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Collection Number: 00849

Collection Title: Lucy Hull Baldwin Papers, circa 1905.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 14 items)
Abstract The collection contains the autobiography of Lucy Hull Baldwin (died 1923), describing her childhood in Atlanta, Ga., during the Civil War, plantation life, living in New York, N.Y., and Savannah, Ga.; poems and short stories by her; and dramatizations of works by Charles Dickens.
Creator Baldwin, Lucy Hull, d. 1923.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Lucy Hull Baldwin Papers, #849, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. George H. Baldwin of Jacksonville, Fla., October 1946.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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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Lucy Harvie Hull Baldwin (died 1923) was the daughter of George Gilmer Hull of Athens, Ga. She spent her childhood in Atlanta, Ga., during the Civil War, and lived in New York, N.Y., and Savannah, Ga. In 1882 she married George Johnson Baldwin. The Baldwins had two children, George Hull Baldwin and Dorothea Clifford Baldwin Irwin.

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The collection contains a typescript autobiography of Lucy Hull Baldwin, describing her childhood in Atlanta, Ga., during the Civil War, plantation life, living in New York, N.Y., and Savannah, Ga.; poems and short stories by her; and dramatizations of works by Charles Dickens.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, June 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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