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Collection Number: 00178

Collection Title: Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887.

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 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 180 items)
Abstract John Kincaid (died circa 1869) of Burke County, N.C., was a planter and business man. He served as justice of the peace for Burke County and as agent of a gold mine company. Andrew Jackson Corpening (1818-1904) was the administrator of John Kincaid's estate. His brother was John E. Corpening (fl. 1852-1879) of Caldwell County, N.C. The collection includes scattered bills, receipts, notes, deeds, and other legal papers of John Kincaid, papers of Andrew Jackson Corpening, and general merchandise daybooks, 1852-1897, of John E. Corpening.
Creator Corpening family.



Kincaid family.

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 Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers #178, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Emma and Charles Corpening of Caldwell County, N.C., prior to 1940.
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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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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John Kincaid (d. circa 1869) of Burke County, N.C., was a planter and business man. He served as justice of the peace for Burke County and as agent of a gold mine company.

Andrew Jackson Corpening (1818-1904) was the administrator of John Kincaid's estate. His brother was John E. Corpening (fl. 1852-1879) of Caldwell County, N.C.

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The collection includes scattered bills, receipts, notes, deeds, and other legal papers of John Kincaid; papers of Andrew Jackson Corpening as administrator of Kincaid's estate; and three general merchandise daybooks, 1852-1897, of John E. Corpening, Caldwell County, N.C.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Introductory material #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 1

Folder 2

1761, 1820-1827 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 2

Folder 3

1830-1832 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 3

Folder 4

1835-1836 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 4

Folder 5

1837-1839 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 5

Folder 6

1860-1866 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 6

Folder 7

1867-1869 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 7

Folder 8

1870-1887 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 8

Folder 9-15

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

Folder 14

Folder 15

Bills and receipts #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 9-15

Folder 16

Fragments and clippings #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 16

Folder 17

Volume 1: Daybook, 1852-1862 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 17

Folder 18

#00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 18

See Oversize Volume SV-178/2

Oversize Volume SV-178/2

Volume 2: Daybook, 1854-1901 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." SV-178/2

Folder 19

Volume 3: Daybook, 1869-1880 #00178, Series: "Corpening and Kincaid Family Papers, 1761-1887." Folder 19

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

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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