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The Ficklen Family Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-010
Abstract This group of papers contains letters between Ficklen family members, primarily in Virginia, and documents of the Hamilton family of Kentucky. In addition, there is also an ad in the The Weekly Independent, Fredericksburg, VA placed by J.B. Ficklen & Sons of Fredericksburg, VA. Other items include indentures of sale of land and a will regarding the estate of John Hamilton, Sr. and a family tree compiled by Fitzhugh Ficklen in 1933 (with later additions...
Dates: 1803-1960

Thomas E. Cooper Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-045
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a studio portrait of Thomas E. Cooper as a young man, two printed items, and nineteen items of correspondence. The early handwritten letters, from 1905 to 1907, are primarily from Cooper to his wife, Jane Collins, written while Cooper was working in Mullins, South Carolina. Later letters from 1925 are typewritten to his wife while Cooper was serving time in the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. Cooper had been charged and sentenced, along with his brother...
Dates: 1905-1949

Thomas J. Armstrong Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-001
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by Thomas J. Armstrong's son, Edward Hall Armstrong, during the Civil War. Also included are: a photograph of Edward, his officer commissions, and his book on military tactics, eulogies for Edward by various persons, a letter from Edward's body servant--an enslaved person named Moses, and miscellaneous letters and documents from other family members, including Thomas's boyhood reminiscences, a receipt for sale of an enslaved person, and...
Dates: 1859-1885

Thomas Fanning Wood, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-151
Scope and Contents This collection contains business records, cancelled checks, notes and bills collected during Thomas Wood Jr's association with Alexander Sprunt & Son. Wood represented Alexander Sprunt & Son in New York and Europe, mainly the Netherlands and France. The overseas cablegrams relating to business matters are in code. The collection also contains correspondence with the Sarah Leigh Clinic in Norfolk, VA. These letters concern Mrs. Wood and her battle with breast cancer. Also included...
Dates: 1907-1926

U.S. Civil War Correspondence: George D. Prentice and Roger W. Hanson

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Identifier: SC-MS-038
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters between George Denison Prentice and Roger Weightman Hanson; two letters are written by George D. Prentice and one by Roger W. Hanson. These letters encompass a very brief look at opinions and the animosity between rivals of the Civil War. They mention drunkards, Island No. 10, Col. I. Dimick, Fort Warren, and Clarence Prentice (son of George who fought as a Lieutant Colonel for the Confederacy). Also briefly mentioned are General Buckner, Commander...
Dates: 1862 (typed copies)

Virginia Harriss Holland World War II Memorabilia

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Identifier: SC-MS-312
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence and ration paperwork from Lt. Commander David S. Harriss's service in the United States Navy from 1942-1945. The rations are for non-highway gasoline and include two gasoline ration coupons, a mileage rationing record, and a basic mileage ration coupon book. This collection also includes an Alcoholic Beverage Control Sales Permit made out to Elizabeth H. Harriss and a letter regarding a "change of duty" to David Harriss from the Bureau of...
Dates: 1942-1945

Wilmington, N.C. Shipping Correspondence

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Identifier: SC-MS-139
Scope and Contents

This collection contains eight pages of correspondence, including invoices to William R. Bowers (of William R. Bowers and Co.) in Providence, Rhode Island during the 1830s. Goods were shipped from Wilmington, N.C. by Lazarus and Whitmarsh, John W. Fisher, and D.B. Hood.

Dates: 1832-1838

Zita Reitblatt Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-346
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal files of Zita Reitblatt including postcards, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, printed articles, along with Rosenwald schools research files. The dates of the papers range from 1964 to 2017. The postcards in the collection document the locations of local places and other countries. The research conducted on the Rosenwald schools highlight the lasting impact of the Rosenwald School Fund in North Carolina. The photographs in the collection are of the...
Dates: 1964-2017

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Lyman, John, 1915-1977 1
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