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Collection Number: 01954-z

Collection Title: North Carolina Historical Society Records, 1880-1901

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Size 2 items
Abstract Organized in 1844 by University of North Carolina President David L. Swain, the North Carolina Historical Society collected publications and manuscripts related to the history of North Carolina. The collection includes the constitution and by-laws, irregular minutes, and some accounts and membership lists of the North Carolina Historical Society, 1880-1901.
Creator North Carolina Historical Society.
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 North Carolina Historical Society Records #1954-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Received from the North Carolina Historical Society through J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton and from the family of Kemp Plummer Battle in January 1952.
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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The North Carolina Historical Society was organized in 1844 by University of North Carolina President David L. Swain. In its first report the following year, the Society recorded the acquisition of thirty-two publications and eleven manuscript collections. The Society had a tenuous existence for many years. In the last quarter of the 19th century, President Kemp P. Battle took up Swain's collecting mantle and acquired additional materials. The Society ceased operation in the early 20th century.

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The collection includes the constitution and by-laws, irregular minutes, and some accounts and membership lists of the North Carolina Historical Society, 1880-1901, organized in 1844 to document North Carolina history.

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2 items.

The collection includes the constitution and by-laws, irregular minutes, and some accounts and membership lists of the North Carolina Historical Society, 1880-1901, organized in 1844 to document North Carolina history.

Folder 1

Volume 1 #01954-z, Series: "Records, 1880-1901." Folder 1

Folder 2

Volume 2 #01954-z, Series: "Records, 1880-1901." Folder 2

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