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Sam Thomas papers, 1786-1835.

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Creator: Thomas, Sam, fl. 1786-1802.
Collection number: 5067-z
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Abstract: Sam Thomas was a free black man in Stokes County, N.C., in 1786. It appears that he was able to free his wife Amy in 1802. It also appears that members of the Thomas family moved Read more…

Daniel Lindsay Russell papers, 1839-1910.

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Creator: Russell, D. L. (Daniel Lindsay), 1845-1908.
Collection number: 645
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Abstract: Wilmington, N.C., lawyer, Confederate Army officer, Republican leader of eastern North Carolina, judge, U.S. Representative, 1879-1881, and Republican-Populist governor, 1897-1901. Half of the collection consists of Read more…

William Alexander Hoke papers, 1750-1925.

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Creator: Hoke, William Alexander, 1851-1925.
Collection number: 345
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Abstract: William Alexander Hoke, lawyer, legislator, and chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, of Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., was the son of John Franklin Hoke Read more…

Robert Ruffin Barrow papers, 1811-1858 (bulk 1811-1814, 1857-1858).

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Creator: Barrow, Robert Ruffin, 1798-1875.
Collection number: 2407
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Abstract: Robert Ruffin Barrow (b. 1798) was a sugar planter and canal operator in Terrebonne Parish, La. Barrow was the son of Bartholomew Barrow (d. 1852), a merchant of Fishing Creek, Halifax County, N.C., and later a planter in West Feliciana Read more…

William D. Valentine diary, 1837-1855.

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Creator: Valentine, William D., b. 1806.
Collection number: 2148
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Abstract: Valentine was a lawyer practicing in the courts of a four-county area of northeastern North Carolina (Hertford, Bertie, Gates, and Northampton). A bachelor, he kept a full diary which Read more…

William Rutherford Savage papers, 1826-1953.

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Creator: Savage, William Rutherford, 1854-1934.
Collection number: 3999
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Abstract: Represented in the collection are William Rutherford Savage, Episcopal priest of Virginia and North Carolina; his parents Thomas Staughton Savage (1804-1880), scientist and Episcopal missionary to Liberia, and Read more…

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…