Sills Family Papers, 1792-1969

(Manuscript Collection #201)

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  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Correspondence, 1801-1822
    • Folder b
      Correspondence, 1833-1839
    • Folder c
      Correspondence, 1842-1848
    • Folder d
      Correspondence, 1850-1859
    • Folder e
      Correspondence, 1861-1868
    • Folder f
      Correspondence, 1876-1889
    • Folder g
      Correspondence, 1892-1899
    • Folder h
      Correspondence, 1910-1921
    • Folder i
      Undated Correspondence
    • Folder j
      Copy of D.N. Sills Diary, 1864-1859
    • Folder k
      Financial Records, 1786-1901
    • Folder l
      Newspaper Clippings, 1878-1962, n.d.
    • Folder m
      Miscellaneous, 1852-1977, n.d.
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Veteran's Records of David Nicholson Sills, 1863-1864
    • Folder b
      Veteran's Records of James Gray Sills, 1863-1864
    • Folder c
      Veteran's Records of Joseph Henry Dameron, 1861
    • Folder d
      Photographs
    • Folder e
      D.A.R. Records
    • Folder f
      "Sketch of Sills Family" by Louise Jelks Sils (1969)
    • Folder g
      History of Sills and Related Families
    • Folder h
      History of Belford Plantation
    • Folder i
      Sills Family (11/7/1973)
    • Folder j
      Sills Family Trees
    • Folder k
      Will of David Sills (1783)
    • Folder l
      Wills of Sills and Related Families
    • Folder m
      List of Negroes owned by Gray Sills at Emancipation (4/27/1865)
    • Folder n
      Louise J. Sills Estate (8/17/1977)
    • Folder o
      Genealogical Letters, 1927-1994, n.d.
    • Folder p
      Genealogical Notes (Sills Family)
    • Folder q
      Boddie Family
    • Folder r
      Dameron Family
    • Folder s
      Dandridge Family
    • Folder t
      Hilliard Family
    • Folder u
      Jelks Family, 1800, 1928-1929, n.d.
    • Folder v
      Nicholson Family
    • Folder w
      Scott Family
    • Folder x
      Thompson Family
    • Folder y
      Wyatt Family
    • Folder z
      Nash County History, 1965, n.d.
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Copy of David Sills Cipher Book, 1780s
    • Folder b
      Copy of Mary S. Hilliard's "Albion" Album, 1833
    • Folder c
      Copy of Scrapbook (Part 1), 1860s
    • Folder d
      Copy of Scrapbook (Part 2), 1860s
    • Folder e
      Isa Sills Dameron Wedding Notebook
    • Folder f
      Cassette Tapes, 1972, 1983
  • Box 4
    RESTRICTED: Use copies in Box 3
    • Folder a
      David Sills Cipher Book, 1780s
    • Folder b
      Scrapbook, 1860s

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