Alexander and Hillhouse family papers, 1758-1976.

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 Continue reading “Alexander and Hillhouse family papers, 1758-1976.”

Robert Ruffin Barrow papers, 1811-1858 (bulk 1811-1814, 1857-1858).

Creator: Barrow, Robert Ruffin, 1798-1875.
Collection number: 2407
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Abstract: Robert Ruffin Barrow (b. 1798) was a sugar planter and canal operator in Terrebonne Parish, La. Barrow was the son of Bartholomew Barrow (d. 1852), a merchant of Fishing Creek, Halifax County, N.C., and later a planter in West Feliciana Continue reading “Robert Ruffin Barrow papers, 1811-1858 (bulk 1811-1814, 1857-1858).”

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

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