Category Archives: Violence

Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

Creator: Pitts, Philip Henry, 1814-1884.
Collection number: 602
View finding aid.

Abstract: Philip Henry Pitts was a cotton planter of Union Town (now Uniontown), Perry County, Ala. The collection includes etters written to and from members of the Pitts family, miscellaneous Continue reading Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

Joan Little trial materials collection, 1975-1976.

Creator: Reston, James, 1941-
Collection number: 4006
View finding aid.

Abstract: Transcripts of testimony, briefs, clippings, taped interviews conducted by James Reston, and other materials relating to the trial of Joan Little, a black prisoner who was accused Continue reading Joan Little trial materials collection, 1975-1976.

Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).

Creator: Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).
Collection number: 3264
View finding aid.

Abstract: Members of the Norton, Chilton, and Dameron families were planters of Louisiana and Mississippi. The collection includes chiefly letters, 1815-1910, relating to members of the Norton, Chilton, and Dameron families. Continue reading Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).

Caswell County Historical Association collection, 1791-1960.

Creator: Caswell County Historical Association.
Collection number: 5401
View finding aid.

Abstract: The Caswell County Historical Association, headquartered in Yanceyville, N.C., was organized in 1954 to promote the study of local history and genealogy. The collection consists of four groups of materials collected by the Caswell County Continue reading Caswell County Historical Association collection, 1791-1960.

Slavery papers, 1799-1818.

Creator: Slavery papers, 1799-1818 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2092
View finding aid.

Abstract: Notes regarding legal cases involving slaves in New York City, 1799-1818; bills of sale for slaves, Stokes County, N.C., 1801, and Wake County, N.C., 1818; a list of slaves and values, no place indicated, undated; and a slave Continue reading Slavery papers, 1799-1818.

Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

Creator: Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.
Collection number: 4134
View finding aid.

Abstract: Members of the Wilson and Hairston families were planters and merchants of Henry and Pittsylvania counties, Va., and Davie, Rockingham, and Stokes counties, N.C. Peter Hairston (1752-1832), of Pittsylvania, later Continue reading Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

Edmiston, Kelley, and Flowers family papers, 1838-2004.

Creator: Edmiston, Kelley, and Flowers family.
Collection number: 5230
View finding aid.

Abstract: The Edmiston, Flowers, and Kelley families, primarily of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama, are related through the marriages of William Kelley (1844-1897) to Mary Seraphina Continue reading Edmiston, Kelley, and Flowers family papers, 1838-2004.

Singleton family papers, 1759-1905 (bulk 1815-1854).

Creator: Singleton family.
Collection number: 668
View finding aid.

Abstract: The Singletons were cotton planters living near Sumter, S.C. Prominent family members include Richard Singleton (1776-1852), John Singleton (1754-1820), and Matthew R. Continue reading Singleton family papers, 1759-1905 (bulk 1815-1854).