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James Perrin Quarles Jr. Memorial Collection, 1773-1948 (bulk 1869-1913).

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Creator: Quarles, Perrin, Mrs., collector.
Collection number: 985
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Abstract: Papers, collected by Mrs. Perrin Quarles, on varied subjects and from varied locations, chiefly legal and personal correspondence, 1869-1913, of Houston S. Gilleylen (1852-1913), lawyer of Aberdeen, Monroe County, Miss., and his father- Read more…

Tillman and Norwood ledgers, 1859-1868.

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Creator: Tillman and Norwood ledgers, 1859-1868.
Collection number: 2901
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Abstract: James A. Tillman and John Norwood were physicians of Crawford, Russell County, Ala., who, in 1860-1862, appear to have shared a practice, called Tillman and Norwood. The collection is two ledgers relating to the medical Read more…

William Louis Criglar papers, 1847-1867 (bulk 1866-1867).

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Creator: Criglar, William Louis, fl. 1848-1867.
Collection number: 1196
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Abstract: Correspondence, chiefly 1866-1867, of William Louis Criglar with firms in Mobile and New Orleans concerning supplies, equipment, and financing for Criglar, Batchelder and Co., his lumber milling business in Escambia County, Ala., and Read more…

Robert Jemison proclamation to slaves, 1827; 1865.

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Creator: Jemison, Robert, 1802-1871.
Collection number: 2331-z
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Abstract: Two proclamations to slaves, granting them a share of plantation earnings under specified conditions, made by Robert and William Jemison of Alabama. Robert’s proclamation is Read more…

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