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Stephen D. Heard papers, 1758-1889 (bulk 1840-1874).

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Creator: Heard, Stephen D., 1807-1875.
Collection number: 1478
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Abstract: Stephen D. Heard, lawyer, commission merchant, and native of Wilkes County, Ga., practiced law in Talbotton, Ga., from about 1835 until about 1847. In 1836, he married Read more…

William Conrad Schutte papers, 1741-1844.

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Creator: Schutte, William Conrad, 1737-1806.
Collection number: 3066
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Abstract: Papers of Schutte, a Haitian planter who emigrated to Portsmouth, Va., ca. 1793, including eight family letters exchanged between France and the West Indies, 1741-1753; Read more…

Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

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Creator: Penn School papers, 1862-2004.
Collection number: 3615
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Abstract: The Penn School on Saint Helena Island, S.C., was founded during the Civil War by northern philanthropists and missionaries for former plantation slaves in an area occupied by the United States Army. Over the years, with Read more…

Joseph Button papers, 1897-1934 (bulk 1924-1934).

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Creator: Button, Joseph.
Collection number: 4664-z
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Abstract: Joseph Button was Virginia Commisioner of Insurance, 1925-1929. He also served on the Virginia Military Institute’s Board of Visitors and was a member of the Noble Order of the Blue Goose and of the Shriners. He became president Read more…

Calvin Jones papers, 1783-1929, 2000.

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Creator: Jones, Calvin, 1775-1846.
Collection number: 921
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Abstract: Calvin Jones, who moved to Smithfield, N.C., in 1795, was a physician; officer in the North Carolina militia; editor of the “Star,” a Raleigh, N.C., newspaper; and owner of a plantation Read more…

Material for Iredell and adjacent counties, N.C., 1793-1924 (bulk 1867-1901).

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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 Read more…

Singleton family papers, 1759-1905 (bulk 1815-1854).

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Creator: Singleton family.
Collection number: 668
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Abstract: The Singletons were cotton planters living near Sumter, S.C. Prominent family members include Richard Singleton (1776-1852), John Singleton (1754-1820), and Matthew R. Read more…

Raymond Milner Wheeler papers, 1936-1982.

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Creator: Wheeler, Raymond Milner, 1919-1982.
Collection number: 4366
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Abstract: Raymond Wheeler of Charlotte, N.C., was an internist, civil rights activist, and advocate of better health care and nutrition for the poor, especially in the South. The collection contains chiefly material pertaining to the social justice activities in which Wheeler took part, Read more…

Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).

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Creator: Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).
Collection number: 642
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Abstract: The Meade family of Prince George County and Ruffin family of Hanover County, Va. Principal family members are Rebecca Beverley Meade (d. 1867); John E. Meade, Jr. (1843-1862); Charlotte Meade Ruffin (fl. Read more…

Charles L. Coon papers, 1775-1931.

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Creator: Coon, Charles L. (Charles Lee), 1868-1927.
Collection number: 177
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Abstract: Educator, educational historian, and child labor reformer Charles L. Coon taught in Lincoln County and Charlotte, N.C., and served as superintendent of schools in Salisbury, N.C., Read more…