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Daniel Moreau Barringer papers, 1797-1873.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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…

Mary Hunter Kennedy papers, 1759-1955.

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Creator: Kennedy, Mary Hunter.
Collection number: 3242
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Abstract: Correspondence; legal and financial papers; genealogical material; student notebooks, account books, and other volumes; pictures; and other papers of members of the Read more…

Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

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Creator: Pettigrew family.
Collection number: 592
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Abstract: Represented are four generations of the Pettigrew family of Washington and Tyrrell counties, N.C. Prominent family members included James Pettigrew (d. 1784), who emigrated Read more…

Habersham Elliott papers, 1820-1898 (bulk 1840-1898).

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Creator: Elliott, Habersham.
Collection number: 2510
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Abstract: Chiefly letters from John Barnwell Elliott (1841-1921) while a Confederate soldier on the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, in Charleston, in Paris after the Civil War, and as a Read more…

Alexander and Hillhouse family papers, 1758-1976.

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Creator: Alexander and Hillhouse family.
Collection number: 11
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Abstract: Adam Alexander (1758-1812), a Scottish physician, emigrated to Liberty County, Ga., in 1776, where he acquired land and married Louisa Frederika Schmidt (1777-1846). The Alexanders’ son, Adam Leopold (1803-1882), graduated from Yale and became a successful planter Read more…

Edmonia Cabell Wilkins papers, 1782-1949.

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Creator: Wilkins, Edmonia Cabell, 1865-1949.
Collection number: 2364
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Abstract: Edmonia Cabell Wilkins was a genealogist. Members of her family included Edmonia’s greatgrandfather, planter William Wyche Wilkins (1768-1840); William’s twin brother, planter and Read more…