Category Archives: Military

Pope family papers, 1851-1983.

Creator: Pope family.
Collection number: 5085
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Abstract: Pope family of North Carolina, including Jonas Elias Pope of Northampton County, a man of color who was free before the Civil War; his son, M.T. Pope, who was born in Northampton Continue reading Pope family papers, 1851-1983.

Harry E. Groves papers, 1929-1999.

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 Continue reading Harry E. Groves papers, 1929-1999.

Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston papers, 1805-1943.

Creator: Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell Hairston, 1855-1945.
Collection number: 1518
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Abstract: Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston was a Virginia genealogist. Papers of Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston and of other members of the Hairston, Penn, Wilson, and related families, chiefly of Patrick and Henry counties, Va. Included are Continue reading Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston papers, 1805-1943.

James Alexander Boyer papers, 1924-2000.

Creator: Boyer, James Alexander, 1909-1998.
Collection number: 5088
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Abstract: James Alexander Boyer, an African American educator, was professor of English, dean of the College, and College president at Saint Augustine’s College of Raleigh, N.C. Documented are Boyer’s intellectual interests and honors received, his Continue reading James Alexander Boyer papers, 1924-2000.

Wylie family papers, 1893-1982 (bulk 1900-1940).

Creator: Wylie family.
Collection number: 5082-z
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Abstract: The marriage in June 1905 of African Americans Jessie Early and Thomas A. Wylie united the Early family of Peoria, Ill., and the Wylie family of Coulterville, Ill. Chiefly Continue reading Wylie family papers, 1893-1982 (bulk 1900-1940).

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.

Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).

Creator: Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).
Collection number: 642
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Abstract: The Meade family of Prince George County and Ruffin family of Hanover County, Va. Principal family members are Rebecca Beverley Meade (d. 1867); John E. Meade, Jr. (1843-1862); Charlotte Meade Ruffin (fl. Continue reading Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).