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Collection Number: 04685

Collection Title: Frank C. P. McGlinn Papers, 1920s-1970s

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 100 items)
Abstract Frank C. P. McGlinn, banker and 1937 graduate of the University of North Carolina. Materials relating to the University of North Carolina and to the theater. UNC materials include correspondence, notes, clippings, and other items of McGlinn and other officers of the Carolina Political Union 1935-1938, most relating to arranging speaking engagements for political leaders on campus. Other UNC materials include letters and other items relating to McGlinn's induction into the Order of the Golden Fleece, 1937. Theater materials include a few playbills of 1920s-1970s stage productions, chiefly on Broadway, and a few letters about the plays; an album compiled by McGlinn, with clippings letters, and other materials, 1937-1970s, chiefly about the career of actress Eugenia Rawls; and photographs, chiefly publicity stills, featuring actors with UNC connections, including Andy Griffith, Kay Kyser, John Shepperd, and Robert Carroll.
Creator McGlinn, Frank C. P.
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 Frank C. P. McGlinn papers #4685, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Frank C. P. McGlinn of Haverford, Pa., in December 1993 (Acc. 93160).
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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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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Frank C. P. McGlinn, banker and 1937 graduate of the University of North Carolina.

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Materials relating to the University of North Carolina and to the theater. UNC materials include correspondence, notes, clippings, and other items of McGlinn and other officers of the Carolina Political Union 1935-1938, most relating to arranging speaking engagements for political leaders on campus. Other UNC materials include letters and other items relating to McGlinn's induction into the Order of the Golden Fleece, 1937. Theater materials include a few playbills of 1920s-1970s stage productions, chiefly on Broadway, and a few letters about the plays; an album compiled by McGlinn, with clippings letters, and other materials, 1937-1970s, chiefly about the career of actress Eugenia Rawls; and photographs, chiefly publicity stills, featuring actors with UNC connections, including Andy Griffith, Kay Kyser, John Shepperd, and Robert Carroll.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. University of North Carolina, 1935-1938.

About 60 items.

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About 50 items.

Correspondence, notes, clippings, and other items of Frank C. P. McGlinn and other officers of the Carolina Political Union, organized in 1936 by political science students to bring political leaders to speak at the University of North Carolina and to hold roundtable discussions on current political topics. Most of the Carolina Political Union's activities were taken over by the Carolina Forum, which was organized in 1948.

Most items relate to booking speaking engagements on campus. Included among the correspondents are representatives of the Republican National Committee, the Democratic National Committee, the Union Party, the Socialist Party, and Harley Walter Kidder, Prohibition National Secretary. Some materials relate to Postmaster General James Farley's 1937 speech at UNC; a few relate to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's speech in 1938.

Folder 1-2

Folder 1

Folder 2

Correspondence #04685, Subseries: "1.1. Carolina Political Union, 1935-1938." Folder 1-2

Folder 3

Other papers #04685, Subseries: "1.1. Carolina Political Union, 1935-1938." Folder 3

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About 10 items.

Letters and other items relating to McGlinn's induction into the Order of the Golden Fleece, 1937, and an undated blank Christmas card showing a view of Kenan Stadium.

Folder 4

Other University of North Carolina materials, 1937 and undated #04685, Subseries: "1.2. Other University of North Carolina Materials, 1937 and undated." Folder 4

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Processing Information

Processed by: Roslyn Holdzkom, January 1994

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