Charles J. O'Hagan Papers, 1840-1949, (bulk 1840-1882)

Manuscript Collection #1274

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Charles J. O'Hagan Papers
    Creator: O'Hagan family
    O'Hagan, Charles James
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection includes many letters written during the Civil War between Dr. Charles James O'Hagan, an Irish immigrant who settled in Pitt County, North Carolina, and served in the North Carolina State Troops as a surgeon, and his wife Eliza, their daughters, and friends of the family. Also included are letters (1840s) from family in Ireland and testamonials written to help Dr. O'Hagan find employment; letters written in the post-Civil War era 1860s through 1882; and letters, photographs, and obituaries concerning the related Laughinghouse and Grimes families of Pitt County, N.C., in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
    Extent: 0.75 Cubic feet, 2 archival boxes, consisting of correspondence, testamonials, photographs, obituaries, local histories, a wallet, and calling cards
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    March 29, 2016, (unprocessed), 0.75 cubic feet; This collection includes many letters written during the Civil War between Dr. Charles James O'Hagan, an Irish immigrant who settled in Pitt County, North Carolina, and served in the North Carolina State Troops as a physician, and his wife Eliza, their daughters and friends of the family. Also included are letters (1840s) from family in Ireland and testamonials written to help Dr. O'Hagan find employment; letters written in the 1870s and 1880s; and letters, photographs, and obituaries concerning the related Laughinghouse and Grimes families of Pitt County, N.C. Purchased from William G. O'Quinn with Manuscript Collection Endowment funds.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from William G. O'Quinn

    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

    Charles J. O'Hagan Papers (#1274), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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