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    • Onslow County Cemetery Survey Records

    • 1937
    • Compiled cemetery tombstone records created by the Historical Records Survey of North Carolina.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration; Historical Records Survey of North Carolina;
    • Iredell County Cemetery Survey Records

    • 1937
    • Compiled cemetery tombstone records created by the Historical Records Survey of North Carolina.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration; Historical Records Survey of North Carolina;


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    • Ruth R. Sermon Collection, 1954-1977

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    • In 1954, the Raleigh City Council adopted an ordinance establishing the Andrew Johnson Memorial Commission to supervise the birthplace. The ordinance was effective June 12, 1955. Mrs. Sermon, together with Mrs.Joye Jordan, Mrs. James Cordon, Mr. F....
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    • William Lay Smith Papers, 1798-1920

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    • Letters from Smith, Connecticut native and Hertford Co. physician, written to parents from school (1798), and from North Carolina (1806-1813) describing journey to Edenton and Pitch Landing, problems in setting up practice, venture into shipping...
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    • Gaston Henry Wilder (1814-1873) Papers, 1798-1915

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    • Papers of Wilder, Wake Co. legislator, paymaster of the U.S. Army during the Mexican War, and president of the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad. Letters include one from R. M. Saunders on campaign plans and speeches scheduled (1844), one in Spanish from...
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    • Asa Biggs (1811-1878) Journal, 1832-ca. 1914

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    • Journal of Biggs, Williamston attorney, legislator, congressman (1846-1848), U.S. senator(1854-1858), U.S. and Confederate district judge (1858-1865), and member of secession convention (1861). The journal is composed mainly of diaries of trips in...
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    • William Hollister Account Book, 1801-1883

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    • Twenty-six journals and ledgers (1801-1843) and a ship disbursement book (1810-1833) from William Hollister's shipping and mercantile business in New Bern. Accounts indicate trade to American, West Indian, and occasionally European ports and...
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    • James Trotter Papers, 1824, 1846-1878

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    • Papers of Trotter, native of Scotland, trained as gardener in Stirling, who emigrated to Buncombe Co. in 1850 and later moved to Greenville, S.C. Letters are chiefly to him from Scotland and England concerning family and friends (1846-1861), two...
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    • John H. Thorpe Papers, 1865-1930, 1981

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    • Ledger and papers of Captain John H. Thorpe (1840-1932), Nash County. Thorpe served in the Confederate Army, was a lawyer and farmer in Rocky Mount, and was a member of the state legislature. The majority of the papers concern the history of the...
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    • Capus M. Waynick Collection, 1864-1865

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    • Photocopies of letters from Lewis Waynick of Rockingham Co., lieutenant in Co. D, 1st Battalion N.C. Senior Reserves, about hunting deserters in Randolph Co., service in New Hanover Co., and raising breastworks around Charleston, S.C.; also letter...
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    • State Agency Finding Aid: Board of Landscape Architects, 1969-1983

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    • The North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects was established by a legislative act of 1969. It was charged with administering and enforcing provisions of this act, particularly the requirement that those using the title of "landscape architect"...
    • North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects
    • John Brown (1800-1859) Letter, 1859

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    • Photocopy of letter from John Brown, abolitionist, Charles Town, Va., to Mrs. George L. Stearns of Boston concerning his impending execution.
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    • State Agency Finding Aid: State Capital Planning Commission, 1965

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    • The State Capital Planning Commission grew out of a key recommendation made by the 1959 Commission on Reorganization of State Government in its sixth report--that a capital planning commission be established by the General Assembly to formulate a...
    • North Carolina State Capital Planning Commission, Department of Administration
    • Thomas J. Ricks Photograph Collection, circa 1910s-1920s

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    • Thomas J. Ricks (1875-1935) was an active photographer in Franklin County in the late 1910s and early 1920s. He exposed the glass plate negatives about that time. The tintypes appear to be from an earlier era and perhaps were collected by Ricks...
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    • Ellerbe, NC, Photograph Collection, 1880-1945

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    • 18 photographs (including 2 tintypes) and 3 pieces of ephemera (2 school report cards and a high school diploma) pertaining to Ellerbe, NC, (Richmond County) and the Hines, Davis, Crouch, Loflin/Loftin, Meacham, Covington, Redding and other...
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    • James P. Cook (1863-1928) Scrapbook, 1891-1956

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    • "The Origins of Jackson Training School, Brain Child of James P. Cook," a scrapbook compiled by A. Campbell Cline of Concord, including copies of Cook's editorials in the Daily Standard (Concord) while working for establishment of a reform school;...
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    • [Charles F.] Deems Paper, 1861

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    • Newspaper clipping headed "A prayer offered by Rev. Dr. Deems, at the opening of the Convention of North Carolina, on the day of the signing of the Ordinance of Secession."
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