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Collection Number: 04511

Collection Title: Fairfax Mitchell Lyerly Papers, 1943-1978

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Size 5.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1000 items)
Abstract Letters, 1943-1978, from Fairfax Mitchell Lyerly to her parents John G. and Fairfax Polk Mitchell in Warrenton, N.C. The letters start with her years at Vassar College and continue through her graduate study in social work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Later letters disucss her family life in Jacksonville, Fla.
Creator Lyerly, Fairfax Mitchell, 1927-1979.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Closed pending processing.
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 Fairfax Mitchell Lyerly papers #4511, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Fairfax Polk Mitchell in September 1987.
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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Letters, 1943-1978, from Fairfax Mitchell Lyerly to her parents John G. and Fairfax Polk Mitchell in Warrenton, N.C. The letters start with her years at Vassar College and continue through her graduate study in social work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Later letters disucss her family life in Jacksonville, Fla.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Roslyn Holdzkom, March 1988

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Letters not removed from envelopes.

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