Archive for the ‘Health and Health Care’ Category

William Stevens Powell Material for Iredell and Adjacent Counties, N.C., 1793-1924

May 31, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Powell, William Stevens, 1919-, collector.
Collection number: 3300
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Abstract: Papers collected by William S. Powell pertaining to Iredell and adjacent counties of North Carolina. The bulk consists of family correspondence, 1867-1901, and account books of two generations of the Goodman family. Letters are personal correspondence of Tobias Read more…

Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

February 6, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Wyche family. Otey family
Collection number: 1608
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Abstract: The Otey family of Meridianville, Ala., and Yazoo County, Miss., included William Madison Otey (1818-1865), merchant and cotton planter; his wife, Octavia Wyche Otey (fl. 1841-1891); and their children, Imogene Otey Fields, Mollie Otey Hampton; William Walter Otey; Lucille Otey Read more…

Grimes Family Papers, 1713-1947

December 2, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Grimes family.
Collection number: 3357
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Abstract: In 1815, Bryan Grimes (1793-1860) of Pitt County, N.C., married Nancy Grist. Three of their children reached maturity: Susan, William (1823-1884), and Bryan Grimes Jr. (1828-1880). The elder Grimes gave his two sons plantations along the Tar River. The brothers prospered Read more…

Sanders Meredith Ingram Papers, 1830-1930

November 21, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Ingram, Sanders Meredith, 1819-1905.
Collection number: 5491
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Abstract: Sanders Meredith Ingram was a farmer, lawyer, and state legislator from Richmond County, N.C. He was also a part of the inaugural class at Wake Forest College, 1834-1835. Ingram served in the Mexican War in the lst Tennessee Calvary Regiment and in the Civil War as first Read more…

George C. Stoney Papers, 1940-2009

June 2, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Stoney, George C.
Collection number: 4970
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Abstract: George C. Stoney (1916- ), a documentary filmmaker who specialized in socially relevant films, was a mentor and teacher to generations of filmmakers and media activists worldwide and a pioneer in the movement for the creation and use of Read more…

Solomon Slatter Papers, 1798-1852.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Slatter, Solomon, fl. 1798-1852.
Collection number: 671-z
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Abstract: The collection includes scattered bills, receipts, and accounts for purchases, schooling, blacksmith work, and other business of Solomon Slatter, Scotland Neck, Halifax County, N.C.; and Read more…

Elizafield Plantation record, 1838-1861 (bulk 1838-1858).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Grant, Hugh Fraser, d. 1873.
Collection number: 3213-z
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Abstract: Elizafield Plantation on the Altamaha River in Glynn County, Ga., was owned by rice planter Hugh Fraser Grant (d. 1873). Plantation journal, 287 pages, with entries 1838-1861, Read more…

George Phifer Erwin papers, 1779-1931.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Erwin, George Phifer, 1840-1911.
Collection number: 246
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Abstract: George Phifer Erwin, son of Edward Jones (1806-1871) and Elizabeth Ann Phifer Erwin (1814-1890) of Morganton, N.C., was a Confederate officer, accountant, and bank president of Read more…

Richardson Preyer papers, ca. 1900-2004.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Preyer, Richardson.
Collection number: 5111
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Abstract: Lunsford Richardson Preyer (1919-2001) was a lawyer, judge, politician, educator, and civic and philanthropic leader from Greensboro, N.C. The collection documents the public and Read more…

John Hill's Edgefield District (S.C.) militia and plantation record, 1830-1843.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hill, John, fl. 1830-1843.
Collection number: 236-z
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Abstract: John Hill operated a plantation, apparently in the Edgefield District, in South Carolina. He commanded the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia in the Read more…