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Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

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Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
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Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Read more…

Braxton Bragg Comer papers, 1905-1940.

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Creator: Comer, B. B. (Braxton Bragg), 1848-1927.
Collection number: 168
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Abstract: Braxton Bragg Comer of Birmingham and Comer, Barbour County, Ala., was president of Avondale Cotton Mills, planter, merchant, and prominent politician, who served as president 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…

Ku Klux Klan records, 1960s-1970s.

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Creator: Ku Klux Klan.
Collection number: 4921
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Abstract: Primarily published and ephemeral items collected from Ku Klux Klan organizations active in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina, 1960s-1970s. Included are flyers; 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…

Idora McClellan Moore papers, 1882-1939.

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Creator: Moore, Idora McClellan, 1843-1929.
Collection number: 3072
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Abstract: Writer of Talladega County, Ala., who used the pen name “Betsy Hamilton.” Scattered letters, 1882-1927, from editors, readers, and friends, and clippings of her newspaper series, Read more…

Chiliab Smith papers, 1814-1899.

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Creator: Howe, Chiliab Smith, 1809-1875.
Collection number: 3092
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Howe family of Marengo County, Ala.; Okolona, Miss.; and Memphis, Tenn., included Chiliab Smith Howe (1809-1875), soldier, planter, and Read more…

Anne C. Stouffer Foundation records, 1960s-1990s.

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Creator: Anne C. Stouffer Foundation.
Collection number: 4556
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Abstract: The Anne C. Stouffer Foundation was established in 1967 by Anne Forsyth of Winston-Salem, N.C., to promote the integration of preparatory schools in the South. Over its eight years of operation, the Foundation helped 142 students, chiefly Read more…

Edward Ward Carmack papers, 1850-1942.

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Creator: Carmack, Edward Ward, 1858-1908.
Collection number: 1414
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Abstract: Editor of Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., newspapers, prohibitionist, U.S. representative, 1897-1901, and senator, 1901-1907. Papers, chiefly from 1890, of Edward Ward Carmack, the bulk pertaining to elections: 1896 and 1898 when Carmack Read more…

Ruffin, Roulhac, and Hamilton family papers, 1784-1957 (bulk 1823-1890).

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Creator: Ruffin, Roulhac, and Hamilton family.
Collection number: 643
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Abstract: Ruffin, Roulac, and Hamilton family members resided chiefly in eastern and central North Carolina, but also in Florida, Tennessee, and Alabama. Prominent among them were Thomas Ruffin (1787-1870), Anne M. Kirkland Ruffin (b. 1794), Read more…