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Collection Number: 04615

Collection Title: John D. Pegram Papers, 1880s-1970s

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Size 7.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1800 items)
Abstract John David Pegram of Sanford, N.C., was superintendent of the Johnson County Department of Public Welfare, coordinator for the Lee County Council on Aging, disability determination specialist with the North Carolina Department of Welfare, and coordinator for the North Carolina Council on Mental Retardation. He and his wife, Mildred W. Pegram, were active in the Methodist Church and in various service and social clubs. Chiefly personal files, 1950s-1970s, of John D. and Mildred W. Pegram. Correspondence, financial and legal materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and other items document the activities of both Pegrams with the Methodist Church and in service and social clubs. Their interests in gardening and home repair are also reflected. There is little relating to John Pegram's professional career. Also included are a few family letters, 1880s-1910s, and family photographs, circa 1900s-1930s.
Creator Pegram, John D.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
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 John D. Pegram papers #4615, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Mildred W. Pegram of Sanford, N.C., in June 1992.
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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John David Pegram of Sanford, N.C., was superintendent of the Johnson County Department of Public Welfare, coordinator for the Lee County Council on Aging, disability determination specialist with the North Carolina Department of Welfare, and coordinator for the North Carolina Council on Mental Retardation. He and his wife, Mildred W. Pegram, were active in the Methodist Church and in various service and social clubs.

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Chiefly personal files, 1950s-1970s, of John D. and Mildred W. Pegram. Correspondence, financial and legal materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and other items document the activities of both Pegrams with the Methodist Church and in service and social clubs. Their interests in gardening and home repair are also reflected. There is little relating to John Pegram's professional career. Also included are a few family letters, 1880s-1910s, and family photographs, circa 1900s-1930s.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Roslyn Holdzkom, June 1992

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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