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Battle family papers, 1765-1955.

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Creator: Battle family.
Collection number: 3223
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Battle family of North Carolina included William Horn Battle (1802-1879) of Louisburg, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, lawyer, legislator, judge of the North Carolina superior and supreme courts, and trustee and professor Read more…

Federal soldiers’ letters, 1861-1865; 1890.

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Creator: Federal soldiers’ letters.
Collection number: 3185
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Abstract: Chiefly Civil War letters from Federal soldiers throughout the South, in camps, hospitals, and prisons, to family and friends in the North. This collection is made up of unrelated Read more…

Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954.

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Creator: Fitzgerald family.
Collection number: 4177
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Abstract: Diaries, 1864 and 1867-1871, and a sketchbook of Robert G. Fitzgerald (1840-1919); copies of his pension record and marriage certificate and of the manumission certificate of Thomas Fitzgerald (father of Robert G.); two letters; and articles Read more…

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

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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 Read more…

Basil Manly papers, 1842-1893.

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Creator: Manly, Basil, 1825-1892.
Collection number: 486-z
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Abstract: Basil Manly, Jr. (1825-1892) was a prominent Baptist minister and educator in South Carolina, Kentucky, and Virginia. Chiefly correspondence, 1842-1885, of Basil Manly, Read more…

Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.

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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 Read more…

Jess Bynum notebook, 1867.

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Creator: Bynum, Jess, fl. 1867.
Collection number: 2175
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Abstract: School notebook, ca. 1867, of Jess Bynum, containing translations of Homer, later used as a scrapbook of clippings about the Civil War, Reconstruction, slavery, and other topics. Read more…

Galyean and Munchus family papers, 1793-1890s.

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Creator: Galyean and Munchus family.
Collection number: 4604
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Abstract: The Galyean and Munchus families of Surry County, N.C., including James Munchus (d. ca. 1850), and James C. Galyean (d. ca. 1890). There are also a few items relating to James’s wife Read more…

Eleanore Eulalie Cay Fleming papers, 1836-1920.

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Creator: Fleming, Eleanore Eulalie Cay, 1848-1934.
Collection number: 4169
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Abstract: Business correspondence, 1851-1855, of Raymond Cay (1805-1880), general merchant and cotton factor of Liberty County, Ga.; personal and family correspondence, 1865-1920, of his daughter, Eleonore Eulalie Cay Fleming of Liberty and Read more…

George W. Lewis papers, 1854-1897.

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Creator: Lewis, George W., fl. 1854-1897.
Collection number: 4354-z
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Abstract: Letters and other items of George W. Lewis of Leaksville, Rockingham County, N.C., and, after about 1854, of Jackson and Brandon, Miss. Lewis was a merchant dealing primarily in Read more…