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Collection Number: 02750

Collection Title: Bulloch Family Papers, 1784-1929

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 633 items)
Abstract Prominent family members included William Bellinger Bulloch (1777-1852) of Georgia, mayor of Savannah, U.S. District Attorney, solicitor general of the state, collector of customs, state legislator, U.S. senator in 1813 (appointed), and founder and president of the State Bank of Georgia, 1816-1843; his daughter, Laura, who married Joseph Lorenzo Locke (d. 1864), an officer in the United States Army from 1828 to 1836 and a major in the Confederate Army and Chief Commissary of the state of Georgia; and Joseph Gaston Baillie Bulloch (b. 1852), a physician and genealogist, of Georgia and Washington, D.C. About half of the collection consists of nineteenth-century family and personal correspondence of members of the Bulloch family of Georgia with relatives and friends in Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, and at Washington, D.C., Newport, R.I., Saratoga, N.Y., and New York City, and of the Lockes while they were in Europe in the 1850s. Beginning in 1888 the papers are chiefly the genealogical correspondence and notes of Dr. J. G. B. Bulloch.
Creator Bulloch 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 Bulloch Family Papers #2750, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Cora Curry in 1943.
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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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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About half of the collection consists of nineteenth-century family and personal correspondence of members of the Bulloch family of Georgia with relatives and friends in Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, and at Washington, D.C., Newport, R.I., Saratoga, N.Y., and New York City, and of the Lockes while they were in Europe in the 1850s. Beginning in 1888 the papers are chiefly the genealogical correspondence and notes of Dr. J. G. B. Bulloch.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888.

600 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Folder 1

1784-1813 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 1

Folder 2

1815-1830 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 2

Folder 3

1831-1833 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 3

Folder 4

1834-1839 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 4

Folder 5

1840-1845 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 5

Folder 6

1846-1849 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 6

Folder 7

1851-1859 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 7

Folder 8

1860-1862 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 8

Folder 9

1863 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 9

Folder 10

1864-1865 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 10

Folder 11

1866-1883 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 11

Folder 12

1884-1906 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 12

Folder 13

1907 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 13

Folder 14

1908-1909 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 14

Folder 15

1910-1915 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 15

Folder 16

1916-1929 #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 16

Folder 17-19

Folder 17

Folder 18

Folder 19

Undated #02750, Series: "1. Correspondence and Related Material, 1784-1888." Folder 17-19

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Genealogy and Related Material, 1888-1929.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Volumes, 18th century-1861.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, February 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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