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Collection Number: 03363-z

Collection Title: E. D. Witherspoon Scrapbooks, 1860-1950.

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


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 3 items
Abstract E. D. (Eugene Daniel) Witherspoon (born 1902) was a minister at the First Presbyterian Church, Belmont, N.C. The collection includes miscellaneous scrapbooks from the family of the Reverend E. D. Witherspoon, compiled in Hillsborough, N.C., and Goldsboro, N.C. One volume contains clippings, chiefly 1860, on agricultural, historical, international, religious, and scientific affairs. A second volume contains clippings of poems, essays, and stories, 1880s, and school essays, 1873, by Lizzie Witherspoon of Hillsborough. The third volume, compiled by Mrs. Walter S. Witherspoon, contains clippings of articles, stories about home, family, and nature, and sermons, 1880s and 1930-1950.
Creator Witherspoon, E. D. (Eugene Daniel), 1902-
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 E. D. Witherspoon Scrapbooks, #3363-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Reverend E. D. Witherspoon, of First Presbyterian Church, Belmont, N.C., 1958.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
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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Eugene D. Witherspoon (b. 1902) was a minister at the First Presbyterian Church, Belmont, N.C.

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The collection includes miscellaneous scrapbooks from the family of Eugene D. Witherspoon, compiled in Hillsborough and Goldsboro, N.C. One volume contains clippings, chiefly 1860, on agricultural, historical, international, religious, and scientific affairs. A second volume, probably compiled by Sue K. Witherspoon, contains clippings of poems, essays, and stories, 1880s, and school essays, 1873, by Lizzie Witherspoon of Hillsborough. The third volume, compiled by Mrs. Walter S. Witherspoon, contains clippings of articles, stories about home, family, and nature, and sermons, 1880s and 1930-1950.

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Contents list

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Oversize volumes (SV-3363/1-3).

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 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.

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