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Calvin Green Strayhorn, attended Wake Forest College, 1848-49, and was later a teacher, planter, and miller in Orange and Granville counties, North Carolina, and in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Thomasville, North Carolina.

His "Memorandum Book, Wake Forest College" [cover title] contains marriages and deaths, primarily in Orange County, North Carolina; Strayhorn's poetry and musical compositions; his religious conversion, ca. April-May, 1852; a list of North Carolina Civil War regiments (1st-38th) and their colonels; and brief entries of his movements, Oct. 1850-Dec. 1851.

Biographical and Historical Note

Calvin Green Strayhorn, attended Wake Forest College, 1848-49, and was later a teacher, planter, and miller in Orange and Granville counties, North Carolina, and in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Thomasville, North Carolina.

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Collection Overview

His "Memorandum Book, Wake Forest College" [cover title] contains marriages and deaths, primarily in  Orange County, North Carolina; Strayhorn's poetry and musical compositions; his religious conversion, ca. April-May, 1852; a list of North Carolina Civil War regiments (1st-38th) and their colonels; and brief entries of his movements, Oct. 1850-Dec. 1851.

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Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Strayhorn, Calvin Green
Title
Calvin Green Strayhorn Memorandum Book,
ID
MS483
Date [inclusive]
1848-1849
Extent
0.25 linear feet one half-letter box
General Physical Description note
1
Mixed materials [Box]
1

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Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Acquisitions Information
Purchase from Chapel Hill Rare Books, Aug. 22, 1994. 
Processing Information
Processed by John Woodard. Encoded by Apex, March, 2005. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), with support provided through North Carolina ECHO
Preferred Citation
MS 483, Calvin Green Strayhorn Memorandum Book, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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