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Wiliam Henry Wills papers, 1712-1921 (bulk 1803-1882).

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Creator: Wills, William Henry, 1809-1889.
Collection number: 792
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Abstract: William H. Wills was a general merchant, Methodist Protestant minister, and cotton planter of Halifax County, N.C. His wife was Anna Wills (1817-1893), and his children included Reverend Richard H. (1836-1891); George Whitaker (1842-1864); Mary (1848-1941); Lucy (b. Read more…

Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

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Creator: Pettigrew family.
Collection number: 592
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Abstract: Represented are four generations of the Pettigrew family of Washington and Tyrrell counties, N.C. Prominent family members included James Pettigrew (d. 1784), who emigrated Read more…

Zoe Lee Hunter Anderson papers, 1804; 1819; 1865.

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Creator: Anderson, Zoe Lee Hunter, collector.
Collection number: 2385
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Abstract: A record of the distribution of slaves from the estate of H. Hunter, 1865, no place indicated; a license to practice medicine in South Carolina, 1819; and microfilm of a recipe book, Read more…

James T. Harrison papers, 1770-1896.

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Creator: Harrison, James T. (James Thomas), 1811-1879.
Collection number: 2441
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Abstract: James T. Harrison, of Columbus, Miss., was a lawyer and member of the Confederate Congress. Other Harrison family members represented include his father, Read more…

Family domestic history, ca. 1910.

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Creator: Howard, Charles, b. 1794.
Collection number: 3256
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Abstract: Reminiscences, written about 1910, of the children of Charles Howard of Springfield, Mass., and edited by Elizabeth H. Andrews in 1956. Represented are Thomas Dwight Howard (1826-1910), who wrote of his youth and Read more…

Sparkman family papers, 1811-1904.

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Creator: Sparkman family.
Collection number: 2791
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Abstract: Microfilm of papers of Sparkman family members, especially James A. Sparkman, physician and rice planter of Georgetown District, S.C. Correspondence, legal and financial Read more…

James McBride Dabbs papers, 1914-1980 (bulk 1923-1970).

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Creator: Dabbs, James McBride, 1896-1970.
Collection number: 3816
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Abstract: English professor, Presbyterian churchman, civil rights leader, and farmer of Mayesville, S.C. The bulk of the papers consists of writings, correspondence, subject files, and administrative records relating to Dabbs’s activities as professor of Read more…

Hannibal Augustus Johnson letters, 1865.

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Creator: Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, b. 1841.
Collection number: 3086
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Abstract: Letters, 14 July 1865 and 9 September 1865, from Johnson, a federal soldier from Maine serving with U.S. Army forces occupying South Carolina, to a friend, recounting Read more…

Oliver H. Middleton papers, 1792-1876.

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Creator: Middleton, Oliver H.
Collection number: 2060-z
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers of Middleton of Columbia and Edisto Island, S.C., including bills of sale for slaves and of a church pew; morning reports, March 1863, of companies of the 3rd, 4th, Read more…

William A. Graham papers, 1750-1940.

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Creator: Graham, William A. (William Alexander), 1804-1875.
Collection number: 285
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Abstract: William Alexander Graham of Hillsborough, N.C., was a lawyer, legislator, United States senator, Secretary of the Navy, Whig vice-presidential candidate in 1852, Confederate senator, trustee of the Peabody Fund, and member of the board of Read more…