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Harding and Jackson family papers, 1819-1911.

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Creator: Harding and Jackson family.
Collection number: 309
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Abstract: John Harding (1777-1865) established the plantation Belle Meade near Nashville, Tenn. His son, William Giles Harding (1806-1886), was a Tennessee militia general, planter, and Read more…

George W. Burwell papers, 1786, 1800-1884.

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Creator: Burwell, George W., d. 1873.
Collection number: 4291
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Abstract: George W. Burwell was a physician, planter, and businessman of Mecklenburg County, Va. He had family and business connections to Henderson, Granville County, N.C., and other locations along the North Carolina-Virginia border, Read more…

Hayes collection, 1694-1874.

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Creator: Hayes Plantation (Edenton, N.C.).
Collection number: 324
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Abstract: Johnston family of Edenton, N.C., including Gabriel Johnston (1699-1752), colonial governor; his brother, Samuel Johnston, Sr., merchant; Samuel Johnston, Jr. (1733-1816), Read more…

Cameron family papers, 1757-1978 (bulk 1770-1894).

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Creator: Cameron family.
Collection number: 133
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Abstract: Cameron family of Orange and Durham counties and Raleigh, N.C. Among antebellum North Carolina’s largest landholders and slave holders, the Camerons also owned substantial plantations in Alabama and Mississippi. Prominent family 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…

DeRosset family papers, 1671-1940 (bulk 1821-1877).

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Creator: DeRosset family.
Collection number: 214
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Abstract: The DeRosset family descended from French Huguenot Armand John DeRosset, who immigrated to the American colonies in the 1730s and settled in Wilmington, N.C., where four generations of DeRossets worked as physicians and Read more…

John DeBerniere Hooper papers, 1778-1911.

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Creator: Hooper, John DeBerniere, 1811-1886.
Collection number: 835
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Abstract: John DeBerniere Hooper was a student, tutor, and professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., and a teacher in schools in several other North Carolina locations, Read more…

Henry Alderson Ellison papers, 1848-1882.

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Creator: Ellison, Henry Alderson, d. 1862.
Collection number: 1432-z
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Abstract: The collection includes slave records and other papers relating to Henry Alderson Ellison, planter of Baldwin County, Ala., and his family, including a notebook (16 p.), containing Read more…

George Moses Horton poem, 1856.

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Creator: Horton, George Moses, 1798?-ca. 1880.
Collection number: 4799
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Abstract: An original poem entitled “Departing Love” by George Moses Horton, a Chatham County, N.C., slave. The poem was commissioned by the Reverend Henry A. Dixon of Chapel Hill, Read more…

Jane Gurley papers, 1830-1841.

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Creator: Gurley, Jane, fl. 1830-1841.
Collection number: 1783-z
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Abstract: Jane Gurley lived in Windsor, N.C., in the mid-19th century. Chiefly letters to Jane Gurley of Windsor, N.C., from friends and relatives in La Grange, Tenn., and Louisburg, N.C., concerning family, church, and community affairs. Also included Read more…