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Louis Round Wilson papers, 1833-1985.

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Creator: Wilson, Louis Round, 1876-1979.
Collection number: 3274
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Abstract: Louis Round Wilson (1876-1979) was librarian and first director of the School of Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1901-1932, and dean of the Read more…

J. Eugene Grigsby papers, 1940s-1983.

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Creator: Grigsby, J. Eugene (Jefferson Eugene), 1918-
Collection number: 5295
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Abstract: Jefferson Eugene Grigsby Jr., African American artist and art educator, was born in Greensboro, N.C., on 17 October 1918. Grigsby attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., then Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., graduating with Read more…

George J. Kollock plantation journals, 1837-1861.

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Creator: Kollock, George J., 1810-1894.
Collection number: 407
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Abstract: George Jones Kollock of Savannah, Ossabaw Island, and Clarksville, Ga., was a lawyer and cotton planter. The collection consists of plantation journals for Kollock’s three Georgia Read more…

Jessie Daniel Ames papers, 1866-1972.

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Creator: Ames, Jessie Daniel, 1883-1972.
Collection number: 3686
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Abstract: Jessie Daniel Ames, civil rights worker of Atlanta, Ga., Georgetown, Tex., and Tryon, N.C. Beginning in 1922, Ames served separate roles as secretary and vice-president of the Texas Committee on Interracial Cooperation. By 1929, she had moved to Atlanta, where she was Read more…

George W. Bryan papers, 1851-1899.

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Creator: Bryan, George W., fl. 1860-1880.
Collection number: 3570
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Abstract: Family correspondence, scattered business papers, and account books of Bryan, a planter and lawyer of Henry and Worth counties, Ga., and his wife Cornelia Stokes Bryan. Most correspondence is dated 1859-1873, with a few Civil War items. Read more…

Cousin Jimmie Christmas on the Plantation, undated.

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Creator: Stuart, James R.
Collection number: 702-z
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Abstract: Recollections of boyhood on an antebellum plantation, “Ronplemonde,” probably in Georgia, Read more…

Lenoir Chambers papers, 1907-1970.

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Creator: Chambers, Lenoir, 1891-1970.
Collection number: 3827
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Abstract: Lenoir Chambers was a native of North Carolina. Chambers worked as a newspaper editor in Norfolk, Va., 1929- 1961, and was the author of “Stonewall Jackson” (1959) and “Salt Read more…

Alexander and Hillhouse family papers, 1758-1976.

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Creator: Alexander and Hillhouse family.
Collection number: 11
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Abstract: Adam Alexander (1758-1812), a Scottish physician, emigrated to Liberty County, Ga., in 1776, where he acquired land and married Louisa Frederika Schmidt (1777-1846). The Alexanders’ son, Adam Leopold (1803-1882), graduated from Yale and became a successful planter Read more…

Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston papers, 1805-1943.

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Creator: Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell Hairston, 1855-1945.
Collection number: 1518
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Abstract: Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston was a Virginia genealogist. Papers of Elizabeth Seawell Hairston Hairston and of other members of the Hairston, Penn, Wilson, and related families, chiefly of Patrick and Henry counties, Va. Included are Read more…

Zachariah Lamar papers, 1814-1836.

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Creator: Lamar, Zachariah, fl. 1814-1832.
Collection number: 2453-z
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Abstract: Slave bills of sale, one of which is from Baldwin County, Ga., and the will of Lamar, a Baldwin County, Ga., Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Georgia, Slavery