Category Archives: Insurrections

Clayton Family Papers, 1855-1922

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 Continue reading Clayton Family Papers, 1855-1922

Helen M. Blount Prescott papers, 1835-1944 (bulk 1910-1940).

Creator: Prescott, Helen M. Blount.
Collection number: 1509
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Abstract: Chiefly correspondence and notes of an Atlanta, Ga., genealogist, 1910-1940. The Adams, Blount, Hill, Howard, Hughes, Randolph, and Reynolds families are among those Continue reading Helen M. Blount Prescott papers, 1835-1944 (bulk 1910-1940).

Blackford family papers, 1742-1953.

Creator: Blackford family.
Collection number: 1912
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Abstract: Blackford family members lived in Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, and Alexandria, Va. Chiefly correspondence of three generations of the Blackford family. Included are letters relating to the involvement of Mary Berkeley (Minor) Blackford Continue reading Blackford family papers, 1742-1953.

N. Russell Middleton papers, 1761-1919.

Creator: Middleton, N. Russell (Nathaniel Russell), 1810-1890.
Collection number: 507
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Abstract: Nathaniel Russell Middleton of Charleston, S.C., was a plantation owner, treasurer of the Northeastern Railroad Company, and treasurer of the city of Charleston. Other family Continue reading N. Russell Middleton papers, 1761-1919.

M. A. Curtis papers, 1720-1950.

Creator: Curtis, M. A. (Moses Ashley), 1808-1872.
Collection number: 199
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Abstract: Moses Ashley Curtis was born in Stockbridge, Mass., and educated at Williams College in Massachusetts. After graduating, he became a tutor for the children of former Governor Edward Bishop Dudley in Wilmington, N.C., returning to Massachusetts in 1833 to study theology. He Continue reading M. A. Curtis papers, 1720-1950.

Beale and Davis family papers, 1836-1920, 1933.

Creator: Beale and Davis family.
Collection number: 2572
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Abstract: Family of Joseph Hoomes Davis (1809-1879), Methodist minister and educator of Virginia and North Carolina, and Anne Turberville Beale Davis (1809-1894). Principal family members included Robert Beale Davis (1835- 1864), son of Joseph Continue reading Beale and Davis family papers, 1836-1920, 1933.

William Porcher Miles papers, 1784-1906.

Creator: Miles, William Porcher, 1822-1899.
Collection number: 508
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Abstract: William Porcher Miles (1822-1899) was a South Carolina educator, mayor of Charleston, S.C. (1855-1857), United States Representative (1857-1860), member of the Continue reading William Porcher Miles papers, 1784-1906.

De Caradeuc family papers, 1771-1947.

Creator: De Caradeuc family.
Collection number: 1497
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Abstract: Family and business correspondence, legal and political documents, reminiscences, and family history of the De Caradeuc family of France, Haiti, and South Carolina. Early letters and legal documents, 1771-1783 (in French), include a grant Continue reading De Caradeuc family papers, 1771-1947.

Elliott and Gonzales family papers, 1701-1898.

Creator: Elliott and Gonzales family.
Collection number: 1009
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Elliott and Gonzales families of Beaufort and Colleton districts, S.C., included William Elliott (1788-1863), planter, state legislator, and writer; Phoebe Continue reading Elliott and Gonzales family papers, 1701-1898.