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Ferebee, Gregory, and McPherson family papers, 1816-1913.

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Creator: Ferebee, Gregory, and McPherson family.
Collection number: 3374
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Abstract: Family members included Francis Roger Gregory, merchant in Petersburg, Va.; medical student at the University of Pennsylvania; physician and planter in Mecklenburg County, Va., and Granville County, N.C. In the Read more…

Lester-Gray collection of documents relating to Joseph Glover Baldwin, 1838-1949.

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Creator: Lester-Gray collection of documents relating to Joseph Glover Baldwin.
Collection number: 2993
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Abstract: Joseph Glover Baldwin (1815-1864), was born in Virginia and lived in Alabama from 1836 to 1854, when he moved to San Francisco, Ca. He was author of Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi (1853), Party Leaders (1855), Read more…

Odum family papers, 1955-1977.

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Creator: Odum family.
Collection number: 4447
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Abstract: Odum family of Robeson County, N.C., included Malcolm E. Odum (1884-1954), who raised tobacco, cotton, and corn as cash crops, and his daughters, who rented out shares Read more…

George Washington Jones papers, 1835-1884 (bulk 1840s and 1870s).

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Creator: Jones, George Washington, 1806-1884.
Collection number: 1837
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Abstract: George Washington Jones, a native of Tennessee, was Democratic state representative, 1835-1839, and state senator, 1839-1841; clerk of the Lincoln County Court, 1840-1843; United Read more…

Bayside Plantation records, 1846-1866.

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Creator: Bayside Plantation (Bayou Teche, La.).
Collection number: 53
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Abstract: Daily records of the extensive and varied agricultural activities and family and neighborhood happenings at Bayside, a large plantation on Bayou Teche (near New Iberia), La., and also, during part of the Civil War, at another plantation on Bayou Read more…

David Schenck papers, 1849-1917.

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Creator: Schenck, David, 1835-1902.
Collection number: 652
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Abstract: Lawyer of Lincoln and Greensboro, N.C., Superior Court Judge of the Ninth Judicial District of North Carolina, 1874-1882, general counsel of the Richmond and Danville Railroad, and Read more…

Slavery papers, 1799-1818.

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Creator: Slavery papers, 1799-1818 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2092
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Abstract: Notes regarding legal cases involving slaves in New York City, 1799-1818; bills of sale for slaves, Stokes County, N.C., 1801, and Wake County, N.C., 1818; a list of slaves and values, no place indicated, undated; and a slave Read more…

Gale and Polk family papers, 1815-1895 (bulk 1815-1865).

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Creator: Gale and Polk family.
Collection number: 266
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Abstract: Gale and Polk families of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Chiefly personal correspondence of members of the related Gale and Polk families. Included are ante-bellum Read more…

Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845.

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Creator: Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2055
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Abstract: Papers, 1773-1845, chiefly of Richard Mendenhall of Guilford County, N.C., relating to the Manumission Society of North Carolina and other groups. Papers concern the emanicipation of slaves and emigration of free blacks Read more…

Karen L. Parker diary, letter, and clippings, 1963-1966.

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Creator: Parker, Karen L.
Collection number: 5275-z
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Abstract: The first African-American woman undergraduate to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Karen L. Parker was born in Salisbury, N.C., and grew up in Read more…