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Thomas Crawford Papers, 1842-1844

February 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Crawford, Thomas, b. 1817.
Collection number: 5473-z
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Abstract: Thomas Crawford, who was owned by Thomas Mosley of Mount Sterling in Montgomery County, Ky., was sold as a slave by Mosley to James Crawford, also of Read more…

Garber Family Letters, 1901-1936

February 23, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Garber family.
Collection number:
5415
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Abstract: Members of the Garber family lived in Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va. J.S. Garber worked on a labor gang and for the United States Corps of Engineers at Read more…

Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Dabney, Charles William, 1855-1945.
Collection number: 1412
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Abstract: Charles William Dabney was a scientist, educator, and author. Also represented in the collection are four generations of his ancestors, including William Dabney (ca. 1707-1772?); Charles Dabney (1745-1829); Charles William Dabney Read more…

Willis D. Weatherford papers, 1911-1969.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Weatherford, Willis D. (Willis Duke), 1875-1970.
Collection number: 3831
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Abstract: Willis D. Weatherford of Black Mountain, N.C., was president of the Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain, N.C., 1906-1944; president of the Y.M.C.A. Graduate School, Read more…

Recollections of my life, ca. 1898.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Killebrew, J. B. (Joseph Buckner), 1831-1906.
Collection number: 3373
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Abstract: Autobiography of Joseph Buckner Killebrew consisting of the personal, social, professional, and political memoirs of his early life and schooling in Montgomery County, Tenn.; Read more…

Heyward and Ferguson family papers, 1806-1923.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Heyward and Ferguson family.
Collection number: 2754-z
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Abstract: Heyward and Ferguson family members included Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851) of South Carolina, whose estate included 45,000 acres of Low Country plantations and over 2,000 Read more…

Grimball family papers, 1683-1930 (bulk 1830-1900).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Grimball family.
Collection number: 980
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Abstract: Grimball family members were owners of Pinebury and Grove plantations near Charleston, S.C. Prominent family members include John Berkley Grimball (1800-1892), Margaret Ann (Meta) Morris Grimball (1810-1881), and their children. Read more…

Bertie County (N.C.) account books, 1833-1849; 1881-1893.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Bertie County (N.C.) account books.
Collection number: 1758
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Abstract: Antebellum account books from Bertie County, N.C., including general merchandising accounts of Cherry and Outlaw and of H. Thompson; accounts of Gray and Pierce for wages paid in the production of shingles and for sales of shingles Read more…

North Carolina Commission on Interracial Cooperation records, 1922-1949.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: North Carolina Commission on Interracial Cooperation records, 1922-1949.
Collection number: 3823
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Abstract: The North Carolina Commission on Interracial Cooperation was established in 1921 as a state affiliate of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation to work toward improved race relations in the state. Like its parent Read more…

James B. Blackford papers, 1822-1879.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Blackford, James B., collector.
Collection number: 3760-z
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Abstract: Chiefly unrelated 19th-century letters from several different states collected by James Baylor Blackford of Richmond, Va. Topics include politics, military affairs, education, travel, migration within the United States, home life, religion, Read more…