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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…

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…