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Blackwell Markham Papers, 1879-1988

January 18, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: Markham, Blackwell.
Collection number: 5427
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Abstract: Blackwell Markham (1897-1977) was a general surgeon in Durham, N.C. He received his medical training at the University of North Carolina and at Harvard University. He served in the United States Army in World War II in North Africa and Europe. The collection contains correspondence, greeting cards, diaries, personal papers, a few business Read more…

Ernest B. McKissick Papers, 1918-1924

January 18, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: McKissick, Ernest B. (Ernest Boyce), b. 1895.
Collection number: 5299
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Abstract: Ernest Boyce McKissick (Mack) was born in Kelton, S.C., in 1895. His family moved to Asheville, N.C., around 1900. McKissick served in France, 1918-1919, with the African American 92nd Infantry Division during World War I. Returning to Asheville after the war, McKissick Read more…

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

R. Stanley Woodward Collection, 1932-2004

November 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Woodward, R. Stanley.
Collection number: 20446
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Abstract: Stan Woodward is a southern auteur and documentary filmmaker. The Woodward Studio Limited produces documentaries on southern folk culture through the themes of American foodway and related traditions. In the 1980s, Woodward served as director of the Media Arts Center and the Communication Wing at the Capital Children’s Museum in Read more…

Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Grigsby family.
Collection number: 5141
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Abstract: The Grigsby family of North Carolina and South Carolina; New Haven, Conn.; Detroit, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz., descend from Fred Grigsby (b. 1867), the son of a former slave. The Read more…

David Gavin diary, 1855-1874.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gavin, David, 1811-1874.
Collection number: 1103-z
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Abstract: David Gavin was a lawyer and owner of a plantation near St. George, S.C., which was probably in Dorchester County. The collection is one volume, consisting of Gavin’s diary, 1855-1871; personal accounts, 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…

Perrin family papers, 1803-1880.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Perrin family.
Collection number: 2471
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Abstract: Bills, receipts, estate papers, legal papers, slave records, and other business papers, relating to the plantations of Thomas C., James M., and Lewis W. Perrin of Abbeville District, S.C., Read more…

Wallace and Gage family papers, 1846-1901.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Wallace and Gage family papers, 1846-1901.
Collection number: 2567
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Abstract: Chiefly papers of William Henry Wallace (1827-1901) of Union County, S.C., Confederate brigadier general and state legislator, pertaining to the estate of his father, Daniel Wallace (1801-1859), U.S. representative, 1848-1853, Read more…

David Golightly Harris journals, 1855-1870.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Harris, David Golightly, 1824-1875.
Collection number: 982
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Abstract: Farm journals of David Golightly Harris of Spartanburg County, S.C., with detailed accounts of daily farm work, including the management of slaves, and discussion of the Civil War Read more…