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The bibliography is arranged by topic and subtopic. Within each category, published materials are listed first, followed by manuscript materials. Published materials are arranged alphabetically. The manuscript materials are arranged first by repository and then by collection name or number. Within a collection, items are listed chronologically, earliest first.

Published Materials
Old East—Original Construction
Manuscript Materials
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    University Papers (#40005)
Steward's Hall
Manuscript Materials
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Minutes of the Board of Trustees (#40001)
  • Minutes of July 12, 1804 (Includes the report of the "committee appointed to examine the present state of the buildings," which recommends a number of repairs to the Steward's House and Lot), microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 56-60
  • University Papers (#40005)
President's House (First)
Manuscript Materials
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    University Papers (#40005)
Preparatory School (Grammar School)
Manuscript Materials
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    University Papers (#40005)
Person Hall (Old Chapel)
Manuscript Materials
  • Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Ernest Haywood Collection of Haywood Family Papers (#1290)
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    University Papers (#40005)
South Building
Manuscript Materials
  • Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Joseph Caldwell Papers (#127-z)
  • William A. Graham Papers (#285)
  • Ernest Haywood Collection of Haywood Family Papers (#1290)
  • Letter from William R. Davie to John Haywood, Nov. 6, 1795
  • Letter from William R. Davie to John Haywood, Dec. 29, 1795
  • Letter from William R. Davie to John Haywood, Mar. 7, 1796
  • Letter from William R. Davie to John Haywood, Feb. 9, 1797
  • Letter from William R. Davie to John Haywood, Aug. 20, 1797
  • Letter from Samuel Hopkins to John Haywood, Aug. 28, 1797
  • Letter from Samuel Hopkins to John Haywood, Oct. 22, 1797
  • Scheme of Samuel Hopkins's Lottery, Oct. 22, 1798 (printed circular)
  • Letter from William R. Davie to John Haywood, Apr. 25, 1799 (Regarding the want of funds)
  • Letter from Samuel Hopkins to John Haywood, July 25, 1799 (In which Hopkins announces his intention to resign as Superintendent)
  • Letter from Samuel Hopkins to John Haywood, Nov. 11, 1799
  • Letter from John Rogers to John Haywood, Aug. 20, 1800
  • Letter from William R. Davie to John Haywood, Mar. 13, 1801
  • Receipt for lottery tickets sold, June 8, 1802
  • Receipt for lottery tickets sold, June 18, 1802
  • John Haywood in account with the Commissioners of the University Lottery, Aug. 27, 1802
  • Request for subscriptions to the completion of the building, July 25, 1803 (printed circular)
  • Letter from John Steele in Salisbury to John Haywood, Aug. 27, 1809
  • Letter from Walter Alves to John Haywood, July 3, 1810
  • Letter from Joseph Caldwell to John Haywood, Nov. 27, 1811
  • Lottery tickets, series 5
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Minutes of the Board of Trustees (#40001)
  • Minutes of Aug. 4, 1792, microfilm reel 1, vol. 1, p. 70-72
  • Minutes of July 9, 1803, microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 33-40 (Includes a plan to raise funds through subscriptions and a letter "To the Citizens of the State of North Carolina")
  • Minutes of July 12, 1804, microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 56-60
  • Minutes of Dec. 19, 1805, microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 96-100 (Includes the plan to finish building partly in cash, partly in Tennessee lands)
  • Minutes of Dec. 10, 1808, microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 146
  • Minutes of July 8, 1809, microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 155-156
  • Minutes of Dec. 13, 1809, microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 166, 168
  • Minutes of Dec. 15, 1810, microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 228-229, 233
  • Minutes of Dec. 20, 1810, microfilm reel 1, vol. 3, p. 249
  • Minutes of Dec. 18, 1811, microfilm reel 1, vol. 4, p. 27
  • University Papers (#40005)
Old West
Manuscript Materials
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    University Papers (#40005)
Gerrard Hall (New Chapel)
Manuscript Materials
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    University Papers (#40005)
Old East (addition of the third story)
Manuscript Materials
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    University Papers (#40005)
Additions to Old East and Old West (designed by Alexander Jackson Davis)
Manuscript Materials
  • Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
    Columbia University
  • North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Donaldson, James. Bibliotheca. n.p., n.d. (Layout of Philanthropic Society Library in Old East)
    (call number Cm912x D67)
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Minutes of the Board of Trustees (#40001)
  • Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, Feb 19, 1844 (Including the approval of Alexander Jackson Davis's plans), microfilm reel 5, vol. 15, p. 116-117
  • Minutes of the Board of Trustees, Dec. 13, 1844, microfilm reel 2, vol. 6, p. 51
  • Minutes of the Board of Trustees, Dec. 23, 1844 (Includes the contract with Collier & Waitt), microfilm reel 2, vol. 6, p. 52
  • Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, June 10, 1847 (Includes payment to Collier and Waitt), microfilm reel 5, vol. 15, p. 134-135
  • Records of the Dialectic Society (#40152)
  • Report of the Building Committee, Sept. 10, 1847 (Includes information about furnishings for the new halls)
  • Report of the Building Committee, [1848?] (Includes information about enlisting the help of Mr. Donaldson in acquiring the furnishings)
  • Records of the Philanthropic Society (#40166)
  • University Papers (#40005)
Smith Hall (Playmakers Theatre)
Manuscript Materials
  • Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    David L. Swain Papers (#706)
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Minutes of the Board of Trustees (#40001)
  • Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, July 19, 1849, microfilm reel 5, vol. 15, p. 148-149
  • Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, Nov. 7, 1850, microfilm reel 5, vol. 15, p. 157
  • Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, Nov. 15, 1850, microfilm reel 5, vol. 15, p. 158
  • University Papers (#40005)
Alexander Jackson Davis Designs Not Executed
Manuscript Materials
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    University Papers, Oversized Materials (#40005)
  • Gerrard Hall (Renovation), Sept. 1856, by Alexander Jackson Davis (drawings)
  • South Building (Renovation), Sept. 1856, by Alexander Jackson Davis (drawings)
New East and New West
Manuscript Materials
  • Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Cameron Family Papers (#133)
  • William A. Graham Papers (#285)
  • University Archives, Wilson Library
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Minutes of the Board of Trustees (#40001)
  • Minutes, June 3, 1857, microfilm reel 2, vol. 6, p. 208
  • Minutes, Jan. 5, 1858, microfilm reel 2, vol. 6, p. 218
  • Minutes, June 2, 1858 (Includes instructions for Building Committee to contract with architect William Percival), microfilm reel 2, vol. 6, p. 225
  • Minutes, June 21, 1858, microfilm reel 2, vol. 6, p. 253
  • University Papers (#40005)