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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…

Allen Tullos collection, 1973-1985.

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Creator: Tullos, Allen, 1950-
Collection number: 20043
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Abstract: Allen Tullos graduated in 1976 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Masters degree in folklore; he also earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University. Read more…

John Lancaster Bailey papers, 1785-1874 (bulk 1806-1873).

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Creator: Bailey, John Lancaster, 1795-1877.
Collection number: 39
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Abstract: John Lancaster Bailey was a resident of Pasquotank County, N.C., then Hillsborough, and, finally, Asheville, N.C. He was a superior court judge, served in the state legislature, 1827-1830, and was a delegate to the state convention of 1835. Bailey Read more…

Abraham Rencher papers, 1784-1883 (bulk 1836-1861).

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Creator: Rencher, Abraham, 1798-1883.
Collection number: 627
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Abstract: Rencher was a lawyer, Governor of the New Mexico Territory, 1857-1861, U.S. minister to Portugal, and U.S. Representative from North Carolina. The bulk of the collection consists of papers of Rencher while U. S. charge Read more…

Laura Randolph Daly papers, 1906-1941.

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Creator: Daly, Laura Randolph.
Collection number: 5184-z
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Abstract: Laura Randolph Daly was an instructor in the 1910s through the 1930s at Snow Hill Institute in Snow Hill, Ala., and at Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in Tuskegee, Ala. She later worked for the United States government in the Office Read more…

James Harvey Joiner papers, 1852-1924.

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Creator: Joiner, James Harvey, 1819-1881.
Collection number: 1602
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers of Joiner, editor and publisher of the Talladega (Ala.) “Democratic Watchtower.” Joiner was also an active Baptist and Grand High Priest of the Alabama Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Alabama, Slavery

John Peter Broun papers, 1819-1939.

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Creator: Broun, John Peter, 1806-1895.
Collection number: 2448
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Abstract: John Peter Broun was a planter of Richland County, S.C., and Lowndes County, Ala. His wife was Abby Hinman Day Broun of New York, N.Y. Family correspondence of Broun, planter of Richland County, S.C., and Lowndes County, Ala., and of Read more…

A. Walker and A. T. Walker account book, 1851-1861.

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Creator: Walker, A.
Collection number: 2139
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Abstract: Account book of A. Walker and A. T. Walker containing a record of slaves bought and sold in Rockingham and Caswell counties, N.C., in Alabama, and other locales, and of trade in Read more…

Alfred Batré letters, 1835.

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Creator: Batré, Alfred, fl. 1835.
Collection number: 49-z
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Abstract: Letters, 1835, containing news of family, friends, and slaves, from Batré in Mobile, Ala., to his friend Mrs. J. S. Walker in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Read more…

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…