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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…

Bullock and Hamilton family papers, 1757-1971 (bulk 1828-1868).

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Creator: Bullock and Hamilton family.
Collection number: 101
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Abstract: Bullock, Hamilton, Coleman, Tarry, and Watkins families of Granville (now Vance) County, N.C., Mecklenburg County, Va., and Lowndes County, Miss. Bullock family material consists of correspondence regarding finances, household Read more…

Matt W. Ransom papers, 1845-1914 (bulk 1868-1904).

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Creator: Ransom, Matt W. (Matt Whitaker), 1826-1904.
Collection number: 2615
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Abstract: Lawyer, planter, state official, Confederate general, Redeemer, Democratic United States senator from North Carolina, 1872-1895, and minister to Mexico, 1895-1897. Read more…

James Allen and Charles B. Allen papers, 1788-1869 (bulk 1856-1869).

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Creator: Allen, James, fl. 1856-1866.
Collection number: 1697
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Abstract: James Allen was a planter of Warren County, Miss. Charles B. Allen was his son. Personal, family, and business correspondence of James Allen and Charles B. Allen, including European correspondence in the 1850s Read more…

William Kirtland Douglas papers, 1775-1898.

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Creator: Douglas, William Kirtland, 1830-1898.
Collection number: 1918
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Abstract: Native of Connecticut, Episcopal minister in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee, and educator. Personal and family papers of Douglas and of his wife, Sarah (Tucker) Douglas, of Natchez, Miss., before and after their marriage in 1857. Read more…

John Bratton letters, 1861-1865.

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Creator: Bratton, John, 1831-1898.
Collection number: 2216
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Abstract: Physician, state legislator, and Confederate Army officer, from Winnsboro, S.C. Civil War letters from John Bratton with the 6th South Carolina Regiment to his wife, Betty (DuBose) Bratton in and near Winnsboro, S.C. The letters describe Read more…

Hentz family papers, 1782-1932.

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Creator: Hentz family.
Collection number: 332
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Hentz family included French revolutionary Nicholas Arnould Hentz (1756-1832); his sons Nicholas Richard Hentz (1786-1850), an officer in the French Imperial Army; and Nicholas Marcellus Hentz (1797-1856), a prominent entomologist; Read more…

Slack family papers, 1805-1891 (bulk 1830s-1891).

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Creator: Slack family.
Collection number: 3598
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Abstract: Slack family of Iberville Parish, La., included Eliphalet Slack (1778-1843), who moved to Louisiana from Weston, Mass., in 1829-1830, and Henry Richmond Slack (1835-1890), member Read more…

Phillips and Myers family papers, 1804-1928 (bulk 1862-1900).

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Creator: Phillips and Myers family papers, 1804-1928 (bulk 1862-1900).
Collection number: 596
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Abstract: Individuals represented include Philip Phillips (1807-1884), South Carolina and Alabama State legislator and U. S. Representative from Alabama; his wife, Eugenia (Levy) Phillips (1819-1901); their sons, William Hallett Read more…

Blackford family papers, 1742-1953.

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Creator: Blackford family.
Collection number: 1912
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Abstract: Blackford family members lived in Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, and Alexandria, Va. Chiefly correspondence of three generations of the Blackford family. Included are letters relating to the involvement of Mary Berkeley (Minor) Blackford Read more…