Archive for the ‘Insurrections’ Category

Clayton Family Papers, 1855-1922

June 2, 2011 Comments off

Creator name: Clayton family.
Collection number: 4792
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Abstract: Thomas L. Clayton (1934-1905) of Asheville, N.C., was the son of Ephraim Clayton (1804-1892) and Nancy McElroy Clayton (d. 1892). He married Emma A. Clayton (1829-1887). During the Civil War, Clayton served in the Confederate Read more…

Calvin Jones papers, 1783-1929, 2000.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

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…

Josiah Smith letter book, 1771-1784.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Smith, Josiah, 1731-1826.
Collection number: 3018
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Abstract: Josiah Smith Jr. was a Charleston, S.C., merchant, financial agent, and Revolutionary War patriot. He was born in Cainhoy, St. Thomas’s Parish, S.C. A merchant for most of his life, he Read more…

William Parsons McCorkle papers, 1806-1922.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: McCorkle, William Parsons.
Collection number: 450
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Abstract: William Parsons McCorkle (1855-1933) was an educator and Presbyterian minister in Virginia and North Carolina. The collection includes papers of William P. Read more…

Kenan family papers, 1748-1996.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Kenan family.
Collection number: 4225
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Abstract: Kenan family, chiefly of Duplin County, N.C., and Dallas County, Ala., and the related Graham family of Duplin County. Correspondence among various members of the Kenan and Read more…

Everard Green papers, 1848-1876.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Baker, Everard Green, b. 1826.
Collection number: 41
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Abstract: The collection includes personal diaries and plantation journal of Baker of Jefferson, Panola, and Hinds counties, Miss., containing references to farming, household matters, neighborhood affairs, philosophical ideas, and Read more…

Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.
Collection number: 605
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Abstract: Polk family members included William Polk (1758-1834) and his son Lucius Junius Polk (1802-1870) of North Carolina and Tennessee; and the related Campbell, Brown, and Ewell families of Tennessee. The collection Read more…

A.D. Pollock papers, 1794-1944.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Pollock, A. D. (Abraham David), 1807-1890.
Collection number: 865
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Abstract: A. D. Pollock (Abraham David, sometimes Abram David), Pennsylvania-born Presbyterian minister of Richmond and of Fauquier County, Va.; married Elizabeth Gordon Read more…

Edward M. L’Engle papers, 1834-1907 (bulk 1834-1900).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: L’Engle, Edward M.
Collection number: 425
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Abstract: Edward McCrady L’Engle (1834-1900) of Florida was a railroad president, lawyer, and Confederate army officer. L’Engle’s legal, business, political, and family correspondence, chiefly Read more…

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

October 12, 2009 Comments off

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 Read more…