Category Archives: Digital Material

Hentz family papers, 1782-1932.

Creator: Hentz family.
Collection number: 332
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Hentz family included French revolutionary Nicholas Arnould Hentz (1756-1832); his sons Nicholas Richard Hentz (1786-1850), an officer in the French Imperial Army; and Nicholas Marcellus Hentz (1797-1856), a prominent entomologist; Continue reading Hentz family papers, 1782-1932.

White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.

Creator: White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.
Collection number: 4926
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Abstract: The White Rock Baptist Church was founded in Durham, N.C., in 1866. This collection is comprised of materials, 1880s-1980s, documenting the history of the White Rock Baptist Church and the religious life of its Continue reading White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.

Thomas Settle papers, 1784, 1850-1924.

Creator: Settle, Thomas, 1831-1888.
Collection number: 3345
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Abstract: Thomas Settle, Jr., of Greensboro, N.C., was a North Carolina Supreme Court justice, 1868-1871, chairman of the Republican National Convention, 1872, and U.S. district judge at Continue reading Thomas Settle papers, 1784, 1850-1924.

David Outlaw papers, 1847-1855; 1866.

Creator: Outlaw, David, 1806-1868.
Collection number: 1534
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Abstract: Whig congressman from Bertie County, N.C. Chiefly correspondence of Outlaw to his wife while he was a member of Congress, 1847-1853. Subjects discussed are state and national Continue reading David Outlaw papers, 1847-1855; 1866.

Elizafield Plantation record, 1838-1861 (bulk 1838-1858).

Creator: Grant, Hugh Fraser, d. 1873.
Collection number: 3213-z
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Abstract: Elizafield Plantation on the Altamaha River in Glynn County, Ga., was owned by rice planter Hugh Fraser Grant (d. 1873). Plantation journal, 287 pages, with entries 1838-1861, Continue reading Elizafield Plantation record, 1838-1861 (bulk 1838-1858).

Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.

Creator: Warmoth, Henry Clay, 1842-1931.
Collection number: 752
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Abstract: Henry Clay Warmoth, Louisiana governor, 1868-1872, and later owner of Magnolia Plantation, was born in Illinois in 1842. During the Civil War, he was lieutenant Continue reading Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.

William P. Hill diary, 1846-1849.

Creator: Hill, William P., fl. 1846-1849.
Collection number: 3159
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Abstract: William P. Hill was an itinerant Baptist preacher who travelled through South Carolina in the 1840s. Diary of Hill, recording his constant movement through South Carolina, preaching at Continue reading William P. Hill diary, 1846-1849.

Edward C. Anderson papers, 1813-1882.

Creator: Anderson, Edward C.
Collection number: 3602
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Abstract: Edward C. Anderson (1815-1883) of Savannah, Ga., was a United States Navy officer, planter, Confederate Army officer, mayor of Savannah, insurance company representative, and railroad director. He was married to Sarah McQueen Williamson (1816-1884). Family letters Continue reading Edward C. Anderson papers, 1813-1882.