The Resource Elizabeth Reid Murray collection, 1965-2007

Elizabeth Reid Murray collection, 1965-2007

Label
Elizabeth Reid Murray collection, 1965-2007
Title
Elizabeth Reid Murray collection, 1965-2007
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Subject
Summary
  • The collection includes notebooks containing chronological events and newspaper excerpts from Wake County's earliest settlement in about 1739 to 1866. A slide presentation documents the history of the county's courthouses from 1771 to 1970
  • The collection includes notebooks containing chronological events and newspaper excerpts from Wake County's earliest settlement in about 1739 to 1866. A slide presentation documents the history of the county's courthouses from 1771 to 1970
  • Miscellaneous subject files contain much information on the State House (1794-1831) and the State Capitol (authorized 1832 and completed in 1840), Raleigh's visit by Marquis de Lafayette in 1825, gubernatorial inaugurations from 1776-1993, and Research Triangle Park
  • Research files and published works on Wake County agriculture primarily cover the period 1860 to 1990. Boxes 14 and 18 contain extensive material on cotton and tobacco, Wake's leading cash crops of the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Materials on race relations in Wake, as well as in N.C. and the U.S., are from the years 1913 to 1995, with the bulk dating from 1960 to 1979
  • A large number of slides taken between about 1960 and 1983 document Wake County scenes and historic buildings and sites
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Murray, Elizabeth Reid
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  • Wake County (N.C.)
  • Wake County (N.C.)
  • Wake County (N.C.)
  • Wake County (N.C.)
  • North Carolina
Label
Elizabeth Reid Murray collection, 1965-2007
Instantiates
Note
Finding aid available at Olivia Raney Local History Library
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
336 linear ft. (561 boxes) not including books and maps.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Elizabeth Reid Murray collection, 1965-2007
Note
Finding aid available at Olivia Raney Local History Library
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
336 linear ft. (561 boxes) not including books and maps.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

Library Locations

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      4016 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27610, US
      35.7686345 -78.5696841
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