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Reference Books in the Reading Room
Encyclopedia of North Carolina by
Call Number: ref F254.E54 2006
Publication Date: 2006-11-20
The first single-volume reference to the events, institutions, and cultural forces that have defined the state. The volume includes more than 2,000 entries, presented alphabetically, consisting of longer essays on major subjects, briefer entries, and short summaries and definitions.
Dictionary of North Carolina Biography by
Call Number: ref CT252 .D5
Publication Date: 1979-12-13
The most comprehensive state project of its kind, the Dictionary provides information on some 4,000 notable North Carolinians whose accomplishments and occasional misdeeds span four centuries. Much of the bibliographic information found in the six volumes has been compiled for the first time. All of the persons included are deceased. They are native North Carolinians, no matter where they made the contributions for which they are noted, or non-natives whose contributions were made in North Carolina.
Index to North Carolina Newspapers, 1784-1789 by
Call Number: ref F251 .W37 1992
Publication Date: 1992-01-01
Name, place, and subject index to seven existing eighteenth-century newspapers printed in Edenton, Fayetteville, Hillsborough, New Bern, and Wilmington. An informative introduction discusses how newspapers were published in the eighteenth century and surveys those printed in North Carolina.