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Grimball family papers, 1683-1930 (bulk 1830-1900).

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Creator: Grimball family.
Collection number: 980
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Abstract: Grimball family members were owners of Pinebury and Grove plantations near Charleston, S.C. Prominent family members include John Berkley Grimball (1800-1892), Margaret Ann (Meta) Morris Grimball (1810-1881), and their children. Read more…

Alexander and Hillhouse family papers, 1758-1976.

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Creator: Alexander and Hillhouse family.
Collection number: 11
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Abstract: Adam Alexander (1758-1812), a Scottish physician, emigrated to Liberty County, Ga., in 1776, where he acquired land and married Louisa Frederika Schmidt (1777-1846). The Alexanders’ son, Adam Leopold (1803-1882), graduated from Yale and became a successful planter Read more…

James Jones Philips papers, 1814, 1832-1892.

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Creator: Philips, James Jones, 1798-1874.
Collection number: 972
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Abstract: James Jones Philips was a physican and scientific farmer of Edgecombe County, N.C., and his cousin Ethelred Philips (1801-1870) was a physician and farmer of Mariana, Fla. The Read more…

Huguenin and Johnston family papers, 1827-1877.

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Creator: Huguenin and Johnston family.
Collection number: 2439-z
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Abstract: Items on microfilm are correspondence and other papers, 1827- 1866, of the Huguenin, Johnston, and related families of Early and Sumter counties, Ga. The Huguenin material relates to family news, plantation affairs, the Read more…

John G. Devereux papers, 1791-1890.

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Creator: Devereux, John G., fl. 1856-1890.
Collection number: 2149
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Abstract: Hardware merchant and banker of New Orleans and Confederate veteran. Military and business papers of John G. Devereux, and correspondence and financial and legal papers of Stephen and J. C. Van Winkle. An account book and other Read more…

James S. Milling papers, 1852-1883.

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Creator: Milling, James S., fl. 1854-1883.
Collection number: 3583
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Abstract: James S. Milling was a physician and planter in Fairfield District, S.C. In 1859, Milling moved his slaves to a plantation in Bossier Parish, La., where he spent much of his time while his Read more…

Frederick’s Hall Plantation ledgers and other volumes, 1727-1862, 1981.

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Creator: Frederick’s Hall Plantation (Louisa Co., Va.).
Collection number: 1422
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Abstract: The collection includes account books from Hanover and York counties, Va., 1727-1775, and from Frederick’s Hall Plantation in Louisa County, Va., 1849-1862. The relationship, if any, between the former and the Read more…

Martha Schofield papers, 1865-1869.

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Creator: Schofield, Martha.
Collection number: 999-z
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Abstract: Martha Schofield was a northern Quaker teacher-missionary among the free blacks on Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island (Charleston County) and at Aiken, S.C. Diaries, 1865 (111 p.) Read more…

New Bern occupation papers, 1862-1864.

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Creator: New Bern occupation papers, 1862-1864 [manuscript].
Collection number: 1993
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers related to the Union occupation of New Bern, N.C., during the Civil War, including the muster roll of Co. B, 1st North Carolina Infantry (Colored), U.S.A.; scattered letters from Union soldiers at Camp Read more…

Overton and Jesse Bernard diaries, 1824-1891.

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Creator: Bernard, Overton.
Collection number: 62-z
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Abstract: Diaries of Overton Bernard and his son, Jesse. Overton Bernard kept his diary while serving as a Methodist minister in Edenton, N.C., 1824, and as a bank employee in Portsmouth, Va., 1858-1863. Entries include description of church work and Read more…