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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

DeRosset family papers, 1671-1940 (bulk 1821-1877).

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Creator: DeRosset family.
Collection number: 214
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Abstract: The DeRosset family descended from French Huguenot Armand John DeRosset, who immigrated to the American colonies in the 1730s and settled in Wilmington, N.C., where four generations of DeRossets worked as physicians and Read more…

Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

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Creator: Hubard family.
Collection number: 360
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Abstract: The collection includes business and personal papers of Edmund Wilcox Hubard (1806-1878), planter, militia officer, state legislator, and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and of Read more…

James Gwyn papers, 1653-1946 (bulk 1830s-1880s).

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Creator: Gwyn, James, 1812-1888.
Collection number: 298
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Abstract: James Gwyn I (1768-1850) married Amelia Lenoir (1765-1848). Their son James Gwyn II (1812-1888) was a planter, clerk of court, and merchant of Wilkes County, N.C. He married Mary Anne Lenoir (1819-1899) in 1839, and, in 1852, they Read more…

Matt W. Ransom papers, 1845-1914 (bulk 1868-1904).

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Creator: Ransom, Matt W. (Matt Whitaker), 1826-1904.
Collection number: 2615
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Abstract: Lawyer, planter, state official, Confederate general, Redeemer, Democratic United States senator from North Carolina, 1872-1895, and minister to Mexico, 1895-1897. Read more…