Archive

Archive for the ‘Plantations’ Category

John Y. Mason papers, 1843-1898.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859.
Collection number: 1546
View finding aid.

Abstract: John Young Mason, from Greensville County, Va., graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1816. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Read more…

Shanks family papers, 1801-1923 (bulk 1830-1879).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Shanks family.
Collection number: 2090
View finding aid.

Abstract: The William Shanks family and the William A. Moody family were related. Both were chiefly tobacco planters of Granville County, N.C., and Mecklenburg County, Va. The Royster Read more…

Bacot family papers, 1767-1887.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Bacot family.
Collection number: 916-z
View finding aid.

Abstract: Members of the Bacot family were cotton planters of the Mars Bluff Plantation near Florence in the Darlington District, S.C., and, beginning in 1865, partners in the Jarrot & Bacot Drug Store in Florence. The collection includes Read more…

Ralph Gorrell papers, 1797-1884 (bulk 1830-1874).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Gorrell, Ralph, 1803-1875.
Collection number: 1520
View finding aid.

Abstract: Greensboro, N.C., lawyer, businessman, and Whig state legislator. The papers include family correspondence and scattered letters from prominent North Carolinians on public affairs, but by far the major portion are concerned with legal cases Read more…

Frederick’s Hall Plantation ledgers and other volumes, 1727-1862, 1981.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Frederick’s Hall Plantation (Louisa Co., Va.).
Collection number: 1422
View finding aid.

Abstract: The collection includes account books from Hanover and York counties, Va., 1727-1775, and from Frederick’s Hall Plantation in Louisa County, Va., 1849-1862. The relationship, if any, between the former and the Read more…

Bullitt family papers, 1785-1960.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Bullitt family.
Collection number: 3549
View finding aid.

Abstract: In part, microfilm. The majority of the collection is correspondence. Included are letters to Mildred Ann (Fry) Bullitt at Oxmoor Plantation, Louisville, Ky., from friends and relatives, and a few from Virginia, Missouri, Alabama, Ohio, New Mexico, and Read more…

Branch family papers, 1788-1919.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Branch family.
Collection number: 2718
View finding aid.

Abstract: Prominent members of the Branch family included John Branch (1782-1863), governor of North Carolina, U.S. representative and senator, secretary of the Navy, governor of the Florida Territory, and a planter in North Carolina and Read more…

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

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: McCollam, Andrew, fl. 1836-1872.
Collection number: 449
View finding aid.

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.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Colhoun, John Ewing, 1750-1802.
Collection number: 130
View finding aid.

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.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Moore, Stephen, 1734-1799.
Collection number: 2205
View finding aid.

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…