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|Size||3.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 2300 items)|
|Abstract||Roger N. Kirkman, active alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1975, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies Foundation; he served as president of the Foundation 1976-1978. Correspondence, 1967-1986, received by Roger N. Kirkman from family members and friends. The majority of the letters are dated after Kirkman's 1973 graduation from UNC-CH and relate to personal matters. Of special note, however, is correspondence, 1975-1977 concerning the work of the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies Foundation, Inc., which was formed in July 1974 to raise funds for the preservation of the societies artistic and historical properties. Also included are Kirkman's pocket appointment books, 1974-1983, and his diaries, 1975-1984.|
|Creator||Kirkman, Roger N., 1949-|
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Roger N. Kirkman, active alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1975, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies Foundation; he served as president of the Foundation 1976-1978.Back to Top
Chiefly personal correspondence, 1985-1990, of Roger Norman Kirkman.
Chiefly letters to Kirkman from friends, family, and business acquaintances concerning personal matters, Dialectic and Philanthropic Society functions, and Kirkman Electronics business. This also includes a transcript of Carolina Shout, an epic poem by Shelby Stephenson.Back to Top
Letters from family and friends concerning personal matters and the work of the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies Foundation, Inc.
Kirkman's pocket appointment books and diaries recording daily activities and observations.
Filed in Box 1, folders 15-20.
Filed in boxes 2-5.
Processed by: M. G. Martin, 1981; Roslyn Holdzkom, 1991; Adera Scheinker, 1997
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