L. L. Polk papers, 1857-1919.

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 Continue reading “L. L. Polk papers, 1857-1919.”

Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).

Creator: Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).
Collection number: 642
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Abstract: The Meade family of Prince George County and Ruffin family of Hanover County, Va. Principal family members are Rebecca Beverley Meade (d. 1867); John E. Meade, Jr. (1843-1862); Charlotte Meade Ruffin (fl. Continue reading “Ruffin and Meade family papers, 1796-1906 (bulk 1848-1866).”