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Collection Number: 04221

Collection Title: Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986.

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Size About 2,000 items (9.0 linear feet).
Abstract Alfred Mordecai, physician of Winston-Salem, N.C., who served with the United States Army Medical Corps, 1918-1944, and as a health officer in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C., 1940s-1960s. His wife was Elsie Elizabeth Hess. Correspondence, writings, essays and addresses, printed materials, maps, drawings, and photographs relating to Alfred Mordecai's service in World War I; his duties in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C.; rural culture and folk traditions in the area near Blowing Rock, N.C.; and Mordecai's various interests, including conservation, astronomy, and horticulture.
Creator Mordecai, Alfred, 1890-1975.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
RESTRICTED: 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 Alfred Mordecai Papers, #4221, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
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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Alfred Mordecai, physician of Winston-Salem, N.C., who served with the United States Army Medical Corps, 1918-1944, and as a health officer in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C., 1940s-1960s. His wife was Elsie Elizabeth Hess.

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Correspondence, writings, essays and addresses, printed materials, maps, drawings, and photographs relating to Alfred Mordecai's service in World War I; his duties in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C.; rural culture and folk traditions in the area near Blowing Rock, N.C.; and Mordecai's various interests, including conservation, astronomy, and horticulture.

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Contents list

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Folder 1-5

Folder 1

Folder 2

Folder 3

Folder 4

Folder 5

Correspondence, 1915-1974 and undated #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 1-5

Folder 6

Printed material #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 6

Folder 7-16

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

Literary productions, 1913-1952 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 7-16

Folder 17

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52,"The Story of a Family" [1949?] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 17

Folder 18

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52,"Upton--The Land and the People," [after 1948] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 18

Folder 19

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "Around the Globe in 1 Hour," [after 1947] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 19

Folder 20

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "Gleanings from the Globe," [ca. 24 Dec. 1949] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 20

Folder 21

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "A Homespun Epic Poem," [1948-49] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 21

Folder 22

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "Reminicences [sic] of This and That," [ca. 24 Nov. 1952] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 22

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Folder 23

Folder 24

Folder 25

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

Folder 29

Folder 30

Folder 31

Folder 32

Folder 33

Folder 34

Folder 35

Folder 36

Folder 37

Folder 38

Folder 39

Folder 40

Folder 41

Folder 42

Folder 43

Folder 44

Folder 45

Literary productions, 1953-1973 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 23-45

Folder 46-50

Folder 46

Folder 47

Folder 48

Folder 49

Folder 50

Literary productions, undated #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 46-50

Folder 51

Maps, lists #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, 1900-1986." Folder 51

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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