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Gustavus A. Henry papers, 1804-1895.

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Creator: Henry, Gustavus A. (Gustavus Adolphus), 1804-1880.
Collection number: 1431
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Abstract: Gustavus A. Henry (1804-1880) of Clarksville, Tenn., was a Whig politician, lawyer, and owner of plantations in Hinds County, Miss., and Desha County, Ark. Henry’s family included Read more…

McIntosh family letters, 1848-1849.

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Creator: McIntosh family.
Collection number: 1212
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Abstract: Sixteen letters from Alexander Campbell McIntosh of Taylorsville, N.C., to his wife, Amanda, and son, William Preston McIntosh, while he was serving in the North Carolina Read more…

Berryhill family papers, 1795-1840 (bulk 1838-1840).

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Creator: Berryhill family.
Collection number: 2857
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Abstract: Mainly the prenuptial correspondence, 1838-1840, of Elizabeth Sprague of Massachusetts and Oliver Arms of Lincoln County, N.C., mentioning climate, finances, crops, religious freedom of slaves, furniture, and selection of a place to Read more…

Morris R. Mitchell papers, 1898-1976.

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Creator: Mitchell, Morris R. (Morris Randolph), 1895-1976.
Collection number: 3832
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Abstract: Morris Randolph Mitchell was a pacifist and educator who, 1919-1924 and 1926-1929, farmed in Marston and Ellerbe, N.C., and served as principal and/or teacher in Read more…

Neal Family Papers, 1816-1916.

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Creator: Neal family.
Collection number: 4370
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Abstract: Members of the Neal family and related Fox and Timberlake families, were planters, businessmen, and farmers in Franklin, N.C.; Fayette and Henderson counties, Tenn.; Tuscaloosa, Read more…

M. A. Curtis papers, 1720-1950.

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Creator: Curtis, M. A. (Moses Ashley), 1808-1872.
Collection number: 199
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Abstract: Moses Ashley Curtis was born in Stockbridge, Mass., and educated at Williams College in Massachusetts. After graduating, he became a tutor for the children of former Governor Edward Bishop Dudley in Wilmington, N.C., returning to Massachusetts in 1833 to study theology. He Read more…

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…