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

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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 Read more…

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

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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, Read more…

Daniel Howard Baldwin letters, 1859-1869.

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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, Read more…

John S. Martin papers, 1840-1864.

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Creator: Martin, John S.
Collection number: 3469-z
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Abstract: Itinerant Methodist minister in northern Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, present-day West Virginia, and Baltimore, Md. Included are letters from Martin to his wife, Susan Read more…

James A. Crocker book, 1843-1849.

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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, Read more…

William Asbury Whitaker papers, 1596-1957.

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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 Read more…