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1.
Robert Ann Rhodes Speight Memoir (Manuscript Collection #515)

Memoir (1825-1970) including correspondence, certificates, letters, family records, picture, and a family tree with notes.

2.
Belcher Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #67)

Papers (1850-1868, undated) including estate papers, correspondence, accounts, receipt, financial papers, expenses of "genteel" education for young women, prices current in 1864, agricultural fertilizer.

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Nicholas W. Schenck Journal (Manuscript Collection #342)

Journal (1905-1906) consisting of reminiscences, historical, genealogical notations, insurance, autobiographical sketch, textbooks, journal entries of salaries, etc.

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Cook Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #324)

Papers (1805-1889, 1963) of a wealthy, Elizabeth City, NC business family, consisting of correspondence, legal records, financial records, genealogical papers, Civil War events, letters, wedding gift, labor strikes and miscellaneous.

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Young-Spicer Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #279)

Papers (1830-2011, undated [bulk 1830-1973]) relating to the Young – Spicer family of Fredericks Hall, Louisa County, Virginia and related families living in Virginia, Mississippi and Louisiana, including correspondence relating to the civil war, businesses, taxes & family matters; journals, photographic prints; genealogical and historical files and a listing of the gravestones in the Young-Spicer Cemetery at the family home, “Locust Gr...

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Frank J. Sprague Papers (Manuscript Collection #628)

Papers (1876-1881) including correspondence, calling card, an invitation, letters.

7.
Richard Porson Paddison Papers (Manuscript Collection #327)

Papers (1791-1945) of steamboat operator on the Cape Fear and Black Rivers, based in Point Caswell, NC, consisting of correspondence, genealogical material, wills, indentures, marriage certificate, receipts, inventories, exposition programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters and miscellaneous.

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Mr. and Mrs. Roger E. Kammerer, Sr., Collection (Manuscript Collection #318)

Correspondence, photographs, postcards and printed material documenting North Carolina history. Locations include Fayetteville, Elizabeth City, High Point, Wilmington, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City, Belhaven, Edenton, Pitt County, Camp Lejeune, Reidsville, Rocky Mount, St. Pauls Washington and New Bern. Subjects include the Askew Family of Hertford County, Greensboro College, Fayetteville flood of 1908, the Confederate Ram Albemarle and...

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Braswell Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #477)

Papers (1859-1936) including correspondence, minute book, time book, ledger, photographs, genealogy, letters on symptoms and treatment of disease, and miscellaneous.

10.
George Leland Dyer Papers (Manuscript Collection #340)

Papers (1783 - 1930, [bulk 1862 - 1930]) consisting of correspondence, diaries, photographs, photograph albums, literary manuscripts, newspapers and newspaper clipping, a book of poetry, genealogical notes, etc., documenting the life of Commodore George L. Dyer, whose naval career spanned the years 1870 to 1908, and his family. He served in various stations, with particular emphasis on the West Indies, the Asiatic Station, Cuba, Madrid ...

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Clarrisa Phelps Hanks Papers (Manuscript Collection #207)

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

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Josiah Robert Peele Ellis Papers (Manuscript Collection #566)

Papers include photocopies of transcriptions of correspondence (1863-1864) written by Josiah Robert Peele Ellis of Wilson Co., North Carolina, to his wife Elizabeth Grimes Ellis while he was serving in Company C of the 43rd N.C. Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The letters were transcribed in 1977 by Hugh Buckner Johnston who also provided supplementary information. Also included are genealogy records for the Ellis and Hill famil...

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Jacob S. Kiester Papers (Manuscript Collection #72)

Papers (1854-1865) including typescripts, correspondence, photocopies of army muster rolls, enlistment contract and discharge, letters comment on destruction of standing crops of Virginia, the demolition of Hampton, etc.

14.
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.

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Hugh Harrison Mills Collection (Manuscript Collection #357)

Collection (1841-1968) including correspondence, legal papers, accounts, receipts, pamphlets, clippings, photographs, poems, pocket ledgers, Civil War correspondence, letters and miscellaneous.