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Johann Georg Zimmermann letter, Hannover, 1784, June 27

1 items
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ALS. Describes the case history of Prince Frederick of England, who suffered from attacks of intermittent fever and convulsive asthma.
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John Zeigler papers, 1927-2013 (bulk 1942-1946)

2.2 Linear Feet 1010 Items
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Poet and book store owner in Charleston, SC. Collection predominantly contains World War II-era correspondence between lovers/partners John Zeigler and Edwin Peacock and their close friend George Scheirer, along with Zeigler's correspondence with his family. After the war, Zeigler and Peacock co-founded of a bookstore in Charleston, S.C., while Scheirer lived most of his adult life in Washington, DC. Recipients of Zeigler's correspondence and names mentioned in letters throughout the collection include family members of all three men, as well as friends, including Carson McCullers. Other materials include some documentation of Scheirer's work as a bookbinder; selected copies of Zeigler's writing and publications; photographs of all three individuals; and official military documents relating to Zeigler's and Peacock's service during WWII.
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John Zeigler papers, 1927-2013 (bulk 1942-1946) 2.2 Linear Feet 1010 Items

Zanol Products Company sales and marketing materials, 1924-1931

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Zanol Products Company was a direct-to-consumer firm selling a wide range of products through a network of sales agents. Its headquarters were in Cincinnati, Ohio. Collection consists of catalogs, brochures, direct mail solicitations and newsletters that advertise Zanol's product line as well as career opportunities as a sales agent for Zanol products. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Zanol Products Company sales and marketing materials, 1924-1931 1.0 Linear Feet

Edward Raymond Zane letters and petition, 1960

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Several hundred letters and petitions, dated February-March 1960, from citizens of Greensboro, N.C. to Chairman Edward Raymond Zane and other members of the Advisory Committee on Community Relations, expressing support for or opposition to integrated seating at the Woolworth and Kress lunch counters in the wake of the Greensboro sit-in demonstrations of early February 1960.
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Edward Raymond Zane letters and petition, 1960 0.5 Linear Feet

Correspondence: Segregation, 1960 February - March Box 1, Folder 1

Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) at Duke University records, circa 1923-1985

7.2 Linear Feet 6,000 Items
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A chapter of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) was established at Trinity College (Durham, N.C.) in 1917. In 1925, a new constitution was drafted and the chapter became the YWCA at Duke University. The records of the Duke University YWCA span the years 1923 to 1985, with the bulk dating between 1930 and 1970, and include reports, printed matter, correspondence, sermons, clippings, and financial records.
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Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) at Duke University records, circa 1923-1985 7.2 Linear Feet 6,000 Items

Kristen R. Yount collection on socialist feminism, 1973-1975 and undated

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Kristen R. Yount is associate professor of sociology, coordinator of the Sustainable Future Program at Northern Kentucky University. Collection comprises material Yount gathered from socialist-feminist organizations across the United States, most likely in association with the national socialist-feminist conference for organizers held at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in July 1975.
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Kristen R. Yount collection on socialist feminism, 1973-1975 and undated 1 Linear Feet

Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Durham, NC records, 1894-1992

110 Linear Feet
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The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Durham was founded in 1920 and served the larger Durham community from the 1920s until the 1970s. The Harriet Tubman branch of the Durham YWCA served the African-American community in particular and, through collaboration with the Central branch, fostered integration in a racically segregated Durham. In the 1970s, the YWCA became the home of the Durham Women's Health Co-op and the Durham Rape Crisis Center, which operated out of the YWCA Women's Center. These organizations were central to reform movements throughout Durham, from women's health and childcare to fair wages and civil rights. The YWCA of Durham records reflect both the administrative history of the YWCA, as well as the programs, projects, social events, and community outreach that formed the backbone of the organization. For example, a series of scrapbooks, put together by Y Teen groups, program participants, and residents of the YWCA's boarding houses captures the strength of the YWCA community. The broader impact of the YWCA is evident in their range of programming, especially the clubs they hosted, from PMS and Single Mothers groups to a "Matrons Club." The YWCA's impact is also reflected in administrative and financial materials that tell the story of the Y's work to serve the people of Durham that needed a safe place to build community for themselves and their families.
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Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Durham, NC records, 1894-1992 110 Linear Feet

Executive Office Files, 1926-1983 5 boxes Box 1-5

Past President's Files, 1984-1988 1 boxes Box 6

William Young notebook of seventy-seven sermons, 1835-1848

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Rev. William Young, was an itinerant Methodist preacher. Collection of 77 manuscript sermons (246 pages) that were written and used by the Reverend William Young, delivered at irregular intervals between December 1835 and January 1848.
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William Young notebook of seventy-seven sermons, 1835-1848 0.4 Linear Feet (1 item)

Notebook Box 1

Isaac Jones Young Films, 1933-1940

14 items (8mm film reels) 1.5 Linear Feet 122 Gigabytes (MKV (FFV1) digital preservation files)
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Fourteen 8mm motion picture films created or collected by Isaac Jones Young, III, of Henderson, North Carolina, primarily documenting his time spent in China in the late 1930s.
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Isaac Jones Young Films, 1933-1940 14 items (8mm film reels) 1.5 Linear Feet 122 Gigabytes (MKV (FFV1) digital preservation files)

untitled, circa 1937 Box 1, Film-reel RL11795-F8-0003, Digital-materials RL11795-SET-0001; RL11795-F8-0003.mp4

Ian Young correspondence on The Male Muse, 1969-1974

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Ian Young is an English-Canadian poet, editor, and literary critic who edited The Male Muse , an anthology of gay poetry. Collection consists of letters to Young from prospective contributors to the anthology. The letters discuss poems for inclusion, publication rights, gay literature and erotic poetry, and life as gay male poets. Also included in the collection is a published copy of The Male Muse .
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Ian Young correspondence on The Male Muse, 1969-1974 0.4 Linear Feet

Coletta Youngers papers, 1977-2004 and undated

21 Linear Feet
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Human rights researcher and policy advocate at the Washington Office on Latin America. The Coletta Youngers Papers span the dates 1977-2004, and consist of reports and scholarly research, clippings, correspondence, and government documents related to socio-political conditions and human rights issues in Perú, gathered by Youngers while living in Peru during the 1980s and researching her 2003 book on political violence in Perú.
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Coletta Youngers papers, 1977-2004 and undated 21 Linear Feet

Human Rights Reports, 1978-2002 and undated Box 1, Box 2, Box 3, Box 4, Box 35

Research Files, 1983-2002 and undated Box 4, Box 5, Box 6, Box 7, Box 31

John G. Younger papers, 1976-2001

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John G. Younger graduated from Stanford University in 1967 with a B. A. in History with Honors. At the University of Cincinnati, he earned an M. A. in Classics in 1969 and a Ph.D. in Classics in 1973. From 1973-1974, Dr. Younger taught at the Campion School in Athens Greece. From 1974-2002, he taught at Duke University, first as Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, then as Associate Professor and then Professor of Classical Archaeology. In 2002, Dr. Younger left Duke to teach at the University of Kansas as Professor in Classics and Humanities and Western Civilization. The collection contains records and papers concerning the FOCUS program, archaeology courses, gay activism and campus diversity issues. The materials include minutes and reports of the president's and other committees, correspondence, email, printed matter, financial records, photographs and drawings, archaeological reports and student course and term papers. The material ranges in date from 1976-2001.
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John G. Younger papers, 1976-2001 1.5 Linear Feet

David X. Young films, 1955-2007

12.5 Linear Feet (Seven boxes of film reels, one box of video- and audio-cassettes, and one box of CDs and DVDs.)
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Collection consists of 8mm and 16mm films, videocassettes, compact discs, and audiocassettes, deriving from artist David X. Young's work in New York City, Cape Cod, and Haiti. His New York work includes films of W. Eugene Smith working in his loft studio in 1971, as well as experimental films dating from the 1950s to the 1980s. Homemade audiocassette mix tapes document Young's interest in jazz as well as his piano playing. Videocassettes consist of reference copies of several films and television programs on W. Eugene Smith. This collection is part of the Archive of Documentary Arts. Original recordings are closed to research access pending reformatting.
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David X. Young films, 1955-2007 12.5 Linear Feet (Seven boxes of film reels, one box of video- and audio-cassettes, and one box of CDs and DVDs.)

Carrie F. Young papers, 1872-1894 and undated

1.6 Linear Feet (21 items)
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Carrie F. Young was one of the first advocates of women's suffrage in California, and was an activist for other political causes. Young eventually became a physician, the first woman to receive a medical diploma in California, from the Oakland College of Medicine in 1884. Collection includes miscellaneous written materials; flyers, handbills, and broadsides; and copies of serials.
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Carrie F. Young papers, 1872-1894 and undated 1.6 Linear Feet (21 items)

Brantley York records and papers, 1838 - 1966

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Brantley York was an educator, author, and Methodist clergyman in North Carolina. He organized Union Institute Academy at Brown's Schoolhouse in Randolph Co., N.C. in 1839, which would evolve into Normal College, Trinity College, and later Duke University. York also wrote an English grammar, as well as several other instructional textbooks. The Brantley York Records and Papers contain correspondence, a grade book, certificates, manuscripts, and published works. Modern materials were added to the collection; these include York family genealogical information, as well as clippings about York and his activities. Major subjects include the early history of Union Institute, Normal College, Trinity College and Duke University; education in North Carolina in the 19th century; and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. English.
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Brantley York records and papers, 1838 - 1966 0.3 Linear Feet

Beth York papers, 1968-2022

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Musician and academic music therapist. Collection includes manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs from York's music career, with materials from her participation at the 1986 International Music Festival; press kits with photographs and reviews of her music; contracts and agreements from Ladyslipper Inc.; and materials relating to her album Transformations, released in 1985. Also includes materials documenting academic career including research, teaching, publishing, and grant administration.
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Beth York papers, 1968-2022 6.5 Linear Feet

Roderico Yool Díaz papers, 2012-2015

69.6 Gigabytes (Approximately 1,150 files.)
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Roderico Yool Díaz is a photojournalist born in Guatemala. The Roderico Yool Díaz papers include materials documenting the trial for genocide and crimes against humanity of the former dictator (1982-1983) of Guatemala General Efraín Ríos Montt between 2012 and 2015. Acquired as part of the Human Rights Archive and the Archive of Documentary Arts.
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Roderico Yool Díaz papers, 2012-2015 69.6 Gigabytes (Approximately 1,150 files.)

Materiales de audio (Audio materials), 2012-2013 3 Gigabytes (20 files) Digital-materials RL13063-SET-0001, Folder 1, Disk RL13063-USB-0001

J. Russell Yoder postcard collection, approximately 1900-1982 and undated

19 Linear Feet circa 24,500 Items
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International collection of picture postcards (6500 items, ca. 1900-1982), almost all of which date from 1920 or earlier. Arranged by country and filed in 28 albums. Almost all European countries are represented, and there are many rare postcards from Russia. (96-0135) (7 lf)

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J. Russell Yoder postcard collection, approximately 1900-1982 and undated 19 Linear Feet circa 24,500 Items

Young Men's--Young Women's Christian Association at Duke University records, 1968-1979

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The Young Men's-Young Women's Christian Association was created in 1969, an apparent merger of the men's and women's Y's elements. The YM-YWCA was a student religious organization operating within the Religious Activities Department and overseen by an advisory board and advised by the Associate Directors of Religious Activities. The collection contains material pertaining to the activities and organization of the YM-YWCA including annual reports, flyers, handbooks, directories, and materials documenting the joint efforts of the YMCA and YWCA around the same period. The dates in the collection range from circa 1968-1979.
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Young Men's--Young Women's Christian Association at Duke University records, 1968-1979 3 Linear Feet

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) at Duke University records, 1920-1969

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The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) at Duke University was established at then Trinity College in 1887-1888. In its early years, it functioned primarily as a sort of Bible class. Although it never abandoned its emphasis on Christianity, in its later years the YMCA dedicated itself more to campus and social service projects than Bible study. These records were produced by the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) at Duke Universityin the course of their activities as a student religious organization. Materials are present from 1920 to 1969; however, the bulk of the material is from the late 1930s to the early 1960s and consists mainly of annual reports. The majority of the remaining material consists of reports from other student religious organizations. Physical types of materials present include reports, pamphlets, correspondence, minutes, student publications, programs, flyers, and officer lists. There is one artifact, a gavel that is engraved with presidents' initials and years of service, 1945-1955.
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Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) at Duke University records, 1920-1969 0.75 Linear Feet

Lisa Unger Baskin collection of materials about Anzia Yezierska, 1987-1988, 1987-1988

0.5 Linear Feet (Guide to the Lisa Unger Baskin collection of materials about Anzia Yezierska, 1987-1988)
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Anzia Yezierska (1880-1970) was a Polish-American author. Collection consists of materials collected by Lisa Unger Baskin about the publication of "Anzia Yezierska: A Writer's Life," a biography by Yezierska's daughter, Louise Levitas Henriksen, published in 1988. Materials include drafts of a New York Times book review by Helen Yglesias. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Lisa Unger Baskin collection of materials about Anzia Yezierska, 1987-1988, 1987-1988 0.5 Linear Feet (Guide to the Lisa Unger Baskin collection of materials about Anzia Yezierska, 1987-1988)

Helen Yglesias collection on Isabel Bishop, approximately 1988

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Helen Yglesias (1915-2008) was an American novelist. Collection comprises photocopies of research material, along with an edited and final manuscript related to Yglesias' book, ISABEL BISHOP.
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Helen Yglesias collection on Isabel Bishop, approximately 1988 0.2 Linear Feet

G. D. Yeats document, 1817, Sept. 3.

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Autograph document, signed. A prescription.
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Jean Yeager papers, 1959-2012

15 Linear Feet 7,000 Items
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Advertising copy writer and artist who managed his own agency, Jean W. Yeager, Inc. based in Dallas, Tex. Later taught at several Waldorf Method institutions; director of the Anthroposophical Society in America. Collection spans the years 1959-2012 and includes correspondence, direct marketing printed materials, print advertisements and recordings of radio and television broadcast commercials and public service messages that document Yeager's career producing advertising primarily for companies based in Texas. Examples of Yeager's original art are also included. Formats include audio- and videocassettes, audio reels and 16mm films. Companies represented include 7-Eleven, Coca-Cola, Frito-Lay, Radio Shack, Republic Health Corporation, Schenley, Southland Corporation, and Sterling Optical. The collection also touches on Yeager's involvement with the Anthroposophical Society and related enterprises, including Waldorf Method schools such as the Kimberton Waldorf School in Detroit. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Jean Yeager papers, 1959-2012 15 Linear Feet 7,000 Items

Francis Cope Yarnall papers, 1853-1861

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Yarnall's bound manuscript volume entitled "Letters on Slavery," dated 1885, discussing slavery in the American South.
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Francis Cope Yarnall papers, 1853-1861 0.1 Linear Feet

Allen Building Takeover Oral History collection, 1985

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On February 13, 1969, Duke University students in the Afro-American Society occupied the the main administration building to bring attention to the needs of black students. These needs included an African American studies department, a black student union, and increased enrollment and financial support for black students. This and subsequent events became known as the Allen Building Takeover. The Allen Building Takeover Oral History Collection includes oral histories conducted by Duke student Don Yannella in 1985 leading to his thesis Race Relations at Duke University and the Allen Building Takeover. The collection includes the original interview tapes, transcripts of the some of the interviews, and use copies of several of the original recordings.
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Allen Building Takeover Oral History collection, 1985 1.5 Linear Feet

Walter Wyman letter, Washington, D.C., to the Secretary of the Cosmos Club, 1909, Nov. 6

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TLS. Asks that the use of the club be extended to J.W. Babcock of Columbia, South Carolina.
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George Wyman photograph album, 1943-1944

0.2 Linear Feet 1 Volume
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George Wyman was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army. Volume contains about 430 photographs, relating to Wyman's service in the U.S. Army during World War II, Southern towns and camps in which he was stationed, especially Camp Blanding, Florida, and personal and family life.
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George Wyman photograph album, 1943-1944 0.2 Linear Feet 1 Volume

Charles Cecil Wyche papers, 1902-1963 and undated

13 Linear Feet
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Lawyer and U.S. District Judge, of Spartanburg, S.C. Personal, political, and professional letters and papers relating to Wyche's personal life, his early legal practice, social life and customs in South Carolina, local politics in South Carolina, his term in Congress (1913-1914), his service in World War I, the political career of Cole L. Blease, Wyche's interest in reform, and the 1924 senatorial election in South Carolina.
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Charles Cecil Wyche papers, 1902-1963 and undated 13 Linear Feet

WXDU records, 1963-2013

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WXDU, as a member of the Duke University Union, exists to inform, educate, and entertain both the students of Duke University and the surrounding community of Durham through quality progressive alternative radio programming. WXDU was founded in 1983 when former station WDUK-1600AM switched to a FM signal. Collection contains public records files, including correspondence and other materials related to FCC matters, program guides, clippings, a DJ handbook, and other materials. Materials range in date from 1977-2001.
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WXDU records, 1963-2013 1.5 Linear Feet

Lester Wunderman papers, 1940-2010 and undated

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Lester Wunderman is an advertising executive primarily in the direct marketing industry, founder of an agency in his name now a subsidiary of Young & Rubicam, and a noted collector of Dogon (Mali) art works. The Lester Wunderman Papers span the years 1946-2010 and include writings, speeches, correspondence, reports, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, 16mm films, and other materials relating to Wunderman's career in direct marketing and direct-mail advertising, his work on Boards of Directors and Trustees, and as a consultant. Included are drafts, proofs and correspondence relating to Wunderman's 1996 book Being Direct: Making Advertising Pay. Advertising agencies represented in the collection include Caspar Pinsker, Maxwell Sackheim, Wunderman Cato Johnson, Wunderman Ricotta & Kline and Young & Rubicam. Also included are correspondence, photographs, negatives and other materials relating to Wunderman's collection of Dogon (Mali) art works, carvings and sculptures, and their use in museum exhibits, catalogs and books on African art. Firms and institutions represented in the collection include American Express, Children's Television Workshop (Sesame Street, Electric Company), Columbia House record club, Ford (including Lincoln-Mercury and Merkur), IBM, Jackson & Perkins mail order nursery, Mitchell Madison Group, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), National Observer Correspondence Schools (Famous Artists School, Famous Writers School) and Time, Inc. magazines. Languages present include Spanish, French, Danish, German and Japanese, and have not been translated into English. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Lester Wunderman papers, 1940-2010 and undated 62 Linear Feet

Wunderman Archives, 1946-2010 and undated

520 Linear Feet 354,000 Items
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Wunderman is a direct marketing and behavior-oriented marketing communications firm founded in 1958 as Wunderman Ricotta & Kline. It is currently a subsidiary of the Young & Rubicam agency. The Wunderman Archives span the years 1946-2010 and comprise the administrative records of direct-mail and direct marketing agency Wunderman and its predecessor entities Wunderman Ricotta & Kline, Wunderman Worldwide, Wunderman Cato Johnson, and Impiric, as well as its subsidiary offices in the U.S. and abroad, associated firms such as Stone & Adler and Chapman Direct, and its relations with parent company Young & Rubicam. It includes general office files, policy and procedure manuals, training materials, awards, account files, new business records, professional papers of founder Lester Wunderman and other key executives, samples of client campaigns, photographs, slides and audio cassettes and videocassettes. Clients include American Express, Apple, Army/ROTC, AT&T, Britannica Press, CBS, CIT Financial, Citibank, Columbia House, Ford, Gevalia Kaffe (Kraft), the Grolier Society, IBM, Jackson & Perkins, Johnson & Johnson, Lincoln-Mercury, Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Microsoft, Miller beer, National Rifle Association, New York Telephone/NYNEX, Time (Fortune, Money and Sports Illustrated magazines), Time-Life Books, United States Postal Service (USPS), and Xerox. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Wunderman Archives, 1946-2010 and undated 520 Linear Feet 354,000 Items

Stuart Wright Bibliographic Collection of George Garrett, 1951-1993 and undated

20 Linear Feet About 1080 items
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Stuart Wright (1948-), an author, bibliographer, and publisher, attended Roxboro (N.C.) High School and Wake Forest University, where he received B.A. degrees in German and Music. He received his master's degree in Southern Studies in 1973 and a second master's degree in U.S. History in 1980, both from Wake Forest University. In the late 1970s and through much of the 1980s, Wright served as Lecturer in Education at Wake Forest. The collection consists of materials related to the Virginia writer George Garrett (1929-2008) assembled by author, bibliographer, and publisher Stuart Wright. Wright published George Garrett : a bibliography, 1947-1988 / edited by Stuart Wright. Huntsville, TX: Texas Review Press, Sam Houston State University, 1989.
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Stuart Wright Bibliographic Collection of George Garrett, 1951-1993 and undated 20 Linear Feet About 1080 items

Richard Harvey Wright papers, 1835-1980 and undated

151.5 Linear Feet
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Richard Harvey Wright (1894-1980) was a businessman of Durham, N.C., and founder of Wright Machinery Company. Wright Machinery merged with Sperry Rand Corporation on 29 March 1957. Collection dates from 1870-1980 and comprises correspondence, 1870-1941; legal papers; printed matter; business papers; financial papers; and clippings relating to Wright's business interests, particularly the Wright Machinery Company of Durham, N.C., manufacturer of packaging for tobacco products and various other kinds of commodities. There is much information on the economic history of Durham and the development of the tobacco industry. Volumes in the collection include financial records and letterpress books for business correspondence. Later additions comprise business correspondence; financial ledgers and statements; machinery licensing, leasing, and loan agreements; and legal documents of the Wright Machinery Company. Also includes one framed oil portrait of Wright, signed "Freeman. 1922."
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Richard Harvey Wright papers, 1835-1980 and undated 151.5 Linear Feet

Wright Machinery Company records, 1943-1989

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Manufacturing firm founded in 1893 in Durham, N.C. that produced machinery for the packaging industry. Collection includes articles, brochures, clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, newsletters, photographs and other materials. Materials touch on business acquisition, company events, employee policies, retirements, staff promotions, stock and other issues. Individuals and companies represented in the collection include ACMA, Emhart, John Thomas Dalton, John L. Moorhead, Rexham, Richard Harvey Wright, Richard Harvey Wright II, and Sperry Rand.
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Wright Machinery Company records, 1943-1989 3.0 Linear Feet

Louisa Wright needlework sample book, 1888

0.8 Linear Feet (1 item)
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Collection comprises a volume entitled "Needlework," containing 16 pages of illustrations for sewing and darning patterns and techniques, accompanied by 22 finished samples. The title page indicates the work was done by Louisa Wright during a "Second Year" at an unnamed institute or training facility. There are illustrations for hemming and seaming, stitching, sewing on a tape, gathering, setting-in, making a buttonhole, herring-boning, darning a thin place, tacking, making a gusset, making a calico patch, darning a hole, whipping, using a print patch, crosscut darning, Swiss darning and grafting, and stocking-web darning. The volume has a sewn cover in khaki cloth featuring two pink ribbon closures with bows, buttons, and thread button-loops. The title "Needlework" is emboidered in pink thread.
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Louisa Wright needlework sample book, 1888 0.8 Linear Feet (1 item)

Franklin D. Wright papers, 1790-1897

2.5 Linear Feet approx. 550 Items
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Franklin D. Wright was a lawyer from Auburn, New York in the mid-to late 19th century. Collection includes correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and 4 volumes. The collection ranges in date from 1790-1897.
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Franklin D. Wright papers, 1790-1897 2.5 Linear Feet approx. 550 Items

Dean S. Wright collection, 1957 - 1965, 1995

0.25 Linear Feet 100 Items
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Dean Wright played football for the Duke University Blue Devils from 1958 to 1961. During this time, the Duke football team earned two consecutive ACC Championships (1960 and 1961) and won the Cotton Bowl (1961). Dean Wright received many honors as an outstanding player, including the Team MVP Award and invitations to play in the honorary North-South Game (1961) and in the All-America Game (1962). The Dean S. Wright Collection consists of clippings, correspondence, awards, memorabilia, photographs, game programs, and a textbook, which document Dean Wright's student life and football career, Head Football Coach Bill Murray, and the Duke University football team from 1958 to 1962. English.
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Dean S. Wright collection, 1957 - 1965, 1995 0.25 Linear Feet 100 Items

Correspondence, Dec. 1957- Sept. 1962 Box 1

WPP Group records, 1986-2015 and undated

3.0 Linear Feet
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Founded in 1971 as a manufacturer of shopping baskets; converted into a holdling company in 1985 and grew to become one of the largest advertising and communications conglomerates in the world.
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WPP Group records, 1986-2015 and undated 3.0 Linear Feet

Worth family papers, 1844-1955 and undated

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The Worth family was a family of plantation owners, lawyers, politicians, and businessmen from Randolph County, North Carolina, residing in Asheboro and Wilmington. Collection includes correspondence, business records, and other papers, pertaining chiefly to family matters, business affairs, opposition to Southern secession, politics in North Carolina, fertilizer manufacturing and marketing, textile industry, Zebulon Baird Vance, and patronage during the early years of Woodrow Wilson's presidency.
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Worth family papers, 1844-1955 and undated 1.5 Linear Feet

Working Group in Feminism and History Records, 1992-2017

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The Working Groups in Feminism and History (WGFH, formerly the Feminist Women in History Group, FWHG) is a collective of graudate students and faculty from Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and other area universities that meets regularly to discuss scholarship in gender and history. The collection includes fliers, correspondence, websites, and other materials related to the activities of the Working Group in Feminism and History.
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Working Group in Feminism and History Records, 1992-2017 .25 Linear Feet

Workers League for a Revolutionary Party papers, 1936-1947 (bulk 1945-1946)

0.25 Linear Feet 85 Items
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The Workers League for a Revolutionary Party was formed by George Spiro in 1938 as the Leninist League. In the mid-1940s the party became critical of Leninism and Marxism and changed its name to the Workers League for a Revoluionary Party. The Party was a splinter group of the Trotskyist party, the Revolutionary Workers League (RWL). Collection contains letters, memoranda, meeting minutes, and other documents relating to the activities of the Workers League for a Revolutionary Party.
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Workers League for a Revolutionary Party papers, 1936-1947 (bulk 1945-1946) 0.25 Linear Feet 85 Items

Workers' Defense League records, 1940-1949

0.2 Linear Feet (38 items)
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The Workers' Defense League was an American socialist organization devoted to promoting labor rights. Collection comprises material mailed by the Workers Defense League primarily as part of fundraising efforts, particularly on the part of legal cases undertaken by the organization.
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Workers' Defense League records, 1940-1949 0.2 Linear Feet (38 items)

Virginia Woolf's oak writing desk, between 1904-1907

2.5 Linear Feet (67.4 x 126 x 87.7 cm; 26.5 x 49.5 x 34.5 inches)
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Writing desk at which one would stand, designed and owned by Virginia Woolf. The sloping top of the desk features a central panel in two pieces, with hinges at the top. The panel lifts to reveal a storage compartment underneath. Two drawers are located below the storage area, one on each side of the desk. There are metal pulls on each drawer. The left-hand drawer pull surrounds a flower medalion; the medalion on the right-hand drawer is missing. The drawers and desk top each feature a metal lock, but no keys are present. Quentin Bell painted the figure of Cleo holding a trumpet on the top of the desk. He painted the rest of the desk, except the back, in grays with black accents. There are random spatters of paint present on all surfaces.
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Virginia Woolf's oak writing desk, between 1904-1907 2.5 Linear Feet (67.4 x 126 x 87.7 cm; 26.5 x 49.5 x 34.5 inches)

Virginia Woolf letter and photograph, around 1930

0.1 Linear Feet (2 items)
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Virginia Woolf was an English writer and publisher, and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century. Collection contains a letter from Virginia Woolf to Quentin Bell. Topics include her cook's operation; distractions during the letter writing process, "How any woman with a family ever put pen to paper I cannot fathom;" how Vanessa Bell produced an old French lady to replace the cook; and relates the incident of lost keys to the [Gordon Square] flat. She informs Quentin that "We are now at Rodmell for Whitsun, and the Austrians are gliding over our heads like gulls. Yes, this is a fact. They have tents on the downs and prove that one can fly up and down Asheham Hill without an engine. As I never doubted it myself, I take little stock of it." This is in reference to very enthusiastic and popular Sussex gliding, or sail plane, club. After a bit of village business, she adds that the family cocker spaniel has had five pups and that "Julian [Bell, Quentin’s older brother] is coming to Charleston with a troupe next week." She also reports that the senior tutor of Kings College has been shot by one of his students. Woolf fills Quentin in on the further doings of the Keyneses, Roger Fry and his Aunt Vanessa with regard to a troublesome art show, from which Fry has resigned, and looks forward to each friend bringing her up to speed on the outcome. She tells Quentin that Vita Sackville-West's book is selling so well "that Leonard and I are hauling in money like pilchards from a net. We sell about 800 every day. The Edwardians it is called." Woolf asks her nephew if he is at his family's French retreat in Cassis, and asks for a letter from him describing his "life from the inside." In closing, she laments she hasn't actually said what she wanted to say, and that the "snap-snap of the typewriter frightens me as the snap of a turtle frightens fish. So good bye." Also contains a black-and-white photograph of Virginia Woolf and Quentin Bell, undated, but probably around 1930.
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Virginia Woolf letter and photograph, around 1930 0.1 Linear Feet (2 items)

Robert H. Woody papers, 1927-1985.

6 Linear Feet 6,000 Items
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Contains the personal and professional papers of Robert Hilliard Woody, a professor of history at Duke University from 1929 to 1970. Types of materials include correspondence, manuscripts, short writings, vitae, certificates, diplomas, committee reports, printed material, photographs, 8 mm films, and VHS tapes. Major subjects include Robert H. Woody, the Civil War, the South, South Carolina, North Carolina, reconstruction, republicans, southern newspapers, biographies, mountain culture, folklore, history instruction, Duke University, the Duke University history department, and the George Washington Flowers Collection of Southern Americana. Major correspondents appearing in the collection include: William Preston Few, Francis B. Simkins, William K. Boyd, William T. Laprade, Francis Warrenton Dawson, Stanly Godbold, Jr., Arthur Hollis Edens, Paul M. Gross, Stanley Godbold, the Southern Historical Association, and the Historical Society of North Carolina. Some materials are restricted. Materials range in date from 1927 to 1985. English.
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Robert H. Woody papers, 1927-1985. 6 Linear Feet 6,000 Items

Woody family papers, 1784-1939

9 Linear Feet 2,389 Items
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Family of Quaker merchants and millers residing in Guildford County, North Carolina, with relatives in Indiana and Montana Territory. Collection comprises a rich array of business and personal correspondence and other papers (chiefly 1835-1887) relating to Newton D. Woody, merchant and miller of North Carolina, his Civil War service, and his flight to Indiana in 1865 and eventual return to N.C.; the activities of Frank H. Woody, who traveled to and described life in the territories of Washington and Montana before and after the Civil War. There are also important materials regarding the Civil War and its aftermath, including descriptions of camp life by Confederate soldiers, one of whom was in the 21st North Carolina Regiment; experiences of Confederate soldiers in Union prisons at Johnson's Island, Ohio, and Elmira, New York, during the war; accounts of Reconstruction in Augusta, Georgia, given by a Union sympathizer, 1867-1868, as well as economic conditions in North Carolina before, during, and after the Civil War. There are also some documents and letters concerning African American life in the South before, during, and after the war. Printed matter in the collection relates to the activities of Unionists in North Carolina during the Civil War and opposition to Ulysses S. Grant and the Radicals. Other topics include the activities of Woody relatives who had migrated to Indiana; the activities of the children of Newton and of his brother, Robert Woody, postmaster, miller, and merchant; and the history of the Society of Friends in antebellum North Carolina. Includes legal documents, business records, and minutes of the Orange Peace Society, Orange County, N.C.
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Woody family papers, 1784-1939 9 Linear Feet 2,389 Items

William Maxwell Wood journal, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1849, Aug. 23

1 items
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Autograph manuscript. Part of Wood's journal of a trip accompanying President Zachary Taylor.
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William Woodville document, [London], 1800, May 10

1 items
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Autograph document, signed. A receipt of payment from Wm. Phillips.
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Sarah Wood Zine collection, 1990s

2 Linear Feet 150 Items
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Sarah Wood was the co-owner of GERLL Press, a zine distro based in Chicago, Ill., in the early to mid-1990s. The collection consists of about 150 zines self-published by women and girls, largely in the United States. Subjects include feminism, the riot grrrl movement, body image and consciousness, women's health, women athletes, sexual abuse, television and film, poetry and short stories, rock music and punk music, violence against women, sexual identity, homosexuality, and bisexuality. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Sarah Wood Zine collection, 1990s 2 Linear Feet 150 Items

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