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Kemp P. Battle Montgomery Ward Catalog Competition papers, 1915, 1962-1966.

Author: Kemp P Battle
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence and other papers relating to a competition established by Battle in 1915 for students at the University of North Carolina to write an essay on technological changes reflected in the Montgomery Ward catalogs of 1915, 1965, and 2015. Included are the catalogs of 1915 and 1965 (two copies); photocopies of the 1965 winning essay, "Great and Important Changes: The Machine Age in North Carolina as seen by
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Named Person: Kemp P Battle; James Welch Patton
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Kemp P Battle
OCLC Number: 56417388
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#1972).
Description: 110 items.
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Correspondence and other papers relating to a competition established by Battle in 1915 for students at the University of North Carolina to write an essay on technological changes reflected in the Montgomery Ward catalogs of 1915, 1965, and 2015. Included are the catalogs of 1915 and 1965 (two copies); photocopies of the 1965 winning essay, "Great and Important Changes: The Machine Age in North Carolina as seen by comparing Montgomery Ward & Company's catalog of 1915 with that of 1965" by R. B. House;

correspondence, 1962-1966, about arrangements for the the competition, chiefly between Battle's grandson Kemp D. Battle of Rocky Mount, N.C., and James W. Patton, curator of the Southern Historical Collection at UNC; financial materials, 1965-1966, relating to the Kemp P. Battle 1915 Fund; a metal box in which the 1915 catalog had been preserved.

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