Frank Adams papers, 1940-2009

Adams, Frank, 1934-

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Microforms; Photos, Drawings, Prints; Sound Recordings; Videos, Slides, Films
  • Physical Details
    • 8.8 c.f. (22 archives boxes)
    • 27 tape recordings
    • 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm), and
    • 65 photographs; plus
    • additions of 17.8 c.f
    • 8 tape recordings, and
    • 4 videorecordings
  • OCLC ocn173704574, ocn173692392
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  • RESTRICTED: Researchers wishing to use the collection must have the prior written permission of Frank Adams or his agent until May 19, 2034.
  • COPYRIGHT RESTRICTION: Donor retains copyright until January 1, 2025.


  • Papers of a North Carolina author, journalist, educator, and community organizer. The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, interviews, and drafts of his writings. the subjects covered are: Southern social activism including material on James A. Dombrowski, and the Highlander Research and Education Center; workers rights, unions, cooperatives, Employee Share Ownership Plans as well as papers relating to the Industrial Cooperative Association, and National Network of Forest Practitioners; education, adult and prisoners; and involvement with his alma mater Goddard College.


  • Portions of the collection are available only on microfilm.
  • Presented by Frank Adams, Gatesville, North Carolina, 1969-1989.
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