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James Leslie Woodress papers, 1941-1976

2.4 Linear Feet 1112 Items
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Professor of American literature at the University of California, Davis. The James Leslie Woodress Papers span the years from 1941 to 1976. The collection (2.4 linear feet) consists mainly of professional papers including correspondence with colleagues and literary figures, editors and publishers, copyright holders, libraries, and others regarding the production of a number of Woodress' published works on the history of American literature.
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James Leslie Woodress papers, 1941-1976 2.4 Linear Feet 1112 Items

Booth Tarkington Series, 1941-1956 and undated 1 box Box 1

Dissertations in American Literature Series, 1957-1969 and undated 2 folders Box 2

Peter Wood papers on the Nixon Library Controversy, 1981, 1985

0.5 Linear Feet approx. 450 Items
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Peter H. Wood is Professor Emeritus in the Dept. of History at Duke University. The collection consists of documentation related to the Nixon Library Controversy at Duke during 1981.
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Peter Wood papers on the Nixon Library Controversy, 1981, 1985 0.5 Linear Feet approx. 450 Items

Marquis Lafayette Wood records and papers, 1852 - 1984

2.5 Linear Feet 500 Items
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Marquis Lafayette Wood was a Methodist clergyman, missionary, and educator. He served as President of Trinity College (Randolph County, N.C.) from 1883 to 1884. The Marquis Lafayette Wood Records and Papers primarily consist of diaries, sermons and addresses, with a small amount of correspondence, minutes, account books, and writings. Modern materials, such as Wood family genealogies and biographies, were added to the collection as well. Major subjects of the collection include Trinity College during the mid 1880s and Wood's career as a minister in North Carolina and as a missionary in China during the early 1860s. Materials range in date from 1852-1984 (bulk 1855-1892). English.
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Marquis Lafayette Wood records and papers, 1852 - 1984 2.5 Linear Feet 500 Items

Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook, circa 1853-1857

0.7 Linear Feet 1 Items
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Woodhull was a United States Naval officer. Scrapbook of algae specimen, circa 1853-1857.
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H. C. Wood, Jr. letter, Philadelphia, undated

1 items
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ALS. Refers the addressee to Alfred Stille's and John Shaw Billings' writings on cholera.
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Office of the Chancellor: Barnes Woodhall Records, 1969-1971

5.5 Linear Feet
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Contains correspondence, addresses, reports, memoranda, clippings and printed material documenting Woodhall's role in the governance of the University. Topics include the student unrest of the period, such as the Allen Building takeover and Vietnam War protests, unionization of the Medical Center, the management of University-owned housing, as well as Duke Forest.
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Office of the Chancellor: Barnes Woodhall Records, 1969-1971 5.5 Linear Feet

Dudley Woodbridge letter, Groton, Mass., to Dudley Woodbridge, Norwich, Conn., 1770, Apr.

1 items
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ALS. Woodbridge writes to his son concerning a land controversy involving the dower of Mrs. Mumford.
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C.K. Woodbridge papers, 1917-1997 and undated

6.0 Linear Feet
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Advertising and business executive. President of Dictaphone Corporation (1922-1927, 1948-1960), based in New York. President of Associated Advertising Clubs of the World and International Advertising Association (precursor to American Advertising Federation). C.K. Woodbridge papers include correspondence, text and notes for speeches and writings, clippings, scrapbooks, black-and-white photographs, audio belt recordings and other printed materials. Topics addressed include the management, training and compensation of sales personnel; women in the advertising business; corporate management and public relations; internationalization of advertising and marketing and the role of professional organizations; and product development (importation of margarine from the Netherlands to the U.S. and Canada; popularization of dictating equipment in office spaces). Companies and organizations represented include Advertising Club of New York, American Machine and Metals (parent company of Trout Mining), Anton Jurgens Margarine Works (precursor of Unilever), Associated Advertising Clubs of the World, Dictaphone, Incorporated Sales Managers' Association (UK), International Advertising Association (later renamed Advertising Federation of America merged to become the present American Advertising Federation), Kelvinator, League of Advertising Women, Philadelphia Club of Advertising Women, Remington Rand, and Spencer Kellogg & Sons. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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C.K. Woodbridge papers, 1917-1997 and undated 6.0 Linear Feet

Womonwrites records, 1979-2014

3.0 Linear Feet 1875 Items
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Womonwrites is an annual conference of lesbian writers. Collection includes anthologies of writings by Womonwriters (conference attendees), conference chronological files, meeting notes, meeting evaluations, and membership lists. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Womonwrites records, 1979-2014 3.0 Linear Feet 1875 Items

Women Work! records, 1975-2009

17.1 Linear Feet
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Women Work! improved women's economic security through job training, education, lobbying policymakers, and partnering with other national organizations. It was originally known as the Displaced Homemakers Network, and operated from 1978 until 2009. Accession (2009-0163) (12,375 items; 16.5 lin. ft.; dated 1979-2009) includes board materials, training guides and reports, program materials, conference files, newsletters and publications, news clippings and photocopies, photographs, slides, electronic files and images, and videos. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Women Work! records, 1975-2009 17.1 Linear Feet

Women's Worship Circle records, 1992-2001

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Materials documenting the Women's Worship Circle activities including correspondence, invitations, programs, handouts, liturgies, member reflections, photographs, planning and meeting notes and agendas.
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Women's Worship Circle records, 1992-2001 .2 Linear Feet

Women's Theological Center records, 1977-2006

4.75 Linear Feet
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The Women's Theological Center, founded in 1981 and active through 2007, was a Boston-based organization that provided feminist theological and ministerial education for women. Collection consists of administrative records documenting the foundation and development of the WTC, as well as board meeting and other committee notes. Also included are grant applications and funding requests, publicity and programming materials (especially related to the Study/Action program), and writings and publications. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Women's Theological Center records, 1977-2006 4.75 Linear Feet

Women's Refugee Commission records, 1979-2020; 1979-ongoing, bulk 1989-2011

55.6 Linear Feet 0.92 Gigabytes 36,200 Items
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The Women's Refugee Commission was established in 1989 as part of the International Rescue Committee. It advocates for laws, policies, and programs to improve the lives and protect the rights of refugee and internally displaced women, children, and adolescents. Collection includes audiovisual materials (interviews, Voices of Courage luncheons, and footage and photographs from trips to refugee camps); field and research reports; children, education, and youth program materials; foundation files; former board and commission member files; Reproductive Health program materials and reports; Livelihoods program materials and reports; files from executive directors; subject files; board of directors files; and media binders for the Women's Refugee Commission. Countries represented include Cambodia, Afghanistan, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Thailand, Myanmar, Israel, Guatemala, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, Liberia, Kosovo, Iraq, Zambia, Tanzania, the United States, and others. Material predating the founding of the Commission primarily includes photographs from UNHCR and other organizations. Acquired as part of the Human Rights Archive.
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Women's Refugee Commission records, 1979-2020; 1979-ongoing, bulk 1989-2011 55.6 Linear Feet 0.92 Gigabytes 36,200 Items

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Chapel Hill Branch (N.C.) records, 1939-2005 and undated

8 Linear Feet 6000 Items
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Branch of an international peace advocacy organization founded in 1915; formerly known as the Chapel Hill Branch (N.C.). Contains meeting agendas and minutes, directories, conference reports, group organizing information, correspondence including some with Senators Jesse Helms,John Edwards and David Price, Peace and Freedom, the magazine of the WILPF, legislative bulletins, clippings, an oral history interview with founding member Charlotte Adams, song lyrics, newsletters, videos, photographs, and other material documenting their efforts. A few of the newsletters document the activities of the Triangle Branch of WILPF. The collection also includes information files on activism for nuclear arms control, nuclear disarmament, and bans on nuclear testing that continue to document WILPF's activities to promote world peace. Also includes correspondence among WILPF members; meeting agendas and minutes for both WILFP and the Orange County North Carolina Peace Coalition; national petitions against nuclear weapons; and issues of Peace and Freedom, and the branch's newsletter. The collection also includes comprises newsletters, clippings, committee minutes, fundraising files, publicity materials for WILPF events and other groups' events, and incoming and outgoing correspondence with politicians and groups similar to the WILPF. Also includes videocassette tapes, photographs, and scrapbooks and a journal compiled by Charlotte Adams and documenting earlier years of the organization (1938-1964). Some of the audiovisual materials have use copies, but others do not; please speak to a reference archivist before use. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Chapel Hill Branch (N.C.) records, 1939-2005 and undated 8 Linear Feet 6000 Items

Women's Health Project poster, undated

1 Linear Feet
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Collection comprises a poster that promotes the organization's "aims to make knowledge about women's bodies and health available to women," and to "develop policy about women's health with women." Important issues illustrated include affordable health care, stopping the spread of AIDS, and a woman's right to choose contraception. There is also contact information.
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Women's Health Project poster, undated 1 Linear Feet

Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc., Durham Chapter records, 1968-1998 and undated

20.7 Linear Feet 9000 Items
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Non-profit, inter-racial organization founded in Durham, N.C. in September 1968; Elna Spaulding was founder and first president. Collection comprises correspondence, by-laws, meeting agendas and minutes, budgets, articles of incorporation, as well as information about the organization's relationship to the Women In Action Foundation of Durham, N.C. Documents the organization's involvement in the Durham community on a variety of issues, including easing racial tensions; smoothing the way for court ordered school integration in 1970; providing for the recreational and cultural needs of disadvantaged youth; and establishing a clearinghouse to offer information and referral services to Durham citizens for a variety of social problems.
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Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc., Durham Chapter records, 1968-1998 and undated 20.7 Linear Feet 9000 Items

Bunyan S. Womble papers, 1900-1976

3.9 Linear Feet 1800 Items
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Bunyan S. Womble, graduate of Trinity College in 1904 and Trinity Law School in 1906, served actively on the Board of Trustees from 1915-1963, and then as an emeritus trustee until his death in 1976. The collection includes correspondence, reports, several newspaper clippings, memoranda, charts, and other materials. The bulk of these materials date from 1959-1963 and concern the governance and administration of the University.
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Bunyan S. Womble papers, 1900-1976 3.9 Linear Feet 1800 Items

Woman's Journal records, 1870-1917

1.0 Linear Feet (2 items)
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Woman's Journal was an American women's rights periodical published from 1870 to 1931. It was founded in 1870 in Boston, Massachusetts, by Lucy Stone and her husband Henry Browne Blackwell as a weekly newspaper. Collection comprises a journal recording the meeting minutes of the stockholders and directors of the Woman's Journal in Boston, 21 February 1870 through 1897, with accounts in different hands. Also includes a volume of share certificates for the proprietors of the Woman's Journal, with stubs filled out, a few of the signed certificates still present, and blanks, dated 1911-1917.
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Woman's Journal records, 1870-1917 1.0 Linear Feet (2 items)

Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences graded embroidery examination with stitch samples, 1919

0.1 Linear Feet (11 items)
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Collection comprises a four-page embroidery examination completed in ink by Mrs. Fred Kennedy in Norfolk, Nebraska, including 6 stitch samples. The exam did not provide the questions, and has been annotated by the person who graded it, who also attached four typed comments to the stitch samples. Includes original mailing envelope.
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Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences graded embroidery examination with stitch samples, 1919 0.1 Linear Feet (11 items)

Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of East Durham minute book and circular letters, 1894-1904 and undated

0.2 Linear Feet
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The Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of East Durham was a Quaker women's group based in Durham (Androscoggin Co.), Me. Collection comprises the East Durham unit's minute book that also features a membership list, along with four items sent as part of "circular letters" mailed from the national organization to each auxiliary.
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Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of East Durham minute book and circular letters, 1894-1904 and undated 0.2 Linear Feet

Woman's Christian Temperance Union collection, 1870s-1980s

15 Linear Feet (12 boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 oversize banner)
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The Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was founded in 1874 by women seeking to limit or prohibit alcohol sale and consumption in the United States. It rapidly grew to become a global organization, led by Frances Willard between 1879 and 1898. WCTU members advocated for women's suffrage, prohibition, and social reform. This collection contains a variety of WCTU materials from different regions, particularly chapters in Maine and California, and WCTU headquarters in Illinois. Items include manuscripts, printed materials, printed ephemera, photographs, and souvenirs spanning the late 19th through mid-20th century.
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Woman's Christian Temperance Union collection, 1870s-1980s 15 Linear Feet (12 boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 oversize banner)

Womankind Books records, 1977-1984 and undated

1.4 Linear Feet (128 items)
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Collection includes materials removed from two incomplete scrapbooks Carole Powell began. Materials cover 1977-1984 but are mostly undated and relate to the founding and opening of Womankind Books, and its associated distribution activities and concerts on behalf of Olivia records. Includes flyers, newspaper articles and clippings, bookmarks, newsletter articles, advertisements, a catalog, press releases and posters for concerts, along with eight glossy black-and-white photographs of the musicians. There are also materials relating to fund raising activities undertaken by the Womankind Support Project, including on behalf of the Womankind Health Center, including mock-ups, mailers, and flyers for benefits; fund raising solicitations; and announcements. There are several items related to Powell's support of the Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro campaign in 1984 and to Powell's campaign for Metropolitan County Council member at-large in 1983. There are also a few items related to Chicago's "Catch the Spirit" campaign in 1984. Includes personal greeting and other cards and messages for Powell, along with her business cards, as well as two 9.5 x 6.75-inch black-and-white photographs of the interior for Womankind Books.
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Womankind Books records, 1977-1984 and undated 1.4 Linear Feet (128 items)

Robert Wolf oral history transcripts, 1989-2001

1 Linear Feet
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Robert Wolf was a forester with the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of the Budget, and the Office of Investigations for the Comptroller General. He is credited with drafting the National Forest Management Act of 1976. Collection includes transcripts of over 50 interviews for the Bob Wolf oral history project. Subjects include the Aztec Land and Cattle Company, 1945; below-cost timber sales and Forest Service management goals, 1980s; termination of the Klamath Reservation, 1950s; the 1976 payment in lieu of taxes bill, HR 9719; the Multiple Use Act of 1960; the National Wilderness Preservation Act; grazing fees and the 1961 Vale, Oregon, grazing disupte; the Youth Conservation Corps, 1950-1964; the Forest Road and Trail Act of 1964; the 1974 Resource Planning Act; the National Forest Management Act of 1976; the timber industry; log exports; Oregon's "Sweet Swap" of private and federal lands; public land law; construction of the Lolo Pass Road, 1957; the 1959 controversy over the Kern Plateau in the Sequoia National Forest; timber sales and the Quinalt Indian Reservation; the federal government bail-out of the timber industry, 1982-1988; the change in the Siskiyou National Forest Boundary, 1950s; national forests; the Trade Act of 1962 and US timber interests; public land management, 1950s-1980s; and the impact of the Nixon and Carter administrations on the Forest Service. Also includes a biographical sketch and an index to the transcripts.
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Robert Wolf oral history transcripts, 1989-2001 1 Linear Feet

Interviewer: Claire Rhein Box 1, Item OH 227-1

Interviewer: Claire Rhein Box 1, Item OH 227-2

Frederick A. Wolf papers, 1917 - 1975

0.4 Linear Feet 100 Items
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Frederick A. Wolf (1885-1975) served as Professor of Botany at Duke University from 1927 until his retirement in 1954. His research focused on tobacco agriculture and pathology. The Frederick A. Wolf papers include research notebooks and photographs, a list of his publications, and reprints of Wolf's scholarly articles, all concerning his research in tobacco and leaf diseases and fungi. English.
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Frederick A. Wolf papers, 1917 - 1975 0.4 Linear Feet 100 Items

Leslie R. Wolfe papers, 1972-2014 and undated

37.5 Linear Feet
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During her career in women's public policy, Leslie R. Wolfe served as both the director of the Women's Educational Equity Act Program (WEEAP), and as the longtime director of the Center for Women Policy Studies. This collection documents her professional life and contains materials generated by her work with WEEAP, her speeches, women's health policy materials focusing on HIV/AIDS and human trafficking, and publications from the Center for Women Policy Studies.
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Leslie R. Wolfe papers, 1972-2014 and undated 37.5 Linear Feet

Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company sales and display materials, 1936-1948 and undated

0.2 Linear Feet
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The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company is a Chicago-based chewing gum company founded in 1891. Collection includes designs for chewing gum and candy display cases and fixtures; and interview with Philip K. Wrigley; photographs of point-of-sale, shop floor, checkout counter, and storefront window merchandise displays; speeches and instruction guides for sales personnel; and other materials. Photographs include displays across the United States. Retail businesses represented in the materials include G.C. Murphy, Kress, and McCrory's. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company sales and display materials, 1936-1948 and undated 0.2 Linear Feet

Display sketches and instructions, 1940s Box 1

Caspar Wistar papers, 1815-1839

2 items
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Papers include a receipt of payment for attendance by Wistar upon a Wm. Cohen, and an 1839 invitation card to a Wistar Party.
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Caspar Wistar papers, 1815-1839 2 items

Sir Clifton Wintringham letter, [York], 1793, Jan. 23

1 items
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ALS. Writes regarding the publication of the second volume of his work, Commentaries, with the firm of Cadell and Davies of London.
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Elizabeth Winspear metamorphosis book, 1799

0.1 Linear Feet
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Collection comprises a full-color, four-page manuscript metamorphosis book, with verses and pen-and-watercolor illustrations by Elizabeth Winspear, who was possibly a resident of New England. Each page features two flaps that fold out in stages to reveal new illustrations. Characters include Adam and Eve, along with a lion, griffin, and eagle, and themes include the attainment of wealth, and impact of sickness and death. Includes a clamshell box.
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Elizabeth Winspear metamorphosis book, 1799 0.1 Linear Feet

Winn family papers, 1780-1925, bulk 1780-1889

5 Linear Feet (9 boxes, 2,684 items, 27 vols.)
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Collection contains personal and business correspondence, papers, and volumes, mainly of John Winn (d. 1844), farmer, lawyer, and postmaster, and his son, Philip James Winn, physician and postmaster of Fluvanna Co., Va., and of the Winn (Wynn) family. The papers of the elder Winn relate to bounty claims of Revolutionary veterans, personal and business affairs, and include information about "Bremo," the plantation of Gen. John Hartwell Cocke. The papers of Philip James Winn relate to his education at the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Virginia, his career in medicine, the service of his brothers in the Confederate Army, and family activities, and include a description of the religious service of the Dunkards, records of the invention and patenting of a "new gate latch," and a letter of William H. Winn describing the battles of Bethel (1861) and Gettysburg (1863). More than half the collection consists of receipts and bills connected chiefly with John Winn's work in Revolutionary bounty lands and with Philip James Winn's invention. Twenty-seven volumes include post office accounts of John Winn and of his successor, Philip James Winn; a letter book concerning the "New Gate Latch"; accounts of the estate of Samuel Kidd; letter books; ledgers; medical notes; and records of births and deaths of slaves.
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Winn family papers, 1780-1925, bulk 1780-1889 5 Linear Feet (9 boxes, 2,684 items, 27 vols.)

George Winfield account book and notebook, 1859-1868

0.5 Linear Feet (2 volumes)
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George Winfield was a resident of New Market, Virginia. Collection includes two volumes--an account book and a notebook containing writings, memoranda, accounts, and time tracking for farmhands. The notebook also contains a two-page description of the "Shenandoah Bridge Affair", which involved Ashby's cavalry (Confederate) and Chew's battery (Confederate).
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George Winfield account book and notebook, 1859-1868 0.5 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

E. C. Wines letter and newspaper clippings, 1848-1872

0.1 Linear Feet (3 items)
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Enoch Cobb Wines was a prison reformer and served as corresponding secretary of the National Prison Association. Collection comprises a letter E. C. Wines wrote to G. F. Thayer (1848 January 24) regarding his thoughts on the superintendent of schools in Boston. Wines mentions Alexander Dallas Bache, who served as superintendent of schools in Philadelphia. Also includes two unrelated newspaper clippings regarding Wines' participation in prison reform congresses, with dates penciled in as 1871 and 1872.
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E. C. Wines letter and newspaper clippings, 1848-1872 0.1 Linear Feet (3 items)

G. B. Windship letter, 1850 October 30

0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)
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George Barker Windship was a physician and weight lifter; he was believed to have been the strongest man in the world of his weight. Collection contains a letter written by G. B. Windship to C. C. Shackford (1850 October 30) regarding his lecture schedule. As an addendum, the letter also includes copy for tickets to or a broadside for his lecture, including the text "At the close of the lecture the Dr. will give several wonderful illustrations of his immense Physical Power...."
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G. B. Windship letter, 1850 October 30 0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)

Letter Folder 1

Robert R. Wilson papers, 1921 - 1975

7.5 Linear Feet 5000 Items
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Robert Renbert Wilson served as a professor of political science at Duke University from 1925 to 1975. He also acted as chair of the Dept. of Political Science (1934-1948), Director of Graduate Studies (1937-1947, 1949-1966), lecturer in the Law School (1948-1966), and chair of the Commonwealth Studies Center (1959-1966) at Duke University, and as an adviser on commercial treaties to the U.S. State Department. The Robert R. Wilson Papers primarily consist of correspondence, but the collection also contains writings, teaching materials, subject files, and photographs. Major subjects include American politics and government, treaties, international law, political theory, and the American Journal of International Law. English.
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Robert R. Wilson papers, 1921 - 1975 7.5 Linear Feet 5000 Items

M. F. Wilson diary, 1903 September 21-1904 September 20

1.0 Volumes (196 pages)
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M. F. Wilson was a midshipman in the gunroom of the HMS Leviathan, a Royal navy cruiser based in the China Station in 1903. Diary of life aboard a British war ship, maintained by M. F. Wilson over one year, including entries related to target practice and other drills, preparation of torpedos, coaling, mooring and unmooring, movements of sailors among the Royal Navy's ships, watches and duties, cleaning and painting, preparations for inspection, and the coming and going of other countries' vessels. He also records activities during free time, including playing football, hockey, rugby, cricket and taking part in boxing matches and hunting parties. Wilson outlines his shore leave excursions to Mato, China; Tokyo; Shanghai; and the Ming Tombs, where he attended dinners and the theater, bathed and swam, or held picnics and hiked. There are descriptions of hotels, bath houses, tea rooms and stores. In an entry for December 12, Wilson notes the purchase of his photographic gear, and in February he announces that war has been declared between Japan and Russia, the progress of which he follows in subsequent entries. Major ports mentioned include Nagasaki, Weihaiwei, China; Hong Kong, Yokohama, Woosung, and Nankin.
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M. F. Wilson diary, 1903 September 21-1904 September 20 1.0 Volumes (196 pages)

Diary

Gilbert Brown Wilson musical drama "The White Whale," and gallery program, 1949 and undated

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Trained as muralist, b. in Terre Haute, Ind. in 1907, d. 1991. From 1940s-1960s worked in various media to interpret Moby Dick visually. Collection comprises undated, typeset copies of the synopsis (12 pgs.) for the musical drama "The White Whale," based on Melville's novel; notes on the set and costumes (3 pgs.) for the musical, and two versions of one page of dialog for the musical itself. Also includes a 1949 program for Wilson's gallery exhibit of 100 color drawings based on the novel, entitled "Moby Dick." There is no indication whether the musical was produced.
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Gilbert Brown Wilson musical drama "The White Whale," and gallery program, 1949 and undated 0.1 Linear Feet

Eula Wake Wilson Photograph collection, 1984-1989

0.2 Linear Feet 50 Items
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Eula Wake was a 1929 graduate of the Woman's College of Duke University. Collection contains photographic prints taken at Class of 1929 reunions in 1984, 1986-87, and 1989.
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Eula Wake Wilson Photograph collection, 1984-1989 0.2 Linear Feet 50 Items

Sir Erasmus Wilson letters, to Leigh Hunt, 1847

2 items
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2 ALS. Pertains to the exchange of copies of a book by Wilson. Wilson asks for Hunt's marked copy and offers a fresh copy.
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Sir Erasmus Wilson letters, to Leigh Hunt, 1847 2 items

Delouis Wilson papers, circa 1890s-1940, 1967-2015

21 Linear Feet (33 boxes; 1 pamphlet binder)
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Delouis Wilson is an African American artist, and jewelry designer, and art collector, based in Durham, North Carolina. The papers comprise her journals (1977-2008); calendars; sketchbooks, art school notebooks, and loose pieces of mixed media artwork. The journals, currently closed to use, document in detail her personal life, travels in the U.S. and abroad, including time spent in Tunisia in the Peace Corps, life in Durham, N.C., and employment as a jewelry designer. The collection also includes 30 large photographic studio portraits of African Americans, almost all hand-tinted crayon enlargements, dating from about 1890 to 1945 and collected by Wilson chiefly in the Southern U.S. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts, the Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, and the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture at Duke University.
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Delouis Wilson papers, circa 1890s-1940, 1967-2015 21 Linear Feet (33 boxes; 1 pamphlet binder)

Col. David S. Wilson family papers, 1847-1909

2.5 Linear Feet
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Col. David S. Wilson (1825-1881), originally from Ohio, was a lawyer and editor in Dubuque, Iowa. He served with the Sixth Cavalry of Iowa from 1862-1864 and also practiced law in San Francisco and Washington, D.C., during the 1860s and 1870s. He was appointed circuit judge and district judge in Dubuque and served until 1878. He and his wife, Henrietta, had four children: Henry, Gertrude, John, and David. The family's papers consists largely of personal correspondence between D.S. and Henrietta, as well as a significant amount of correspondence between the couple and their children. Also included in the collection are a selection of D.S. Wilson's legal and political materials, such as a diary from his 1860 term in the Iowa General Assembly, miscellaneous court case briefings, and some materials from his work as an attorney for the New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company.
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Col. David S. Wilson family papers, 1847-1909 2.5 Linear Feet

Patricia Rowe Willrich papers, 1949-1996

2.25 Linear Feet 750 Items
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The Patricia Rowe Willrich Papers, 1948-1996, are comprised of published and unpublished autobiographical writings; essays and lectures on contemporary American authors; correspondence with contemporary American authors; and miscellaneous other papers related to 20th century American literature. The writers featured in the correspondence include Maxine Hong Kingston, Larry McMurtry, John McPhee, Reynolds Price, Wallace Stegner, Peter Taylor, and Anne Tyler. The most extensive correspondence is with Anne Tyler and is arranged in the Anne Tyler Papers Series.

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Patricia Rowe Willrich papers, 1949-1996 2.25 Linear Feet 750 Items

Westel Woodbury Willoughby letter, [Fairfield, New York], undated

1 items
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ALS. Letter of recommendation for Doctor Forester Dexter.
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William H. Willis Travel Slide collection, 1950s-1970s

3 Linear Feet 6000 Items
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William H. Willis was Professor and Chair of the Department of Classics at Duke University. Collection contains approximately 6000 travel slides from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East dating 1950s-1970s.
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William H. Willis Travel Slide collection, 1950s-1970s 3 Linear Feet 6000 Items

Bailey Willis papers, 1882-1896

1.5 Linear Feet 256 Items
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U.S. Geological Survey geologist. Collection consists mainly of letters Willis wrote to his wife but also includes letters to him and between other family members. They frequently wrote to one another in code; a key to the code is with the collection. His letters pertain to the Geological Survery as well as family, travels, the Appalachians and other prominent geologists such as Raphael Pumpelly. A few sketches are also included.
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Bailey Willis papers, 1882-1896 1.5 Linear Feet 256 Items

Cornelia Ann Ludlow notebooks, 1796-1803

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Cornelia Ann Ludlow Willink (1788-1866) used these notebooks as a young girl in New York studying penmanship, mathematics, and geography. The math workbook (dated 1796) is hardback bound, with arithmetic lessons on numeration, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and measurements. The five copybooks (dated approximately 1800-1802) are bound in marbled paper, with school assignments and lessons on penmanship, geography and history about the United States and Canada, repeatedly copied sentences about manners, morals, and character, and other assorted assignments. Collection assembled by Lisa Unger Baskin, and was acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Cornelia Ann Ludlow notebooks, 1796-1803 0.5 Linear Feet

William Volker Fund records, 1953-1961

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The William Volker Fund was as a charitable foundation that promoted free-market and liberatarian economics. This collection documents the activities of the organization through their publications, administrative files, and files on the National Book Foundation. It forms part of the Economists' Papers Archive.
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William Volker Fund records, 1953-1961 1.8 Linear Feet (Three boxes.)

William J. and Leslie Sands Williams Papers, 1930s-1990s

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Dr. William J. Williams and his wife, Irene Leslie Sands Williams, a nurse, were Southern Baptist medical missionaries stationed at Ogbomosho Baptist Hospital, Nigeria from 1944 through 1984. The couple also worked in Gaza and Kurdistan, and were active in several Baptist churches in the United States. This collection contains their diaries, photographs, correspondence, and other items documenting their work and family life as Christians, medical personnel, and educators.
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William J. and Leslie Sands Williams Papers, 1930s-1990s 10 Linear Feet

Stanley Thomas Williams papers, 1921-1955

1.5 Linear Feet 66 Items
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Williams was a Professor of English at Yale University. The collection includes lecture notes, reprints, manuscripts and drafts.
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Stanley Thomas Williams papers, 1921-1955 1.5 Linear Feet 66 Items

Lectures Box 1

Sarah R. L. Williams letter, 1889 April 19

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Collection contains a letter from Sarah R. L. Williams (1889 April 19) to Frank D. Andrews, regarding his requests for autograph letters. She mentions her "constitutional dread of bringing up the diverse memories which are inseparable from the handling of files of old letters." With envelope.
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Sarah R. L. Williams letter, 1889 April 19 0.1 Linear Feet (2 items)

Letter Folder 1

Kenny J. Williams papers, 1971-1995

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Kenny Williams was a professor of English at Duke University. Her collection includes memorabilia, correspondence, department memoranda and manuscripts.
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Kenny J. Williams papers, 1971-1995 3 Linear Feet 2, 000 Items