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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…

William Curry Harllee papers, 1685-1944.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Harllee, William Curry, 1877-1944.
Collection number: 1550
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Abstract: U.S. Marine Corps officer from South Carolina. Papers of and collected by William Curry Harllee include letters and documents, 1685-1899 (in part copies) of his ancestors, particularly the Harllee family of Mars Bluff and Read more…

Wilmot Stuart Holmes collection, 1781-1932 (bulk 1840-1854).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Holmes, Wilmot Stuart.
Collection number: 1525
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Abstract: Family correspondence, chiefly 1840-1854, and other papers of Henry McCall Holmes (1790-1854), a physician of Charleston and Greenville districts, S.C.; of his wife, Eliza Ford Read more…

Singleton family papers, 1759-1905 (bulk 1815-1854).

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Singleton family.
Collection number: 668
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Abstract: The Singletons were cotton planters living near Sumter, S.C. Prominent family members include Richard Singleton (1776-1852), John Singleton (1754-1820), and Matthew R. Read more…

John Ewing Colhoun papers, 1774-1961.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Colhoun, John Ewing, 1750-1802.
Collection number: 130
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Abstract: John Ewing Colhoun was a planter, lawyer, South Carolina legislator, and U.S. Senator. The collection is mostly papers and correspondence related to Colhoun’s law practice and to his Read more…

James Barnwell Heyward and Robert Barnwell Heyward papers, 1854; 1879-1893.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Heyward, James Barnwell, 1817-1886.
Collection number: 1451
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Abstract: Contracts, 1879-1883, of J. B. Heyward, Colleton County, S.C., planter with tenants; bills and receipts of his son, Robert Barnwell Heyward, 1886-1893; and plantation Read more…