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Wilson L. Newman correspondence with George Washington Carver, 1926-1943.

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Creator: Newman, Wilson L.
Collection number: 4641
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Abstract: George Washington Carver (1864?-1943), African-American scientist of the Experimental Station of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Insitute, was known for his work in Read more…

Mildred Council papers, 1996.

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Creator: Council, Mildred.
Collection number: 5003-z
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Abstract: African American businesswomen and cook Mildred Council (“Dip”) was born on a farm in rural Chatham County, N.C, in 1929. In 1957, Council became the manager of Bill’s Read more…

A.E. Rankin & Company account books, 1833-1888 (bulk 1880s).

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Creator: A.E. Rankin & Company.
Collection number: 3168
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Abstract: Ledgers and daybooks of a large Fayetteville, N.C., mercantile firm, Read more…

Pope family papers, 1851-1983.

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Creator: Pope family.
Collection number: 5085
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Abstract: Pope family of North Carolina, including Jonas Elias Pope of Northampton County, a man of color who was free before the Civil War; his son, M.T. Pope, who was born in Northampton Read more…

Richard Dozier papers, 1787-1922 (bulk 1870-1900).

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Creator: Dozier, Richard, 1822-1901.
Collection number: 229
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Abstract: Georgetown, S.C., attorney, and South Carolina state legislator. Professional papers, especially 1870-1900, including briefs, summaries, correspondence, and other papers relating to cases handled by Dozier and his law partner, Benjamin H. Read more…

Anderson Brothers ledger, 1873-1881.

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Creator: Anderson Brothers (Firm).
Collection number: 3029
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Abstract: Accounts of Anderson Brothers, a general merchandise firm in Rowan or Davie Read more…

Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954.

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Creator: Fitzgerald family.
Collection number: 4177
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Abstract: Diaries, 1864 and 1867-1871, and a sketchbook of Robert G. Fitzgerald (1840-1919); copies of his pension record and marriage certificate and of the manumission certificate of Thomas Fitzgerald (father of Robert G.); two letters; and articles Read more…

Brumby and Smith family papers, 1833-1929.

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Creator: Brumby and Smith family.
Collection number: 2780
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Abstract: The collection includes miscellaneous items of Laura Margaret Cole (Mrs. James R.) Smith (b. 1806) of South Carolina; her daughter, Laura Smith Brumby (fl. 1866- 1885); and her son-in-law, James R. Brumby (b. 1846). Included are a Read more…

Singleton family papers, 1759-1905 (bulk 1815-1854).

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Creator: Singleton family.
Collection number: 668
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Abstract: The Singletons were cotton planters living near Sumter, S.C. Prominent family members include Richard Singleton (1776-1852), John Singleton (1754-1820), and Matthew R. Read more…

Eleanore Eulalie Cay Fleming papers, 1836-1920.

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Creator: Fleming, Eleanore Eulalie Cay, 1848-1934.
Collection number: 4169
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Abstract: Business correspondence, 1851-1855, of Raymond Cay (1805-1880), general merchant and cotton factor of Liberty County, Ga.; personal and family correspondence, 1865-1920, of his daughter, Eleonore Eulalie Cay Fleming of Liberty and Read more…