The Papers of William Woods Holden, Volume 1

1841-1868

Edited by Horace W. Raper, Thornton W. Mitchell

The Papers of William Woods Holden, Volume 1

Approx. 503 pp., 6.25 x 9.25, 11 halftones

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-8652-6292-8
    Published: January 2000

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Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

Papers of the Hillsborough native who was editor of the Raleigh North Carolina Standard and leader of the pre-Civil War state Democratic Party. Holden helped organize the Republican Party in North Carolina and in 1868 was elected governor.

About the Author

Horace W. Raper is a professor emeritus at Tennessee Technological University. He is the author of a number of articles in the North Carolina Historical Review and of the biography William W. Holden: North Carolina's Political Enigma. Thornton W. Mitchell was the former state archivist of North Carolina.
For more information about Horace W. Raper, visit the Author Page.