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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…

George Coffin Taylor papers, 1808-ca. 1950.

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Creator: Taylor, George Coffin, 1877-, collector.
Collection number: 2502
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Abstract: George Coffin Taylor was born in Charleston, S.C., in 1877. He was a gentleman farmer, lawyer, and Shakespeare scholar. He served for 27 years on the faculty of the English Department Read more…

Harriet H. A. Eaton diaries, 1853-1864.

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Creator: Eaton, Harriet H. A., fl. 1853-1864.
Collection number: 1378
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Abstract: Four diary volumes and a record of military hospital supplies of Harriet Eaton of Portland, Me. One diary volume covers the period 5 December 1853 – 27 May 1854; in it Eaton Read more…

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…