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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…

Thaddeus Ferree papers, 1935-1941.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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 Leave a comment

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

Mackay and Stiles family papers, 1743-1975.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Mackay and Stiles family.
Collection number: 470
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Abstract: The Mackay and Stiles families were merchants of Savannah, Ga. Prominent family members include Robert Mackay (1772-1816); his wife, Eliza McQueen Mackay (1778-1862); their children, William Mein Mackay (1804-1865), Read more…

Cushing Biggs Hassell papers, 1809-1880.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Hassell, Cushing Biggs, 1808-1880.
Collection number: 810
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Abstract: Cushing Biggs Hassell (1808-1880) was a merchant and Primitive Baptist clergyman of Williamston, N.C. Papers of Cushing Biggs Hassell include his diary, 1840-1880; Read more…

Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Pitts, Philip Henry, 1814-1884.
Collection number: 602
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Abstract: Philip Henry Pitts was a cotton planter of Union Town (now Uniontown), Perry County, Ala. The collection includes etters written to and from members of the Pitts family, miscellaneous Read more…

Mary Jeffreys Bethell diary, 1853-1873.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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…