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Mike Seeger collection, 1955-2002.

April 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009.
Collection number:
20009
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Abstract: During the 1950s and 1960s, collector, folklorist, and traditional music performer Mike Seeger recorded interviews and performances of many legendary old-time and bluegrass musicians.The collection consists of Read more…

William Nelson Pendleton papers, 1798-1889.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883.
Collection number: 1466
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Abstract: Pendleton was a graduate of the United States Military Academy, an Episcopal clergyman and schoolmaster in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, a Confederate Read more…

Jeremiah Stetson papers, 1861-1863.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Stetson, Jeremiah, 1810-1869.
Collection number: 5028-z
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Abstract: Jeremiah Stetson (1810-1869), a farmer from Hanson, Mass., served in the 23rd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. The collection includes 20 letters and seven Read more…

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

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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…

James Merrill Williams papers, 1842-1892.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Williams, James Merrill, 1842-1894.
Collection number: 2252
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Abstract: Methodist and Episcopal minister and professor at colleges in Maryland, Delaware, and New England. Reminiscences relating epecially to slavery on the eastern shore of Maryland when Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Maryland, Slavery

John McKee Sharpe papers, 1793-1954.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Sharpe, John McKee.
Collection number: 3592
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Abstract: John McKee Sharpe of Stateville, N.C. Papers of John McKee Sharpe, including his own genealogical correspondence, and correspondence, business papers, etc., of the Sharpe family and Read more…

Jonathan Lewis Whitaker papers, 1862-1865; 1924.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Whitaker, Jonathan Lewis, fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3674-z
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Abstract: Civil War letters written home by Jonathan L. Whitaker, an Orange County, N.Y., physician serving as a United States Army surgeon at a hospital at Chester, Pa., and with the 26th Read more…

Beale and Davis family papers, 1836-1920, 1933.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Beale and Davis family.
Collection number: 2572
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Abstract: Family of Joseph Hoomes Davis (1809-1879), Methodist minister and educator of Virginia and North Carolina, and Anne Turberville Beale Davis (1809-1894). Principal family members included Robert Beale Davis (1835- 1864), son of Joseph Read more…

Miscellaneous letters, 1786-1982.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Miscellaneous letters.
Collection number: 516
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Abstract: Single or very small groups of unrelated letters, many from the 19th century, to and from various persons, especially southerners who were prominent in the literary and political Read more…

Recollections, ca. 1890s.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Hathaway, Leeland.
Collection number: 2954
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Abstract: Leeland Hathaway (b. 1834) was a Confederate Army officer. Recollections concerning Hathaway’s early life at Deer Park Plantation in Montgomery County, Ky.; his education at Western Military Institute (Georgetown, Ky.); Kentucky Military Read more…