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Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

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Creator: Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.
Collection number: 4134
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Abstract: Members of the Wilson and Hairston families were planters and merchants of Henry and Pittsylvania counties, Va., and Davie, Rockingham, and Stokes counties, N.C. Peter Hairston (1752-1832), of Pittsylvania, later Read more…

Louis M. DeSaussure journal, 1835-1865.

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Creator: DeSaussure, Louis M., 1804-1869.
Collection number: 2251-z
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Abstract: Louis M. DeSaussure was a physician and planter of Beaufort County, S.C., son of Henry W. DeSaussure, longtime state chancellor. The collection is a plantation journal of Louis M. DeSaussure relating to his Beaufort County, S.C., cotton Read more…

Thomas Parks Collection of Parks and McElrath family papers, 1777-1981.

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Creator: Parks, Thomas, 1889-1980, collector.
Collection number: 4464
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Abstract: The Parks family, like many other Scotch-Irish dissenters, made their way to the North Carolina Piedmont, settling in Rowan County. There, William Parks (1770-1842) was born. He Read more…

Statistics of the North Carolina Commission of the Emergency Relief Administration, 1934-1935.

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Creator: Brinton, Hugh P. (Hugh Penn), 1901-

Collection number: 3986

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Abstract: Typed analyses, tables, and summaries compiled by Brinton, statistician for the North Carolina Commission of the Emergency Relief Administration. The compilations include the number of individuals and families receiving assistance in each county, with data concerning gender, race, age, financial history, employment status, and medical care.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Sparkman family papers, 1811-1904.

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Creator: Sparkman family.
Collection number: 2791
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Abstract: Microfilm of papers of Sparkman family members, especially James A. Sparkman, physician and rice planter of Georgetown District, S.C. Correspondence, legal and financial Read more…

Delta Health Center records, 1956-1992.

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Creator: Delta Health Center (Bolivar Co., Miss.).
Collection number: 4613
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Abstract: The Delta Health Center was established in the mid-1960s, in the rural, all-African American town of Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss., and served Bolivar, Coahoma, Sunflower, and Washington counties, where poverty was widespread. The Read more…

Matthew Cary Whitaker papers, 1728-1883.

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Creator: Whitaker, Matthew Cary, 1801-1873.
Collection number: 768
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Abstract: Matthew Cary Whitaker was a physician and planter of Halifax County, N.C. The collection contains family correspondence and other materials, 1728-1870. Included are letters Read more…

William G. Dickson papers, 1767-1920 (bulk 1815-1895).

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Creator: Dickson, William G., 1775-1855.
Collection number: 221
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Abstract: William G. Dickson was a University of North Carolina alumnus, attorney, and state representative of Burke (now Caldwell) County, N.C.; wife Peggy McDowell Dickson (1783-1854); father General Joseph Dickson (1745-1825); brother James Read more…

Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

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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…

Richard Stanford papers, 1767-1842 (bulk 1804-1816).

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Creator: Stanford, Richard, 1767-1816.
Collection number: 2096-z
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Abstract: Planter, of Hawfields, Person County, N.C., and Democratic- Republican U.S. representative, 1797-1816. Chiefly letters, 1804-1816, to Stanford in Washington, D.C., from his Read more…