Collection Number: 05754

Collection Title: Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 600 items)
Abstract The Anderson Family Papers document the family of Charles William Anderson and Lois J. Anderson and their pastoral work at the United Institutional Baptist Church in Greensboro, N.C. Included are photographs of the African American family and church, biographical materials, awards and certificates, bible school yearbooks and writings, church financial records and printed materials, and audio reflections on life and ministry by Lois J. Anderson.
Creator Anderson (Family : Greensboro, N.C.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Four letters have been separated from the "Pastor Correspondence (personal)" file for reason of privacy per donor decision and are CLOSED until 2047.
Restrictions to Use
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 Anderson Family Papers #05754, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Norman Anderson in August 2017 (Acc. 103133)
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Anderson Family of Greensboro, N.C., included Charles William Anderson (d. 1988), Lois J. Anderson (1913-1992), and their children Charles Anderson Jr. and Norman Anderson. Charles and Lois Anderson were pastors of the United Institutional Baptist Church in Greensboro from 1939 until 1989. Lois J. Anderson attended John Wesley College, where she was the only African American student in her graduating class.

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The Anderson Family Papers document the family of Charles William Anderson and Lois J. Anderson and their pastoral work at the United Institutional Baptist Church in Greensboro, N.C. Included are photographs of the African American family and church, biographical materials, awards and certificates, bible school yearbooks and writings, church financial records and printed materials, and audio reflections on life and ministry by Lois J. Anderson.

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Contents list

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600 items.

Processing note: Loose images were sorted into family and church groupings at the repository during processing. Albums are in original order as received at the repository but descriptive information has been added by the processing archivist. Similarly, paper files have been rehoused as received, with some folder titles and subject groupings of loose materials, such as Awards and Certificates, created by the processing archivist.

Image Box IB-05754/1

Image Folder PF-05754/1-8

Family, 1950s-1990s #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/1, Imagefolder PF-05754/1-8

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Portraits, snapshots of family gatherings, holidays, graduations.

Image Box IB-05754/1

Image Folder PF-05754/9-13

Family, portraits, 1940s-1980s #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/1, Imagefolder PF-05754/9-13

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Image Box IB-05754/1

Image Folder PF-05754/14-17

Family, 1950s-1980s #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/1, Imagefolder PF-05754/14-17

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Chiefly portraits, deframed.

Oversize Image Folder OP-PF-05754/1

Family: Unidentified man in suit #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." OP-PF-05754/1

Crayon portrait

Oversize Image Folder OP-PF-05754/2

Family collage #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." OP-PF-05754/2

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Image Box IB-05754/1

Image Folder PF-05754/18

Horses #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/1, Imagefolder PF-05754/18

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Image Box IB-05754/1

Image Folder PF-05754/19-22

Church, 1950s-1980s #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/1, Imagefolder PF-05754/19-22

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Chiefly portraits, deframed.

Image Box IB-05754/1

Image Folder PF-05754/23

Church, 1950s #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/1, Imagefolder PF-05754/23

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Events, groundbreaking.

Oversize Image Folder OP-PF-05754/3

Church, 1929, 1952, circa 1970 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." OP-PF-05754/3

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Graduating class at Gammon Theological Seminary, 85th General Baptist Convention, portrait of Charles and Lois Anderson in church office.

Image Box IB-05754/1

Image Folder PF-05754/24-25

Album 1: Church, 1951-1975 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/1, Imagefolder PF-05754/24-25

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Images document groundbreaking, mortgage burning, and anniversary celelbrations.

Image Box IB-05754/2

Image Folder PF-05754/26

Album 2: Church, 1983 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/2, Imagefolder PF-05754/26

Color photographic prints

"Back Home" event.

Image Box IB-05754/2

Image Folder PF-05754/27-28

Album 3: Fortieth Anniversary Banquet Celebrating the Unification of Drs. Charles W. and Lois Anderson and the United Institutional Baptist Church, 30 November 1979 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/2, Imagefolder PF-05754/27-28

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Image Box IB-05754/2

Image Folder PF-05754/29-39

Album 4: Church and family #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/2, Imagefolder PF-05754/29-39

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Pastor's birth places, Pastorium, Travel and Vacation, Academic, Sons Charles Jr. and Norman, Family Pets

Image Box IB-05754/2

Image Folder PF-05754/40-42

Album 5: Church and family #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/2, Imagefolder PF-05754/40-42

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

Pastor's 22nd and Church's 30th Anniversary.

Image Box IB-05754/3

Image Folder PF-05754/43-48

Album 5: Church and family #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Imagebox IB-05754/3, Imagefolder PF-05754/43-48

Color and black-and-white photographic prints

7:27 and 11:00 Morning Worship Services, Various Occasions and Children.

Box 1

The Ambassador, 1968 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 1

The Ambassador, 1969 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 1

Church financial records, 1927-1934 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 1

CV and biographical clippings #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 1

Lois Anderson writings #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 1

Pastor correspondence (personal), 1956-1987 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 1

Four letters have been separated from this file for reason of privacy per donor decision and are CLOSED until 2047.

Box 2

Home-going celebrations and obituaries, 1988, 1992 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 2

Awards and certificates, 1940s-1980s #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 2

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-05754/1

Awards and certificates, 1940s-1980s #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." OPF-05754/1

Box 2

Passports #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 2

School materials #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 2

Church printed materials #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 2

United Institutional Baptist Church Golden Jubilee, 1930-1980 #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 2

Box 3

CLOSED materials #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." Box 3

DF-05754/1

"Reflections of My Life and Ministry," 1990-1992 (1 of 3) #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." DF-05754/1

DF-05754/2

"Reflections of My Life and Ministry," 1990-1992 (2 of 3) #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." DF-05754/2

DF-05754/3

"Reflections of My Life and Ministry," 1990-1992 (3 of 3) #05754, Series: "Anderson Family Papers, 1927-1992." DF-05754/3

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Processing Information

Processed by: Nancy Kaiser, September 2017

Encoded by: Nancy Kaiser, September 2017

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