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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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Arthur Palmer Hudson papers, 1915-1966.

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Creator: Hudson, Arthur Palmer, 1892-1978.
Collection number: 4026
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Abstract: Correspondence, editorial papers from “The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore,” and other material of Arthur Palmer Hudson (1892-1978), professor of Read more…

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Ruffin Thomson papers, 1822-1889.

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Creator: Thomson, Ruffin, 1841-1888.
Collection number: 3315
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Abstract: William H. Thomson, originally of Orange County, N.C., was a physician and small planter in Hinds County, Miss. His son Ruffin Thomson was a student at the University of Read more…

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Moore family papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922).

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Creator: Moore family.
Collection number: 2568
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Abstract: Papers of the Moore family, originally of Chatham and Person counties, N.C., chiefly genealogical, but including business and family correspondence, 1855-1922, of Read more…

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Robert Wilson account books, 1772-1888.

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Creator: Wilson, Robert, b. 1789.
Collection number: 1896
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Abstract: John Wilson, his son, Robert Wilson, and his grandson, Robert Anderson Wilson, were merchants and farmers of Danville and Dan’s Hill, Pittsylvania County, Va. The collection includes Read more…

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