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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…

Lucie Massie Phenix’s Materials on You Got To Move, circa 1981-1983

February 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Phenix, Lucie Massie.
Collection number: 5462
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Abstract: You Got To Move is a documentary film released in 1985 about southern social justice activists and the Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly Read more…

DeFord Bailey in the John Edwards memorial collection, undated.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Abstract: Dubs of commercial recordings of DeFord Bailey, African-American harmonica player and member of the Grand Ole Opry, 1925-1941, playing old-time tunes and blues on the harmonica. Read more…

Young Allen papers, 1783-1927.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Allen, Young, d. 1835.
Collection number: 4411
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Abstract: Chiefly deeds, estate records, and other financial and legal items, including slave bills of sale, relating to Young Allen of Wake County, N.C., and to members of his family. Read more…

Nimrod Porter papers, 1819-1871.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Porter, Nimrod.
Collection number: 1094
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Abstract: Farmer and sheriff in Maury County, Tenn. Diary and other records of Nimrod Porter. The diary, 1861-1871, records daily life during the Civil War and Reconstruction; weather; farm Read more…

Robert Stuart Finley papers, 1862-1867; 1911.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Finley, Robert Stuart, 1838-1868.
Collection number: 3685
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Abstract: Primarily Civil War letters from Robert Stuart Finley to his fiancee, Mary A. Cabeen, and miscellaneous military and other papers. Finley was a member of the 30th Illinois Infantry, serving in Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Read more…

Gale and Polk family papers, 1815-1895 (bulk 1815-1865).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gale and Polk family.
Collection number: 266
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Abstract: Gale and Polk families of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Chiefly personal correspondence of members of the related Gale and Polk families. Included are ante-bellum Read more…

William Ruthrauff Amberson papers, 1919-1968; 1971.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Amberson, William Ruthrauff, b. 1894.
Collection number: 3862
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Abstract: William R. Amberson was a professor at the University of Tennessee Medical School at Memphis, 1930-1937, advisor to the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, and trustee of the Delta and Providence cooperative farms in Mississippi. The collection is primarily personal Read more…

Zion Church and Frierson Settlement in Maury County, Tennessee, 1850.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Putnam, A. W. (Albigence Waldo)
Collection number: 809
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Abstract: An address by A. W. Putnam, presented to the Tennessee Historical Society in 1850, on the history of the Zion Presbyterian Church and the Frierson Settlement, both in Maury County, Read more…

Jane Gurley papers, 1830-1841.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gurley, Jane, fl. 1830-1841.
Collection number: 1783-z
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Abstract: Jane Gurley lived in Windsor, N.C., in the mid-19th century. Chiefly letters to Jane Gurley of Windsor, N.C., from friends and relatives in La Grange, Tenn., and Louisburg, N.C., concerning family, church, and community affairs. Also included Read more…