Category Archives: 18th Century

Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

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 Continue reading Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

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

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

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

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

Bacot family papers, 1767-1887.

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 Continue reading Bacot family papers, 1767-1887.

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

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

Hamilton Brown papers, 1752-1907.

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, Continue reading Hamilton Brown papers, 1752-1907.

Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945.

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 Continue reading Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945.