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    • Charles Slover Hollister Family Bible Records

    • 1642; 1643; 1644; 1645; 1646; 1647; 1648; 1649; 1650; 1651; 1652; 1653; 1654; 1655; 1656; 1657; 1658; 1659; 1660; 1661; 1662; 1663; 1664; 1665; 1666; 1667; 1668; 1669; 1670; 1671; 1672; 1673; 1674; 1675; 1676; 1677; 1678; 1679; 1680; 1681; 1682;...
    • There is a mention of a Revolutionary War Brigadier General, and a Confederate States of America Lieutenant. Also, the etymology of the name Hollister (Holly Terra) is explained: William Hollister had two holly trees planted on either side of his...
    • Ruth R. Sermon Collection, 1954-1977

    • 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....
    • William Lay Smith Papers, 1798-1920

    • 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...
    • Gaston Henry Wilder (1814-1873) Papers, 1798-1915

    • 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...
    • Asa Biggs (1811-1878) Journal, 1832-ca. 1914

    • 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...
    • James Trotter Papers, 1824, 1846-1878

    • 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...
    • Capus M. Waynick Collection, 1864-1865

    • 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...
    • James P. Cook (1863-1928) Scrapbook, 1891-1956

    • "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;...
    • C. W. Garrett Papers, 1861-1862

    • Letters to Capt. C. W. Garrett, assistant quartermaster, Raleigh, and several to Capt. John Devereux and Capt. M. A. Bledsoe, also assistant quartermasters in Raleigh, from merchants, purchasing agents, and others throughout North Carolina and...
    • Bryan Grimes (1828-1880) Papers, 1778, 1812-1912

    • Papers of Grimes, Confederate major general, and his wife Charlotte Bryan Grimes, including his UNC diploma and autograph album (class of 1848), essays, and correspondence with family and J. Johnston Pettigrew, astronomer at the National...
    • Kenelm H. Lewis Papers, 1834-1907

    • Papers of the family of Lewis, a Rocky Mount lawyer and son of Exum Lewis. Letters to wife Elizabeth, daughter of John H. Bryan, are from former schoolmates, one in Halifax (1847-1848);from sister describing journey from North Carolina to Alabama...
    • John H. Powell Papers, 1842-1876

    • Papers of John H. Powell (1824-1898) include letters, notes, accounts, Confederate pass, and oath of allegiance, Wayne County, 1842-1876.
    • John J. Blair (1860-1937) Papers, 1923-1927

    • Papers of Blair, Quaker, educator, state director of schoolhouse planning, and first president of the N.C. State Art Society. Much relates to Blair's investments in real estate, including Blair Farm development in High Point and property at Castle...
    • Annie Laurie Burton and others playing leapfrog on a beach

    • Annie Laurie Burton was an American Red Cross worker who served in Australia during World War II. Annie Laurie Burton (bottom left) with military personnel and female Red Cross workers playing leapfrog on a beach in Australia.
    • Burton, Annie Laurie.


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