Category Archives: Digital Material

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.

Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1765-1903.

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 Continue reading Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1765-1903.

Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

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 Continue reading Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

John DeBerniere Hooper papers, 1778-1911.

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, Continue reading John DeBerniere Hooper papers, 1778-1911.

Federal soldiers’ letters, 1861-1865; 1890.

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 Continue reading Federal soldiers’ letters, 1861-1865; 1890.

Matthew Cary Whitaker papers, 1728-1883.

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 Continue reading Matthew Cary Whitaker papers, 1728-1883.