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Collection Number: 03630

Collection Title: Charles Cleaves Daniels Papers, 1843-1945.

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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 22 items)
Abstract Charles Cleaves Daniels, North Carolina and New York City lawyer, brother of Josephus Daniels, worked for the United States government during the 1890s in connection with the protection of Indian lands from fraud in Wyoming, Utah, Connecticut, and Oklahoma, and later in Minnesota and New York. The collection is chiefly writings by Daniels, including part of a book about Wyoming, emphasizing particularly his opposition to control by cattle barons; reminiscences of his life in North Carolina and the West; and articles about North Carolina, western, legal, and business topics, written chiefly in the spirit of "trust-busting." Also included are two letters concerning the affairs of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians in Minnesota; family reminiscences by Frank Arthur Daniels (1858-1939); and childhood reminiscences by Mary Cleaves Seabrook Daniels (1835-1923), mother of Josephus Daniels Junior, Charles C. Daniels, and Frank A. Daniels.
Creator Daniels, Charles Cleaves, 1864-1951.
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 Charles Cleaves Daniels Papers, #3630, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Patricia S. (Mrs. James R.) Daniels of New York, N.Y., April 1963.
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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Charles Cleaves Daniels (1864-1951), North Carolina and New York City lawyer, brother of Josephus Daniels, worked for the United States government during the 1890s in connection with the protection of Indian lands from fraud in Wyoming, Utah, Connecticut, and Oklahoma, and later in Minnesota and New York. His wife, Mary Robinson, was from Franklin, N.C.

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The collection is chiefly writings by Charles Cleaves Daniels, including part of a book about Wyoming, emphasizing particularly his opposition to control by cattle barons; reminiscences of his life in North Carolina and the West; and articles about North Carolina, western, legal, and business topics, written chiefly in the spirit of "trust-busting." Also included are two letters concerning the affairs of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians in Minnesota; family reminiscences by Frank Arthur Daniels (1858-1939); and childhood reminiscences by Mary Cleaves Seabrook Daniels (1835-1923), mother of Josephus Junior, Charles C., and Frank A. Daniels. There are also two photographs taken in Wyoming, one of J. L. Passo, circa 1880-1890, and one of eleven men on horseback, 1895.

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Photographs (PF-3630/1)

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, June 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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