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Nims, Rankin, and Spratt family papers, 1824-1995.

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Creator: Nims, Rankin, and Spratt family papers, 1824-1995 [manuscript].
Collection number: 4255
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Abstract: Chiefly correspondence of Nims, Rankin, and Spratt family members, most in Mount Holly, Gaston County, N.C., and Fort Mill, York County, S.C. Included are several letters, 1850s, describing railroad building in the South; Read more…

Graves family papers, 1815-1901.

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Creator: Graves family.
Collection number: 2716
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Abstract: Members of the Graves family of New York and Georgia included Sarah Dutton Graves (fl. 1830-1883), educator and plantation owner, who grew up in Champion, Jefferson County, N.Y., and moved to Covington, Ga., to teach in 1832. She Read more…

Hughes family papers, 1790-1910 (bulk 1820-1898).

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Creator: Hughes family.
Collection number: 2779
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Abstract: Principal member of the Hughes family of Edgefield, S.C., are Dr. John Hughes (d. 1835) and his son, John H. Hughes (d. 1871), who were both cotton planters; John Hughes’s sister, Read more…

Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

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Creator: Brookes, Iveson L., 1793-1865.
Collection number: 3249
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Abstract: Iveson Lewis Brookes, teacher, Baptist minister, and planter, was born in Rockingham County, N.C. Brookes, a 1819 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., amassed, through marriage and purchase, considerable holdings Read more…

William Polk papers, 1840-1867.

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Creator: Polk, William, 1821-1898.
Collection number: 604-z
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Abstract: William Polk was a planter of Rapides Parish, La. Papers of William Polk chiefly related to the contested estate of his father-in-law, Jefferson J. Lamar (d. 1840) of Macon, Ga., with a few Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Georgia, Slavery

Carmichael family diaries and commonplace books, 1803-1850.

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Creator: Carmichael family.
Collection number: 138-z
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Abstract: The Carmichael family lived in Augusta, Ga. The collection includes diaries and commonplace books of various members of the Carmichael family of Augusta, Ga., including the Read more…

William Royal papers, 1863-1869.

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Creator: Royal, William, fl. 1863-1869.
Collection number: 5176-z
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Abstract: William Royal, originally from New York State, was captain of Company F, 9th Colored Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, and, after the war, a Freedmen’s Bureau (Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands) Read more…

Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.

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Creator: Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.
Collection number: 4608
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Abstract: Transcriptions of interviews in the Oral Histories of Low Income and Minority Women project of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona in collaboration with the Schlesinger Library Read more…

James Mathews Griggs papers, 1836; 1892-1913.

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Creator: Griggs, James Mathews, 1861-1910.
Collection number: 838
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Abstract: Teacher, lawyer, state circuit judge, political leader, and U.S. representative (1896-1910), from Dawson, Ga. Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, and clippings. Much of the correspondence is with constituents, Georgia political Read more…

George Washington Jones papers, 1835-1884 (bulk 1840s and 1870s).

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Creator: Jones, George Washington, 1806-1884.
Collection number: 1837
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Abstract: George Washington Jones, a native of Tennessee, was Democratic state representative, 1835-1839, and state senator, 1839-1841; clerk of the Lincoln County Court, 1840-1843; United Read more…