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Mercer family papers, 1854-1950 (bulk 1854-1865).

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Creator: Mercer family.
Collection number: 2990
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Abstract: Papers of a Brunswick County, N.C., family, including correspondence of John Mercer (1812-1863), relating chiefly to business issues. Included are letters from J. Prioleau Read more…

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Sarah Frances Hicks Williams letters, 1838-1868.

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Creator: Williams, Sarah Frances Hicks, b. 1827.
Collection number: 3210
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Abstract: Letters from Sarah Frances Hicks to her parents in New Hartford, N.Y., while she was a student in Albany, N.Y., visiting relatives in New York, Ohio, and New Hampshire, and after her Read more…

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James Thomas Pugh papers, 1835-1973 (bulk 1868-1910).

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Creator: Pugh, James Thomas, 1873-1942.
Collection number: 1590
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Abstract: Family correspondence and storekeeping records of a North Carolina family in the 19th century. The collection includes accounts of dealings in merchandise by James Monroe Pugh (b. 1826), father of James Thomas Pugh, 1850s and late Read more…

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Richardson-Vicks, Inc. records, 1885-1985 (bulk 1919-1929).

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Creator: Richardson-Vicks, Inc.
Collection number: 4468
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Abstract: Lunsford Richardson (1854-1919) began marketing various remedies in Greensboro, N.C. in 1898. The operation became Vick Chemical Company in 1911 and made increasing profits Read more…

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Alexander Hamilton Horton papers, 1813; 1854-1925.

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Creator: Horton, Alexander Hamiliton, d. 1890.
Collection number: 3945
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Abstract: Alexander Hamilton Horton was a farmer and general merchant of Wilkes County, N.C. Chiefly business and legal papers of Horton, of other members of his family, and their Read more…

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Fred Dudley Swindell diary, 1897-1904.

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Creator: Swindell, Fred Dudley.
Collection number: 4797-z
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Abstract: Fred Dudley Swindell was born 2 March 1882 in Kingston, N.C., to Frederick Dallas (b. 1846) and Sue Decater Swindell. His brother, Charles LeRoy Swindell, was born on 1 December Read more…

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William Letcher Mitchell papers, 1823-1929.

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Creator: Mitchell, William Letcher, 1805-1882.
Collection number: 2983
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Abstract: William Letcher Mitchell of Athens, Ga., was a lawyer; chief engineer of the Western & Atlantic Railroad; graduate, trustee, and professor of law at Franklin College (later Read more…

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Henry Stuart Kendall Willis papers, 1913-1976.

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Creator: Willis, Henry Stuart Kendall, b. 1891.
Collection number: 4213
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Abstract: Henry Stuart Kendall Willis (1891- ), North Carolina physician. Professional correspondence, research papers, printed items, and photographs, 1913-1976, pertaining to Read more…

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Joseph S. Reynolds papers, 1860-1865.

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Creator: Reynolds, Joseph S. (Joseph Smith), 1839-1911.
Collection number: 5060-z
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Abstract: Joseph S. Reynolds was a Chicago high school graduate who enlisted in the Union Army at age 23 in October 1861. He was an officer of the 64th Illinois Infantry Regiment and the Yates Sharpshooters, taking part in 17 Read more…

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Southern Education Board records, 1898-1925.

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Creator: Southern Education Board.
Collection number: 680
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Abstract: The Southern Education Board was established in 1901 as the executive branch of the Conference for Education in the South, which was founded after a series of meetings, 1898-1900, held at Capon Springs, W. Va. The Board worked primarily Read more…

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