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Ella Noland MacKenzie papers, 1841-1886.

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Creator: MacKenzie, Ella Noland.
Collection number: 3667
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Abstract: Family and personal correspondence of Ella (Noland) MacKenzie, daughter of Lloyd and Elizabeth Noland of Glen Ora, near Leesburg, Va., while she was in school in Virginia and Read more…

Blackford family papers, 1742-1953.

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Creator: Blackford family.
Collection number: 1912
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Abstract: Blackford family members lived in Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, and Alexandria, Va. Chiefly correspondence of three generations of the Blackford family. Included are letters relating to the involvement of Mary Berkeley (Minor) Blackford Read more…

Zebulon Baird Vance papers, 1824-1915.

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Creator: Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894.
Collection number: 3952
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Abstract: Zebulon Baird Vance, a native of Buncombe County, N.C., was governor of North Carolina, 1862-1865 and 1877-1879, and United States senator, 1879-1894. The collection is Read more…

William Dunlap Simpson papers, 1819-1951.

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Creator: Simpson, William Dunlap, 1823-1890.
Collection number: 3344
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Abstract: William Dunlap Simpson, lawyer of Laurens, S.C., served during the Civil War with the 14th S. C. Volunteers and in the Confederate Congress. In 1876, he was S.C. lieutenant governor, Read more…

William Porcher Miles papers, 1784-1906.

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Creator: Miles, William Porcher, 1822-1899.
Collection number: 508
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Abstract: William Porcher Miles (1822-1899) was a South Carolina educator, mayor of Charleston, S.C. (1855-1857), United States Representative (1857-1860), member of the Read more…

James B. Blackford papers, 1822-1879.

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Creator: Blackford, James B., collector.
Collection number: 3760-z
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Abstract: Chiefly unrelated 19th-century letters from several different states collected by James Baylor Blackford of Richmond, Va. Topics include politics, military affairs, education, travel, migration within the United States, home life, religion, Read more…

John Walker papers, 1824-1867; 1956.

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Creator: Walker, John, 1785-1867.
Collection number: 2300
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Abstract: John Walker was a cotton and wheat planter and silkworm grower of King and Queen County, Va. The son of Humphry and Frances (Temple) Walker, John married Margaret Watkins Read more…

George Coffin Taylor papers, 1808-ca. 1950.

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Creator: Taylor, George Coffin, 1877-, collector.
Collection number: 2502
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Abstract: George Coffin Taylor was born in Charleston, S.C., in 1877. He was a gentleman farmer, lawyer, and Shakespeare scholar. He served for 27 years on the faculty of the English Department Read more…

Neal Family Papers, 1816-1916.

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Creator: Neal family.
Collection number: 4370
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Abstract: Members of the Neal family and related Fox and Timberlake families, were planters, businessmen, and farmers in Franklin, N.C.; Fayette and Henderson counties, Tenn.; Tuscaloosa, Read more…

Bumpas family papers, 1838-1933; 1946.

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Creator: Bumpas family.
Collection number: 1031
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Abstract: The collection includes diaries, scattered correspondence, and writings of a family of Methodist ministers and editors of church publications of North Carolina. Among other volumes are the diary, 1838-1844, and autobiography, 1842, of Read more…