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Myers Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #431)

Papers (1978, 1846-1847) including correspondence, financial records, legal papers, newspaper clippings, published speeches, announcements, and government documents.

Grimes-Bryan Papers (Manuscript Collection #16)

Papers (1780-1969; bulk 1808-1924) including correspondence, land records, legal papers, financial papers, ledgers, etc., of two prominent Eastern North Carolina families--Grimes and Bryan--related through marriage. Other material concerns the Wharton and Conrad families of Clemmonsville, North Carolina, in Davidson County, who are also related by marriage to the Grimes family.

John Baxton Flowers III Papers (Manuscript Collection #1001)

William B. Shepard Papers (Manuscript Collection #448)

Papers (1768 [1868]-1913) including correspondence, accounts, receipts, bills of lading, daybooks, ledgers, land surveys, pamphlets, photographs, newspapers, and miscellany.

Mary F. Howard Papers (Manuscript Collection #391)

Papers (1933–1987 [Bulk: 1941–1945]) of an American Red Cross volunteer who served on Guadalcanal, New Caledonia, and New Zealand, during World War II, including three drafts of her manuscript memoir of her service entitled Red Cross Adventure that was later published as No Drums, No Trumpets: Red Cross Adventure; Invitations, 1933, 1939, to Mary Ferebee Howard to attend the inauguration ceremonies for President Franklin D. Roosevelt an...

Elizabeth Vann Moore Papers (Manuscript Collection #1215)

Collection (1898, 1908-2009) consists of research materials related to the history of Edenton and the Albemarle-Chowan region of North Carolina. Elizabeth Vann Moore (1912-2010) of Edenton spent her life researching local and family history topics. Her notebooks and correspondence reflect her involvement in writing Historic Edenton Guidebooks, the 300 year history of St. Paul's Parish in Edenton, a North Carolina Histor...

George W. Lyon Papers (Manuscript Collection #162)

Papers (1865) consisting of diary of day to day activities.

Eli A. Helmick Papers (Manuscript Collection #350)

Papers (1863-1935) including a photocopy of an autobiography, bound book, of professional papers and articles and copy of a lecture.

Mary Bryan Hollister Collection (Manuscript Collection #86)

Collection (1796-1960) including photocopies, correspondence, legal records, poetry, activities of Isaac Taylor, sale of the sloop the Rainbow, shipment of a barrel of salt, letters, etc.

James Byron Hilliard Collection (Manuscript Collection #182)

Collection (1760-1965) consisting of financial and legal documents, correspondence, genealogical material, a scrapbook, newspapers clippings, photographs, reports.

Thomas Sparrow Papers (Manuscript Collection #1)

Papers (1819-1872) of Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a Washington, N.C., lawyer until the outbreak of the Civil War. He was commissioned a captain in the Confederate Army in 1861 and served at Fort Hatteras until he was taken prisoner by Union forces in August of that year. After the war he returned to Washington and represented Beaufort County in the North Carolina General Assembly in 1870 and 1881. Papers include correspondence, military...

Dr. Lala Carr Steelman Collection (Manuscript Collection #827)

Collection (ca. 1972-2001) of research materials and notes compiled by Lala Carr Steelman for a proposed biography of North Carolina Governor Elias Carr.

Tabitha Marie DeVisconti Papers (Manuscript Collection #480)

Papers (1705-1983, undated) including correspondence, diaries, genealogical records, legal and financial records, club records, photographs, clippings, surveys, and miscellaneous.

Roach Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #346)

Papers (1728-1901) including correspondence, inventories, wills, estates, land records, legal records, slave deeds, financial records, tax receipts, poems, cipher book, account book, and miscellaneous.

Stuart Wright Collection: Eudora Welty Papers (Manuscript Collection #1169-015)

Papers of Eudora Welty (1909-1986 [Bulk: 1930-1980], undated) documenting the life and literary career of the noted Jackson, Mississippi-born American short story writer, novelist, journalist, photographer, and educator, who wrote about the American South; including correspondence; manuscripts, original art, photographic prints, proofs of published materials, audio recordings, printed material, and loose manuscript items transferred fro...