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Singleton family papers, 1759-1905 (bulk 1815-1854).

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Creator: Singleton family.
Collection number: 668
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Abstract: The Singletons were cotton planters living near Sumter, S.C. Prominent family members include Richard Singleton (1776-1852), John Singleton (1754-1820), and Matthew R. Read more…

Young Allen papers, 1783-1927.

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Creator: Allen, Young, d. 1835.
Collection number: 4411
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Abstract: Chiefly deeds, estate records, and other financial and legal items, including slave bills of sale, relating to Young Allen of Wake County, N.C., and to members of his family. Read more…

Daniel Augustus Powell papers, 1945-1983 (1950-1981).

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Creator: Powell, Daniel Augustus, 1911-1983.
Collection number: 4364
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Abstract: Daniel A. Powell was born on 29 July 1911 in Wilson, N.C. In the 1930s Powell worked as a salesman for the American Circulation Company, the Pacific Mutual Life Read more…

Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).

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Creator: Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).
Collection number: 642
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Abstract: The Meade family of Prince George County and Ruffin family of Hanover County, Va. Principal family members are Rebecca Beverley Meade (d. 1867); John E. Meade, Jr. (1843-1862); Charlotte Meade Ruffin (fl. Read more…

William Cooper diaries, 1862; 1865; 1872; 1886.

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Creator: Cooper, William, b. 1802.
Collection number: 1195-z
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Abstract: William Cooper was a planter of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala., and Magnolia Plantation, Coahoma County, Miss. He travelled frequently between his home at Tuscumbia, Ala., Read more…

Isaac Jarratt papers, 1832-1979.

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Creator: Jarratt, Isaac, fl. 1812-1875.
Collection number: 3514
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Abstract: Isaac Jarratt was a soldier in the War of 1812, landholder, merchant, and slave trader in Montgomery, Ala., and Huntsville, N.C. His son, Isaac Augustus Jarratt (1841-1890), of Read more…

Ernest Haywood collection of Haywood family papers, 1752-1967.

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Creator: Haywood, Ernest, 1860-1946, collector.
Collection number: 1290
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Abstract: The Haywood family of Raleigh, N.C., included such prominent members as John Haywood (1755-1827), state treasurer, 1787-1827, member of the Board of Trustees of the Read more…

Olive M. Stone papers, 1838-1977.

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Creator: Stone, Olive M. (Olive Matthews), 1897-1977.
Collection number: 4107
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Abstract: Olive Matthews Stone was a sociologist involved in social welfare and race relations. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of North Carolina in 1939 and was later Read more…

James B. Bailey papers, 1847-1885.

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Creator: Bailey, James, d. 1864.
Collection number: 38
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Abstract: James B. Bailey (1820-1864), his wife, Mary N. Bailey, and their children, including their son, C.O. Bailey, moved from Hickory Bend, a plantation near Montgomery, Ala., to Alachua County, Fla., near Gainesville, in 1852. There, Bailey Read more…

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…