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Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

February 6, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Wyche family. Otey family
Collection number: 1608
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Abstract: The Otey family of Meridianville, Ala., and Yazoo County, Miss., included William Madison Otey (1818-1865), merchant and cotton planter; his wife, Octavia Wyche Otey (fl. 1841-1891); and their children, Imogene Otey Fields, Mollie Otey Hampton; William Walter Otey; Lucille Otey Read more…

Grimes Family Papers, 1713-1947

December 2, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Grimes family.
Collection number: 3357
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Abstract: In 1815, Bryan Grimes (1793-1860) of Pitt County, N.C., married Nancy Grist. Three of their children reached maturity: Susan, William (1823-1884), and Bryan Grimes Jr. (1828-1880). The elder Grimes gave his two sons plantations along the Tar River. The brothers prospered Read more…

W. C. George Papers, 1904-1971.

March 9, 2011 Comments off

Creator: George, W. C. (Wesley Critz), 1888-1982.
Collection number:
3822
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Abstract: Wesley Critz George was professor of histology and embryology and chair of the Anatomy Department, University of North Carolina Medical School, and an internationally recognized researcher on the genetics of race. Early items relate to Read more…

Kelvin Grove Plantation Book, 1853-1868.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Postell, James P., fl. 1853-1854.
Collection number: 2771

Abstract: Microfilm only. Record kept by James P. Postell of Kelvin Grove Plantation, St. Simons Island, Ga., including lists of slaves and stock, diagrams of the plantation, and notations, 1853-1854, Read more…

Solomon Slatter Papers, 1798-1852.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Slatter, Solomon, fl. 1798-1852.
Collection number: 671-z
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Abstract: The collection includes scattered bills, receipts, and accounts for purchases, schooling, blacksmith work, and other business of Solomon Slatter, Scotland Neck, Halifax County, N.C.; and Read more…

Daniel Moreau Barringer papers, 1797-1873.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Barringer, Daniel Moreau, 1806-1873.
Collection number: 3359
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Abstract: Daniel Moreau Barringer of Cabarrus County and Raleigh, N.C., was a lawyer; North Carolina state legislator; United States representative, 1843-1849; minister to Spain, 1849-1853; active Whig and later Democrat; and member of the Read more…

Wade Hampton papers, 1791-1907.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hampton, Wade, 1752-1835.
Collection number: 871
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Abstract: Antebellum business correspondence and antebellum and Civil War family correspondence of three generations of Wade Hamptons: Wade Hampton I (175421835), army officer and U.S. representative from Virginia; Read more…

George J. Kollock plantation journals, 1837-1861.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Kollock, George J., 1810-1894.
Collection number: 407
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Abstract: George Jones Kollock of Savannah, Ossabaw Island, and Clarksville, Ga., was a lawyer and cotton planter. The collection consists of plantation journals for Kollock’s three Georgia Read more…

Stoney and Porcher family papers, 1799-1862.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Stoney and Porcher family papers, 1799-1862.
Collection number: 823
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Abstract: Records of a Charleston District, S.C., plantation, comprised of five parts: 1) Ophir plantation diary, notes, and records in five volumes, representing the years 1788, 1824, and 1826-1829; 2) miscellaneous letters and Read more…

Cameron family papers, 1757-1978 (bulk 1770-1894).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Cameron family.
Collection number: 133
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Abstract: Cameron family of Orange and Durham counties and Raleigh, N.C. Among antebellum North Carolina’s largest landholders and slave holders, the Camerons also owned substantial plantations in Alabama and Mississippi. Prominent family Read more…