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Almanacs
by Powell, William S. In early North Carolina an almanac and a Bible were often the only publications owned by a family. North Carolina residents relied on almanacs for information on such things as planting seasons, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Antebellum Literature
by Sparrow, W. Keats. Views through Pen and Ink: North Carolina's Antebellum Literature Records an Era By W. Keats Sparrow Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 1996. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Arator
by Anderson, Jean B. Arator, or the Plowman, was an agricultural periodical published monthly by its editor Thomas J. Lemay from 1855 to 1857. Lemay had been prevailed on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Atticus
by Rankin, Richard. Atticus was the pseudonym employed by the author of a scathing, 4,500-word letter printed on the front page of the 7 Nov. 1771 issue of the Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg). Atticus accused North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library
by Brown, Joe Exum. Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library in High Point is considered to be one of the largest and most comprehensive furniture publications libraries in the world. Founded in 1970, the collection and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Book Publishing
by DiNome, William G., Ansley, John F. The growth of book publishing in North Carolina came late relative to other states, primarily because of the state's early agricultural economy. Most books owned in colonial North Carolina were [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Broadsides
by Powell, William S. Broadsides, or broadsheets, single sheets of paper with printed text on one or both sides, were used in England as early as 1575 to communicate various kinds of information. The earliest known [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Business Directories
by Williams, Wiley J., Kenzer, Robert C. Business directories have been published in North Carolina since the beginning of the nineteenth century. Many extant directories provide a valuable contemporary portrait of the business community of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carnegie Libraries
by McGrath, Eileen. Between 1886 and 1923, industrialist Andrew Carnegie and the Carnegie Corporation donated funds for more than 1,600 public library buildings in the United States. Ten of those libraries were [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Civil War Rosters
by Williams, Wiley J., Jordan, Weymouth T., Jr. Civil War Rosters by Weymouth T. Jordan Jr. and Wiley J. Williams, 2006 A Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War between the States, by Confederate veteran John Wheeler Moore, was an [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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