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Alexander Robert Lawton papers, 1774-1952 (bulk 1839-1896).

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Creator: Lawton, Alexander Robert, 1818-1896.
Collection number: 415
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Abstract: Alexander Robert Lawton of Savannah, Ga., was a lawyer, Confederate brigadier and quartermaster general, president of the American Bar Association, Georgia state legislator, and Read more…

William Henry Tripp and Araminta Guilford Tripp papers, 1801-1910 (bulk 1861-1865).

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Creator: William Henry Tripp and Araminta Guilford Tripp papers, 1801-1910 (bulk 1861-1865).
Collection number: 4551
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Abstract: William Henry Tripp (1820-1881) and his wife Araminta Guilford Tripp (1833-1897) grew corn and other crops at Durham’s Creek, Beaufort County, N.C., 1850s-1880s. William was a state legislator in the 1850s and, during Read more…

Farish Carter papers, 1794-1868 (bulk 1830-1860).

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Creator: Carter, Farish, 1780-1861.
Collection number: 2230
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Abstract: Farish Carter was a planter, land speculator, and entrepreneur of Scottsborough Plantation, near Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., and owner of a plantation at Coosawattee, Read more…

Ker family papers, 1776-1996.

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Creator: Ker family.
Collection number: 4656
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Abstract: Ker family and related Baker and other families of Mississippi and Louisiana, including John Ker (1789-1850) of Natchez, Miss., and Concordia Parish, La., who was a Read more…

Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

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Creator: Pitts, Philip Henry, 1814-1884.
Collection number: 602
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Abstract: Philip Henry Pitts was a cotton planter of Union Town (now Uniontown), Perry County, Ala. The collection includes etters written to and from members of the Pitts family, miscellaneous Read more…

William Ethelbert Ervin journals, 1839-1856.

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Creator: Ervin, William Ethelbert, 1809-1860.
Collection number: 247
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Abstract: William Ethelbert Ervin was a cotton planter of Lowndes County, Miss. The collection includes journals, 1839-1845, 1846-1856, of Ervin concerning crop cultivation; buying, selling, Read more…

Arnold and Screven family papers, 1762-1903 (bulk 1818-1900).

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Creator: Arnold and Screven family.
Collection number: 3419
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Abstract: Arnold family of Providence, R.I., and Bryan County, Ga., and Screven family of Savannah, Ga., whose members included Richard James Arnold (1796-1873), husband of Louisa Carolina Gindrat and native of Providence, R.I., who owned Read more…

Heyward and Ferguson family papers, 1806-1923.

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Creator: Heyward and Ferguson family.
Collection number: 2754-z
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Abstract: Heyward and Ferguson family members included Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851) of South Carolina, whose estate included 45,000 acres of Low Country plantations and over 2,000 Read more…

Mary E. Bateman diary, 1856.

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Creator: Bateman, Mary E.
Collection number: 47-z
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Abstract: Mary E. Bateman lived at Argyle Plantation near Greenville, Washington County, Miss., with her cousin, Margaret Tiedeman Campbell. Her sister was Lavinia Bateman Ball; Lavinia’s husband was Dr. Spencer Ball. Diary of Bateman kept Read more…

Franklin A. Hudson diary, 1852-1859.

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Creator: Hudson, Franklin A., fl. 1852-1871.
Collection number: 2290
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Abstract: Franklin A. Hudson was the owner in the 1850s of Blythewood Plantation on Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, La. The collection includes seven volumes of a diary kept by Franklin A. Read more…