Presented at the April 2016 Meeting of the Historical Society of North Carolina Robert Franklin Durden, Professor Emeritus of American History at Duke University and past president of the Southern Historical Association (1983-1984), died in Durham, North Carolina, on March Continue reading Robert F. Durden
The Fall 2016 Meeting of the Historical Society of North Carolina will be held on the campus of UNC Greensboro on Friday afternoon and evening, October 14th. The afternoon program will begin at 3:30 pm and will be devoted to Continue reading Aycock legacy subject of October 14 HSNC meeting at UNC Greensboro
If you wish to nominate a potential new member in advance of the fall meeting, please submit their information through our new online form (which will forward it to Nominating Committee Chair Jerry Gershenhorn). For a nomination to be considered Continue reading Nominate a new member by September 2
Burton Floyd Beers (September 13, 1927-January 30, 2016) by H. G. Jones Delivered at the April 2016 meeting of the HSNC at Appalachian State University Dr. Burton Floyd Beers, retired distinguished historian, died in Greenville, North Carolina, on January 30, Continue reading Burton Floyd Beers (1927-2016)
The Lefler Committee has received two submissions so far. They can still accept entries until August 15. If you would like to nominate one of your undergraduate student’s work from the previous academic year or this summer, please visit our Continue reading Lefler Award deadline August 15
According to our treasurer, Mike Hill, dues for the current year are owed by the following members: Aucoin, Bissett, Bumgarner, K. Campbell, Channing, Cherry, Dollar, Filene, Fonvielle, Freeze, Grundy, Hall, Irons, Korstad, LaVere, Lee, Leloudis, Lowery, McRae, Miller, Smith, D. Continue reading Have you paid your current dues for 2015-2016?
Full information on our Spring 2016 meeting, which will be held April 15 in Boone, NC may be found here.
Members are asked to publicize the Lefler Award. If you teach in a history department, then please post information where students can see it. Share it with your colleagues who are not members of the society. Ansley Wegner will also Continue reading Time to publicize the Lefler Award
Fred Ragan was born in Durham on 10 April 1933. Following service in the U.S. Army in Kyoto Japan during 1952-53, he attended briefly both Brevard College and Albion College before coming to East Carolina College where he received his Continue reading Fred Ragan (1933-2013)
Memorial by Michael Hill Delivered at October 9, 2015 HSNC Meeting As most of you know, I worked with Jerry Cashion for 17 years. He long was the person other professionals, at Archives and History and beyond, turned to first Continue reading Jerry Clyde ‘Pop’ Cashion (1940-2015)