Category Archives: Plantations

Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

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 Continue reading Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

Grimes Family Papers, 1713-1947

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 Continue reading Grimes Family Papers, 1713-1947

W. C. George Papers, 1904-1971.

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 Continue reading W. C. George Papers, 1904-1971.

Solomon Slatter Papers, 1798-1852.

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 Continue reading Solomon Slatter Papers, 1798-1852.

Caffery family papers, 1838-1925 (bulk 1838-1852, 1866-1906).

Creator: Caffery family.
Collection number: 2227
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Abstract: The Caffery and Richardson families of Iberia Parish, La. Prominent family members include Bethia Liddell Richardson (d. 1852); her husband, Francis DuBose Richardson (b. 1812), sugar planter at Bayside Plantation on Bayou Teche Continue reading Caffery family papers, 1838-1925 (bulk 1838-1852, 1866-1906).

Paul L. De Clouet papers, 1830-1876.

Creator: De Clouet, Paul L., fl. 1855-1861.
Collection number: 3012-z
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Abstract: Scattered family correspondence of the De Clouet family of St. Martinville, La., including a letter, 1830, from Madame De Clouet in Paris, France, concerning the European political situation; two letters, 1832, from Alexander De Clouet, Continue reading Paul L. De Clouet papers, 1830-1876.

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

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?), Continue reading P. H. Winston papers, 1848-1879, 1930, 1938.

Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.

Creator: Warmoth, Henry Clay, 1842-1931.
Collection number: 752
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Abstract: Henry Clay Warmoth, Louisiana governor, 1868-1872, and later owner of Magnolia Plantation, was born in Illinois in 1842. During the Civil War, he was lieutenant Continue reading Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.