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Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

February 6, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Wyche family. Otey family
Collection number: 1608
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Abstract: The Otey family of Meridianville, Ala., and Yazoo County, Miss., included William Madison Otey (1818-1865), merchant and cotton planter; his wife, Octavia Wyche Otey (fl. 1841-1891); and their children, Imogene Otey Fields, Mollie Otey Hampton; William Walter Otey; Lucille Otey Read more…

Harris and Faust Family Papers

October 19, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Harris family. Foust family.
Collection: 5482
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Abstract: Members of the Harris and Foust families lived in Orange, Alamance, Chatham, Guilford, and Randolph counties, N.C. Thomas West Harris was graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1859. During the Civil War, he served in the 5th North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, after which he studied medicine in Paris and New York and then Read more…

Albert A. Chase Papers, 1865-1866

March 9, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Chase, Albert A., b. 1837.
Collection number: 5394-z
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Abstract: Albert A. Chase served in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment as acting assistant surgeon from 7 April to 28 June 1865. At the end of the war, Chase was contracted by the Bureau of Refugees, Read more…

Title: John Poynter Streety Papers, 1874-2001 (bulk 1874-1894)

February 24, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Streety, John Poynter, 1820-1894.
Collection number: 5478
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Abstract: John Poynter Streety was born in Bladen County, N.C., in 1820. He arrived in the town of Haynesville, Ala., circa 1839, where he became a prosperous businessman. Streety’s plantation was located in Lowndes County, where he was Read more…

R. D. W. Connor papers, 1890-1950.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Connor, R. D. W. (Robert Digges Wimberly), 1878-1950.
Collection number: 2427
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Abstract: Educator, historian, secretary of the North Carolina Historical Commission, University of North Carolina professor, first archivist of the United States, and author of Read more…

Caroline Mallett Hooper papers, 1835-1880.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hooper, Caroline Mallett.
Collection number: 3478
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Abstract: Family correspondence of Hooper, including letters from her father, Charles Peter Mallett, of Fayetteville, N.C.; from her fianc? and husband, George DeBerniere Hooper, lawyer, of Read more…

Grimes family papers, 1713-1947.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Grimes family.
Collection number: 3357
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Abstract: In 1815, Bryan Grimes (1793-1860) of Pitt County, North Carolina, married Nancy Grist. Three of their children reached maturity: Susan, William (1823-1884), and Bryan Grimes, Jr. (1828-1880). The elder Grimes gave his two sons Read more…

George Washington Allen papers, 1832-1932.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Allen, George Washington, fl. 1832-1874.
Collection number: 2711
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Abstract: Planter of Pelika and Lafayette, Ala.. Also represented are his brother, Alexander A. Allen (fl. 1832-1870), planter and lawyer of Bainbridge and Lexington, Ga.; Alexander’s son, Read more…

William Royal papers, 1863-1869.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Royal, William, fl. 1863-1869.
Collection number: 5176-z
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Abstract: William Royal, originally from New York State, was captain of Company F, 9th Colored Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, and, after the war, a Freedmen’s Bureau (Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands) Read more…

Thomas Settle papers, 1784, 1850-1924.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Settle, Thomas, 1831-1888.
Collection number: 3345
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Abstract: Thomas Settle, Jr., of Greensboro, N.C., was a North Carolina Supreme Court justice, 1868-1871, chairman of the Republican National Convention, 1872, and U.S. district judge at Read more…