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David Schenck papers, 1953-1964.

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Creator: Schenck, David, 1927-1970.
Collection number: 5288
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Abstract: Greensboro Mayor David Schenck was born 7 January 1927 in Greensboro, N.C., and was the great-grandson of Judge David Schenck, a prominent 19th century lawyer and politician in Greensboro. Schenck received a Read more…

Appleton Oaksmith papers, 1825-1888.

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Creator: Oaksmith, Appleton, ca. 1825-1887.
Collection number: 2193-z
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Abstract: Appleton Oaksmith, North Carolina state legislator from Carteret County, N.C., was the son of Seba Smith (1792-1868), Maine and New York political humorist, and Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1806-1893), author, lecturer, Read more…

Edenton (N.C.) papers, 1717-1937.

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Creator: Edenton (N.C.) papers.
Collection number: 1910
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers, chiefly bills, receipts, deeds, court proceedings, wills, estate settlements (including the division of slaves), and other legal and business papers of Edenton and Read more…

John Walker papers, 1824-1867; 1956.

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Creator: Walker, John, 1785-1867.
Collection number: 2300
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Abstract: John Walker was a cotton and wheat planter and silkworm grower of King and Queen County, Va. The son of Humphry and Frances (Temple) Walker, John married Margaret Watkins Read more…

Margaret Ann Meta Morris Grimball diary, 1860-1866.

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Creator: Grimball, Margaret Ann Meta Morris, 1810-1881.
Collection number: 975-z
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Abstract: Wife of John Berkley Grimball (1800-1892), rice planter of St. Paul’s Parish in the Colleton District of South Carolina, with connections to the Manigault and Lowndes families of South Carolina and to the Morris family of Morrisania, N.Y. Read more…

Hentz family papers, 1782-1932.

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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; Read more…

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

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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 Read more…

Thomas Settle papers, 1784, 1850-1924.

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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 Read more…

David Outlaw papers, 1847-1855; 1866.

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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 Read more…

Person family papers, 1728-1907.

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Creator: Person family.
Collection number: 590
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Abstract: Person family members included Thomas Person (1733-1800), North Carolina Revolutionary leader, born in Brunswick County, Va., but resident from infancy in Granville Read more…