted so that a legal guardian could spend the estate money in the manner in which an incompetent would spend the money if he or she was competent. The Foundation was liquidated in 1976 after contributing more than $22 million dollars to charitable causes. Some of the endowed gifts continue to fund scholarships and professorships.

Folder 652

1973-1975 #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 652

Folder 653

1976-1986 #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 653

Folder 654

1993 #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 654

Folder 655

1994-1995 #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 655

Folder 656-657

Folder 656

Folder 657

1996 #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 656-657

Folder 658

Undated #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 658

Folder 659

Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation: A History (1984) #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 659

Folder 660

Clippings, 1962-1964 #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 660

Folder 661

Financial Materials, 1965 #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 661

Folder 662-665

Folder 662

Folder 663

Folder 664

Folder 665

Legal Materials, 1963-1965 #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 662-665

Folder 666-668

Folder 666

Folder 667

Folder 668

John Manning, 1962-1965: Chiefly legal correspondence relating to Sarah Graham Kenan estate; also includes other legal correspondence #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 666-668

Folder 669

Wilmington Waterfront Parking Facility, 1966: Correspondence and legal materials relating to purchase of parking facility bonds in Wilmington, N.C. #05078, Series: "4. Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, 1962-1996." Folder 669

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Kenan Family Foundation, 1989-1995.

About 180 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence concerning the charitable activities of the Kenan Family Foundation, including approved and denied requests for funding. The Kenan Family Foundation received requests for funding from a variety of institutions, including St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, the Kenan-Flagler Business School, the Durham County Habitat for Humanity, the North Carolina Outward Bound School, the Jesse Helms Center at Wingate College, and many others.

The Kenan Family Foundation was established in 1985, and is one of several foundations endowed by the Kenan family. The Kenan Family Foundation emphasizes education, but also supports the arts and religion. The majority of grantrecipients are located in North Carolina. Frank H. Kenan acted as the head of the board of directors. A letter dated 5 November 1992 contains a profile of the foundation.

Folder 670

1989-1991 #05078, Series: "5. Kenan Family Foundation, 1989-1995." Folder 670

Folder 671-672

Folder 671

Folder 672

1992 #05078, Series: "5. Kenan Family Foundation, 1989-1995." Folder 671-672

Folder 673

1993 #05078, Series: "5. Kenan Family Foundation, 1989-1995." Folder 673

Folder 674

1994 #05078, Series: "5. Kenan Family Foundation, 1989-1995." Folder 674

Folder 675

1995 #05078, Series: "5. Kenan Family Foundation, 1989-1995." Folder 675

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996.

About 850 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Chiefly correspondence documenting Frank H. Kenan's long relationship of service and philanthropy with the University of North Carolina. General correspondence relates to his work with the Arts and Sciences Foundation Board of Directors, his Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, and his relationships with various University officials. Other materials relate to Kenan's interest in athletics, particularly football; his contributions of time and money to various fundraising and development initiatives, including the Business Foundation of North Carolina, the Carolina Challenge, the Educational Foundation, the Institutional Development Foundation, the Medical Foundation of North Carolina, and the Bicentennial Campaign Steering Committee; and his committment to various other organizations supporting the mission of the University, including the Tar Heel Order of 100 and the University of North Carolina Press.

Folder 676

General, 1964, 1974 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 676

Folder 677

General, 1976-1979 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 677

Folder 678

General, 1980-1982 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 678

Folder 679

General, 1983-1985 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 679

Folder 680

General, 1986-1988 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 680

Folder 681

General, 1989 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 681

Folder 682

General, 1990 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 682

Folder 683

General, 1991-1992 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 683

Folder 684

General, 1993: Includes videotaped interview for Bicentennial Convocation #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 684

Folder 685

General, 1994-1996 and undated #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 685

Folder 686

Alumni Center, 1985, 1987 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 686

Folder 687-688

Folder 687

Folder 688

Athletics, 1969, 1983, 1986-1996: Blueprints, parking facility study, and stadium improvements study #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 687-688

Folder 689-690

Folder 689

Folder 690

Bicentennial Campaign Steering Committee, 1989-1994 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 689-690

Folder 691

Black Cultural Center, 1992-1993 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 691

Folder 692

Board of Visitors, 1980-1985 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 692

Folder 693-705

Folder 693

Folder 694

Folder 695

Folder 696

Folder 697

Folder 698

Folder 699

Folder 700

Folder 701

Folder 702

Folder 703

Folder 704

Folder 705

Business Foundation of North Carolina, 1973-1988 and undated #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 693-705

Folder 706-713

Folder 706

Folder 707

Folder 708

Folder 709

Folder 710

Folder 711

Folder 712

Folder 713

Carolina Challenge Council, 1976-1981 and undated (see also Carolina Challenge in Series 3.1.1. General Correspondence) #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 706-713

Folder 714-715

Folder 714

Folder 715

Educational Foundation, 1979-1996 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 714-715

Folder 716

Fiftieth Class Reunion Campaign, 1984-1985 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 716

Folder 717

Gimghoul Endowment, 1978-1992 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 717

Folder 718

Institutional Development Foundation, 1977-1981 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 718

Folder 719

Medical Foundation of North Carolina, 1976-1987 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 719

Folder 720-726

Folder 720

Folder 721

Folder 722

Folder 723

Folder 724

Folder 725

Folder 726

Tar Heel Order of 100, 1974-1980 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 720-726

Folder 727

Tar Heel Order of 100: Fundraising firm #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 727

Folder 728-731

Folder 728

Folder 729

Folder 730

Folder 731

University of North Carolina Press, Board of Visitors, 1970-1977, 1980-1985 #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 728-731

Folder 732

William R. Kenan, Jr. Award, 1992: Footballscholarships #05078, Series: "6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1996." Folder 732

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982.

About 1100 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Correspondence, maps, and financial materials relating to the Kenan Oil Company. Frank H. Kenan founded the Kenan Oil Company in 1936, after a year of working as a commission agent for Pure Oil Company. Correspondence chiefly documents how Kenan and June Mallard, secretary and general manager, kept the company running during World War II while Kenan was on active duty at the Charleston Navy Yard. Other materials relate to accounting and budgets, job benefits, and legal concerns.

Folder 733

1944 #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 733

Folder 734-736

Folder 734

Folder 735

Folder 736

1945 #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 734-736

Folder 737

1955-1979 #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 737

Folder 738

Accounts Receivable Reports, 1945-1946 #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 738

Folder 739-740

Folder 739

Folder 740

Auditor's Report, 1937, 1942-1943, 1956-1959 #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 739-740

Folder 741-747

Folder 741

Folder 742

Folder 743

Folder 744

Folder 745

Folder 746

Folder 747

Balance Sheets, 1945-1954: Monthly report of assets; liabilities and capital; income, profit and loss; and operating expenses #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 741-747

Folder 748

Budget Reports, 1946-1947: Record of fixed and variable expenses, including salaries, depreciation of equipment, and repairs #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 748

Folder 749-753

Folder 749

Folder 750

Folder 751

Folder 752

Folder 753

Board of Directors, 1936-1975: Uncludes board of directors and stockholder meeting minutes, certificate of incorporation #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 749-753

Folder 754

Clippings #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 754

Folder 755-759

Folder 755

Folder 756

Folder 757

Folder 758

Folder 759

Deeds, Leases, and Sales Agreements, 1935-1963: Relating to purchase or sale of land, services, and products by Frank H. Kenan, Kenan Oil Company, Olympia Investment Company, Pure Oil Company, and various individuals #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 755-759

Folder 760

Henry Emerson, 1945-1946: Correspondence relating to the hiring of Emerson as plant manager for Kenan Oil Company #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 760

Folder 761-766

Folder 761

Folder 762

Folder 763

Folder 764

Folder 765

Folder 766

Hussey Oil Company, 1948-1956: Chiefly correspondence relating to Kenan Oil Company's oversight of fiscal operations of Hussey Oil Company #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 761-766

Folder 767

Insurance Record, 1945-1948 #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 767

Folder 768

Job Descriptions, undated #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 768

Folder 769-770

Folder 769

Folder 770

John Manning, 1946-1955: Correspondence relating to lawsuits, contracts, and other legal matters #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 769-770

Folder 771

Maps, 1961, 1963, 1969: Survey and topographic map of Kenan Oil property #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 771

Folder 772-775

Folder 772

Folder 773

Folder 774

Folder 775

Muirhead Construction Company, Inc., 1947: Receipts relating to the construction of a warehouse for Kenan Oil Company #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 772-775

Folder 776

Pay Plan for Drivers, 1947-1948 and undated: Correspondence and notices relating to bonuses, vacation plans, and job descriptions #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 776

Folder 777

Profit-sharing Plan, 1956, 1973: Joint profit-sharing and retirement plan for employees of Kenan Oil Company, Kenan Transport Corporation, Tops Petroleum Corporation, and Tops of Raleigh, Inc.; also included are profit-sharing statements for 1973 #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 777

Folder 778

Pure Oil Company, 1935-1936, 1945: Chiefly interoffice correspondence and receipts relating to sales and property of the Durham, N.C., branch of the company #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 778

Folder 779-782

Folder 779

Folder 780

Folder 781

Folder 782

Tops Reports, 1981-1982: Pictures and reports of Tops service stations filed by June Mallard #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 779-782

Folder 783

United Gas Company, Inc., 1956: Balance sheets #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 783

Folder 784

Miscellaneous: Vhiefly accounting-related materials #05078, Series: "7. Kenan Oil Company, 1935-1982." Folder 784

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996.

About 575 items.

Arrangement: chronological, followed by subject files.

Correspondence, blueprints, maps, ledgers, clippings, and marketing materials relating to the Flagler System, Inc., a group of business assets owned by the Kenan family. Materials document proposed sales; properties, including Glen Lennox, White Sulphur Springs, and Paradise Island; and guest accommodations at the Breakers hotel. In 1964, when Kenan became a director of the Flagler System, Inc., assets included the Florida East Coast Hotel Company, which was comprised of the Breakers; the Ponce de Leon hotels, which would later become Flagler College; forty percent of the Florida Times-Union newspaper; office buildings and a garage in Miami, Fla.; and other real estate. Other Flagler System, Inc., assets included the Perrine Grant Land Company, West Palm Beach Water Company, and Florida East Coast Car Ferry Company.

Folder 789

1971-1974 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 789

Folder 790

1976-1978 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 790

Folder 791-792

Folder 791

Folder 792

1979 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 791-792

Folder 793-800

Folder 793

Folder 794

Folder 795

Folder 796

Folder 797

Folder 798

Folder 799

Folder 800

1980 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 793-800

Folder 801-802

Folder 801

Folder 802

1981 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 801-802

Folder 803

1982-1984 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 803

Folder 804

1985-1987 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 804

Folder 805

1988-1991 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 805

Folder 806

1992-1993 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 806

Folder 807

1994-1996 #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 807

Folder 808

Undated #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 808

Folder 809

Blueprints and Maps, 1955-1985 and undated: Includes Flagler System, Inc., properties in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Breakers residences in Palm Beach, Fla. #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 809

Folder 810

Clippings #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 810

Folder 811

Marketing Materials #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 811

Folder 812

West Palm Beach Water Company, 1960-1966: Accounting ledger #05078, Series: "9. Flagler System, Inc., 1955-1996." Folder 812

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996.

About 3900 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by subject.

Correspondence and other materials relating to Frank H. Kenan's extensive participation in civic activities. Kenan's civic interests included business, community, education, and church organizations and institutions. The collection evidences particularly long relationships with the Duke Endowment, Durham Academy, and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Kenan made many charitable donations to these and other organizations and frequently shared his business and investment experience by serving on boards of directors and trustees, as well as on development and planning committees.

Folder 813-828

Folder 813

Folder 814

Folder 815

Folder 816

Folder 817

Folder 818

Folder 819

Folder 820

Folder 821

Folder 822

Folder 823

Folder 824

Folder 825

Folder 826

Folder 827

Folder 828

Duke Endowment, 1973-1996 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 813-828

Folder 829-865

Folder 829

Folder 830

Folder 831

Folder 832

Folder 833

Folder 834

Folder 835

Folder 836

Folder 837

Folder 838

Folder 839

Folder 840

Folder 841

Folder 842

Folder 843

Folder 844

Folder 845

Folder 846

Folder 847

Folder 848

Folder 849

Folder 850

Folder 851

Folder 852

Folder 853

Folder 854

Folder 855

Folder 856

Folder 857

Folder 858

Folder 859

Folder 860

Folder 861

Folder 862

Folder 863

Folder 864

Folder 865

Durham Academy: Board of Trustees, 1969-1996 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 829-865

Folder 866

Durham Academy: Athletic Committee, 1980-1981 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 866

Folder 867

Durham Academy: Calvin L. Criner, 1975-1977 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 867

Folder 868-875

Folder 868

Folder 869

Folder 870

Folder 871

Folder 872

Folder 873

Folder 874

Folder 875

Durham Academy: Financial Committee, 1974-1978 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 868-875

Folder 876-877

Folder 876

Folder 877

Durham Academy: Long Range Planning Committee, 1970-1981 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 876-877

Folder 878

Durham Academy: Rules and Regulations Committee, 1977 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 878

Folder 879

Durham Academy: Search Committee, 1975-1980 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 879

Folder 880

Durham Chamber of Commerce: Board of Directors, 1975-1978 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 880

Folder 881

Durham Chamber of Commerce Highway Task Force, 1975-1979: Study of east-west expressway #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 881

Folder 882-884

Folder 882

Folder 883

Folder 884

Durham County Hospital Corporation: Board of Trustees, 1977-1979 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 882-884

Folder 885

Durham County Hospital Corporation: Budget, 1976 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 885

Folder 886

Durham County Hospital Corporation: By-laws, 1976 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 886

Folder 887

Durham County Hospital Corporation: Nominating Committee Report, 1977 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 887

Folder 888-889

Folder 888

Folder 889

Durham Executives Club, 1948-1952 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 888-889

Folder 890-891

Folder 890

Folder 891

Foundation for Better Health, 1976-1977 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 890-891

Folder 892-895

Folder 892

Folder 893

Folder 894

Folder 895

McPherson Hospital Foundation, Inc.: Board of Directors, 1988, 1992-1994 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 892-895

Folder 896

North Carolina Episcopal School for Boys, Inc., 1963: Minutes of first meeting of directors, articles of incorporation, and by-laws #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 896

Folder 897

North Carolina Highways for Progress Committee, 1989: Development of public support for highway improvement legislation #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 897

Folder 898-901

Folder 898

Folder 899

Folder 900

Folder 901

North Carolina Museum of Art, 1977, 1982-1983, and undated: Steering committee for grand opening #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 898-901

Folder 902-907

Folder 902

Folder 903

Folder 904

Folder 905

Folder 906

Folder 907

North Caroliniana Society, Inc., 1984-1995 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 902-907

Folder 908

St. Mary's Chapel, 1979-1983, 1992 #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 908

Folder 909

St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 1935-1939, 1946-1947, and undated: Chiefly minutes of meetings of Laymen's League and 1936 parish directory #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 909

Folder 910-942

Folder 910

Folder 911

Folder 912

Folder 913

Folder 914

Folder 915

Folder 916

Folder 917

Folder 918

Folder 919

Folder 920

Folder 921

Folder 922

Folder 923

Folder 924

Folder 925

Folder 926

Folder 927

Folder 928

Folder 929

Folder 930

Folder 931

Folder 932

Folder 933

Folder 934

Folder 935

Folder 936

Folder 937

Folder 938

Folder 939

Folder 940

Folder 941

Folder 942

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 1973-1993 and undated #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 910-942

Folder 943

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church: Clippings #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 943

Folder 944

Miscellaneous: Certificates of appreciation and participation in civic and business affairs #05078, Series: "10. Civic Activities, 1935-1996." Folder 944

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996.

About 250 items.

Includes correspondence and speeches relating to various awards and honors Frank H. Kenan received, including honorary degrees from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, Hollins College, the University of the South, and Elon College. Other notable awards and honors include Outstanding Philanthropist of the Triangle, the North Carolina Public Service Award, induction into the North Carolina Business Hall of Fame, the North Carolina Philanthropy Award, and the Durham Chamber of Commerce Civic Honor Award.

See also Series 1.1. Personal Correspondence for material related to other miscellaneous awards received; Series 6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and North Caroliniana Society in Series 10. Civic Activities. Additional clippings with notices of awards may be found in clippings in Series 12. Other Papers

Folder 946

Awards, 1938-1950 #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 946

Folder 947

Awards, 1976-1980 #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 947

Folder 948

Awards, 1990-1992 #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 948

Folder 949

Awards, 1993 #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 949

Folder 950

Awards, 1994 #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 950

Folder 951

Awards, 1995 #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 951

Folder 952

Awards, 1996 and undated #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 952

Folder 953

North Carolina Business Hall of Fame, 1991 #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 953

Folder 954

Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge Dedication, 1992-1993 #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 954

Folder 955

Speeches, 1992-1993: Text and correspondence related to speeches given at National Humanities Center, North Carolina Philanthropy Award, Kenan-Flagler Business School, North Caroliniana Award dinner, and various other public remarks and presentations related to awards and honors received #05078, Series: "11. Awards, Honors, and Speeches, 1938-1996." Folder 955

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated.

About 250 items.

Various materials relating to the interests, activities, and death of Frank H. Kenan. Biographical material, a calendar, clippings, Betty Kenan's correspondence relating to her husband's death, correspondence relating to the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, and some genealogical society correspondence are included. Also included are materials relating to his affiliation with "Five Old Men," an organization of civic-minded men who sought to encourage political activism and initiate community development in Durham, N.C.

Folder 956

Biographical Material #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 956

Folder 957

Blueprints and Maps #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 957

Folder 958

Calendar, 1995 #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 958

Folder 959-960

Folder 959

Folder 960

Clippings: Items relating to Frank H. Kenan's personal life, businesses, civic activities, and philanthropy; clippings relating to awards are collected here and in Series 9. Awards, Honors, and Speeches #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 959-960

Folder 961

Clubs #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 961

Folder 962

Five Old Men: Clippings (see also Series 1.3. Political Correspondence) #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 962

Folder 963

Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, 1981-1991: Correspondence relating to charitable contributions and materials loaned to the museum #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 963

Folder 964

Betty Kenan, 1996: Correspondence relating to death of her husband, Frank H. Kenan #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 964

Folder 965

Liberty Hall Restoration (Kenansville, N.C.): Clippings and pamphlets #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 965

Folder 966

North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, 1972-1992 #05078, Series: "12. Other Papers, 1972-1996 and undated." Folder 966

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 13. Photographs, undated.

13 items.

Black and white and color portraits and candids of Frank H. Kenan, alone and with friends and colleagues. Also included is a signed color photograph of Senator Jesse Helms.

Folder P-5078/1

Black and White Photographs #05078, Series: "13. Photographs, undated." Folder P-5078/1

Folder P-5078/2

Color Photographs #05078, Series: "13. Photographs, undated." Folder P-5078/2

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Items Separated

Items separated include oversize papers (OP-5078/1-2); photographs (P-5078/1-2); and videotapes (VT-5078/1-4).

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Processing Information

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation.

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