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Langdon, Young, and Meares family papers, 1771-1877 (bulk 1830-1860).

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Creator: Langdon, Young, and Meares family.
Collection number: 1558
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Abstract: The collection includes family papers, chiefly 1830-1860, of related Wilmington, N.C., families. The collection includes letters, 1821-1838, from William Belvidere Meares (1787-1841) to his brother-in-law, James Alves Read more…

Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall diaries, 1751-1860.

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Creator: Clitherall, Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin, 1784-1863.
Collection number: 158
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Abstract: Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall was a plantation owner’s wife and school teacher who lived in Belleville and Walterboro, S.C., at Thornbury Plantation in North Carolina, and in Read more…

Hilary A. Herbert papers, 1864-1931.

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Creator: Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919.
Collection number: 2481
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Abstract: Alabama and Washington, D.C., lawyer, author, Democratic U. S. representative, 1877-1893, and secretary of the Navy, 1893-1897. Correspondence, writings, speeches, and 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…

William H. Sims diary and papers, 1857-1865.

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Creator: Sims, William H., 1820-1890.
Collection number: 1403
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Abstract: Papers include instructions, 1857, to an overseer in Alabama concerning the management of slaves and a fragment of minutes of the first meeting of the Tombigbee Rangers, Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Alabama, Slavery

George Washington Allen papers, 1832-1932.

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Creator: Allen, George Washington, fl. 1832-1874.
Collection number: 2711
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Abstract: Planter of Pelika and Lafayette, Ala.. Also represented are his brother, Alexander A. Allen (fl. 1832-1870), planter and lawyer of Bainbridge and Lexington, Ga.; Alexander’s son, Read more…

Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.

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Creator: Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.
Collection number: 4608
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Abstract: Transcriptions of interviews in the Oral Histories of Low Income and Minority Women project of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona in collaboration with the Schlesinger Library Read more…

Alexander Donelson Coffee papers, 1817-1901 (bulk 1844-1848).

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Creator: Coffee, Alexander Donelson, 1821 or 2-1901.
Collection number: 2813
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Abstract: Papers of A. D. Coffee, planter of Florence, Ala. The collection consists largely of letters, 1844-1848, exchanged between Coffee and his wife, Anne, written while he was on Read more…

E. V. Howell papers, 1725-1929.

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Creator: Howell, E. V. (Edward Vernon), 1872-1931.
Collection number: 1060
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Abstract: Founder of the University of North Carolina’s School of Pharmacy and its dean for 33 years. Howell’s personal and professional correspondence, 1900-1929, relating to pharmacy Read more…

John Gideon Harris diary, 1859.

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Creator: Harris, John Gideon, 1834-1908.
Collection number: 3499-z
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Abstract: The collection is a diary, 1 January through 31 December, 1859, of John Gideon Harris, lawyer of Greensboro, Ala., chronicling his life in Greensboro, Havana, Eutaw, and Read more…