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.1948; North Carolina Manual (1941-47); Raleigh News and Observer, 10 Aug. ... He received the M.A. degree from Richmond College in 1904, completed one year of graduate study at Columbia University, and received a Ph.D. from Yale. .... In 1916 operation of the paper was transferred to a fifty-acre farm near Boomer.
|Title||:||Dictionary of North Carolina Biography|
|Author||:||William S. Powell|
|Publisher||:||Univ of North Carolina Press - 2000-11-09|