Archive for the ‘Plantations’ Category

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.
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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…

Chambers family papers, 1816-1918.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Chambers family.
Collection number: 2828
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Abstract: The collectionincludes manuscripts by and about members of the Chambers family of Iredell County, N.C. Volumes include the account book, 1816-1865, of Joseph Chambers Read more…

Francis Terry Leak papers, 1839-1865.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Leak, Francis Terry, 1803-1864.
Collection number: 1095
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Abstract: Francis Terry Leak was a cotton planter and businessman of Tippah (now Benton) County, Miss. Manuscript volumes containing entries of various types, most of which are Read more…

Frederic Seip papers, 1808-1908.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Seip, Frederic.
Collection number: 3413-z
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Abstract: Frederic Seip (b. 1818) was a doctor in Natchez, Miss. Also represented in the collection is his grandson, Frederic Seip (1840-1911), a Confederate Army officer and planter at Read more…

Avery family of Louisiana papers, 1796-1951 (bulk 1817-1895).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Avery family of Louisiana.
Collection number: 3289
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Abstract: Avery and Marsh families of Petite Anse Island Plantation, later Avery Island, near New Iberia in Iberia Parish, La., and of Baton Rouge, La. Prominent family members were Dudley Avery (d. 1816), medical officer of the Drafted Militia in New Orleans, 1814-1816; his son, Read more…

Houmas Plantations and William Porcher Miles materials collection, 1760-1927.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Gaudet, James Am?d?e, 1861-1939.
Collection number: 2334
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Abstract: Secretary-treasurer of the Miles Planting and Manufacturing Company, which controlled 13 large sugar plantations; developer of a subdivision of New Orleans; and business representative of William Porcher Miles. Business papers and Read more…