Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

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

March 3, 2011 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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…

Henry T. Harris papers, 1889-1943.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Harris, Henry T., fl. 1889-1916.
Collection number: 4360
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Abstract: Correspondence, sermons, memoirs, financial records, and other papers of the Henry T. and Mary Ann Harris family of Urbanna, Va., documenting the lives of a southern Read more…

Daniel Moreau Barringer papers, 1797-1873.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Barringer, Daniel Moreau, 1806-1873.
Collection number: 3359
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Abstract: Daniel Moreau Barringer of Cabarrus County and Raleigh, N.C., was a lawyer; North Carolina state legislator; United States representative, 1843-1849; minister to Spain, 1849-1853; active Whig and later Democrat; and member of the Read more…

Francis Terry Leak papers, 1839-1865.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Leak, Francis Terry, 1803-1864.
Collection number: 1095
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Abstract: Francis Terry Leak was a cotton planter and businessman of Tippah (now Benton) County, Miss. Manuscript volumes containing entries of various types, most of which are Read more…

Sam Thomas papers, 1786-1835.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Thomas, Sam, fl. 1786-1802.
Collection number: 5067-z
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Abstract: Sam Thomas was a free black man in Stokes County, N.C., in 1786. It appears that he was able to free his wife Amy in 1802. It also appears that members of the Thomas family moved Read more…

Thaddeus Ferree papers, 1935-1941.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Ferree, Thaddeus, ca. 1881-ca. 1972.
Collection number: 4258
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Abstract: Primarily life histories, folkways, legends, and other items written and collected by workers of the Federal Writers’ Project of North Carolina, 1938-1941, with accompanying administrative material, including instructions to writers. Most of the Read more…

Howard family papers, 1856-1917.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Howard family.
Collection number: 355
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Abstract: Civil War letters received by the Howard family of Texas from sons serving with a Texas brigade in Virginia; letters, 1911-1917, received by the Priestly family of Louisiana from Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Family, Louisiana