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Mary Hilliard Hinton papers, 1883-1929.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Hinton, Mary Hilliard.
Collection number: 3625
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Abstract: Member of patriotic and historical organizations and editor, 1901-1926, of the “North Carolina Booklet,” a quarterly of historical articles; resident of Raleigh, N.C. Chiefly personal letters, mostly 1888-1910, to Mary Hilliard Hinton (d. 1961) from former classmates at St. Mary’s School in Raleigh. Included are thank-you notes, replies to subscription solicitations, and letters from Rica H. Finlay commenting on the writer’s children and on old school friends. Also included is a manuscript of Hinton’s article, “A Type of the Old South,” describing the southern slave.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Folder 13 contains a manuscript of an article written by Mary Hinton entitled “A Type of the Old South”, describing the southern slave.