Archive for the ‘Pennsylvania’ Category

Archie Green Papers, 1944-2009

November 11, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Green, Archie.
Collection number:  20002
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Abstract: Archie Green (1917-2009) was graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1939 and then worked in San Francisco shipyards, served in the United States Navy in World War II, and was active in several labor organizations. He earned an M.L.S. degree from the Read more…

Mike Seeger collection, 1955-2002.

April 29, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009.
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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…

Fries and Shaffner family papers, 1848-1919.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Fries and Shaffner family.
Collection number: 4046
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Abstract: Fries, Shaffner, and related families of Salem (now Winston-Salem), N.C. Francis Lavin Fries (1812-1863), with his brother, Henry (1825-1905), owned and operated woolen and cotton mills and a general store in Salem. Fries Read more…

George Hairston papers, 1778-1919.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hairston, George, 1822-1866.
Collection number: 4477
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Abstract: George Hairston, tobacco planter of Pittsylvania County, Va.; his wife Anne Elizabeth Hairston George (1834-1925), who, after Hairston’s death, married Forney George; the Hairston’s son Samuel (1865-1933); and George’s first cousin Louisa H. Read more…

Lizzie Chambers Hall papers, 1897-1938.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hall, Lizzie Chambers.
Collection number: 4145
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Abstract: Lizzie Chambers Hall was the wife of W. T. Hall, pastor of Baptist churches in Danville, Va., 1897-1907, and Roxborough, Pa., 1913- 1928. The Halls were African-Americans. A scrapbook, compiled by Lizzie Chambers Hall, of Read more…

William Nelson Pendleton papers, 1798-1889.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

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…

William E. Uzzell collection, 1787-1949.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Uzzell, William E., b. 1899, collector.
Collection number: 4276
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Abstract: Letters and other papers collected by William E. Uzzell of Atlanta, Ga. Included are the following: five letters, 1857, from David Bisset, Weldon, N.C., and Anderson, S.C., about railroad Read more…

Slave bill of sale, 1839, ca. 1861-1865.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Parker, Weeks, fl. 1839.
Collection number: 842-z
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Abstract: Bill of sale, July 1839, documenting the purchase of a 17-year-old male mulatto slave by John W. Suttle from Weeks Parker in Philadelphia County, Pa. Attached to the bill of sale is a Read more…

Matt W. Ransom papers, 1845-1914 (bulk 1868-1904).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Ransom, Matt W. (Matt Whitaker), 1826-1904.
Collection number: 2615
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Abstract: Lawyer, planter, state official, Confederate general, Redeemer, Democratic United States senator from North Carolina, 1872-1895, and minister to Mexico, 1895-1897. Read more…

Olive M. Stone papers, 1838-1977.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Stone, Olive M. (Olive Matthews), 1897-1977.
Collection number: 4107
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Abstract: Olive Matthews Stone was a sociologist involved in social welfare and race relations. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of North Carolina in 1939 and was later Read more…