Category Archives: Religion

Brett Sutton and Peter Hartman collection, 1976.

Creator: Sutton, Brett and Peter Hartman.
Collection number: 20042
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Abstract: Brett Sutton (1948- ) was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He eared as Masters degree in 1976 from the Curriculum of Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His thesis focused on African American spiritual folk Continue reading Brett Sutton and Peter Hartman collection, 1976.

Cushing Biggs Hassell papers, 1809-1880.

Creator: Hassell, Cushing Biggs, 1808-1880.
Collection number: 810
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Abstract: Cushing Biggs Hassell (1808-1880) was a merchant and Primitive Baptist clergyman of Williamston, N.C. Papers of Cushing Biggs Hassell include his diary, 1840-1880; Continue reading Cushing Biggs Hassell papers, 1809-1880.

Family domestic history, ca. 1910.

Creator: Howard, Charles, b. 1794.
Collection number: 3256
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Abstract: Reminiscences, written about 1910, of the children of Charles Howard of Springfield, Mass., and edited by Elizabeth H. Andrews in 1956. Represented are Thomas Dwight Howard (1826-1910), who wrote of his youth and Continue reading Family domestic history, ca. 1910.

Zion Church and Frierson Settlement in Maury County, Tennessee, 1850.

Creator: Putnam, A. W. (Albigence Waldo)
Collection number: 809
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Abstract: An address by A. W. Putnam, presented to the Tennessee Historical Society in 1850, on the history of the Zion Presbyterian Church and the Frierson Settlement, both in Maury County, Continue reading Zion Church and Frierson Settlement in Maury County, Tennessee, 1850.

William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003.

Creator: Ferris, William R.
Collection number: 20367
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Abstract: William R. Ferris (1942- ), born and raised in Vicksburg, Miss., is an author, folklorist, filmmaker, professor, photographer, administrator, and scholar chiefly working in the areas of African American and southern culture. Among his Continue reading William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003.

Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church record book, 1804-1863.

Creator: Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church.
Collection number: 3075-z
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Abstract: Volume with three parts: a merchandise ledger, 1804-1806; church records, 1815-1853 and 1863; and commonplace entries, undated. The bulk of the volume consists of the Continue reading Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church record book, 1804-1863.

Daniel W. Patterson and Beverly Bush Patterson papers, 1775-2001.

Creator: Patterson, Daniel W. and Beverly Bush.
Collection number: 20026
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Abstract: Folklorist Daniel W. Patterson (1928- ) Kenan Professor Emeritus of English and the former chair of the Curriculum in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading Daniel W. Patterson and Beverly Bush Patterson papers, 1775-2001.

William D. Valentine diary, 1837-1855.

Creator: Valentine, William D., b. 1806.
Collection number: 2148
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Abstract: Valentine was a lawyer practicing in the courts of a four-county area of northeastern North Carolina (Hertford, Bertie, Gates, and Northampton). A bachelor, he kept a full diary which Continue reading William D. Valentine diary, 1837-1855.

Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

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 Continue reading Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.