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Collection Number: 05218

Collection Title: Richard B. Lupton Papers, 1890s-2017

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Size 3.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1250 items)
Abstract The Richard B. Lupton Papers chiefly document the Luptons, a white family from Hyde County, N.C. Notable topics include family life and relationships, especially from the 1960s to the 1980s; Hyde County history based on personal recollections and discussions with local residents; school experiences in Hyde County and in Atlanta, Ga.; business and leisure travel to Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, and other Latin American destinations; the experiences of teenage girls in the early and mid 1960s; study abroad to France in 1965; an Army sergeant's experience, 1969-1972; and library work and other topics at an integrated school during the 1970s.
Creator Lupton, Richard B.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
This collection is closed to research until death of donor or 1 January 2044.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
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No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Richard B. Lupton Papers #05218, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Richard B. Lupton of Westerville, Ohio, in June 2005 (Acc. 100096), July 2017 (Acc. 103119), August 2017 (Acc. 103127), and September 2017 (Acc. 103143).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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Richard B. Lupton grew up in Hyde County, N.C., from the late 1940s through the early 1960s. His wife, Mildred Chastain Lupton, grew up in Atlanta, Ga.

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The original deposit consists of Richard B. Lupton's memoirs of his school years and notes on the history of Hyde County, N.C., based on his recollections and discussions with local residents. Also included is a subject index to these notes.

The Additions of 2017 document a white family's life and relationships, especially from the 1960s to the 1980s; decades-long friendships; observations on business and leisure travel to Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, and other Latin American destinations; the experiences of teenage girls in the early and mid 1960s; high school in West Hyde County, N.C., and Atlanta, Ga., including a girls' social club, in the early 1960s; study abroad to France in 1965; college coursework in Russian literature; an Army sergeant's experience, 1969-1972; Hyde County history; a woman's reflections on library work and other topics at an integrated school during the 1970s; sight-seeing in Charleston, S.C.; Triangle Oil Company; and international banking. Materials include family and business-related correspondence, personal recollections recorded on loose paper and in diaries, family and school photographs, elementary school memories notebook, a family budget book, travel itineraries, and scrapbooks.

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Contents list

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About 250 items.

Arrangement: alphabetically and then chronologically.

The orignal deposit consists of Richard B. Lupton's memoirs of his school years and notes on the history of Hyde County, N.C., based on his recollections and discussions with local residents. Also included is a subject index to these notes.

Box 1

Folder 1-3

Folder 1

Folder 2

Folder 3

Hyde County Historical Notes #05218, Series: "Papers, 1977-2005." Box 1, Folder 1-3

Box 1

Folder 4-8

Folder 4

Folder 5

Folder 6

Folder 7

Folder 8

Memoirs #05218, Series: "Papers, 1977-2005." Box 1, Folder 4-8

Box 1

Folder 9

Subject Index to Historical Notes #05218, Series: "Papers, 1977-2005." Box 1, Folder 9

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About 1000 items.

Acc. 103119, 103127, 103143.

The Additions of 2017 document the Luptons, a white family from Hyde County, N.C. Topics include family life and relationships, especially from the 1960s to the 1980s; decades-long friendships; observations on business and leisure travel to Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, and other Latin American destinations; the experiences of teenage girls in the early and mid 1960s; high school in West Hyde County, N.C., and Atlanta, Ga., including a girls' social club, in the early 1960s; study abroad to France in 1965; college coursework in Russian literature; an Army sergeant's experience, 1969-1972; Hyde County history; a woman's reflections on library work and other topics at an integrated school during the 1970s; sight-seeing in Charleston, S.C.; Triangle Oil Company; and international banking. Materials include family and business-related correspondence, personal recollections recorded on loose paper and in diaries, family and school photographs, elementary school memories notebook, a family budget book, travel itineraries, and scrapbooks.

Box 2-8

Box 2

Box 3

Box 4

Box 5

Box 6

Box 7

Box 8

Correspondence and other papers, 1960s-2017 #05218, Series: "Papers, 1890s-2017: Additions of 2017." Box 2-8

Oversize Volume SV-05218/1

Social club scrapbook, 1960s #05218, Series: "Papers, 1890s-2017: Additions of 2017." SV-05218/1

Image Box 1

Image Folder PF-05218/1-5

Family, school, and travel photographs, 1890s-1970s #05218, Series: "Papers, 1890s-2017: Additions of 2017." Imagebox 1, Imagefolder PF-05218/1-5

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Photographs (PF-05218/1-2)

Scrapbook (SV-05218/1)

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Processing Information

Processed by: Elise Allison, August 2005

Encoded by: Elise Allison, August 2005

Revisions: Nancy Kaiser, August 2017

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