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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…

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

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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 Read more…

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

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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 Read more…

Ernest Haywood collection of Haywood family papers, 1752-1967.

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Creator: Haywood, Ernest, 1860-1946, collector.
Collection number: 1290
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Abstract: The Haywood family of Raleigh, N.C., included such prominent members as John Haywood (1755-1827), state treasurer, 1787-1827, member of the Board of Trustees of the Read more…

Alexander Robert Lawton papers, 1774-1952 (bulk 1839-1896).

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Creator: Lawton, Alexander Robert, 1818-1896.
Collection number: 415
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Abstract: Alexander Robert Lawton of Savannah, Ga., was a lawyer, Confederate brigadier and quartermaster general, president of the American Bar Association, Georgia state legislator, and Read more…

Farish Carter papers, 1794-1868 (bulk 1830-1860).

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Creator: Carter, Farish, 1780-1861.
Collection number: 2230
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Abstract: Farish Carter was a planter, land speculator, and entrepreneur of Scottsborough Plantation, near Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., and owner of a plantation at Coosawattee, Read more…