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Andrew McCollam papers, 1792-1935 (bulk 1852-1891).

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Creator: McCollam, Andrew, fl. 1836-1872.
Collection number: 449
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Abstract: Andrew McCollam was a sugar planter, deputy surveyor, and member of the Louisiana Secession Convention of 1861. He married Ellen Elleonori and lived first in Donaldsonville, La., Read more…

John Ewing Colhoun papers, 1774-1961.

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Creator: Colhoun, John Ewing, 1750-1802.
Collection number: 130
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Abstract: John Ewing Colhoun was a planter, lawyer, South Carolina legislator, and U.S. Senator. The collection is mostly papers and correspondence related to Colhoun’s law practice and to his Read more…

Stephen Moore papers, 1767-1867.

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Creator: Moore, Stephen, 1734-1799.
Collection number: 2205
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Abstract: The collection includes accounts and business papers of Stephen Moore of New York, who moved to North Carolina during the Revolution, and of his son, PHillips (b. 1771), Read more…

Skinner family papers, 1705-1900.

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Creator: Skinner family.
Collection number: 669
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Abstract: Family members included Maria Lowther Skinner (1786-1824), her husband, Joseph Blount Skinner (1781-1851), and their children–Tristrim Lowther Skinner (1820-1862) and Read more…

Badger family papers, 1835-1888.

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Creator: Badger family.
Collection number: 953-z
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Abstract: The Badger family of North Carolina included George E. Badger, superior court judge, secretary of the Navy, and United States senator, 1844-1855, of Raleigh, N.C.; his third wife, Delia Read more…

Grimball family papers, 1683-1930 (bulk 1830-1900).

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Creator: Grimball family.
Collection number: 980
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Abstract: Grimball family members were owners of Pinebury and Grove plantations near Charleston, S.C. Prominent family members include John Berkley Grimball (1800-1892), Margaret Ann (Meta) Morris Grimball (1810-1881), and their children. Read more…

Miscellaneous letters, 1786-1982.

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Creator: Miscellaneous letters.
Collection number: 516
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Abstract: Single or very small groups of unrelated letters, many from the 19th century, to and from various persons, especially southerners who were prominent in the literary and political Read more…

Macay and McNeely family papers, 1746-1918.

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Creator: Macay and McNeely family.
Collection number: 447
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Macay and McNeely families of Rowan County, N.C., included Spruce Macay (1755-1808), lawyer and judge; and his sons, Alfred (d. 1827) and William Spruce Macay (d. ca. 1861). Also Read more…

Burgwyn family papers, 1787-1987.

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Creator: Burgwyn family.
Collection number: 1687
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Abstract: The Burgwyn family of Northampton County, N.C. included such prominent family members as Henry King Burgwyn (1813-1877), planter, and his sons Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. (1841-1863), a graduate of the University of North Read more…

Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

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Creator: Brookes, Iveson L., 1793-1865.
Collection number: 3249
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Abstract: Iveson Lewis Brookes, teacher, Baptist minister, and planter, was born in Rockingham County, N.C. Brookes, a 1819 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., amassed, through marriage and purchase, considerable holdings Read more…