Category Archives: Health and Health Care

Benjamin Robinson and Benjamin West Robinson account books, 1805-1863.

Creator: Robinson, Benjamin, 1775-1857.
Collection number: 3155
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Abstract: Thirteen ledgers, eleven daybooks, and two other volumes of Benjamin Robinson (1775-1857) and Benjamin West Robinson, father and son, physicians of Fayetteville, N.C. These volumes contain records of accounts Continue reading Benjamin Robinson and Benjamin West Robinson account books, 1805-1863.

North Carolina Home Insurance Company policies, 1847-1889.

Creator: North Carolina Home Insurance Company policies, 1847-1889 (Raleigh, N.C.).
Collection number: 1395z
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Abstract: Printed policies of various unrelated individuals, chiefly insuring homes in Raleigh and eastern North Carolina against fire, issued by the North Carolina Mutual Insurance Company, 1847-1861, and the North Carolina Continue reading North Carolina Home Insurance Company policies, 1847-1889.

Robert Ruffin Barrow papers, 1811-1858 (bulk 1811-1814, 1857-1858).

Creator: Barrow, Robert Ruffin, 1798-1875.
Collection number: 2407
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Abstract: Robert Ruffin Barrow (b. 1798) was a sugar planter and canal operator in Terrebonne Parish, La. Barrow was the son of Bartholomew Barrow (d. 1852), a merchant of Fishing Creek, Halifax County, N.C., and later a planter in West Feliciana Continue reading Robert Ruffin Barrow papers, 1811-1858 (bulk 1811-1814, 1857-1858).

Hughes family papers, 1790-1910 (bulk 1820-1898).

Creator: Hughes family.
Collection number: 2779
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Abstract: Principal member of the Hughes family of Edgefield, S.C., are Dr. John Hughes (d. 1835) and his son, John H. Hughes (d. 1871), who were both cotton planters; John Hughes’s sister, Continue reading Hughes family papers, 1790-1910 (bulk 1820-1898).

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

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

William Conrad Schutte papers, 1741-1844.

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; Continue reading William Conrad Schutte papers, 1741-1844.

Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

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 Continue reading Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

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

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

Calvin Jones papers, 1783-1929, 2000.

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 Continue reading Calvin Jones papers, 1783-1929, 2000.

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

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