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Guide to the Otelia Carrington Cunningham Connor papers, 1889-1968 and undated

Abstract

Otelia Carrington Cunningham Connor was a writer and "enforcer of manners" at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

The collection contains a variety of items such as newspaper clippings of articles by and about Otelia Connor, including clippings about "An Evening with Otelia Connor" given at Howell Hall in March, 1963, and items from "The Chapel Hill Weekly"; letters and postcards from her; other personal correspondence with her children and friends; typescripts; correspondence with newspapers to which her articles were sent; genealogy of the Cunningham family; pamphlets; other articles; will of John S. Cunningham; copies of her column in "The Daily Tar Heel"; addresses; tributes to her; an article on the Civil War career of Henry Alexander Carrington; lists showing the division of her mother's china and silver among her four daughters; and other items.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Connor, Otelia Carrington Cunningham, 1892?-1969.
Title
Otelia Carrington Cunningham Connor papers 1889-1968 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.2 Linear Feet, Approx. 2468 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection contains a variety of items such as letters and postcards from her; other personal correspondence with her children and friends; correspondence with newspapers to which her articles were sent; genealogy of the Cunningham family; pamphlets; other articles; and a will of John S. Cunningham. There are some typescripts and other materials related to her writings. There are also newspaper clippings with articles by and about Otelia Connor, including clippings about "An Evening with Otelia Connor" given at the University of North Carolina's Howell Hall in March, 1963, and items from The Chapel Hill Weekly;copies of her column in The Daily Tar Heel; addresses; tributes to her; an article on the Civil War career of Henry Alexander Carrington; lists showing the division of her mother's china and silver among her four daughters; and other items.

Administrative Information

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Collection is restricted.

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Contents of the Collection

Correspondence
Box 1
Newspaper clippings
Box 1
Other papers
Box 95/087:1

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Otelia Carrington Cunningham Connor Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Otelia Connor papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift from 1962-1968 and 1995.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff.

Encoded by Jen Snow and Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 62-631, 63-64, 65-35, 65-94, 66-157, 66-163, 67-38, 68-53, 68-54, 95-087

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.