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Marshall Turner Spears, a white lawyer who practiced in Durham, was born in 1889. He joined Duke's Law faculty in 1927 and served on it until 1936. Spears served as a superior court judge in Durham from 1935 to 1938. This collection consists of three lease agreements drafted by Spears between the Washington Duke Operating Company and Pritchard-Bright & Company, as well as three group photographs featuring Spears.

Collection consists of three lease agreements drafted by Spears between the Washington Duke Operating Company and Pritchard-Bright & Company, as well as three group photographs featuring Spears. The UNC fraternity photograph also includes two Black men.

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Attorney in Durham, N.C. His wife and son were also prominent N.C. lawyers. The R. O. Everett Papers span the years 1913-1971. Collection includes Everett's extensive diaries, 1915-1971, chronicling Everett's professional career, his interests, his family's careers, and social, civic and historical aspects of life in Durham, N.C. The collection also contains a small amount of correspondence, clippings, lecture notes, printed material, pictures, and other papers. In addition, transcripts for all the diaries in the collection have been converted to electronic documents that have been transferred to the Special Collections file server.

The R. O. Everett Papers span the years 1913-1971, centered around Everett's extensive diaries, 1915-1971, chronicling in detail Everett's professional career beginning in Durham N.C., his interests, his family's careers, and social, civic and historical aspects of life in Durham, N.C. Of particular interest are his discussions of legal cases and local politics. The collection also contains a small amount of correspondence, clippings, lecture notes, printed material, pictures, and other papers. Transcripts for all the diaries in the collection have been converted to electronic documents that have been transferred to the librar file server. Please contact Research Services for access to these files before coming to use the collection.