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Collection Number: 04188

Collection Title: Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, 1943-1945; 1955-1965.

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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 6,000 items
Abstract Thomas Clarence Stone represented Rockingham County in the North Carolina House of Representatives, 1935-1947, and Rockingham and Caswell counties in the North Carolina Senate, 1955, 1961, and 1963, and served as president of the Senate in 1963. The collection includes the legislative files of Stone, 1943-1965, consisting of correspondence with constituents, speeches, bills, budgets, reports, and other materials.
Creator Stone, Thomas Clarence.
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 Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, #4188, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Charles S. Stone of Stonesville, N.C., July 1979.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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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Thomas Clarence Stone represented Rockingham County in the North Carolina House of Representatives, 1935-1947, and Rockingham and Caswell counties in the North Carolina Senate, 1955, 1961, and 1963, and served as president of the Senate in 1963.

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The collection includes legislative files of Thomas Clarence Stone, consisting of correspondence with constituents, speeches, bills, budgets, reports, and other materials.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #04188, Series: "Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, 1943-1945; 1955-1965." Folder 1a

Box 1

Papers, 1961, 1963 #04188, Series: "Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, 1943-1945; 1955-1965." Box 1

Incoming and copies of outgoing correspondence, speeches, bills, and other legislative papers, 1963, arranged alphabetically by subject or writer. Also a notebook of bills presented to the Senate, 1961.

Box 2

Letterfile boxes, 1943-1945 #04188, Series: "Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, 1943-1945; 1955-1965." Box 2

Include correspondence with constituents, arranged alphabetically by writer. Also bills, reports, and other items submitted to the legislature.

Box 3

Legislative files, 1963 #04188, Series: "Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, 1943-1945; 1955-1965." Box 3

Box 4

Scattered legislative files, 1955, 1961,1965 #04188, Series: "Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, 1943-1945; 1955-1965." Box 4

Mainly correspondence, also newspapers.

Box 5

Notebook and letterfile boxes, 1955 and 1961 #04188, Series: "Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, 1943-1945; 1955-1965." Box 5

Includes a notebook of bills introduced in the House of Representatives,1961; two letterfile boxes with incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1955 and 1961; and copies of bills, budgets, and other legislative material.

Box 6

Papers, 1963-1965 #04188, Series: "Thomas Clarence Stone Papers, 1943-1945; 1955-1965." Box 6

Includes correspondence, speeches, and other materials, 1963-1965. Also includes files, 1955-1959, of incoming and outgoing correspondence and other legislative materials.

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Processing Information

Processing note: Original arrangement of material has been retained.

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, December 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.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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