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Silas McBee papers, 1872-1923.

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Creator: McBee, Silas, 1853-1924.
Collection number: 2455
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Abstract: Native of North Carolina, active Episcopal layman, author, editor of “The Churchman” and founder of “The Constructive Quarterly.” Correspondence with leaders in the Read more…

S. L. Morgan papers, 1895-1970.

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Creator: Morgan, S. L. (Samuel Lewis), 1871-1972.
Collection number: 4228
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Abstract: Samuel Lewis Morgan was a Baptist minister, writer, and commentator of the North Carolina piedmont. The collection includes correspondence and writings of Samuel Lewis Morgan. The correspondence consists chiefly of copies of Morgan’s letters to friends, family members, Baptist Read more…

John Hamilton Cornish papers, 1833-1966.

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Creator: Cornish, John Hamilton, 1815-1878.
Collection number: 1461
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Abstract: John Hamilton Cornish (1815-1878) was an Episcopal minister of Aiken, S.C. Cornish left his home in Michigan Territory in 1833 to attend Washington College, Hartford, Conn., from Read more…

J. B. Willis papers, 1874-1877.

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Creator: Willis, J. B., b. 1851.
Collection number: 4996-z
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Abstract: J. B. Willis (b. 1851), a native of Delaware, was a Methodist minister and teacher at New Orleans University, an African-American school in New Orleans, La., and at a normal school in Read more…

Sarah Lois Wadley papers, 1849-1886.

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Creator: Wadley, Sarah Lois, 1844-1920.
Collection number: 1258
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Abstract: Sarah Lois Wadley was the daughter of William Morrill Wadley (1812?-1882) and Rebecca Barnard Everingham Wadley (fl. 1840-1884) and lived with her family in homes near Read more…

Lizzie Chambers Hall papers, 1897-1938.

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Creator: Hall, Lizzie Chambers.
Collection number: 4145
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Abstract: Lizzie Chambers Hall was the wife of W. T. Hall, pastor of Baptist churches in Danville, Va., 1897-1907, and Roxborough, Pa., 1913- 1928. The Halls were African-Americans. A scrapbook, compiled by Lizzie Chambers Hall, of Read more…

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…