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Collection Number: 02994-z

Collection Title: Alderman Family Papers, 1874-1925.

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Size 21 items
Abstract Correspondence of members of a Fayetteville, N.C., family, including letters, 1874-1878, from William T. Purviance, a relative with a cotton brokerage firm in Galveston, Tex., and New York City, concerning personal and family matters; letters, 1877-1878, from William Colin Alderman, a student at the University of North Carolina about student life and campus and town events in Chapel Hill, N.C.; and miscellaneous other letters.
Creator Alderman family.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Alderman Family Papers #2994-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Claude W. Rankin of Fayetteville, N.C., in 1954.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Scattered family and personal letters received by members of the Alderman family of Fayetteville, N.C. Most of the letters are addressed to Miss Belle Alderman (later Mrs. J. Ed Hawley), and some are addressed to her sister Miss Kate. Six letters are from their brother William Colin Alderman. Belle, Kate, and William were the children of William and Annie Purviance (Jackson) Alderman. Among the correspondents are William T. Purviance and Mrs. L. P. (Floy) Erambert, with mention of Henry Alderman of Sanford, N.C.

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