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True and Candid Compositions: The Lives and Writings of Antebellum Students at the University of North Carolina
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Bibliography of Source Materials

This bibliography was prepared by Dr. Erika Lindemann, a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and author of "True and Candid Compositions." For more about the development of this project, please see Dr. Lindemann's Introduction. It serves as a list of works referenced in editing and transcribing the primary materials in this project as well as in the preparation the chapter essays.

Several of the titles listed below are available in electronic editions on the DocSouth website. When the title is part of DocSouth, it will appear as a link.

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  • Abernethy, Thomas Perkins. "An Historical Sketch of the University of Virginia." Southern Association Quarterly (February 1945): 1-12.
  • Acts of the General Assembly and Ordinances of the Trustees, for the Organization and Government of the University of North-Carolina. Raleigh: Office of the Raleigh Register, 1838.
  • Allcott, John V. The Campus at Chapel Hill: Two Hundred Years of Architecture. Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Historical Society, 1986.
  • Anderson, James D. The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.
  • Andrews, Charles. The Prisoners' Memoirs; or, Dartmoor Prison. 1815. Early American Imprints, 2nd series. Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1875.
  • Ashe, Samuel. Biographical History of North Carolina. Greensboro, NC: Charles Van Noppen, 1905.
  • Bahnsen, Jane C. Books in the University of North Carolina Library Since Before 1830. Chapel Hill, NC, 1958. Typescript. 106 pages.
  • Battle, Kemp P. History of the University of North Carolina. 2 vols. 1907-12. Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Company, 1974.
  • ---. Memories of an Old-Time Tar Heel. Ed. William James Battle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1945.
  • ---. Sketches of the University of Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1949.
  • Berlin, James A. Rhetoric and Reality: Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900-1985. Studies in Writing and Rhetoric. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987.
  • ---. Writing Instruction in Nineteenth-Century American Colleges. Studies in Writing and Rhetoric. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1984.
  • Blair, Hugh. Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres. New York: Collins & Hannay, 1819.
  • Bon, Sara E. "Education, Ideology and the University of North Carolina." Chapel Hill, NC, April 3, 1992. Typescript. 54 pages.
  • Brereton, John C., ed. The Origins of Composition Studies in the American College, 1875-1925: A Documentary History. Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995.
  • Brigman, Brian. The Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies: Virtus, Libertas, et Scientia. [Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Di/Phi Societies, 1988.]
  • Brodhead, Richard H. Cultures of Letters: Scenes of Reading and Writing in Ninteenth-Century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.
  • Brody, Miriam. Manly Writing: Gender, Rhetoric, and the Rise of Composition. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
  • Brown, Thomas. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind. 4 vols. Edinburgh: W. and C. Tait, 1820.
  • Bullions, Peter. The Principles of Greek Grammar. New York: Pratt, Woodford, 1851.
  • Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835. "University of N.C. Account of Disturbances Which Have Lately Occurred at the University of This State." Star [Raleigh, N.C.] 13 Sept. 1811: 148.
  • Campbell, JoAnn. "Controlling Voices: The Legacy of English A at Radcliffe College 1883-1917." College Composition and Communication 43 (December 1992): 472-85.
  • Carr, Jean Ferguson, Stephen L. Carr, and Lucille M. Schultz. Archives of Instruction: Nineteenth-Century Rhetorics, Readers, and Composition Books in the United States. Studies in Writing and Rhetoric. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005.
  • A Catalogue of the Members of the Dialectic Society, Instituted in the University of North Carolina, June 3, 1795, together with Historical Sketches. Baltimore: Isaac Friedenwald, 1890.
  • Catalogue of the Trustees, Faculty, and Students of the University of North Carolina, 1846-47. Raleigh: Weston R. Gales, 1846.
  • Catalogue of the University of North Carolina, 1854-55. Hillsborough, NC: D. Heartt & Son, 1855.
  • Catalogue of the University of North Carolina, 1855-56. Raleigh: Carolina Cultivator, 1856.
  • Catalogue of the University of North Carolina, 1869-70. Raleigh: Standard, 1870.
  • Censer, Jane Turner. North Carolina Planters and Their Children, 1800-1860. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984.
  • Chamberlain, Hope Summerell. Old Days in Chapel Hill, Being the Life and Letters of Cornelia Phillips Spencer. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1926.
  • Chapel Hill Bicentennial Commission. A Backward Glance: Facts of Life in Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Bicentennial Commission, 1994.
  • ---. Chapel Hill: 200 Years, Close to Magic. Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Bicentennial Commission, 1994.
  • Clark, Gregory, and S. Michael Halloran, eds. Oratorical Culture in Nineteenth-Century America: Transformations in the Theory and Practice of Rhetoric. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
  • Coates, Albert. Story of Student Government in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.
  • A Collection of College Words and Customs. Cambridge: John Bartlett, 1851.
  • "Commencement Exercises." The North Carolina University Magazine 9 (September 1859): 105-20.
  • Confederate States of America. A Bill to be Entitled an Act to Amend the Existing Acts for the Exemption of Persons from Military Service. [Richmond? n. d.].
  • ---. A Bill to Exempt Certain Persons from Military Duty, and to Repeal the Acts Heretofore Passed by Congress on the Same Subject. [Richmond? 1862 or 1863?].
  • Connor, R. D. W., comp. A Documentary History of the University of North Carolina, 1776-1799. 2 vols. Ed. Louis R. Wilson and Hugh T. Leffler. The University of North Carolina Sesquicentennial Publications. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1953.
  • Connors, Robert J. Composition-Rhetoric: Background, Theory, and Pedagogy. Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997.
  • ---. "Mechanical Correctness as a Focus in Composition Instruction." College Composition and Communication 36 (February 1985): 61-72.
  • ---. "Personal Writing Assignments." College Composition and Communication 38 (May 1987): 166-83.
  • ---. "The Rise and Fall of the Modes of Discourse." College Composition and Communication 32 (December 1981): 444-55.
  • ---. "Textbooks and the Evolution of the Discipline." College Composition and Communication 37 (May 1986): 178-94.
  • Coon, Charles L. The Beginnings of Public Education in North Carolina: A Documentary History, 1790-1840. 2 vols. Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Printing, 1908.
  • ---. North Carolina Schools and Academies, 1790-1840: A Documentary History. Raleigh: North Carolina Historical Commission, 1915.
  • Copeland, C. T., and H. M. Rideout. Freshman English and Theme-Correcting in Harvard College. New York: Silver, Burdett, 1901.
  • Coulter, E. Merton. College Life in the Old South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1983.
  • Cremin, Lawrence A. American Education: The National Experience, 1783-1876. New York: Harper & Row, 1980.
  • Cornelius, Janet Duitsman. When I Can Read My Title Clear: Literacy, Slavery, and Religion in the Antebellum South. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1991.
  • Crow, Jeffrey J. The Black Experience in Revolutionary North Carolina. Raleigh: Division of Archives and History, Department of Cultural Resources, 1983.
  • Crowley, Sharon. Composition in the University: Historical and Polemical Essays. Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998.
  • ---. "Invention in Nineteenth-Century Rhetoric." College Composition and Communication 36 (February 1985): 51-60.
  • Current, Richard Nelson. Lincoln's Loyalists: Union Soldiers from the Confederacy. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1992.
  • Dabney, Charles William. Universal Education in the South. 2 vols. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1936.
  • D'Angelo, Frank. "Nineteenth-Century Forms/Modes of Discourse: A Critical Inquiry." College Composition and Communication 35 (February 1984): 31-42.
  • Daniell, Beth. "Narratives of Literacy: Connecting Composition to Culture." College Composition and Communication 50 (February 1999): 393-410.
  • DeBow's Review 20 (March 1856): 390-91.
  • Deems, Charles Force. The Autobiography of Charles Force Deems. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1897.
  • The District School as It Was by One Who Went to It. New York: J. Orville Taylor, 1838.
  • Dobson, David. Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986.
  • Drake, William Earle. Education in North Carolina before 1860. Bloomfield, NJ: Carleton Press, 1964.
  • Duyckinck, Evert A., and George L. Duyckinck. Cyclopaedia of American Literature. 2 vols. New York: Charles Scribner, 1855.
  • Dyer, Thomas G. The University of Georgia: A Bicentennial History, 1785-1985. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.
  • Franklin, John Hope. The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860. 1943. New York: W. W. Norton, 1971.
  • Franklin, John Hope, and Loren Schweninger. Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Fun and Games of Long Ago. Maynard, MA: Chandler, 1988.
  • Gaillet, Lynee Lewis, ed. Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1998.
  • Gaston, Willliam. Address Delivered before the Philanthropic and Dialectic Societies at Chapel Hill, June 20, 1832. Raleigh: Joseph Gales & Son, 1832.
  • Gere, Anne Ruggles. Writing Groups: History, Theory, and Implications. Studies in Writing and Rhetoric. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987.
  • Gobbel, Luther L. Church-State Relationships in Education in North Carolina since 1776. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1938.
  • Graff, Gerald. Professing Literature: An Institutional History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.
  • Graff, Gerald, and Michael Warner, eds. The Origins of Literary Studies in America: A Documentary Anthology. New York: Routledge, 1989.
  • Grant, Daniel Lindsey. Alumni History of the University of North Carolina. 2nd ed. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina General Alumni Association, 1924.
  • Grey, Richard. Dr. R. Grey's Memoria Technica, or Method of Artificial Memory. Oxford: J. Vincent, 1819.
  • Halloran, S. Michael. "From Rhetoric to Composition: The Teaching of Writing in America to 1900." A Short History of Writing Instruction from Ancient Greece to Twentieth-Century America. Ed. James J. Murphy. Davis, CA: Hermagoras Press, 1990. 151-82.
  • Hamilton, J. G. de Roulhac, and Henry McGilbert Wagstaff, eds. Benjamin Sherwood Hedrick. The James Sprunt Historical Publications 10. Chapel Hill: North Carolina Historical Society, 1911.
  • ---. The Harris Letters. The James Sprunt Historical Publications 14. Chapel Hill: North Carolina Historical Society, 1916.
  • Harding, Thomas S. College Literary Societies: Their Contribution to Higher Education in the United States, 1815-1876. New York: Pageant Press, 1971.
  • Harned, Jon. "The Intellectual Background of Alexander Bain's 'Modes of Discourse.'" College Composition and Communication 36 (February 1985): 42-50.
  • Heath, Shirley Brice. "Toward an Ethnohistory of Writing in American Education." Writing: The Nature, Development, and Teaching of Written Communication. Ed. Marcia Farr Whiteman. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1981. 25-45.
  • Henderson, Archibald. The Campus of the First State University. The University of North Carolina Sesquicentennial Publications. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1949.
  • H[irst], R[obert] H. "Guide to Editorial Practice." Mark Twain Letters, Vol. 1: 1853-1866. Ed. Edgar Marquess Branch, Michael B. Frank, and Kenneth M. Sanderson. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987-. xxv-xlvi.
  • Hobbs, Catherine, ed. Nineteenth-Century Women Learn to Write. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1995.
  • Hollis, Daniel Walker. University of South Carolina, Vol. 1: South Carolina College. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1951.
  • Hooper, William. "Fifty Years Since." The North Carolina University Magazine 9 (June 1860): 577-611.
  • ---. The Force of Habit. Philadelphia: J. W. Martin and W. K. Boden, 1833.
  • Horner, Winifred Bryan. Nineteenth-Century Scottish Rhetoric: The American Connection. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
  • Horton, George Moses. The Poetical Works of George M. Horton, the Colored Bard of North-Carolina. Hillsborough, NC: D. Heartt, 1845.
  • Hoyt, William Henry, ed. The Papers of Archibald Murphey. 2 vols. Raleigh: North Carolina Historical Commission, 1914.
  • Hurley, James F., and Julia Goode Eagan. The Prophet of Zion-Parnassus. Richmond, VA: Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1934.
  • Irving, Washington. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Ed. Haskell Springer. Boston: Twayne, 1978.
  • Jardine, George. Outlines of Philosophical Education. Glasgow: University Press, 1825.
  • Johnson, Guion Griffis. Ante-Bellum North Carolina: A Social History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1937.
  • Johnson, Nan. Ninteenth-Century Rhetoric in North America. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1991.
  • Jordan, Weymouth T., Jr., ed. Infantry. Raleigh: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1985. Vol. 10 of North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865, A Roster. 13 vols. 1966-93.
  • Kaestle, Carl F. Pillars of the Republic: Common Schools and American Society, 1780-1860. American Century Series. New York: Hill and Wang, 1983.
  • Kitzhaber, Albert R. Rhetoric in American Colleges: 1850-1900. Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1990.
  • Knight, Edgar W. "Notes on John Chavis." North Carolina Historical Review 7 (1930): 326-45.
  • ---. Public Education in the South. Boston: Ginn, 1922.
  • ---. "Some Early Discussions of the College Curriculum." Rev. preprint from The South Atlantic Quarterly 34 (January 1935): 1-33.
  • ---. "Undergraduate Work and the University of North Carolina." Chapel Hill, NC, November 1, 1934. Typescript. 13 pages.
  • Knight, Edgar W., ed. A Documentary History of Education in the South Before 1860. 5 vols. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1949-53.
  • Kostyu, Joel A., and Frank A. Kostyu. Durham: A Pictorial History. Durham, NC: Kinship Press, 1998.
  • Lefler, Hugh Talmage, ed. North Carolina History Told by Contemporaries. 2nd ed. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1948.
  • Lefler, Hugh Talmadge, and Albert Ray Newsome. North Carolina: The History of a Southern State. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1954.
  • Lefler, Hugh, and Paul Wager, eds. Orange County, 1752-1952. Chapel Hill, NC: Orange Printshop, 1953.
  • Leloudis, James L. Schooling the New South: Pedagogy, Self, and Society in North Carolina, 1880-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
  • Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh, ed. The Pettigrew Papers, Vol. 1, 1685-1818. Raleigh: Department of Archives and History, 1971.
  • ----. The Pettigrew Papers, Vol. 2, 1819-43. Raleigh: Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, 1988.
  • Lewis, Richard H. "A Brief Sketch of the Dialectic Society, 1848-'52." Catalogue of the Members of the Dialectic Society. Chapel Hill, NC: The Dialectic Society, 1890. 12-16.
  • Lincoln, Abraham. Great Speeches: Abraham Lincoln. New York: Dover Publications, 1991.
  • Linn, Jo White. Rowan County, North Carolina Will Abstracts, Vol. 2, 1805-1850. Salisbury, NC: Linn, 1971.
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. The Letters of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Vol. 3, 1844-56. Ed. Andrew Hilen. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1972.
  • Love, James Lee. 'Tis Sixty Years Since. Chapel Hill, NC: n.p., 1945.
  • Lunsford, Andrea A. "Essay Writing and Teachers' Responses in Nineteenth-Century Scottish Universities." College Composition and Communication 32 (December 1981): 434-43.
  • McCusker, John J. "How Much Is That in Real Money? A Historical Price Index for Use as a Deflator of Money Values in the Economy of the United States." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 101 (1991): 297-373.
  • ---. "How Much Is That in Real Money? A Historical Price Index for Use as a Deflator of Money Values in the Economy of the United States: Addenda et Corrigenda." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 106 (1996): 327-34.
  • McElroy, Isaac. Some Pioneer Presbyterian Preachers of the Piedmont North Carolina. Gastonia, NC: Loftin, 1828.
  • McLachlan, James. "The Choice of Hercules: American Student Societies in the Early Nineteenth Century." The University in Society, Vol. 2. Ed. Lawrence Stone. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1974. 449-94.
  • MacMillan, Dougald. English at Chapel Hill, 1795-1969. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Department of English, [1970].
  • McMillan, Laurence. The Schoolmaker: Sawney Webb and the Bell Buckle Story. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1971.
  • McVaugh, Michael R. "Elisha Mitchell's Books and the University of North Carolina Library." The Bookmark 55 (1987): 27-54.
  • ---. "Elisha Mitchell's Books and the University of North Carolina Library (Part 2)." The Bookmark 56 (1990): 31-70.
  • Mahon, John K. The War of 1812. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1972.
  • "Matriculates and Graduates," Catalogue of the Trustees, Faculty and Students of the University of North Carolina, 1867-68. Raleigh: Nichols, Gorman and Neathery, 1868. 14.
  • Meriwether, Colyer. Our Colonial Curriculum, 1607-1776. Washington, DC: Capital Publishing, 1907.
  • Miller, Susan. Assuming the Positions: Cultural Pedagogy and the Politics of Commonplace Writing. Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998.
  • Miller, Thomas P. The Formation of College English: Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the British Cultural Provinces. Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997.
  • Mitchell, Elisha. Statistics, Facts, and Dates, for the Sunday Recitations of the Junior Class in the University. New York: R. Craighead, 1850.
  • Moran, Michael G., ed. Eighteenth-Century British and American Rhetorics and Rhetoricians: Critical Studies and Sources. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.
  • Morris, Charles Edward. "Panic and Reprisal: Reaction in North Carolina to the Nat Turner Insurrection, 1831." The North Carolina Historical Review 62 (January 1985): 29-52.
  • Morris, Robert C. Reading, 'Riting, and Reconstruction: The Education of Freedmen in the South, 1861-1870. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.
  • Murphey, Archibald D. The Papers of Archibald Murphey, Vol. 2. Ed. William Henry Hoyt. Raleigh: E. M. Uzzell, 1914.
  • Nash, Ann Strudwick. Ladies in the Making (also a few gentlemen) at the Select Boarding and Day School of the Misses Nash and Miss Kollock, 1859-1890, Hillsborough, North Carolina. Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, 1964.
  • Nelson, Elizabeth L., Lila Yawn, and Nancy Kaiser. An Annotated List of Addresses and Debates, Series 2, Subseries 1, of the Records of the Dialectic Society in the University Archives and Records Service, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unpublished notebook. 1994. Revised 1995 and 1999.
  • Nickell, Joe. Pen, Ink, and Evidence: A Study of Writing and Writing Materials for the Penman, Collector, and Document Detective. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1990.
  • Noble, M. C. S. A History of the Public Schools of North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1930.
  • "Order of Examination, May 23-31, 1859." Chapel Hill, NC: James M. Henderson, 1859.
  • Pace, Robert F. Halls of Honor: College Men in the Old South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.
  • Powell, William S. The First State University. 3d ed. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
  • ---. The North Carolina Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1968.
  • ---. North Carolina through Four Centuries. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
  • Powell, William S., ed. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography. 6 vols. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1979-96. Cited as DNCB.
  • Robinson, Blackwell. William R. Davie. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1972.
  • Rudolph, Frederick. The American College and University: A History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962.
  • ---. Curriculum: A History of the American Undergraduate Curriculum Since 1636. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1977.
  • Russell, David R. Writing in the Academic Disciplines, 1870-1990: A Curricular History. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1991.
  • Russell, Lucy Phillips. A Rare Pattern. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1957.
  • Russell, Phillips. These Old Stone Walls. Chapel Hill: Chapel Hill Historical Society, 1972.
  • ---. The Woman Who Rang the Bell. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1949.
  • Russell, William. Manual of Mutual Instruction. Boston: Wait, Greene, 1826.
  • Salvatori, Mariolina Rizzi, ed. Pedagogy: Disturbing History, 1820-1930. Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.
  • Sanders, John L., ed. "The Journal of Ruffin Wirt Thomlinson, The University of North Carolina, 1841-1842." The North Carolina Historical Review 30 (January-April 1953).
  • Schultz, Heidi M. "Defining 'American Literature' Via Student Compositions Written Between 1822 and 1852 at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Is It a Reflection of Nationalism, Regionalism, or an Evolution?" Chapel Hill, NC, December 12, 1992. Typescript. 25 pages.
  • ---. Southern Women Learn to Write: 1830-1860. Diss. University of North Carolina, 1996.
  • Schultz, Lucille M. The Young Composers: Composition's Beginnings in Nineteenth-Century Schools. Studies in Writing and Rhetoric. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999.
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  • Snider, William D. Light on the Hill: A History of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
  • Spencer, Cornelia Phillips. The Last Ninety Days of the War in North-Carolina. New York: Watchman Publishing, 1866.
  • ---. Selected Papers of Cornelia Phillips Spencer. Ed. Louis R. Wilson. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1953.
  • Spruill, Julia Cherry. Women's Life and Work in the Southern Colonies. New York: W. W. Norton, 1972.
  • Staff of the North Carolina Collection, comp. Register of the Officers and Faculty of the University of North Carolina, 1795-1945. Unpublished notebook.
  • Stewart, Donald C. "Harvard's Influence on English Studies: Perceptions from Three Universities in the Early Twentieth Century." College Composition and Communication 43 (December 1992): 455-71.
  • Stolpen, Steven. Chapel Hill: A Pictorial History. Norfolk, VA: Donning Publishers, 1978.
  • Taylor, Rosser Howard. Slaveholding in North Carolina: An Economic View. 1926. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969.
  • Tolbert, Lisa, ed. Two Hundred Years of Student Life at Chapel Hill: Selected Letters and Diaries. Southern Research Report 4. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Center for the Study of the American South, IRSS Faculty Working Group in Southern Studies, 1993.
  • Towne, Laura M. Letters and Diary of Laura M. Towne, Written from the Sea Islands of South Carolina, 1862-1884. Ed. Rupert Sargent Holland. 1912. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969.
  • Towns, Stuart W. Oratory and Rhetoric in the Ninteenth-Century South: A Rhetoric of Defense. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000.
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  • Veysey, Laurence R. The Emergence of the American University. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965.
  • Vickers, James, Thomas Scism, and Dixon Qualls. Chapel Hill: An Illustrated History. Carrboro, NC: Barclay Publishers, 1985.
  • Walker, John. The Teacher's Assistant in English Composition. Carlisle, PA: George Kline, 1808.
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  • Weeks, Stephen B., ed. Register of Members of the Philanthropic Society, Instituted in the University of North Carolina, August 1st, 1795. Raleigh: Edwards, Broughton, 1887.
  • Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson. Princeton, 1746-1896. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1946.
  • Whately, Richard. Elements of Rhetoric. Ed. Douglas Ehninger. Landmarks in Rhetoric and Public Address. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1963.
  • Williams, Henry Horace. The Education of Horace Williams. Chapel Hill, NC: Horace Williams, 1936.
  • Woods, William F. "Nineteenth-Century Psychology and the Teaching of Writing." College Composition and Communication 36 (February 1985): 20-41.
  • Woody, Thomas. A History of Women's Education in the United States, Vol. 1. New York: Science Press, 1929.
  • Wright, Edward Needles. Conscientious Objectors in the Civil War. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1931.
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