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Wiliam Henry Wills papers, 1712-1921 (bulk 1803-1882).

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Creator: Wills, William Henry, 1809-1889.
Collection number: 792
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Abstract: William H. Wills was a general merchant, Methodist Protestant minister, and cotton planter of Halifax County, N.C. His wife was Anna Wills (1817-1893), and his children included Reverend Richard H. (1836-1891); George Whitaker (1842-1864); Mary (1848-1941); Lucy (b. Read more…

Joseph Frederick Waring papers, 1853-1882.

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Creator: Waring, Joseph Frederick, 1832?-1876.
Collection number: 1664-z
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Abstract: Confederate Army officer. Miscellaneous papers including a letter, 12 November 1863, from J. F. Waring of Savannah, Ga., to friend William Washington Gordon (1834- 1912) about his Read more…

Francis Hanson diary, 1857-1873.

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Creator: Hanson, Francis, fl. 1857-1873.
Collection number: 1446-z
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Abstract: Fragments of the diary of Francis Hanson, minister at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Prairieville, Ala., at Demopolis, and at other places in Alabama. Daily entries focus on ministerial services for both blacks and whites. The Read more…

Glenn Hinson collection of gospel music posters, 1984-2004.

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Creator: Hinson, Glenn.
Collection number: 20045
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Abstract: Anthropology professor Glenn Hinson of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has focused this research on the music, language, and belief systems of African American Read more…

James B. Blackford papers, 1822-1879.

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Creator: Blackford, James B., collector.
Collection number: 3760-z
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Abstract: Chiefly unrelated 19th-century letters from several different states collected by James Baylor Blackford of Richmond, Va. Topics include politics, military affairs, education, travel, migration within the United States, home life, religion, Read more…

John Paris papers, 1828-1905.

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Creator: Paris, John, 1809-1883.
Collection number: 575
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Abstract: John Paris (1809-1883) was a Methodist Episcopal minister of Guilford County, N.C., author of religious works, and a Confederate Army chaplain. The collection includes Read more…

Harriet H. A. Eaton diaries, 1853-1864.

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Creator: Eaton, Harriet H. A., fl. 1853-1864.
Collection number: 1378
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Abstract: Four diary volumes and a record of military hospital supplies of Harriet Eaton of Portland, Me. One diary volume covers the period 5 December 1853 – 27 May 1854; in it Eaton Read more…

James Spencer Worth papers, 1849-1969 (bulk 1893-1899).

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Creator: Worth, James Spencer, 1869-1900.
Collection number: 4325
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Abstract: James Spencer Worth, son of David Gaston Worth and Julia Stickney Worth, was active in the insurance business and other enterprises in Wilmington, N.C. Correspondence, printed Read more…

Calvin Henderson Wiley papers, 1774-1962.

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Creator: Wiley, C. H. (Calvin Henderson), 1819-1887.
Collection number: 781
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Abstract: C. H. (Calvin Henderson) Wiley (1819-1887) was born in Guilford County, N.C., and was a lawyer, editor, novelist, legislator, state superintendent of schools (1853-1865), Presbyterian minister, trustee of the University of North Carolina, and agent for the American Bible Society for Read more…

Henry T. Harris papers, 1889-1943.

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Creator: Harris, Henry T., fl. 1889-1916.
Collection number: 4360
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Abstract: Correspondence, sermons, memoirs, financial records, and other papers of the Henry T. and Mary Ann Harris family of Urbanna, Va., documenting the lives of a southern Read more…