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Guide to the Charles Leonard Van Noppen papers, 1881-1935

Abstract

Charles Leonard Van Noppen (1869-1935) was a publisher, editor, and author, from Greensboro, N.C. The collection contains letters and papers, mostly relating to the projected extension of Samuel A'Court Ashe's book, Biographical history of North Carolina from colonial times to the present (1908-1925). Collection also contains 356 black-and-white photographs and engravings, almost exclusively 19th century portraits of prominent male North Carolinians.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Charles Leonard Van Noppen papers
Creator
Charles Leonard Van Noppen, 1869-1938
Extent
9.0 Linear feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Materials in English.

Collection Overview

This collection contains 250 brief unpublished biographical sketches of prominent North Carolinians prepared for use in a projected extension of Samuel A. Ashe's, "Biographical History of North Carolina From Colonial Times to the Present." Other papers in the collection include printed forms returned by persons from whom biographical information had been requested, reviews of Ashe's Biographical History of North Carolina, an album entitled "Platinotypes of English Cathedrals", published in London by Eyre & Spottiswode as well as personal letters and papers of Van Noppen. The collection also includes 356 black and white photographs and engravings almost exclusively 19th Centruy portraits of prominent male North Carolinians.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Biographical Sketches, A-B, 1881-1935
Box 1
Biographical Sketches, C, 1881-1935
Box 2
Biographical Sketches, D-G, 1881-1935
Box 3
Biographical Sketches, H-L, 1881-1935
Box 4
Biographical Sketches, M-P, 1881-1935
Box 5
Biographical Sketches, R-S, 1881-1935
Box 6
Biographical Sketches, T-Y, 1881-1935
Box 7
Papers, 1881-1935
Box 8
Photographs, A-H, 1881-1935
Box 9
Photographs, H-P, 1881-1935
Box 10
Photographs, P-Z, 1881-1935
Box 11
Oversize Photographs, A-D, 1881-1935
Box 12
Oversize Photographs, D-M, 1881-1935
Box 13
Oversize Photographs, M-Z, 1881-1935
Box 14

Historical Note

Charles Leonard Van Noppen (1869-1938) was a Publisher, editor, and author, of Greensboro, N.C.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Leonard Van Noppen papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Charles Leonard Van Noppen papers were acquired as a gift by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in several accessions in 1957, 1971 and 1979.

Processing Information

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