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James Harvey Joiner papers, 1852-1924.

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Creator: Joiner, James Harvey, 1819-1881.
Collection number: 1602
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers of Joiner, editor and publisher of the Talladega (Ala.) “Democratic Watchtower.” Joiner was also an active Baptist and Grand High Priest of the Alabama Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Alabama, Slavery

John Peter Broun papers, 1819-1939.

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Creator: Broun, John Peter, 1806-1895.
Collection number: 2448
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Abstract: John Peter Broun was a planter of Richland County, S.C., and Lowndes County, Ala. His wife was Abby Hinman Day Broun of New York, N.Y. Family correspondence of Broun, planter of Richland County, S.C., and Lowndes County, Ala., and of Read more…

A. Walker and A. T. Walker account book, 1851-1861.

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Creator: Walker, A.
Collection number: 2139
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Abstract: Account book of A. Walker and A. T. Walker containing a record of slaves bought and sold in Rockingham and Caswell counties, N.C., in Alabama, and other locales, and of trade in Read more…

Alfred Batré letters, 1835.

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Creator: Batré, Alfred, fl. 1835.
Collection number: 49-z
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Abstract: Letters, 1835, containing news of family, friends, and slaves, from Batré in Mobile, Ala., to his friend Mrs. J. S. Walker in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Read more…

William Dunlap Simpson papers, 1819-1951.

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Creator: Simpson, William Dunlap, 1823-1890.
Collection number: 3344
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Abstract: William Dunlap Simpson, lawyer of Laurens, S.C., served during the Civil War with the 14th S. C. Volunteers and in the Confederate Congress. In 1876, he was S.C. lieutenant governor, Read more…

Harry St. John Dixon papers, 1855-1904.

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Creator: Dixon, Harry St. John, 1843-1898.
Collection number: 2375
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Abstract: Native of Mississippi, Confederate officer, and California lawyer. Personal correspondence and diaries of Dixon, consisting chiefly of correspondence between Dixon and his parents while he was a student at the University of Virginia, Read more…

Richard McKinne Kennedy papers, 1828-1906.

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Creator: Kennedy, Richard McKinne, 1830-1879.
Collection number: 4212
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Abstract: Richard McKinne Kennedy was a farmer in Greene County, Ala. He served with the 11th Alabama Regiment during the Civil War. Bills of sale of slaves in Pickens County, Ala.; letters, Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Alabama, Slavery

George Wolfe Bruce papers, 1853-1854.

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Creator: Bruce, George Wolfe.
Collection number: 5225-z
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Abstract: George Wolfe Bruce of New York was the son of George Bruce, co-founder and co-owner of Bruce Type Foundry, New York, and the brother of David Wolfe Bruce, Matilda Bruce, and Catherine Bruce. Letters written by George Wolfe Bruce in Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Alabama, Slavery

Robert Walker Withers papers, 1794-1890 (bulk 1820-1853).

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Creator: Withers, Robert Walker, 1798-1854.
Collection number: 3235
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Abstract: Robert Walker Withers was a physician, planter, and businessman of Greene and Hale counties, Ala. Papers of Withers include two volumes contain varied accounts and memoranda Read more…

Thomas W. Burton papers, 1809-1921.

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Creator: Burton, Thomas W.
Collection number: 4217
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Abstract: Thomas W. Burton and his wife Nancy lived in Yanceyville, Caswell County, N.C., from about 1850 to 1908. Correspondence between Burton and family members in Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama; the correspondents report to one Read more…