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Collection Number: 00083

Collection Title: Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942

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Size About 3000 items (8.0 linear feet)
Abstract Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer (Nellie Waddell Benizer) of Washington, D.C., worked for the Forestry Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a scientific illustrator. The collection includes genealogical materials relating to the Moore, Waddell, Yeamans, Swann, Brownrigg, Wright, Gilmer, Brenizer, and related families; personal and family correspondence, including letters from her father, L. R. Waddell of Smithfield, N.C.; photographs; scrapbooks; clippings; and materials dealing with the Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and various other ancestral societies. Also included is material relating to Mrs. Brenizer's work with the Forestry Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and a story written about the renovation of an 1810 house in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
Creator Brenizer, Gilmer, Mrs., d. 1942.
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 Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers #83, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Microfilm copy (filmed 1979) available.
Provenance
Gift of Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer estate, 1943-1944. Addition received from Elizabeth Waddell Royall Sutton of Goldsboro, N.C., in August 2003 (Acc. 99603).
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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Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer (Nellie Waddell Brenizer) of Washington, D.C., daughter of L. R. Waddell of Smithfield, N.C., worked for the Forestry Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a scientific illustrator. She died in 1942.

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The collection includes genealogical materials relating to the Moore, Waddell, Yeamans, Swann, Brownrigg, Wright, Gilmer, Brenizer, and related families; personal and family correspondence, including letters from her father, L. R. Waddell of Smithfield, N.C.; photographs; scrapbooks; clippings; and materials dealing with the Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and various other ancestral societies. Also included are materials relating to Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer's work with the Forestry Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and a story written about the renovation of an 1810 house in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

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Contents list

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About 3000 items.
Folder 1-19

Folder 1

Folder 2

Folder 3

Folder 4

Folder 5

Folder 6

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

Folder 18

Folder 19

Personal correspondence #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 1-19

Folder 20-21

Folder 20

Folder 21

Personal notebooks #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 20-21

Folder 22-29

Folder 22

Folder 23

Folder 24

Folder 25

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

Folder 29

Department of Agriculture #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 22-29

Folder 30-34

Folder 30

Folder 31

Folder 32

Folder 33

Folder 34

Travel notebooks #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 30-34

Folder 35

Photographs #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 35

Folder 36-71

Folder 36

Folder 37

Folder 38

Folder 39

Folder 40

Folder 41

Folder 42

Folder 43

Folder 44

Folder 45

Folder 46

Folder 47

Folder 48

Folder 49

Folder 50

Folder 51

Folder 52

Folder 53

Folder 54

Folder 55

Folder 56

Folder 57

Folder 58

Folder 59

Folder 60

Folder 61

Folder 62

Folder 63

Folder 64

Folder 65

Folder 66

Folder 67

Folder 68

Folder 69

Folder 70

Folder 71

Scrapbooks and clippings #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 36-71

Folder 72-122

Folder 72

Folder 73

Folder 74

Folder 75

Folder 76

Folder 77

Folder 78

Folder 79

Folder 80

Folder 81

Folder 82

Folder 83

Folder 84

Folder 85

Folder 86

Folder 87

Folder 88

Folder 89

Folder 90

Folder 91

Folder 92

Folder 93

Folder 94

Folder 95

Folder 96

Folder 97

Folder 98

Folder 99

Folder 100

Folder 101

Folder 102

Folder 103

Folder 104

Folder 105

Folder 106

Folder 107

Folder 108

Folder 109

Folder 110

Folder 111

Folder 112

Folder 113

Folder 114

Folder 115

Folder 116

Folder 117

Folder 118

Folder 119

Folder 120

Folder 121

Folder 122

Genealogical materials #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 72-122

Folder 123

Miscellaneous #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 123

Folder 124-127

Folder 124

Folder 125

Folder 126

Folder 127

Addition of 2003 (Acc. 99603) #00083, Series: "Mrs. Gilmer Brenizer Papers, 1846-1942." Folder 124-127

Travel #00083, Folder 124-127
Photographs #00083, Folder 124-127
Genealogical Materials #00083, Folder 124-127
Miscellaneous #00083, Folder 124-127
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Photographs (P-83/folders 1-8; PA-83/1; and SF-P-83/1-2)

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