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William Cooper diaries, 1862; 1865; 1872; 1886.

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Creator: Cooper, William, b. 1802.
Collection number: 1195-z
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Abstract: William Cooper was a planter of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala., and Magnolia Plantation, Coahoma County, Miss. He travelled frequently between his home at Tuscumbia, Ala., Read more…

Isaac Jarratt papers, 1832-1979.

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Creator: Jarratt, Isaac, fl. 1812-1875.
Collection number: 3514
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Abstract: Isaac Jarratt was a soldier in the War of 1812, landholder, merchant, and slave trader in Montgomery, Ala., and Huntsville, N.C. His son, Isaac Augustus Jarratt (1841-1890), of Read more…

Ernest Haywood collection of Haywood family papers, 1752-1967.

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Creator: Haywood, Ernest, 1860-1946, collector.
Collection number: 1290
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Abstract: The Haywood family of Raleigh, N.C., included such prominent members as John Haywood (1755-1827), state treasurer, 1787-1827, member of the Board of Trustees of the Read more…

Olive M. Stone papers, 1838-1977.

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Creator: Stone, Olive M. (Olive Matthews), 1897-1977.
Collection number: 4107
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Abstract: Olive Matthews Stone was a sociologist involved in social welfare and race relations. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of North Carolina in 1939 and was later Read more…

James B. Bailey papers, 1847-1885.

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Creator: Bailey, James, d. 1864.
Collection number: 38
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Abstract: James B. Bailey (1820-1864), his wife, Mary N. Bailey, and their children, including their son, C.O. Bailey, moved from Hickory Bend, a plantation near Montgomery, Ala., to Alachua County, Fla., near Gainesville, in 1852. There, Bailey Read more…

James Perrin Quarles Jr. Memorial Collection, 1773-1948 (bulk 1869-1913).

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Creator: Quarles, Perrin, Mrs., collector.
Collection number: 985
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Abstract: Papers, collected by Mrs. Perrin Quarles, on varied subjects and from varied locations, chiefly legal and personal correspondence, 1869-1913, of Houston S. Gilleylen (1852-1913), lawyer of Aberdeen, Monroe County, Miss., and his father- Read more…

Tillman and Norwood ledgers, 1859-1868.

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Creator: Tillman and Norwood ledgers, 1859-1868.
Collection number: 2901
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Abstract: James A. Tillman and John Norwood were physicians of Crawford, Russell County, Ala., who, in 1860-1862, appear to have shared a practice, called Tillman and Norwood. The collection is two ledgers relating to the medical Read more…

William Louis Criglar papers, 1847-1867 (bulk 1866-1867).

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Creator: Criglar, William Louis, fl. 1848-1867.
Collection number: 1196
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Abstract: Correspondence, chiefly 1866-1867, of William Louis Criglar with firms in Mobile and New Orleans concerning supplies, equipment, and financing for Criglar, Batchelder and Co., his lumber milling business in Escambia County, Ala., and Read more…

Robert Jemison proclamation to slaves, 1827; 1865.

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Creator: Jemison, Robert, 1802-1871.
Collection number: 2331-z
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Abstract: Two proclamations to slaves, granting them a share of plantation earnings under specified conditions, made by Robert and William Jemison of Alabama. Robert’s proclamation is Read more…

Matthew Cary Whitaker papers, 1728-1883.

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Creator: Whitaker, Matthew Cary, 1801-1873.
Collection number: 768
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Abstract: Matthew Cary Whitaker was a physician and planter of Halifax County, N.C. The collection contains family correspondence and other materials, 1728-1870. Included are letters Read more…