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Henry Wilson Collection (Manuscript Collection #899)

Ledger (1846-1847) of accounts of individuals and organizations doing business with a leading Natick, MA, shoe manufacturer Henry Wilson. Wilson was also a newspaper publisher, Whig – Free Soil – Republican Party politician who served as Massachusetts State Representative, 1840- 1842; Massachusetts State Senator, 1843-1845, 1850; United States Senator, 1855-1872; and Vice President of the United States, 1872-1875, under President U. S. ...

Harold G. Sugg Papers (Manuscript Collection #494)

Papers (1969-1984) including 4 research papers, 1 master's thesis, statistics on ratios of blacks and whites, etc.

Samuel W. Thomas Papers (Manuscript Collection #737)

Papers of U.S. Navy enlisted man (1863-1864) aboard the US sloop of War Powhatan, including a private log book (Nov. 1863 - Aug. 1864), correspondence, a manuscript entitled " The Attack on Charleston," and a daguerreotype of a Civil War sailor (presumably Thomas).

Sallie Lightfoot Tarleton Papers (Manuscript Collection #71)

Papers (1861-1868) including correspondence, information on defense, wartime letters written to his future wife, assorted incidents.

James A. Hartness Papers (Manuscript Collection #81)

Papers (1932-1933, undated) including speeches, articles, letter, drafts of articles, commentary on General "Stonewall" Jackson, Battle of Alamance, typescripts, pamphlets.

Michael Cable Collection (Manuscript Collection #594)

Collection (1785-1824) including correspondence, tax lists, wills, slave records, deed, property holders.

Stuart Wright Collection: Reynolds Price Papers (Manuscript Collection #1169-072)

Papers of Reynolds Price (1853-1986 [Bulk: 1978-1986]) documenting the life and literary career of the prolific Macon, North Carolina-born American poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist, and educator at Duke University; consisting of manuscripts, loose manuscripts transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection relating mainly to his publications A Common Room (1954), Mustian (1983), P...

Newsom Jones Pittman Papers (Manuscript Collection #500)

Papers (1772-1861) including financial records, correspondence, deeds, records of Masonic Order, and miscellaneous.

George E. Dana Papers (Manuscript Collection #511)

Papers (1852-1864) including correspondence, letters, description of trip, commentaries, price of gold, personal illness, etc.

Phoenix Society for African American Research, Inc., Records (Manuscript Collection #1260)

The Phoenix Society for African American Research, Inc., was founded in 2002 to recover, record, and promote the unique history of Edgecombe County (North Carolina) as experienced by members of its African American community. After participating in many events to affect that end, the group disbanded in 2010. This collection contains the society’s official records and brochures and publications related to research and sponsored projects.

Sallie Phillips Smith Oral History Interview (Oral History Collection #OH0011)

Hollowell Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #578)

Papers (1845-1937) of Pasquotank County, N.C. farming and mercantile family, including correspondence, legal papers, financial records, account books, ledgers, a map, cost of advertisements, business cards, etc.

Askew Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #298)

Papers (1840-1893) of Zephaniah Askew, a farmer, fisherman, Hertford County, NC surveyor and justice of the peace and his family, consisting of papers, clippings, notebook, invoices, financial records, correspondence, insurance, pamphlets, etc.

Louise J. Sills Oral History Interview (Oral History Collection #OH0004)

Thomas Newby Papers (Manuscript Collection #295)

Papers (1816-1884) of wealthy, Quaker landowner, in Perquimans County, NC, consisting of land records, accounts, receipts, financial papers and notes owned.