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Collection Number: 03729

Collection Title: Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965.

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This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 800 items)
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and notes of Malcolm Harrison Ross and, after his death, of his wife, related to his "The Cape Fear" (Rivers of America Series, 1965), including a manuscript of the book, and to related research projects, especially concerning Scottish immigrants to North Carolina. Correspondents include Jean Crawford, Paul Green, Inglis Fletcher, William S. Powell, Camille (Mrs. Malcolm) Ross, Lawrence Sprunt, Archibald Donald McDonald Strange, and Roy Wilder Junior
Creator Ross, Malcolm, 1895-1965.
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 Malcolm Ross Papers, #3729, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift 1966
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 collection correspondence and notes of Malcolm Harrison Ross and, after his death, of his wife, related to his "The Cape Fear" (Rivers of America Series, 1965), including a manuscript of the book, and to related research projects, especially concerning Scottish immigrants to North Carolina. Correspondents include Jean Crawford, Paul Green, Inglis Fletcher, William S. Powell, Camille (Mrs. Malcolm) Ross, Lawrence Sprunt, Archibald Donald McDonald Strange, and Roy Wilder Junior

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Contents list

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About 800 items.
Folder 1

October 1961-July 1962 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 1

Folder 2

August-November 1962 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 2

Folder 3

December 1962-August 1963 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 3

Folder 4

October 1963-November 1964 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 4

Folder 5

December 1964-March 1965 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 5

Folder 6

April-June 1965 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 6

Folder 7

July-December 1965 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 7

Folder 8

Undated #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 8

Folder 9

Fragments #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 9

Folder 10

Map for "The Cape Fear" #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 10

Other writings and information #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 10

Folder 11

Appalachia-related notes #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 11

Some correspondence #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 11

Folder 12-13

Folder 12

Folder 13

General notes #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 12-13

Folder 14

Map of Cape Fear, 1965 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 14

Outlines #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 14

Folder 15

Bibliography and sections of Book III #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 15

Folder 16

Miscellaneous notes #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 16

Folder 17

Book II, pp. 214-280 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 17

Folder 18

Book II, pp. 287-350 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 18

Folder 19

Notes, pp. 1-68 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 19

Folder 20-21

Folder 20

Folder 21

Sections of Book III #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 20-21

Folder 22

Early version of "The Cape Fear" #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 22

Folder 23

"The Cape Fear," pp. 1-100 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 23

Folder 24

"The Cape Fear," pp. 101-177 #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 24

Folder 25

Sections of Book II #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 25

Folder 26

Sections of Book I and Book II #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 26

Folder 27

Old folders #03729, Series: "Malcolm Ross Papers, 1961-1965." Folder 27

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, May 2011

This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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