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1.
New Bern Historical Society Collection (Manuscript Collection #283)

Collection (1858-1901) consisting of the Civil War diary of Charles A. Tournier, 1864-1865; Craven Common Schools report, 1858; pamphlets of advertisements, 1880s; Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad leaflet, 1901.

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Stephen F. Miller Memoir (Manuscript Collection #371)

This collection contains a memoir (ca. 1872) about life in New Bern, N.C., from 1822 to 1872. It includes biographical and informational data concerning politicians, lawyers and other important New Bern figures, as well as descriptions of life in New Bern and historical incidents of the period. An appendix contains transcripts of letters from prominent people.

3.
Windley Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #328)

Papers (1788-1869, 1965) Hoyle J. Windley, of Bath, NC, a teacher, postmaster, and lieutenant in the NC militia, and his children, consisting of correspondence, store accounts, receipts, promissory notes, wills, summonses, bill of sale, special events-major fire, tournaments, coronation Ball, etc.

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William Howard Hooker Collection: George H. S. Driver Papers (Manuscript Collection #472-005)

Civil War Correspondence, (1861–1863) of Union soldier George H. S. Driver, reflecting service in New Bern and Pamlico Sound area of N.C.

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George E. Dana Papers (Manuscript Collection #511)

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

6.
Charles V. Peery Collection (Manuscript Collection #470)

Collection (1863-1865) including correspondence, company returns, clothing reports, equipment reports, orders, invoices, ordance reports, etc.

7.
Jacob Gooding Papers (Manuscript Collection #3)

Papers (1862-1871) of a New Bern (NC) merchant, including letters and an account of property damages.

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Agnes Paton Foy Memoir (Manuscript Collection #362)

Memoir(1861-1865) including correspondence, Civil War Memoir, typescript copy.

9.
Heath Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #276)

Papers (1730-1928) of surveyor and Baptist pastor, including correspondence, court records, land records, financial papers, promissory notes, bills, land grants, indentures, Civil War orders, etc.

10.
Clarrisa Phelps Hanks Papers (Manuscript Collection #207)

Papers (1854-1864) consisting diaries, references to Civil War, genealogical notes.

11.
Bellair Plantation Collection (Manuscript Collection #87)

Collection (1719-1910) including newspaper, periodicals, sheet music, poems, photocopies of legal records, letters, agriculture, Livestock Journal, magazine etc.

12.
William L. Horner Collection: Frederick C. Douglass Papers (Manuscript Collection #265-001)

Collection (1889-1890, 1893-1894) including Civil War Negro soldiers pension and compensation applications compiled by Frederick C. Douglass, a black lawyer, minister, and teacher in New Bern, NC who served as a government pension agent, 1889-1897.

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John Herritage Bryan Papers (Manuscript Collection #147)

Papers (1766-1869) consisting of correspondence, legal papers, land records, financial papers, reports, newspapers, and miscellaneous items.

14.
Johnny Craig Young Collection (Manuscript Collection #419)

Collection (1862-1865) including correspondence, military orders, loyalty oaths, an invoice, a voucher, and a medical certificate.

15.
John Brentlinger Diary (Manuscript Collection #438)

Diary (1862-1863) including photocopy, camp life, burning of boat, etc.