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Episcopal Theological School Collection of Episcopal Bishops of North Carolina Letters, circa 1820-1960

March 3, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Episcopal Theological School (Cambridge, Mass.)
Collection number: 5202-z
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Abstract: In 1974, the Episcopal Theological School in Cambridge, Mass., combined with the Divinity School of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Philadelphia (PDS) to form the Episcopal Divinity School, located in Cambridge, Mass. The collection contains Read more…

Norvell Winsboro Wilson Papers, 1842-1901

February 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Wilson, Norvell Winsboro, 1834-1878.
Collection number
: 2957
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Abstract: Norvell Winsboro Wilson (1834-1878) was a Baptist minister in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Hillsborough, N.C., 1861-1867; Farmville, Va., and Richmond, Va., 1867-1875; and New Orleans, La., 1877-1878. The collection includes the Read more…

Chapel Hill Historical Society's Generations of Carrboro Mill Families Oral Histories, 1974-1978.

February 26, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Chapel Hill Historical Society.
Collection number: 4205
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Abstract: The Chapel Hill Historical Society was formed in 1966 in Chapel Hill, N.C. In 1974, the oral history committee was established to conduct interviews with local Chapel Hill and Carrboro, Read more…

Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Grigsby family.
Collection number: 5141
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Abstract: The Grigsby family of North Carolina and South Carolina; New Haven, Conn.; Detroit, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz., descend from Fred Grigsby (b. 1867), the son of a former slave. The Read more…

Lizzie Chambers Hall papers, 1897-1938.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Hall, Lizzie Chambers.
Collection number: 4145
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Abstract: Lizzie Chambers Hall was the wife of W. T. Hall, pastor of Baptist churches in Danville, Va., 1897-1907, and Roxborough, Pa., 1913- 1928. The Halls were African-Americans. A scrapbook, compiled by Lizzie Chambers Hall, of Read more…

John Parkhill papers, 1813-1891.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Parkhill, John, 1786-1856.
Collection number: 1826
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Abstract: Irish immigrant; banker of Tallahassee, Fla. Business papers and family correspondence of Parkhill, a native of Ireland who moved from Richmond, Va., to Leon County, Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Family

Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.
Collection number: 4134
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Abstract: Members of the Wilson and Hairston families were planters and merchants of Henry and Pittsylvania counties, Va., and Davie, Rockingham, and Stokes counties, N.C. Peter Hairston (1752-1832), of Pittsylvania, later Read more…

Stark Armistead papers, 1716-1832.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Armistead, Stark.
Collection number: 1210-z
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Abstract: A letter about routine family matters, 1796; a brief business letter, 1832; and forty-six deeds, plats, and pertinent legal papers relating to property and slaves in Bertie, Washington, and Chowan counties, N.C., purchased by Stark Armistead and other members of his Read more…

Stetson Kennedy papers, 1936-1978.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Kennedy, Stetson.
Collection number: 4193
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Abstract: Stetson Kennedy was employed in the 1930s by the Florida office of the Federal Writers’ Project as a folklorist. He went on to write many articles and books on folklore and on Read more…

John Steele papers, 1716-1846.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Steele, John, 1764-1815.
Collection number: 689
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Abstract: John Steele of Rowan County, N.C., was a merchant; planter; banker; influential Federalist; U.S. representative, 1790-1792; state and federal Indian commissioner; U.S. Read more…