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Alan Marshall McGee, Jr., Collection, 1863-1866

Manuscript Collection #485

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Title: Alan Marshall McGee, Jr., Collection
Creator: McGee, Alan Marshall
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection (1863-1866) including correspondence, deed with plat, and genealogical materials.
Extent: 0.055 Cubic feet, 4 items , copies, consisting of correspondence, a deed with plat, and genealogical materials.

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Accessions Information

December 30, 1983, 4 items, copies; Letter (1863), deed (1866), plat, and genealogical materials. Gift of Mr. Alan M. McGee, Jr., Raleigh, N.C.

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

Alan Marshall McGee, Jr., Collection (#485), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mr. Alan M. McGee

Processing Information

  • Processed by M. Quintanilla, May 1988

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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Included is a letter (February, 1863) from M. A. Hoyt to Sally Marshall discussing the situation with the "Yankees" in North Carolina, slave desertions to Washington (N.C.), and the sale of slaves.

A deed (July, 1866) by Willis W. Cherry grants land in Wayne County, N.C., for a school and Masonic lodge and includes a plat. Also included are miscellaneous genealogical notes concerning the Marshall family.

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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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