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Collection Number: 03704-z

Collection Title: Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1893-1956

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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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Size 5 items
Abstract Items include "Gap Road," by George Folsom Cranberry (1876-1956), a short story, 23 pages, typescript, undated; "Change the Joke and Slip the Yoke," by Ralph Ellison (born 1914), an essay concerning African American literature and folklore, 16 pages, typescript with handwritten emendations, undated; "Daughter of the Piedmont: Chapel Hill's First Co-Ed Graduate," the autobiography of Sallie Walker Stockard (born 1869), edited by Ione M. Kilmer, discussing life in rural Alamance County, N.C., in the late nineteenth century and the author's education at the University of North Carolina and elsewhere, 97 pages, photocopy of typescript, undated; and a handwritten copy of poems of various authors including Arthur Cleveland Coxe.
Creator Coxe, A. Cleveland (Arthur Cleveland), 1818-1896.



Cranberry, George Folsom, 1876-1956.



Ellison, Ralph.



Kilmer, Ione M.



Stockard, Sallie Walker.
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 Miscellaneous Writings, #3704-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
"Gap Road" received from Daniel W. Patterson, Department of English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 1975.
"Dorchester Academy, McIntosh, Ga." received from Ruth E. Grout of Chapel Hill, N.C., March 1977.
"Change the Joke and Slip the Yoke" received from L. A. Wallrich Books of Deya, Mallorca, Spain, prior to 1963 (Acc. 75051).
"Daughter of the Piedmont" received from Ione Kilmer Carhart of Ocala, Fla., April 1987 (Acc. 89051).
Poems received from Stephen N. Dennis of Washington, D.C., December 1993 (Acc. 92195).
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
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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Items include "Gap Road," by George Folsom Cranberry (1876-1956), a short story, 23 pages, typescript, undated; "Change the Joke and Slip the Yoke, "by Ralph Ellison (born 1914), an essay concerning Afro-American literature and folklore, 16 pages, typescript with handwritten emendations, undated; "Daughter of the Piedmont: Chapel Hill's First Co-Ed Graduate," the autobiography of Sallie Walker Stockard (born 1869), edited by Ione M. Kilmer, discussing life in rural Alamance County, N.C., in the late nineteenth century and the author's education at the University of North Carolina and elsewhere, 97 pages, photocopy of typescript, undated; and a handwritten copy of poems of various authors including Arthur Cleveland Coxe.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2009

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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