Source: Catalogue of the Library of John H. Wheeler (Joyner NC Rare Z997.W54 C27 1882) Staff Person: Maury York Description: John Hill Wheeler (1806-1882), a native of Murfreesboro, N.C., was a noted lawyer, diplomat, and historian. He is perhaps best known for his book Historical Sketches of North Carolina, from 1584 to 1851. Wheeler amassed [...]
Month: October, 2011
Source: #271 John A. Lang, Jr. Papers Staff Person: Lynette Lundin Description: John Albert Lang, Jr. (1910-1974) was born in Carthage, N.C. He served as an aide to Congressman Charles B. Deane and Robert E. Jones. He was the Deputy for the Reserves and was [...]
Source: Eliza Arnold Hopkins Poe Collection, Manuscript Collection #999 Staff Person: Nanette Hardison Description: Image made around 1811 of Eliza Arnold Hopkins Poe (1787-1811) who was an English-born actress best remembered as the mother of the noted American writer and critic Edgar Allan Poe.