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Elliott and Gonzales family papers, 1701-1898.

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Creator: Elliott and Gonzales family.
Collection number: 1009
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Elliott and Gonzales families of Beaufort and Colleton districts, S.C., included William Elliott (1788-1863), planter, state legislator, and writer; Phoebe Read more…

Jackson and Prince family papers, 1784-1947.

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Creator: Jackson and Prince family.
Collection number: 371
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Abstract: The Rootes family of Fredericksburg, Va., and the Cobb, Jackson, and Prince families of Athens, Macon, and other locations in Georgia belonged to the elite of the southern planter artistocracy. Henry Jackson(1778-1840) Read more…

John Houston Bills papers, 1843-1871.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Bills, John Houston, 1800-1871.
Collection number: 2245
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Abstract: John Houston Bills was a Tennessee planter who was active in the Democratic Party, the Freemasons, a temperance society, and was a friend of President James K. Polk (1795-1849). The collection includse a diary of Bills, 1843-1871, and a few Read more…

Boykin family papers, 1748-1932, 2001 (bulk 1830-1862).

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Creator: Boykin family.
Collection number: 78
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Abstract: The Boykin family of Camden, S.C., included Alexander Hamilton Boykin (1815-1866), cotton planter, state legislator, and Confederate officer. Family, business, and military papers of Boykin family members, chiefly 1830s through Read more…

Manigault family papers, 1824-1897.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Manigault family.
Collection number: 484
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Abstract: The Manigault family of Charleston, S.C., and plantations in the Berkeley District, S.C., and on Argyle Island in the Savannah River, Ga., included Charles, merchant and rice planter; and his sons Gabriel Edward, planter, physician, and curator Read more…

Polly Mira Avery Summey papers, 1830-1856.

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Creator: Summey, Polly Mira Avery, 1779-1857.
Collection number: 4083
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Abstract: Scattered personal letters written and received by Summey of Hendersonville, N.C., and her granddaughter, Delia Annie Spann (d. 1910), in New York, Georgia, Tennessee, Read more…

Maxwell Troax Clarke papers, 1854-1890 (bulk 1862-1863).

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Creator: Clarke, Maxwell Troax, 1830-1911.
Collection number: 2592
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Abstract: Confederate soldier. Chiefly letters, 1862-1863, to Clarke from his father, Colin Clarke (1792-1865), planter and lawyer, living at Warner Hall, Gloucester County, Va., describing Read more…

John Y. Mason papers, 1843-1898.

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

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Creator: Shanks family.
Collection number: 2090
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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.

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Creator: Bacot family.
Collection number: 916-z
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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…