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Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1765-1903.

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Creator: Trist, Nicholas Philip, 1800-1874.
Collection number: 2104
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Abstract: Nicholas Philip Trist attended West Point; was a Louisiana planter, 1821-1824; U.S. State Department clerk, 1828-1834; consul to Havana, Cuba, 1834-1840; State Department chief Read more…

Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

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Creator: Pettigrew family.
Collection number: 592
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Abstract: Represented are four generations of the Pettigrew family of Washington and Tyrrell counties, N.C. Prominent family members included James Pettigrew (d. 1784), who emigrated Read more…

John DeBerniere Hooper papers, 1778-1911.

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Creator: Hooper, John DeBerniere, 1811-1886.
Collection number: 835
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Abstract: John DeBerniere Hooper was a student, tutor, and professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., and a teacher in schools in several other North Carolina locations, Read more…

Federal soldiers’ letters, 1861-1865; 1890.

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Creator: Federal soldiers’ letters.
Collection number: 3185
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Abstract: Chiefly Civil War letters from Federal soldiers throughout the South, in camps, hospitals, and prisons, to family and friends in the North. This collection is made up of unrelated Read more…

Matthew Cary Whitaker papers, 1728-1883.

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Creator: Whitaker, Matthew Cary, 1801-1873.
Collection number: 768
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Abstract: Matthew Cary Whitaker was a physician and planter of Halifax County, N.C. The collection contains family correspondence and other materials, 1728-1870. Included are letters Read more…

John Hill's Edgefield District (S.C.) militia and plantation record, 1830-1843.

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Creator: Hill, John, fl. 1830-1843.
Collection number: 236-z
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Abstract: John Hill operated a plantation, apparently in the Edgefield District, in South Carolina. He commanded the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia in the Read more…

William H. Holcombe diary and autobiography, 1855 and 1892.

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Creator: Holcombe, William H. (William Henry), 1825-1893.
Collection number: 1113
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Abstract: Homeopathic physician in Natchez, Miss. Autobiography and diary of William Henry Holcombe. The autobiography, written in 1892, covers Holcombe’s ancestry and his childhood in Read more…

Delta Cooperative Farm papers, 1938-1964.

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Creator: Vanderwood, Paul J.
Collection number: 3892
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Abstract: Material related to Delta Cooperative Farm, Rochdale, Miss.: articles, clippings, and other items; notes made by Vanderwood of the Memphis, Tenn., “Press-Scimitar”; and letters, Read more…

Federal Writers’ Project papers, 1936-1940.

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Creator: Federal Writers’ Project.
Collection number: 3709
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Abstract: W. T. Couch (b. 1901), while director of the University of North Carolina Press, was also a part-time official of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration, as assistant and associate director for North Read more…

Francis Terry Leak papers, 1839-1865.

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Creator: Leak, Francis Terry, 1803-1864.
Collection number: 1095
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Abstract: Francis Terry Leak was a cotton planter and businessman of Tippah (now Benton) County, Miss. Manuscript volumes containing entries of various types, most of which are Read more…