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J. L. Alcorn papers, 1850-1880 (bulk 1850-1865).

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Creator: Alcorn, J. L. (James Lusk), 1816-1894.
Collection number: 5-z
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Abstract: Planter, brigadier general of Mississippi state forces during the Civil War, Republican governor, and U.S. senator. Letters from Alcorn to his wife, Amelia Walton (Glover) Alcorn, Read more…

Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston papers, 1805-1943.

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Creator: Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell Hairston, 1855-1945.
Collection number: 1518
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Abstract: Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston was a Virginia genealogist. Papers of Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston and of other members of the Hairston, Penn, Wilson, and related families, chiefly of Patrick and Henry counties, Va. Included are Read more…

Recollections, ca. 1890s.

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Creator: Hathaway, Leeland.
Collection number: 2954
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Abstract: Leeland Hathaway (b. 1834) was a Confederate Army officer. Recollections concerning Hathaway’s early life at Deer Park Plantation in Montgomery County, Ky.; his education at Western Military Institute (Georgetown, Ky.); Kentucky Military Read more…

Battle family papers, 1765-1955.

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Creator: Battle family.
Collection number: 3223
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Battle family of North Carolina included William Horn Battle (1802-1879) of Louisburg, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, lawyer, legislator, judge of the North Carolina superior and supreme courts, and trustee and professor Read more…

Drury Lacy papers, 1823-1903.

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Creator: Lacy, Drury, 1802-1884.
Collection number: 3641
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Abstract: Drury Lacy of Prince Edward County, Va., studied at the Union Theological Seminary in Virginia; was minister at Presbyterian churches in New Bern, N.C., 1834-1837, and Raleigh, Read more…

Robert Philip Howell memoirs, 1854-1872.

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Creator: Howell, Robert Philip, 1840-1916.
Collection number: 1959-z
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Abstract: Memoirs of Howell of Goldsboro, N.C., relating to his education at Trinity College, Randolph County, N.C. (later Duke University), and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Read more…

Mary Jeffreys Bethell diary, 1853-1873.

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Creator: Bethell, Mary Jeffreys, b. 1821.
Collection number: 1737-z
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Abstract: The collection is the personal diary of Mary Jeffreys Bethell of Rockingham County, N.C. The first part of the book contains short reminiscences of her immediate family. After her marriage in 1840, the diary contains entries relating to her Read more…

Boykin family papers, 1748-1932, 2001 (bulk 1830-1862).

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Creator: Boykin family.
Collection number: 78
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Abstract: The Boykin family of Camden, S.C., included Alexander Hamilton Boykin (1815-1866), cotton planter, state legislator, and Confederate officer. Family, business, and military papers of Boykin family members, chiefly 1830s through Read more…

Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

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Creator: Hubard family.
Collection number: 360
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Abstract: The collection includes business and personal papers of Edmund Wilcox Hubard (1806-1878), planter, militia officer, state legislator, and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and of Read more…

John Houston Bills papers, 1843-1871.

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Creator: Bills, John Houston, 1800-1871.
Collection number: 2245
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Abstract: John Houston Bills was a Tennessee planter who was active in the Democratic Party, the Freemasons, a temperance society, and was a friend of President James K. Polk (1795-1849). The collection includse a diary of Bills, 1843-1871, and a few Read more…