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Ransom Respess Papers, ca. 1846-1903

Manuscript Collection #1046

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Title: Ransom Respess Papers
Creator: Respess, Ransom
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 20 items .

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Accessions Information

August 10, 2005, (unprocessed) 20 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Papers (ca. 1846-1903) of Ransom Respess, of Anniston, Alabama, including financial records, postcards, a school notebook, and correspondence with his son, Rev. George C. Respess, a preacher and farmer, of Ransomville, North Carolina; also W. B. Respess, R. W. Respess, and R. P. McCoy, relating to the Civil War Battle of Manassas (1862), etc. Donor: Victor M. Respess

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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

Ransom Respess Papers (#1046), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Victor M. Respess

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 1, 2008


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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