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Collection Number: 04575

Collection Title: Borden and Lacy Family Papers, 1860s-1980s

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Size 4.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1000 items)
Abstract Borden family of North Carolina and Lacy family of North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Prominent family members include Edwin B. Borden (1867?-1934) and his brother Frank Kornegay Borden (1857- 1941), businessmen of Goldsboro, N.C., and sons of E. B. and Georgia Whitfield Borden. Edwin, husband of Ella Kirby Borden, was vice-president of the Southern Cotton Oil Co. Frank, husband of Sallie Smith Jones Borden (1864-1934), started Borden Manufacturing Co. in 1899. He served as its president until his death and also served on the boards of many companies, including the Wayne County National Bank and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Lacy family members include Sallie McGavock Lacy, Presbyterian missionary and great-granddaughter of Drury Lacy (1802- 1884), founder and president of Hampton-Sydney College, and granddaughter of prominent Presbyterian minister, Graham Lacy of Virginia and Washington, D.C. Correspondence, scrapbooks, pictures, and other items of the Borden and Lacy families. Included is correspondence, chiefly 1880s-1940s, relating to family and Presbyterian Church matters. Also included are letters and other materials relating to Sallie McGavock Lacy's work, 1910- 1923, with the Southern Presbyterian Mission in China. There are also scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about world and family affairs, books of postcards from around the world, and genealogical materials about the Borden and Lacy families and also the Smith, Wissler, and Jones families to which they were related.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
CLOSED PENDING PROCESSING.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
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 Borden and Lacy Family Papers #4575, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Loan from Mr. and Mrs. Graham G. Lacy, Jr., of Greensboro, N.C., in May 1991 and from Dana B. Lacy via the North Carolina Collection in December 2000.
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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Borden family of North Carolina and Lacy family of North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Prominent family members include Edwin B. Borden (1867?-1934) and his brother Frank Kornegay Borden (1857- 1941), businessmen of Goldsboro, N.C., and sons of E. B. and Georgia Whitfield Borden. Edwin, husband of Ella Kirby Borden, was vice-president of the Southern Cotton Oil Co. Frank, husband of Sallie Smith Jones Borden (1864-1934), started Borden Manufacturing Co. in 1899. He served as its president until his death and also served on the boards of many companies, including the Wayne County National Bank and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Lacy family members include Sallie McGavock Lacy, Presbyterian missionary and great-granddaughter of Drury Lacy (1802- 1884), founder and president of Hampton-Sydney College, and granddaughter of prominent Presbyterian minister, Graham Lacy of Virginia and Washington, D.C.

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Correspondence, scrapbooks, pictures, and other items of the Borden and Lacy families. Included is correspondence, chiefly 1880s-1940s, relating to family and Presbyterian Church matters. Also included are letters and other materials relating to Sallie McGavock Lacy's work, 1910- 1923, with the Southern Presbyterian Mission in China. There are also scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about world and family affairs, books of postcards from around the world, and genealogical materials about the Borden and Lacy families and also the Smith, Wissler, and Jones families to which they were related.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Roslyn Holdzkom, June 1991; Claire Fawcett, October 1992, Roslyn Holdzkom, June 2001

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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