Category Archives: Politics

Richard Dozier papers, 1787-1922 (bulk 1870-1900).

Creator: Dozier, Richard, 1822-1901.
Collection number: 229
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Abstract: Georgetown, S.C., attorney, and South Carolina state legislator. Professional papers, especially 1870-1900, including briefs, summaries, correspondence, and other papers relating to cases handled by Dozier and his law partner, Benjamin H. Continue reading Richard Dozier papers, 1787-1922 (bulk 1870-1900).

John S. Henderson papers, 1755-1945, 1962.

Creator: Henderson, John S. (John Steele), 1846-1916.
Collection number: 327
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Abstract: John Steele Henderson, member of the North Carolina General Assembly, United States congressman, lawyer, and a founder of rural free delivery of the mail, was born 6 January Continue reading John S. Henderson papers, 1755-1945, 1962.

George Washington Sargent papers, 1840-1900.

Creator: Sargent, George Washington, d. 1864.
Collection number: 4025
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Abstract: George Washington Sargent, the son of Winthrop Sargent (1753- 1820) and of Mary McIntosh (Williams) Sargent, was born in Mississippi, where his father was the first territorial Continue reading George Washington Sargent papers, 1840-1900.

Augustus Washington Graham papers, 1805-1936.

Creator: Graham, Augustus Washington, 1849-1936.
Collection number: 955
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Abstract: Augustus Washington Graham, attorney in Hillsborough, N.C., 1872-1888, and in Oxford, N.C., 1888-1927; secretary of the Board of Arbitration to settle a boundary dispute between Virginia and Maryland and member of the board, 1873-1876; Continue reading Augustus Washington Graham papers, 1805-1936.

David Schenck papers, 1953-1964.

Creator: Schenck, David, 1927-1970.
Collection number: 5288
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Abstract: Greensboro Mayor David Schenck was born 7 January 1927 in Greensboro, N.C., and was the great-grandson of Judge David Schenck, a prominent 19th century lawyer and politician in Greensboro. Schenck received a Continue reading David Schenck papers, 1953-1964.

Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
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Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Continue reading Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.

Creator: Warmoth, Henry Clay, 1842-1931.
Collection number: 752
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Abstract: Henry Clay Warmoth, Louisiana governor, 1868-1872, and later owner of Magnolia Plantation, was born in Illinois in 1842. During the Civil War, he was lieutenant Continue reading Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.

Marion Butler papers, 1862-1938 (bulk 1890-1927).

Creator: Butler, Marion, 1863-1938.
Collection number: 114
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Abstract: Marion Butler of Sampson County, N.C., was president of the North Carolina and National Farmers’ Alliance and Industrial Union; state and national Populist Party leader; member of the North Carolina Senate; United States senator, Continue reading Marion Butler papers, 1862-1938 (bulk 1890-1927).