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Box SFC1 [F09.090.02.01]


Contains 66 Collections and/or Records:

Sarah Young papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 14
Identifier: MS0014
Overview Papers of a Charlotte widow, includes a deed, an insurance policy, stocks and a land survey.
Dates: 1831 - 1861; 1847 - 1855

Susan Davis Nye Hutchison papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 74
Identifier: MS0074
Overview Abridged transcription of a diary of a native of Amenia, N.Y., who moved to Raleigh in 1815 to teach school. Describes her journey to Raleigh by sea and stagecoach, social events in Raleigh, and subsequent travels and teaching (1822-41) in Augusta, Ga., Amenia, Salisbury, N.C., and Charlotte. Also includes a biographical sketch by Robert S. Hutchison, her grandson, and clippings relating to him.
Dates: 1815 - 1975; 1826 - 1841

Letter from Edwin Arlington Robinson, 1922-06-25

 File — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 33
Scope and Contents From New England poet Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) in Petersborough, N.H., to William Sherman Potts, a Greenwich Village artist who painted Robinson's portrait, in which Robinson expresses his surprise at receiving an honorary doctorate from Yale University.
Dates: 1922-06-25

Letter from James Boyd, 1926-02-16

 File — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 33
Scope and Contents From James Boyd (1888-1944), North Carolina historical novelist, in Southern Pines, N.C., to Mr. Crockett, in which he thanks Crockett for his comments on Drums (1925), Boyd's novel about pre-Revolutionary eastern North Carolina. He also mentions the "colonial types" of people described therein, which the "'New South' will soon sweep...away.";
Dates: 1926-02-16

Bill of Sale for enslaved woman, 1835-09-20

 File — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 33
Scope and Contents Issued to Demsey Casey in Pasquotank County, N.C., by William Sexton for the purchase of an enslaved womanve.
Dates: 1835-09-20

Papers -- Includes Bonds, Confederate money, Receipts, Phifer family genealogy and Spring term, 1917, issue of "In the Supreme Court of North Carolina, Fourteenth District", 1829, 1855-1866, 1884-1885, 1917, 1983-1987

 File — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 21
Scope and Contents Includes document (10/30/1829) signed by William B. Alexander attesting to the descent of title to Robert Neely of a tract of land that originally belonged to Thomas Polk, a Revolutionary War hero and great-uncle of James K. Polk; shares of stock (1866) in the Rock Island Manufacturing Company, of which Wriston served as secretary; bills and receipts (1884-85) paid by the estate of Joseph Harvey Wilson (1810-84) to various Charlotte businesses, the First Presbyterian Church, and for taxes;...
Dates: 1829, 1855-1866, 1884-1885, 1917, 1983-1987

Charles Cecil Bernard papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 22
Identifier: MS0022
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a memorial resolution by the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty following the death of the first director (1946-47) of the Charlotte Center of the University of North Carolina, forerunner to Charlotte College and UNC Charlotte.
Dates: 1946 - 1969

James Edward Smoot papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 24
Identifier: MS0024
Overview Letter and advertising brochures relating to Smoot's book, Marshal Ney Before and After Execution (Charlotte: Queen City Printing Co., 1929).
Dates: 1929 - 1931

Charlotte, Consort of George III, letter to son, William

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 35
Identifier: MS0035
Overview Letter from Queen Charlotte to her son William (later King William IV) admonishing him for his melancholia while at school in Germany.
Dates: 1784

Publications, 1959 - 1960

 File — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 39
Scope and Contents Includes: "Arbor Vitae" and "Unfoldment," two poems from The Path to Peace by Siegfried Sassoon, with rubricated initial (1959, 1960); "Awaitment," poem by Siegfried Sassoon, with rubricated initial (1960); "For a Wedding Anniversary," lines from a poem by George Wither, with burnished gold initial by Margaret Adams (1963); "Lines Found on an Old Church Bell at Chester"; "Saint Aelred's Prayer," by Saint Aelred; "Ten Rules for the Spiritual Life," Diadochus of Photike, translated by Sebastian...
Dates: 1959 - 1960