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William Kirtland Douglas papers, 1775-1898.

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Creator: Douglas, William Kirtland, 1830-1898.
Collection number: 1918
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Abstract: Native of Connecticut, Episcopal minister in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee, and educator. Personal and family papers of Douglas and of his wife, Sarah (Tucker) Douglas, of Natchez, Miss., before and after their marriage in 1857. Read more…

Recollections of my life, ca. 1898.

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Creator: Killebrew, J. B. (Joseph Buckner), 1831-1906.
Collection number: 3373
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Abstract: Autobiography of Joseph Buckner Killebrew consisting of the personal, social, professional, and political memoirs of his early life and schooling in Montgomery County, Tenn.; Read more…

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…

George Washington Sargent papers, 1840-1900.

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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 Read more…

Archibald Hunter Arrington papers, 1744-1909.

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Creator: Arrington, Archibald Hunter, 1809-1872.
Collection number: 3240
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Abstract: Archibald Hunter Arrington, son of John Arrington (1764-1844), was a planter of Nash County, N.C., Democratic member of the 27th and 28th U.S. congresses, 1841-1845, and of the first Confederate Congress, 1861. He also served in the North Carolina Secession Read more…

Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1765-1903.

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Creator: Trist, Nicholas Philip, 1800-1874.
Collection number: 2104
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Abstract: Nicholas Philip Trist attended West Point; was a Louisiana planter, 1821-1824; U.S. State Department clerk, 1828-1834; consul to Havana, Cuba, 1834-1840; State Department chief Read more…

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

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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. Read more…

Drury Lacy papers, 1823-1903.

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Creator: Lacy, Drury, 1802-1884.
Collection number: 3641
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Abstract: Drury Lacy of Prince Edward County, Va., studied at the Union Theological Seminary in Virginia; was minister at Presbyterian churches in New Bern, N.C., 1834-1837, and Raleigh, Read more…

T. Butler King papers, 1763-1868, 2003 (bulk 1835-1868).

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Creator: King, T. Butler (Thomas Butler), 1800-1864.
Collection number: 1252
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Abstract: Thomas Butler King of Retreat Plantation, Saint Simons Island, Ga., was a Georgia and United States legislator, collector of the port of San Francisco, and Georgia Read more…

David Schenck papers, 1849-1917.

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Creator: Schenck, David, 1835-1902.
Collection number: 652
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Abstract: Lawyer of Lincoln and Greensboro, N.C., Superior Court Judge of the Ninth Judicial District of North Carolina, 1874-1882, general counsel of the Richmond and Danville Railroad, and Read more…