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J. Winder Hughes Collection

Manuscript Collection #138

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Title: J. Winder Hughes Collection
Creator: Hughes, J. Winder
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection (undated) consisting copies, biographical and genealogical material.
Extent: 0.073 Cubic feet, 8 items , copies, genealogical material.

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Accessions Information

August 17, 1970, 2 items; Genealogical histories of the Bryan, Whitfield, and Smith families.

September 24, 1970, 6 items; Genealogical material on Winder and Henry families. Loaned for copying by Mr. J. Winder Hughes, Wilmington, NC.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

J. Winder Hughes Collection (#138), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Loaned by Mr. J. Winder Hughes

Processing Information

  • Processed by D. Lennon, August 1975

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

This collection is made up entirely of biographical and genealogical material pertaining to several North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland families.

Winder family material includes a history of the Winder family in Cumberland County, England and Baltimore, Maryland. This history is complete with a genealogical chart and a defense of the career and character of Civil War General John Henry Winder, commander of Andersonville (Georgia) prison. Closely related to the Winders are notes on the Henry family, which came from Ireland to Maryland.

Also of interest is a rather voluminous "Extract from Family Record" prepared by R. C. Martin. This file consists of genealogical notes on such eastern North Carolina families as the Bryans (William Bryan, Needham Bryan, John Herritage Bryan, etc.), Herritages, Whitfields, Blounts, Smiths, and other related families. Of particular note are biographical sketches on John Herritage Bryan and his son, Henry Ravencroft Bryan.

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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