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Collection Number: 04631

Collection Title: George E. London Papers, 1870s-1990s

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Size 25.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 5000 items)
Abstract Materials relating to George Elliot London (1912-1983), president of the London Oil Company, with interests in the history of North Carolina and the South and in family history. Included are papers documenting his activities in various organizations, especially the Carolina Charter Corporation; the North Carolina Art Society, particularly in its efforts to establish the N.C. Museum of Art; and N.C. Society of the Cincinnati.
Creator London, George E. (George Elliot), 1912-1983.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the George E. London papers #4631, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from George and Frances London of Raleigh, N.C., beginning in 1992 (Acc. 92088; Acc. 93063).
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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Materials relating to George Elliot London (1912-1983), president of the London Oil Company, with interests in the history of North Carolina and the South and in family history. Included are papers documenting his activities in various organizations, especially the Carolina Charter Corporation; the North Carolina Art Society, particularly in its efforts to establish the N.C. Museum of Art; and N.C. Society of the Cincinnati.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Roslyn Holdzkom, November 1992 and May 1993

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Unprocessed, but accessible. Full processing of this collection has been deferred pending expected additions.

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