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Collection Number: 04308

Collection Title: George Brown Tindall Papers, 1970s-1990s

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Size About 20,000 items (43.5 linear feet)
Abstract George Brown Tindall, Kenan professor of history emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, taught United States history and the history of the American South since Reconstruction. The collection includes office files, drafts of books, research files, and other papers, 1970s-1990s. Also included are materials related to Tindall's activities with the Southern Historical Association.
Creator Tindall, George Brown.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
This collection is closed to research pending processing and donor review.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
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 George Brown Tindall Papers #4308, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Received from George Brown Tindall of Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1981 (Acc. 82050), 1986 (Acc. 86106), 1990 (Acc. 90080 and 90088), and 2002 (Acc. 99211).
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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George Brown Tindall, Kenan professor of history emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was born in Greenville, S.C., in 1921. He earned a bachelor's degree from Furman University in 1942, and a master's degree and Ph.D. in history from the University of North Carolina, 1948 and 1951. Tindall is the author of a number of works, including South Carolina Negroes, 1877-1900 (1952); The Emergence of the New South, 1913-1945 (1967); The Ethnic Southerners (1976); and W. W. Norton's American history textbook, America: A Narrative History (1984-2003).

Tindall joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina as an associate professor in 1958 and became a full professor in 1964. He was named Kenan professor in 1969 and became professor emeritus in 1990. Tindall taught United States history and the history of the American South since Reconstruction. His career with the University of North Carolina was preceded by teaching positions at East Kentucky State College, 1950-1951; the University of Mississippi, 1951-1952; the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, 1952-1953; and Louisiana State University, 1953-1958.

Tindall was a member of a number of scholarly organizations, including the American Historical Association; the Southern Historical Association, which he served as president in 1973; and the Historical Society of North Carolina.

Tindall married Carliss Blossom McGarrity in 1946; they had two children.

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The collectin includes office files, drafts of books, research files, and other papers, 1970s-1990s, of George Brown Tindall, historian and Kenan professor of history emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Also included are materials related to Tindall's activities with the Southern Historical Association.

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Contents list

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About 20,000 items.

Office files, drafts of books, research files, and other papers, 1970s-1990s, of George Brown Tindall, professor of American history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Also include are materials related to Tindall's activities with the Southern Historical Association.

Box 1-29

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Box 29

#04308, Series: "Papers, 1970s-1990s." Box 1-29

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