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Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

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Creator: Brookes, Iveson L., 1793-1865.
Collection number: 3249
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Abstract: Iveson Lewis Brookes, teacher, Baptist minister, and planter, was born in Rockingham County, N.C. Brookes, a 1819 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., amassed, through marriage and purchase, considerable holdings Read more…

Edith M. Dabbs collection of papers relating to Saint Helena Island, S.C., 1791; 1860-1963.

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Creator: Dabbs, Edith M.
Collection number: 4285
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Abstract: Edith Mitchell Dabbs was born in 1906 in Dalzell, Sumter County, S.C. She married James McBride Dabbs in 1935, and, in 1937, settled at Rip Raps Plantation, the Dabbs family home just outside Sumter. She was active in documenting the Read more…

John Morel estate paper, 1777.

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Creator: Morel, John.
Collection number: 1279-z
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Abstract: Typed copy of 1777 inventory and appraisal of the estate and personal property of John Read more…

Categories: 18th Century, Georgia, Slavery

Arnold and Screven family papers, 1762-1903 (bulk 1818-1900).

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Creator: Arnold and Screven family.
Collection number: 3419
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Abstract: Arnold family of Providence, R.I., and Bryan County, Ga., and Screven family of Savannah, Ga., whose members included Richard James Arnold (1796-1873), husband of Louisa Carolina Gindrat and native of Providence, R.I., who owned Read more…

Annie Blackwell Thorne papers, 1769-1965.

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Creator: Thorne, Annie Blackwell, b. 1878.
Collection number: 4521
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Abstract: Papers collected or created by Annie Blackwell Thorne (b. 1878) include correspondence, legal and financial materials, genealogical papers, and other items of the Alston, Read more…

Bacot family papers, 1767-1887.

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Creator: Bacot family.
Collection number: 916-z
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Abstract: Members of the Bacot family were cotton planters of the Mars Bluff Plantation near Florence in the Darlington District, S.C., and, beginning in 1865, partners in the Jarrot & Bacot Drug Store in Florence. The collection includes Read more…

William Johnson papers, 1760-1888 (bulk 1783-1849).

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Creator: Johnson, William, ca. 1805-ca. 1850.
Collection number: 380
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Abstract: The collection includes business and family letters, chiefly 1783-1849, of the family of William Johnson, a Franklin County, N.C., planter, including correspondence concerning such Read more…

Hamilton Brown papers, 1752-1907.

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Creator: Brown, Hamilton, 1786-1870.
Collection number: 1090
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Abstract: The Brown family was prominent in Wilkes County, N.C., and Maury County, Tenn. Persons represented include John Brown (1738-1812), immigrant from Ulster, early landowner in western North Carolina and in Tennessee; his son, Read more…

Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945.

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Creator: Dabney, Charles William, 1855-1945.
Collection number: 1412
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Abstract: Charles William Dabney was a scientist, educator, and author. Also represented in the collection are four generations of his ancestors, including William Dabney (ca. 1707-1772?); Charles Dabney (1745-1829); Charles William Dabney Read more…

Norfleet family papers, 1722-1929.

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Creator: Norfleet family.
Collection number: 549
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Abstract: Norfleet family of Bertie County, N.C. Correspondence, legal documents, land records, account books, plantation journals, and other records of the Norfleet family. Six of the volumes Read more…