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George Washington Polk papers, 1793-1927.

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Creator: Polk, George Washington, b. 1847.
Collection number: 2976
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Abstract: George Washington Polk, civil engineer and genealogist of San Antonio, Tex., was the son of Lucius Junius Polk (1802-1870), planter of Maury County, Tenn., and Mary Ann Read more…

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Borough House books, 1815-1910.

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Creator: Borough House (Stateburg, S.C.) books.
Collection number: 1597
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Abstract: Records of several generations of the Anderson family, physicians and planters near Stateburg, S.C., chiefly their account books containing records of physicians’ fees, planting, advances to freedmen, estates, and lumber. Also included are a Read more…

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William A. Clement papers, 1930-1998.

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Creator: Clement, William A., 1912-
Collection number: 4024
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Abstract: William A. Clement (1912-2001) was an executive of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company and a business and civic leader in Durham, N.C. Clement was married to Read more…

William Henry Snow papers, 1831-1902; 1934.

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Creator: Snow, William Henry, 1825-1902.
Collection number: 3956
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Abstract: William Henry Snow, originally from Vermont, went to Australia in the 1850s to oversee telegraph construction, served in the 6th Massachusetts Regiment in the Civil War, and Read more…

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Robert Barnwell Rhett papers, 1835-1880.

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Creator: Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876.
Collection number: 3204
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Abstract: Robert Barnwell Rhett (1800-1876) was a congressman and senator from South Carolina, 1837-1852, and a member of the Nashville Convention, 1850; the secession convention, Read more…

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Jacob A. Kline account books and letter, 1838-1849; 1853.

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Creator: Kline, Jacob A.
Collection number: 3369
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Abstract: Accounts, 1841-1849, between Kline, apparent owner of the Virginia Hotel, Wheeling, Va. (now W. Va.), and cooks, porters, maids, and washerwomen who presumably Read more…

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Wesley Herndon Wallace papers, 1964-1978.

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Creator: Wallace, Wesley Herndon, 1912-
Collection number: 3703
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Abstract: Professor in the Department of Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures at the University of North Carolina. Personal and professional correspondence of Wallace and microfilm Read more…

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L. L. Polk papers, 1857-1919.

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Creator: Polk, L. L. (Leonidas La Fayette), 1837-1892.
Collection number: 3708
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Abstract: L.L. (Leonidas La Fayette) Polk (1837-1892) of Anson County, N.C., was a planter; editor; merchant; Confederate officer in the 26th and 43rd North Carolina infantry regiments; Democrat and Populist; first North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, 1877-1880; founder of Read more…

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Democratic Party campaign headquarters records, 1960.

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Creator: Democratic Party (N.C.) campaign headquarters.
Collection number: 3924
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Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, and records of Bert L. Bennett, North Carolina Democratic Party state executive committee chairman, and other staff members at campaign headquarters in Raleigh, N.C., during the election of 1960. Included Read more…

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Robert E. Gallman papers, 1960-1998.

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Creator: Gallman, Robert E.
Collection number: 5000
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Abstract: Economic historian Robert E. Gallman (1926-1998) joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1962. He was named a Kenan Professor in 1980 and served as chair of the Economics Department, Read more…