Category Archives: New York

James A. Hutchins Scrapbook and Other Papers, 1927-1987 (bulk 1930s-1940s).

Creator: Hutchins, James A., 1917-2002.
Collection Number: 5439-z
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Abstract: James A. Hutchins Jr., an alumnus of the University of North Carolina, grew up in Winston-Salem, N.C. He came to Chapel Hill on a scholarship to play tennis, but wound up playing Continue reading James A. Hutchins Scrapbook and Other Papers, 1927-1987 (bulk 1930s-1940s).

Charles Henry Alston papers, 1930s-1990s (bulk 1930s-1970s).

Creator: Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977.
Collection number: 4931
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Abstract: African-American artist Charles Henry Alston, nicknamed “Spinky,” was born 28 November 1907 in Charlotte, N.C. He was the youngest of five children born to the Reverend Primus Priss Alston, who was born into slavery in Chatham County, N.C., and Anna Miller Continue reading Charles Henry Alston papers, 1930s-1990s (bulk 1930s-1970s).

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

Creator: Miscellaneous papers.
Collection number: 517
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Abstract: Single or small groupings of items arranged in units by provenance. Included are tax forms, records of accounts, slave lists and bills of sale, land patents, schedules of debt, wills, Continue reading Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

Daniel Howard Baldwin letters, 1859-1869.

Creator: Baldwin, Daniel Howard, 1825-1887.
Collection number: 4182
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Abstract: Articulate, analytical, lengthy letters from Daniel H. Baldwin, merchant of Savannah, Ga., 1860-1861, and New York City, 1867-1869, to William Baldwin in Massachusetts, commenting on the secession crisis, the Republican Party, the economy, Continue reading Daniel Howard Baldwin letters, 1859-1869.

James A. Crocker book, 1843-1849.

Creator: Crocker, James A., fl. 1843-1849.
Collection number: 4119
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Abstract: Commonplace entries made by James A. Crocker, teacher of Warsaw, Wyoming County, N.Y., and diary entries made by him, 1847-1848, while teaching in Falling Creek, Wayne County, N.C. The diary entries discuss plantation life, Continue reading James A. Crocker book, 1843-1849.

William Asbury Whitaker papers, 1596-1957.

Creator: Whitaker, William Asbury, 1883-1960.
Collection number: 3433
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Abstract:William A. Whitaker was a chemist; business executive; and collector of art, autographs, literary and historical manuscripts, and rare books. The collection consists of manuscripts collected by Willaim A. Whitaker. Among them are materials pertaining to British and Spanish colonial America; the Revolutionary War, including correspondence of General Continue reading William Asbury Whitaker papers, 1596-1957.

DeRosset family papers, 1671-1940 (bulk 1821-1877).

Creator: DeRosset family.
Collection number: 214
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Abstract: The DeRosset family descended from French Huguenot Armand John DeRosset, who immigrated to the American colonies in the 1730s and settled in Wilmington, N.C., where four generations of DeRossets worked as physicians and Continue reading DeRosset family papers, 1671-1940 (bulk 1821-1877).

Slavery papers, 1799-1818.

Creator: Slavery papers, 1799-1818 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2092
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Abstract: Notes regarding legal cases involving slaves in New York City, 1799-1818; bills of sale for slaves, Stokes County, N.C., 1801, and Wake County, N.C., 1818; a list of slaves and values, no place indicated, undated; and a slave Continue reading Slavery papers, 1799-1818.

Mark F. Ethridge papers, 1931-1981.

Creator: Ethridge, Mark F. (Mark Foster), 1896-1981.
Collection number: 3842
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Abstract: Mark F. Ethridge was a journalist of Louisville, Ky. Professional correspondence and speeches of Ethridge relating to his career in journalism, principally as editor and publisher of the Continue reading Mark F. Ethridge papers, 1931-1981.