Henry McGilbert Wagstaff papers, 1804-1831; 1915-1953.

Creator: Wagstaff, Henry McGilbert.
Collection number: 3903
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Abstract: Family and personal papers of Wagstaff, author, editor, and professor of history at the University of North Carolina, 1907-1945, consisting principally of correspondence, 1915-1945. Correspondence relates to Wagstaff’s life and study in England, 1921-1923; his work for the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, 1928-1940; University of North Carolina affairs; and the management of his Person County, N.C., tobacco farms, which were leased to tenants. Also included are manuscripts and typed drafts of published and unpublished writings by Wagstaff, and material related to his incomplete history of the University of North Carolina. Volumes include fragmentary accounts for general merchandise, 1804-1831, and three ledgers of tobacco farm accounts, 1932- 1953.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection