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Timothy B. Tyson papers, 1948-2003.

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Creator: Tyson, Timothy B.
Collection number: 5246
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Abstract: Timothy B. Tyson has written or edited several books about African-Americans and North Carolina history. The collection consists of publication materials, personal and family Read more…

Mordecai family papers, 1649-1947 (bulk 1810-1850).

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Creator: Mordecai family.
Collection number: 847
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Abstract: Mordecai family of Warrenton and Raleigh, N.C., and Richmond, Va. Prominent family members included Jacob Mordecai (1762-1838); his sons Samuel (1786-1865), Solomon (1792-1869), and George W. (1801-1871); and his daughters Ellen (1790-1884), Emma (1812-1906), Read more…

Foscue family papers, 1753-1869.

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Creator: Foscue family.
Collection number: 4643
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Abstract: Foscue family members include Simon Foscue (d. ca. 1814), planter of Trent Bridge, later Pollocksville, Jones County, N.C.; his son, Simon Foscue (1780-1830), who served as executor of his father’s estate and guardian of his brothers and Read more…

Heyward and Ferguson family papers, 1806-1923.

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Creator: Heyward and Ferguson family.
Collection number: 2754-z
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Abstract: Heyward and Ferguson family members included Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851) of South Carolina, whose estate included 45,000 acres of Low Country plantations and over 2,000 Read more…

Alfred M. Waddell papers, 1768-1935 (bulk 1875-1900).

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Creator: Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912.
Collection number: 743
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Abstract: Alfred M. Waddell was an author, historian, lawyer, Confederate Army officer, United States Representative, 1871-1879, and mayor of Wilmington, N.C., 1898-1905. The collection Read more…

Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

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Creator: Pitts, Philip Henry, 1814-1884.
Collection number: 602
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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 Read more…

Joan Little trial materials collection, 1975-1976.

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Creator: Reston, James, 1941-
Collection number: 4006
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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 Read more…

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

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Creator: Norton, Chilton, and Dameron family papers, 1760-1926, 1995 (bulk 1815-1910).
Collection number: 3264
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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. Read more…

Caswell County Historical Association collection, 1791-1960.

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Creator: Caswell County Historical Association.
Collection number: 5401
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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 Read more…

Quitman family papers, 1784-1978.

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Creator: Quitman family.
Collection number: 616
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Abstract: The Quitman family of Monmouth Plantation near Natchez, Miss. Prominent family members included John A. Quitman (1799-1858), lawyer, planter, state legislator, governor, Read more…