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Henry L. Ferguson, Jr.

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note: Henry L. Ferguson was born in Durham, North Carolina, on November 22, 1919. He earned a BS in 1946 from Wake Forest University and a CPA certificate in 1949. From 1947 to 1949 he worked as staff accountant at R.C. Carter in Raleigh, North Carolina. From 1949 to 1952 he worked as field auditor for the Department of State Auditor. From 1952 to 1954 he worked as assistant secretary at High Point Bending and Chair Co. He was hired as the director of accounting and budgets at The University of North Carolina in 1954. He left the position in 1962 when he accepted the position of business manager at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The position later became known as administrator for finance and business. In 1971 he was promoted to vice chancellor for business affairs. He retired from the university in 1980, and he passed away March 27, 2004.

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Item thumbnail image Letter to Chancellor Ferguson documenting picket activity during UNCG food service workers' strike
Date: March 27, 1969
By: Henry L. Ferguson, Jr.
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This two-page handwritten letter, dated March 27, 1969, to University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson, gives a firsthand account of some of the picket activ...