Josephus Daniels Letter and Address 1939, 1943

Creator
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948
Size
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Location

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Call number
MSS 00027

Letter, 1939[?], from Josephus Daniels to C. A. Upchurch regarding the founding of North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State University) and a graduation address made by Daniels for Naval Ensigns in Engineering at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1943.

Josephus Daniels was editor and publisher of the Raleigh News and Observer, Secretary of the Navy (1913-1921), Ambassador to Mexico (1933-1942), and member of the Watauga Club.

Biographical/historical note

Josephus Daniels was editor and publisher of the Raleigh News and Observer, Secretary of the Navy (1913-1921), Ambassador to Mexico (1933-1942), and member of the Watauga Club. He was an alumnus of the University of North Carolina law school. Daniels was influential in publishing in the Raleigh area and published several newspapers including the State Chronicle and the North Carolinian, as well as the News and Observer.

Scope/content

The Josephus Daniels letter to C. A. Upchurch regarding the founding of North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts is a six-page letter in pencil from Daniels to C. A. Upchurch describing the founding of North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State University), which is believed to have been sent in an accompanying envelope postmarked Mexico City in 1939. Also included is a graduation address made by Daniels for Naval Ensigns in Engineering at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1943.

Use of these materials

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Josephus Daniels Letter and Address, MSS 00027, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

  • Josephus Daniels Papers, P.C. 442, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Josephus Daniels Papers, #203, Southern Historical Collection, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Papers of Josephus Daniels, 1806-1948 (bulk 1913-1921), Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Arnold Krochmal, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, 1968 July 2.

Letter from Daniels to C.A. Upchurch describing the founding of North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 1939
"Extracts from Address at Graduate Exercises for Naval Ensigns in Engineering at State College,"  1943 May 21.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Josephus Daniels Letter and Address, MSS 00027, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.