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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…

John Y. Mason papers, 1843-1898.

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Creator: Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859.
Collection number: 1546
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Abstract: John Young Mason, from Greensville County, Va., graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1816. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Read more…

Caffery family papers, 1838-1925 (bulk 1838-1852, 1866-1906).

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Creator: Caffery family.
Collection number: 2227
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Abstract: The Caffery and Richardson families of Iberia Parish, La. Prominent family members include Bethia Liddell Richardson (d. 1852); her husband, Francis DuBose Richardson (b. 1812), sugar planter at Bayside Plantation on Bayou Teche Read more…

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

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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 Read more…

Josiah Gorgas papers, 1857-1878.

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Creator: Gorgas, Josiah, 1818-1883.
Collection number: 279-z
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Abstract: U.S. and later Confederate ordnance officer. Diaries, 1857-1864 and 1864-1878, of Josiah Gorgas, describing his life as a U.S. army ordnance officer stationed at Augusta, Me., Charleston, S.C., and Frankford Arsenal, Pa.; as Confederate Chief of Read more…