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Scope and Contents Materials created and collected by James Harrison Arthur (1901-78), his wife Katherine Miller Arthur (1914-74), and his uncle Benjamin Franklin Arthur Jr. (1863-1944). Consists primarily of correspondence and subject files of James and Katherine, residents of Gaston County, N.C. Also includes daily expense records (1926-73); business correspondence (1925-74) related to James's work as a textile mill accountant in North Carolina and South Carolina; papers (1877-1901) of Dr. James Park McComb...
Dates: 1809 - 1978
Overview The collection consists of papers of the Carpenter family, relating primarily to their farming activities in Lincoln and Gaston counties from 1834 to 1935. The collection also includes banking records, business and tax receipts, correspondence, insurance records, papers from the National Grange, Depression era relief records, and promissory notes.
Dates: 1835 - 1934
Overview Papers of the Davidson family of Rural Hill Plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C., and of the related families Alexander, Barry, Hampton, Montieth, and Wilson. Includes correspondence, family Bibles, financial records, land records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and plantation records for Rural Hill, as well as Dickson (Dixon) in Gaston County, N.C.
Dates: 1756 - 1998; 1833 - 1976
Overview Papers related to the William Abram Jenkins family, including photographs, survey maps of the family farm, and biographical information.
Dates: 1889 - 1980; 1924 - 1924
Overview The Rankin Family papers consist of a wide variety of materials, though the majority of the collection concerns this family’s ownership and stewardship of the land that they have owned in Gaston County, NC, since the late eighteenth century.
Dates: 1754 - 2006
- Alexander family 1
- Alexander, Noah L. 1
- Arthur family 1
- Barry family 1
- Carpenter family 1
- Carpenter, David 1
- Carpenter, J. E. (John Edward) 1
- Carpenter, John F. (John Franklin) 1
- Carpenter, Michael 1
- Carpenter, Samuel 1
- Catawba Lands Conservancy 1
- Davidson family 1
- Dickson Plantation (N.C.) 1
- Farrar family 1
- Hampton family 1
- Jenkins family 1
- Montieth family 1
- National Grange 1
- North Carolina Cotton Growers Cooperative Association--Sources 1
- Rankin family 1
- Rural Hill Plantation (N.C.) 1
- Wilson family 1 ∧ less