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

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

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 Read more…

Southerners for Economic Justice Records, 1977-2001.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

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 Read more…

P. H. Winston papers, 1848-1879, 1930, 1938.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Winston, P. H. (Patrick Henry), 1820-1886.
Collection number: 963
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Abstract: Patrick Henry Winston was a prominent lawyer of Windsor, N.C. The Williams family of Bertie and Martin counties, N.C., included H. S. (d. 1858?), Samuel (d. 1855?), Joseph J. (d. 1865?), Read more…

Jack Warren papers, 1787.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Warren, Jack, fl. 1787.
Collection number: 673
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Abstract: Documents from the case of Jack Warren (alias Will Warren) vs. Stephen Pettes, in Norwich, Read more…

David Gavin diary, 1855-1874.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gavin, David, 1811-1874.
Collection number: 1103-z
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Abstract: David Gavin was a lawyer and owner of a plantation near St. George, S.C., which was probably in Dorchester County. The collection is one volume, consisting of Gavin’s diary, 1855-1871; personal accounts, 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…

Ravenel family papers, 1790-1918 (bulk 1850-1890).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ravenel family.
Collection number: 1022
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Abstract: Descendents of early French Huguenots, the Revenel and related DuBose families of South Carolina ranked among the most prominent members of the state’s planter class. William Read more…

Gillespie and Wright family papers, 1735-1990 (bulk 1735-1845).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gillespie and Wright family.
Collection number: 275
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Abstract: Members of the Gillespie and Wright family, included James Gillespie (1747?-1805), planter, North Carolina state legislator, 1779-1786, and U.S. congressman, 1793-1799 and Read more…

Cary Whitaker papers, 1798-1930 (bulk 1859-1865).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Whitaker, Cary, 1832-1865.
Collection number: 767-z
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Abstract: Cary Whitaker was born on 1 January 1832 in Halifax County, N.C. He was a student at the University of North Carolina, 1850-1852; a teacher, 1852-1857; and a lawyer, 1857-1861. Read more…

Harry E. Groves papers, 1929-1999.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Groves, Harry E.
Collection number: 4975
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Abstract: Harry E. Groves (1921- ), Colorado-born African-American lawyer and professor of law, with special interests in constitutional law, particularly of newly formed nations. He served Read more…