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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…

George Washington Allen papers, 1832-1932.

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Creator: Allen, George Washington, fl. 1832-1874.
Collection number: 2711
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Abstract: Planter of Pelika and Lafayette, Ala.. Also represented are his brother, Alexander A. Allen (fl. 1832-1870), planter and lawyer of Bainbridge and Lexington, Ga.; Alexander’s son, Read more…

Hamilton Brown papers, 1752-1907.

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Creator: Brown, Hamilton, 1786-1870.
Collection number: 1090
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Abstract: The Brown family was prominent in Wilkes County, N.C., and Maury County, Tenn. Persons represented include John Brown (1738-1812), immigrant from Ulster, early landowner in western North Carolina and in Tennessee; his son, Read more…

Farish Carter papers, 1794-1868 (bulk 1830-1860).

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Creator: Carter, Farish, 1780-1861.
Collection number: 2230
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Abstract: Farish Carter was a planter, land speculator, and entrepreneur of Scottsborough Plantation, near Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., and owner of a plantation at Coosawattee, Read more…

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…