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Warren Ashby Papers

Collection Description:

The Warren Ashby Papers date from 1949 to 1980 and relate primarily to Ashby’s biographical research and writing on Frank Porter Graham. The collection contains correspondence; research materials; speeches; photographs; typescripts; interview transcripts and tape recordings; and sound recordings of political announcements used during Graham's 1950 Senate campaign.

While a professor of religious studies at UNCG, Ashby was also a vocal proponent of civil rights and was involved in several local activist organizations. Materials selected for inclusion in this project reflect Ashby’s interest in civil rights and desegregation.

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Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Item thumbnail image Letters to congressmen pertaining to the Civil Rights Act
Date: July 12, 1963
By: Warren Ashby
From: Warren Ashby Papers
These two letters, dated July 12, 1963, and written by Warren Ashby, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro include statements of Ashby's position on civil rights in general and...