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North Carolina

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Bisaner-Rankin families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0425
Overview The Bisaner-Rankin Families papers consist of a wide variety of materials, though the majority of the collection consists of letters to and from various members of the Bisaner and later the Rankin families, in Gaston County, NC and Marietta, GA, since the mid-nineteenth century.
Dates: 1620-2000; 1800 - 1950

Clarkson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0023
Overview This collection contains family papers and material about Charlotte, as well as pamphlets about the history and politics of Charlotte and North Carolina, patriotic societies, and alcoholism and prohibition. The North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati is well represented in the pamphlet collection as Heriot Clarkson was made an honorary member in 1902.
Dates: 1779, 1829, 1875-1966; 1875 - 1966

Liddell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0130
Overview Papers relating to the family of Walter J. F. and Anna Brubaker Liddell, who moved to Charlotte from Wisconsin in 1875. Includes photographs, postcards depicting scenes in Charlotte and both Carolinas in the early 20th century, and photocopies of letters (1854-64) between members of the related Little and Myers families. Contains no records of the Liddell Machine Co. and other family businesses.
Dates: 1854 - 1969; 1854 - 1889

Stewart Lillard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0177
Overview Primarily papers relating to his research on Ralph Ellison. Includes correspondence with Ellison and others, notes, articles, and information on Ellison's South Carolina ancestors. Also includes material from Lillard's 1989 Charlotte city council campaign and political campaign materials from the Charlotte area. There is a small collection of assorted bumper stickers included.
Dates: 1849 - 2000; 1967 - 1989

Mecklenburg and Lincoln County land records

 Collection — Oversize box OF13 [F09.002.07.01], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS0028
Overview Miscellaneous records (3 oversize documents, 1 framed), pertaining to property in Mecklenburg and Lincoln counties.
Dates: 1801, 1811, 1862

North Carolina county records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0026
Overview Microfilm copies of county records preserved in the North Carolina State Archives. Includes court, estate, land, and tax records from Alamance, Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, New Hanover, Orange, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Rowan, and Wake counties, dating primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries. The records are divided into four categories: Court Records; Estate Records; Land Records; and Tax Records. The records are organized alphabetically by county, and within each...
Dates: 1681 - 1915

Van Landingham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0057
Overview Papers of four generations of the Van Landingham family of Charlotte and of the Harwood family of New England and Atlanta. Includes correspondence, records of household expenses and investments, genealogical information, photographs, and blueprints of the family home in Charlotte, which was designed by Charles Christian Hook and Willard G. Rogers. Also contains extensive files, diaries, scrapbooks, and photograph albums of Susie Harwood Van Landingham (1867-1940) documenting her European...
Dates: 1860 - 1986; 1900 - 1960

Wilkes family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0038
Overview Papers of a family that settled in Charlotte in the 1850s. Contains extensive records involving the purchase and operations of gold mines, mills, and other businesses owned by the family and by their Renwick and Smedberg relations in North Carolina and South Carolina beginning in the 1820s. Also contains papers of Admiral Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) pertaining to the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-42, correspondence relating to his purchase of the High Shoals Iron Works in Gaston County,...
Dates: 1818 - 1947