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Calvin Jones Collection

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Calvin Jones was a physician, politician, and newspaper publisher who was born near Sheffield, Mass. in 1775. He was an original founder of the North Carolina Medical Society before purchasing a 615 acre farm in northern Wake County in 1820. The region, known as the “Forest of Wake,” lent its name to his plantation: Wake Forest. The full collection (http://hdl.handle.net/10339/27889) can be physically accessed at Special Collections and Archives. The digital collection features handwritten documents regarding Jones' plantations in Wake Forest, N.C.

Recent Additions

Below are a few recent additions in the Calvin Jones Collection collection.