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Grandfather's letters, 1852-1889.

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Creator: Allen, John Mebane, 1823-1894.
Collection number: 4118
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Abstract: Letters to John Mebane Allen of Arkansas from friends and relatives in Alamance County, N.C., and extracts from a journal kept by Allen during his move from North Carolina to Arkansas in 1852 Read more…

Mary Ruffin Smith papers, 1750-1904.

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Creator: Smith, Mary Ruffin, d. 1885.
Collection number: 3879
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Abstract: Papers of the Smith family of Orange County, N.C., especially the children of James S. Smith, M.D. The collection consists of scattered correspondence of Mary Ruffin Smith of Chapel Read more…

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Rufus Reid papers, 1772-1911.

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Creator: Reid, Rufus, 1797-1854.
Collection number: 2712
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Abstract: Rufus Reid (1797-1854) of Rowan and Iredell counties, N.C., was a planter and merchant and also served in the North Carolina House of Commons in the late 1840s. Business and Read more…

Joseph Mason Kern papers, 1860-1865.

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Creator: Kern, Joseph Mason, b. 1842.
Collection number: 2526-z
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Abstract: A Civil War scrapbook compiled by Kern, a member of the 13th Virginia Regiment, C.S.A, including descriptions and a few carefully executed drawings (one colored) Read more…

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Henry McGilbert Wagstaff papers, 1804-1831; 1915-1953.

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Creator: Wagstaff, Henry McGilbert.
Collection number: 3903
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Abstract: Family and personal papers of Wagstaff, author, editor, and professor of history at the University of North Carolina, 1907-1945, consisting principally of correspondence, 1915-1945. Read more…

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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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