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Collection Number: 00138-z

Collection Title: Carmichael Family Diaries and Commonplace Books, 1803-1850

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

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Size 4 volumes
Abstract The Carmichael family lived in Augusta, Ga. The collection includes diaries and commonplace books of various members of the Carmichael family of Augusta, Ga., including the diary, 1837-1845, of Mary Eliza (Eve) Carmichael describing daily life in Augusta; her commonplace book, 1832-1850; the travel diary of her son, Oswel Eve Carmichael, on a trip to France and England, 1838-1839; and her sister Eizabeth Eve's commonplace book, 1803.
Creator Carmichael 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 Carmichael Family Diaries and Commonplace Books #138-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Typed transcriptions of some volumes available.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Retta W. Lane in 1957.
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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Diaries and commonplace books of various members of the Carmichael family of Augusta, Ga., including the diary, 1837-1845, of Mary Eliza (Eve) Carmichael describing daily life in Augusta; her commonplace book, 1832-1850; the travel diary of her son, Oswell Eve Carmichael, on a trip to France and England, 1838-1839; and her sister Elizabeth Eve's commonplace book, 1803.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, February 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, December 2009

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

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