Category Archives: Tennessee

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

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

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

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

Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
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Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Continue reading Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

Polk, Badger, and McGehee family papers, 1790-1898 (bulk 1822-1898).

Creator: Polk, Badger, and McGehee family papers, 1790-1898 (bulk 1822-1898).
Collection number: 3979
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Abstract: George Edmund Badger of New Bern, N.C., was a lawyer; politician; North Carolina legislator; superior court judge; Secretary of the Navy; United States senator; member of the North Carolina Convention of 1861-1862; and Continue reading Polk, Badger, and McGehee family papers, 1790-1898 (bulk 1822-1898).

William G. Dickson papers, 1767-1920 (bulk 1815-1895).

Creator: Dickson, William G., 1775-1855.
Collection number: 221
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Abstract: William G. Dickson was a University of North Carolina alumnus, attorney, and state representative of Burke (now Caldwell) County, N.C.; wife Peggy McDowell Dickson (1783-1854); father General Joseph Dickson (1745-1825); brother James Continue reading William G. Dickson papers, 1767-1920 (bulk 1815-1895).

Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.

Creator: Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.
Collection number: 605
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Abstract: Polk family members included William Polk (1758-1834) and his son Lucius Junius Polk (1802-1870) of North Carolina and Tennessee; and the related Campbell, Brown, and Ewell families of Tennessee. The collection Continue reading Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.