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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.
|Size||1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 800 items)|
|Abstract||Claude Currie of Durham, N.C., was a Democratic state senator representing the 11th District (Durham, Orange, and Person counties), and chairman of the Committee on Public Health, 1971-1972. The collection includes the political papers of Currie relating to the 1971 session of the North Carolina General Assembly. Included are correspondence, brochures, and other papers relating to various issues before the legislature. About half of the collection consists of letters received from constituents regarding abortion legislation.|
|Creator||Currie, Claude, 1890-1978.|
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Claude Currie was a Democratic state senator of Durham, N.C. Currie was born in Montgomery County, N.C., and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He first served as state senator in 1927 and subsequently served 1945-1972, excepting the 1951 session. In 1971 Currie represented the 11th District, composed of Durham, Orange, and Person counties, and he was chairman of the senate Committee on Public Health. As a private citizen in Durham he was chairman of the board of directors of Security and Loan Association.Back to Top
The collection includes political papers of Claude Currie, 1971-1972. Included are correspondence, brochures, and other papers relating to the 1971 session of the North Carolina General Assembly. About half of the collection consists of letters received from constituents regarding abortion legislation. The remainder of the correspondence is related to various issues before the state senate during the 1971 session including taxes, public works and programs, and other matters.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, June 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top