Category Archives: Law

Moore, Blount, and Cowper Family Papers, 1834-1990.

Creator name: Moore, Blount, and Cowper family.
Collection name: 4617
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Abstract: The Moore, Blount, and Cowper families of North Carolina were active chiefly in Wake, Franklin, and Halifax counties. Moore family members included B.F. Moore, an anti-secessionist Continue reading Moore, Blount, and Cowper Family Papers, 1834-1990.

Southerners for Economic Justice Records, 1977-2001.

Creator: Southerners for Economic Justice.
Collection number: 5320
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Abstract: Southerners for Economic Justice (SEJ) was founded in 1976 during a successful campaign to help J. P. Stevens textile workers unionize. Since then, SEJ has focused on Continue reading Southerners for Economic Justice Records, 1977-2001.

Braxton Bragg Comer papers, 1905-1940.

Creator: Comer, B. B. (Braxton Bragg), 1848-1927.
Collection number: 168
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Abstract: Braxton Bragg Comer of Birmingham and Comer, Barbour County, Ala., was president of Avondale Cotton Mills, planter, merchant, and prominent politician, who served as president Continue reading Braxton Bragg Comer papers, 1905-1940.

Alfred Moore Scales papers, 1872; 1874; 1906-1932.

Creator: Scales, Alfred Moore, 1870-1940.
Collection number: 4037
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Abstract: Alfred Moore Scales, lawyer, Democratic state senator, real estate developer, and insurance executive of Greensboro, N.C. Correspondence about North Carolina political candidates and elections; political and civil service Continue reading Alfred Moore Scales papers, 1872; 1874; 1906-1932.

William A. Shaffer papers, 1818-1921.

Creator: Shaffer, William A., 1797-1887.
Collection number: 657
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Abstract: Shaffer family of Terrebonne Parish, La., included William A. Shaffer, sugar planter; his sons Thomas J. (1843-1915) and John J. (fl. 1876-1906), sugar planters and Confederate veterans; Continue reading William A. Shaffer papers, 1818-1921.

John MacPherson Berrien papers, 1778-1938.

Creator: Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856.
Collection number: 63
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Abstract: Lawyer, U.S. senator from Georgia, and U.S. attorney general. Includes legal papers relative to the Florida-Georgia boundary controversy, 1851-1856; financial papers of a rice plantation and farm near Savannah and Clarksville, Ga., Continue reading John MacPherson Berrien papers, 1778-1938.

Luther Hartwell Hodges papers, 1947-1969.

Creator: Hodges, Luther Hartwell, 1898-1974.
Collection number: 3698
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Abstract: Luther Hartwell Hodges began his career as an executive for Marshall Field & Comapny, 1919-1950. He was later consultant to the Economic Cooperation Administration, Continue reading Luther Hartwell Hodges papers, 1947-1969.

Wallace and Gage family papers, 1846-1901.

Creator: Wallace and Gage family papers, 1846-1901.
Collection number: 2567
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Abstract: Chiefly papers of William Henry Wallace (1827-1901) of Union County, S.C., Confederate brigadier general and state legislator, pertaining to the estate of his father, Daniel Wallace (1801-1859), U.S. representative, 1848-1853, Continue reading Wallace and Gage family papers, 1846-1901.

Floyd B. McKissick papers, 1940s-1980s.

Creator: McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922-
Collection number: 4930
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Abstract: Floyd B. McKissick (1922-1991) was born in Asheville, N.C. He was an attorney, businessman, and civil rights leader. McKissick married Evelyn Williams, with whom he had four Continue reading Floyd B. McKissick papers, 1940s-1980s.