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Collection Number: 04044

Collection Title: Lennox Polk McLendon Papers, 1792; 1813; 1875-1968.

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Size 7.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3,800 items)
Abstract Lennox Polk McLendon (1890-1968) was a lawyer in Durham, N.C., and Greensboro, N.C.; a leading supporter of public higher education in North Carolina; and, in 1963-1964, chief counsel for the Senate committee investigation of Bobby Baker. The collection includes papers relating to McLendon's public service activities, especially his membership on the State Board of Higher Education, 1955-1962, including his involvement in plans for desegregation of the University of North Carolina. Also included are materials about McLendon's military career with United States troops in Mexico, 1916, and with the 113th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces, 1917-1918; his law practice in Durham and Greensboro; his political activities; and the Senate investigation of Bobby Baker, including tape recordings (some transcribed) of oral diary entries that McLendon made during the course of the hearings. There also are about 600 letters from McLendon to his wife, Mary Lily Aycock McLendon. Approximately 750 items relate to the life and career of McLendon's father-in-law, Charles Brantley Aycock (1859-1912), governor of North Carolina, 1901-1905.
Creator McLendon, Lennox Polk, 1890-1968.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Lennox Polk McLendon Papers, #4044, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. Lennox Plk McLendon of Greensboro, N.C., 1979.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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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1890 Lennox Polk McLendon born in Wadesboro, N.C., to Walter J. McLendon and Sarah Josephine Polk McLendon
1910 Received Bachelor's degree in Agriculture from North Carolina State College, Raleigh, N.C.
1912 Received Bachelor's degree in Laws from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
1913-1914 Mayor of Chapel Hill, N.C., and graduate manager of athletics at the University of North Carolina.
1914-1933 Practiced law in Durham, N.C.; was a senior partner at McLendon and Hedrick, 1916-1933
1916 First lieutenant, United States Army, with General John J. Pershing in Mexico.
1916 Elected to North Carolina General Assembly from Durham County.
1917 Married Mary Lily Aycock, daughter of Charles Brantley Aycock and Cora Woodard Aycock. Their children were Mary Louise, Lennox Polk Junior, Charles Aycock, William Woodard, and John Aycock.
1918-1919 Captain, and later major, Battery C, 113th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, France
1921-1925 Solicitor, 10th Judicial District
1931 Special prosecutor for the State of North Carolina in the prosecution of Colonel Luke Lea, banker, newspaper publisher, and former United States senator from Tennessee, for bank fraud, Asheville, N.C.
1932 Manager, J. C. B. Ehringhaus's gubernatorial campaign
1932-1936 Chairman, State Board of Elections
1933-1968 Practiced law in Greensboro, N.C,
1939-1955 Member, Board of Trustees, Consolidated University of North Carolina
1949-1956 President, Medical Foundation of North Carolina
1955-1962 Served on State Board for Higher Education; vice-chairman, 1955-1959; chairman, 1959-1962
1961-1962 Member, Governor's Commission on Education Beyond the High School (Carlyle Commission)
1963-1964 Chief Counsel for United States Senate Rules Committee investigation of Bobby Baker
1968 Died, Greensboro, N.C.
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The collection includes papers relating to Lennox Polk McLendon's public service activities, especially his membership on the State Board of Higher Education, 1955- 1962, including his involvement in plans for desegregation of the University of North Carolina. Also included are materials about McLendon's military career with United States troops in Mexico, 1916, and with the 113th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces, 1917-1918; his law practice in Durham and Greensboro; his political activities; and the Senate investigation of Bobby Baker, including tape recordings (some transcribed) of oral diary entries that McLendon made during the course of the hearings. There also are about 600 letters from McLendon to his wife, Mary Lily Aycock McLendon. Approximately 750 items relate to the life and career of McLendon's father-in-law, Charles Brantley Aycock (1859-1912), governor of North Carolina, 1901-1905.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Lennox Polk McLendon Papers, 1900-1969 and undated.

About 2650 items.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated.

The bulk of the Lennox Polk McLendon correspondence begins in 1916 and deals primarily with McLendon's law practice and public service activities. Material, 1916-1918, concerns McLendon's military career both in the militia in Mexico in 1916 and with the American Expeditionary Force in France in World War I. There are also approximately 600 personal letters from McLendon to his wife. Most of the 1920s correspondence relates to McLendon's law practice in Durham, N.C. Similar correspondence continues to appear, although less frequently, through the 1930s. Approximately fifty items deal with McLendon's prosecution of Luke Lea, banker and former United States Senator from Tennessee, for bank fraud in 1931. Correspondence about Democratic party politics and state government in North Carolina begins in 1928 and continues through the 1930s. There is, however, no material relating to J. C. B. Ehringhaus's successful 1932 gubernatorial campaign which McLendon managed. Between 1932 and 1935 McLendon received a number of letters from various people seeking his assistance in obtaining state government jobs. In 1936 there are several letters from Clarence Poe, McLendon's brother-in-law, regarding the proposed revision of the North Carolina constitution. Items relating to North Carolina public schools also begin appearing in 1936.

Although there is scattered business and personal correspondence after 1940, material relating to McLendon's public service activities dominates the collection. Between 1941 and 1945 correspondence reflects McLendon's involvement with the Greensboro Community War Chest and other wartime projects, and his term as president of the University of North Carolina Alumni Association. In the 1950s and 1960s there is correspondence about plans for annual reunions of Battery C, 113th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, which was McLendon's unit in World War I. The bulk of the post-1950 correspondence, however, deals with higher education in North Carolina, as McLendon served on the Board of Trustees of the Consolidated University of North Carolina, the State Board of Higher Education, the Medical Foundation of North Carolina, and the Governor's Commission on Education Beyond the High School. McLendon corresponded with William Carmichael, William Friday, Edward Kidder Graham, Frank Porter Graham, Gordon Gray, and others about proposed desegregation of state-supported colleges and universities in North Carolina, the medical and nursing schools at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and administrative problems at UNC and the Woman's College, Greensboro, N.C. In 1955 much of the correspondence relates to the failure of the General Assembly to reappoint McLendon to the university's board of trustees. There is one folder of material McLendon collected about life in the Soviet Union, including information about agriculture, living conditions for Russian workers, and education.

Correspondence, 1955-1962, includes some material related to McLendon's service on the North Carolina State Board of Higher Education (SBHE). Correspondence for this period also includes a few personal letters, mostly from Clarence Poe; some material relating to McLendon's business affairs; correspondence about the Medical Foundation; and a few educational items not connected with the State Board of Higher Education. The SBHE material comprises both correspondence and other papers related to the board's business, including board meeting minutes, reports, budgets, enrollment statistics, and similar information collected by McLendon while he served on the Board. Correspondence, with other SBHE members, college and university administrators, and state officials, reflects the Board's interest in a wide range of issues affecting state-supported educational institutions in North Carolina including budges, enrollments, faculty salaries, housing, admission requirements, community colleges, nursing programs, and the teacher shortage. A large portion of the 1958 correspondence deals with a controversy between the trustess of the consolidated university over the limits of the Board's jurisdiction. There are a number of items, 1961-1962, relating to McLendon's participation on the Governor's Commission on Education Beyond High School, also known as the Carlyle Commission.

The remainder of the papers, 1963-1968, includes material relating to Richardshon Preyer's unsuccessful campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in 1964; items about Oak Ridge Military Institute, Oak Ridge, N.C.; and greeting cards. Most of the undated material consists of notes about politics and McLendon's law practice.

Folder 1a

Original finding aid #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1, 76-101

1900-1918 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 1, 76-101

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1919-1927 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 2, 99

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1924-1929 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 3

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1930-1931 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 4-5, 102

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1932 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 6-7

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1933-1934 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 8-15

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1935 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 16

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1936-1939 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 17-19

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1940-1949 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 20-23

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1950-1953 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 24-28

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1954 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 29-30

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1955 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 31-42

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1956 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 42-51

Includes collected material about living conditions in the United Soviet Socialist Republic.

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1957 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 43-58

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1958 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 59-75, 103-107

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1959 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 59-60, 108-121

Extra Oversize Paper Folder X-OPF-4044/1

Charts and graphs, 1959 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." X-OPF-4044/1

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1960-1962 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 123-141

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1963-1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 142

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1965-1967 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 143-144

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1968 #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 144

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Undated #04044, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1900-1968 and undated." Folder 145-149

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Legal papers include deeds, wills, depositions, court decisions and other material relating to the settlement of McLendon's parents' estate, his personal business affairs, and cases involving his clients. Also included are Articles of Incorporation for Greensboro Community Chest, 1925, and Greensboro Community War Chest, 1942.

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Folder 151

Legal papers, 1920-1937 #04044, Subseries: "1.2. Legal Materials, 1920-1937." Folder 150-151

Extra Oversize Paper Folder X-OPF-4044/1

Land plat, 1813 #04044, Subseries: "1.2. Legal Materials, 1920-1937." X-OPF-4044/1

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Certificates, 1919-1966 and undated, include commissions, citations, awards, and membership cards. Printed material, 1912-1967 and undated, is composed of a variety of items, including programs and pamphlets. Programs are from a 1912 debate between the debating teams of the Univesity of North Carolina and Tulane University, commencement exercises, banquets, and meetings at which McLendon spoke. Pamphlets include a 1918 leaflet, "How to Stop the War," dropped by German planes over American encampments in France, reprints of articles and speeches by Paul F. Whitaker and D. Hiden Ramsey inscribed by the authors, and Wachovia Bank Annual Report, 1958. Newspaper clippings, 1916-1968 and undated, include obituaries, items about Lennox Polk McLendon, items about members of the McLendon family, and items about Clarence Poe.

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Certificates and membership cards, 1919-1966 and undated #04044, Subseries: "1.3. Printed Materials and Clippings, 1912-1969 and undated." Folder 152-153

Extra Oversize Paper Folder X-OPF-4044/1

Certificates, diplomas, licenses #04044, Subseries: "1.3. Printed Materials and Clippings, 1912-1969 and undated." X-OPF-4044/1

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Printed material, 1912-1967 and undated #04044, Subseries: "1.3. Printed Materials and Clippings, 1912-1969 and undated." Folder 154-156

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Obituaries #04044, Subseries: "1.3. Printed Materials and Clippings, 1912-1969 and undated." Folder 157

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Clippings: Lennox Polk McClendon 1920-1969 and undated #04044, Subseries: "1.3. Printed Materials and Clippings, 1912-1969 and undated." Folder 158-168

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Clippings: McLendon Family, 1930-1969 #04044, Subseries: "1.3. Printed Materials and Clippings, 1912-1969 and undated." Folder 169-172

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Clippings: Clarence Poe #04044, Subseries: "1.3. Printed Materials and Clippings, 1912-1969 and undated." Folder 173

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.4. Robert Gene (Bobby) Baker Materials, 1964.

Most of the material related to the Robert Gene Baker trial is printed, including transcripts of the Hearings Before the Committee on Rules and Administration, United States Senate, 88th Congress, Parts 1-27 and Report; H. R. 1035, introduced 16 April 1964, "A Bill to Establish a Commission on the Organization of the Congress;" and H. Con. Res. 288, introduced 16 April 1964, a concurrent resolution establishing a joint committee on ethics to draw up a Congressional Code of Ethics and investigate conflict-of-interest laws. There are also typed transcripts of McLendon's recorded diary entries, January-February 1964. One folder of miscellaneous material includes notes from magazine articles about the case and a copy of a student's research paper about the investigation. Finally, there are a few selected clippings, mostly editorials, about McLendon's role in the investigation.

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Robert Gene Baker papers, 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.4. Robert Gene (Bobby) Baker Materials, 1964." Folder 174-211

Includes House and Senate resolutions and hearing transcripts.

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Diary transcriptions, 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.4. Robert Gene (Bobby) Baker Materials, 1964." Folder 212-215

Folder 217

Miscellaneous Robert Gene Baker Material #04044, Subseries: "1.4. Robert Gene (Bobby) Baker Materials, 1964." Folder 217

Folder 218

Clippings: Robert Gene Baker #04044, Subseries: "1.4. Robert Gene (Bobby) Baker Materials, 1964." Folder 218

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated.

Speeches and speech notes include addresses by Lennox Polk McLendon and others, including J. C. B. Ehringhaus, 1930; Frank Porter Graham, 1951 and 1965; Fred Cole, 1957; William H. Cartwright, 1957; Gordon W. Blackwell, 1958 and 1959; Paul A. Johnston, 1958; and Luther Hodges, 1959. Many of the speeches are political or patriotic, and after 1950 many of them concern education. There is one speech, 1951, about Charles Brantley Aycock; one, undated, about Josephus Daniels; and two about legal problems: "The Relationship Between a Lawyer and His Client," 1958; and "Constitutional Aspects of Congressional Investigations as Illustrated by the Bobby Baker Case," 1965.

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1919, 1924 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 219

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1925-1929 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 220

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1930-1939 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 221-223

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1940-1944 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 224-225

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1950-1951 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 226-227

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1955-1956 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 228-230

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1957 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 231-232

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1958 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 233-236

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1959 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 237-238

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1960-1962 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 239-241

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1963-1965 #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 242-246

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Undated #04044, Subseries: "1.5. Speeches and Notes, 1919-1965 and undated." Folder 247-250

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.6. Genealogical Materials, 1792, 1950-1968.

Includes correspondence and notes about the Aycock, Bishop, Branch, Caraway, Cox, Liles, McLendon, Polk, Stanton, Williams, and Woodard families. The 1792 item is a deed of a tract of land in Wayne County, N.C., from Thomas Woodward to John Barden. Much of the correspondence is between Lennox Polk McLendon and various other family members about the sale and distribution of Rosalind McLendon Redfearn's book McLendons of Anson County. Redfearn, who was McLendon's sister, died before the book was finished. McLendon completed it and had it published.

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Genealogical materials, 1792, 1950-1968 #04044, Subseries: "1.6. Genealogical Materials, 1792, 1950-1968." Folder 251-263

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Folder 297

Volume 1: Scrapbook, Lennox Polk McLendon, 1911 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 297

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Volume 2: Charles B. Aycock estate record, kept by Cora Woodard Aycock, 1912-1922 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 298

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Volume 3: Pocket memo and appointment calender, Lennox Polk McLendon, 1914 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 299

Volume 4: Diary, Lennox Polk McLendon, 1916 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 299

Diary kept by McLendon while he was with General Pershing's expedition into Mexico.

Volume 5: Pocket memo, Lennox Polk McLendon, 1916-1917 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 299

Volume 6: Pocket memo with military notes, Lennox Polk McLendon, circa 1916-1918 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 299

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Volume 7: Notes and diary, Lennox Polk McLendon, from Field Artillery School, American Expeditionary Force, 1918 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 300

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Volume 8: American Expeditionary Force identification card, Lennox Polk McLendon, circa 1917-1918 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 301

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Volume 9: Pocket memo with notes on military service, Lennox Polk McLendon, circa 1917-1918 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 302

Volume 10: Officer's record book, Lennox Polk McLendon, 1918-1919 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 302

Volume 11: Personal financial records, Lennox Polk McLendon, 1919, 1921 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 302

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Volume 12: Daybook and diary of Mary Aycock McLendon, 1929-1931, 1943 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 303

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Volume 13: Notes on taxes, insurance, a real estate, probably by Cora Woodard Aycock, 1934-1944 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 304

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Volume 14: Pocket memo, presumably of Lennox Polk McLendon, 1936 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 305

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Volume 15: Prompt book, Founder's Day program, Woman's College, University of North Carolina, 1953 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 306

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Volume 16: Pocket memo and appointment calendar, Lennox Polk McLendon, 1954 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 307

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Volume 17: The McLendons of Anson County, galleys, 1957(?) #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 308

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Volume 18: The McLendons of Anson County, 1957(?) #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 309

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Volume 19: "Report to North Carolina Board of Higher Education by Engelhardt, Engelhardt, Leggett, and Cornell," 1958 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 310-320

Includes projected college enrollments in North Carolina, 1958-1970, and surveys of conditions at eight North Carolina colleges.

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Volume 20: North Carolina Board of Higher Education Biennial Report, 1957-1959 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 321

Includes annotations by Lennox Polk McLendon

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Volume 21: North Carolina Historical Review, 1960 #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 322

Features several articles about Charles Brantley Aycock. Annotated.

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Volume 22: Pocket memo, Lennox Polk McLendon, undated #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 323

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Volume 23: Pocket memo, Lennox Polk McLendon, undated #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 324

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Volume 24: Scrapbook compiled by Mary Aycock McLendon, undated #04044, Subseries: "1.7. Volumes, 1911-1960 and undated." Folder 325

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated.

Diary entries of Lennox Polk McLendon originally recorded on DictaBelts during the Congressional investigation of Robert Gene (Bobby) Baker.

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2-4 December 1963 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/1

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11, 13, 15 December 1963 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/2

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15-18 December 1963 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/3

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6-7 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/4

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8-9 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/5

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9-10 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/6

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12-13 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/7

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13, 16, 19 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/8

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20-21 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/9

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21-23 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/10

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23 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/11

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24 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/12

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24-25 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/13

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26 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/14

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26-28 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/15

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27-28 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/16

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28-29 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/17

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29-31 January 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/18

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29 January, 2 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/19

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2-4 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/20

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3-4 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/21

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4, 6, 8-9 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/22

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9, 12 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/23

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13-14 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/24

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17-18 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/25

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19-20 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/26

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20, 22, 25 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/27

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24-25 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/28

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25-27 February 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/29

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C-4044/30

C-4044/31

2 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/30-31

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3-5 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/32

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5-6 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/33

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6-7 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/34

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9, 11 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/35

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14, 16 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/36

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16-17 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/37

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18-20 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/38

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20, 22 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/39

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22-24 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/40

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24-25 March 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/41

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1, 3 April 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/42

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7-8 April 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/43

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8-10, 12 April 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/44

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13-17 April 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/45

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25-28 April 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/46

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30 April, 4-5, 7 May 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/47

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12-13 April 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/48

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19-20 April 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/49

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21-22, 25 May 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/50

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26-27 May, 3-4 June 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/51

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4, 7 June 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/52

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16 June, 13, 16 July 1964 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/53

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August (?), undated #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/54

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Undated; 22 November 1963 #04044, Subseries: "1.8. Diary Recordings, 1963-1964 and undated." C-4044/55

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.9. Photographs

Includes mostly unidentified and undated photographs of members of the McLendon, Aycock, and Woodard families and others. Most are studio portraits, with a few pictures taken at meetings and banquets.

Image Folder PF-4044/1-6

PF-4044/1

PF-4044/2

PF-4044/3

PF-4044/4

PF-4044/5

PF-4044/6

Photographs #04044, Subseries: "1.9. Photographs" PF-4044/1-6

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated.

About 750 items.

Material, 1813 and 1875-1912, includes deeds, accounts, guardianship papers, leases, and correspondence relating to Aycock's law practice in Goldsboro, N.C. There are also tax bills and receipts and other personal financial affairs of Aycock's widow, Cora Woodard Aycock, and also includes letters from her son, Charles Brantley Aycock in Europe, 1927-1929.

Much of the correspondence, 1912-1960, deals with Aycock, Aycock memorials, and the restoration of the Aycock birthplace. Correspondents include Christopher Crittenden, Josephus Daniels, and Richard Sawyer of Raleigh, Oliver Orr of Chapel Hill, N.C., B. G. Thompson of Goldsboro, N.C., and Dr. Hiden Ramsey of Asheville, N.C. Most of the letters, however, are from Clarence Poe, Aycock's son-in-law.

Printed material includes programs from dedication ceremonies for Aycock memorials in 1929 and 1932 and for the restored Aycock birthplace, 1 November 1959. Also included is a pamphlet, "The Life and Services of Charles Brantley Aycock...Tributes Delivered at Joint Session of House and Senate, General Assembly of 1951, by Clyde R. Hoey and Frank Porter Graham," and two issues of Carolina Comments, July and November 1955, which contain articles about the Aycock birthplace. Newspaper clippings are arranged by decade. A few cancelled checks are also included.

Folder 264

1813, 1875-1881 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 264

Folder 265

1882 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 265

Folder 266

1883 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 266

Folder 267-268

Folder 267

Folder 268

1884 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 267-268

Folder 269-271

Folder 269

Folder 270

Folder 271

1885-1897 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 269-271

Folder 272-273

Folder 272

Folder 273

1898-1904 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 272-273

Folder 274

1905 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 274

Folder 275

1906-1908 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 275

Folder 276

1909 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 276

Folder 277

1910-1913 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 277

Folder 278

1914-1919 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 278

Folder 279

1920-1928 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 279

Folder 280

1929-1939 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 280

Folder 281

1940-1945 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 281

Folder 282

1946-1957 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 282

Folder 283-285

Folder 283

Folder 284

Folder 285

1958-1960 #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 283-285

Folder 286-287

Folder 286

Folder 287

Undated #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 286-287

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Folder 288

Folder 289

Folder 290

Folder 291

Cancelled checks, 1912-1929 and undated #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 288-291

Folder 292-296

Folder 292

Folder 293

Folder 294

Folder 295

Folder 296

Clippings, 1912-1969 and undated #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." Folder 292-296

Oversize Image Folder OP-PF-4044/1

Photograph, Charles Brantley Aycock grave #04044, Series: "2. Charles Brantley Aycock Series, 1813, 1875-1960 and undated." OP-PF-4044/1

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, February 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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