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Collection Number: 00902

Collection Title: David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 30 items)
Abstract The collection contains an unpublished manuscript on the history of Reconstruction by David Miller Dewitt of Kingston, N.Y.; county maps of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida; and Dewitt's correspondence with H. G. Connor of Raleigh, N.C., in which Connor expressed his appreciation of Dewitt's work.
Creator Dewitt, David Miller, 1837-1912.
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 David Miller Dewitt Papers, #902, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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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The collection contains an unpublished manuscript on the history of Reconstruction by David Miller Dewitt of Kingston, N.Y.; county maps of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida; and Dewitt's correspondence with H. G. Connor of Raleigh, N.C., in which Connor expressed his appreciation of Dewitt's work.

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Contents list

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30 items.

Arrangement: by content.

Some manuscript chapters are accompanied by research notes and Reconstruction-era newspaper clippings.

Folder 1

Chapter 1: "The Reconstructed Union" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 1

Manuscript

Folder 2

Chapter 2: "The Reconstructed Union Unreconstructed" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 2

Manuscript

Folder 3

Chapter 3: "The Twenty-Second Joint Rule" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 3

Manuscript

Folder 4

Chapter 4: "The Campaign" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 4

Manuscript

Folder 5

Chapter 5: Untitled #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 5

Manuscript

Folder 6

Chapters 1 and 2 #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 6

Typescripts

Folder 7

Chapter 3: "The Main Reconstruction Act" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 7

Typescript

Folder 8

Chapter 4: "First and Second Supplementary Acts" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 8

Typescript

Folder 9

Chapter 5: "Attack on the Supreme Court. The Alabama Fiasco" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 9

Typescript

Folder 10

Chapter 6: "Arkansas" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 10

Typescript

Folder 11

Chapter 7: "The Omnibus Bill" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 11

Typescript

Folder 12

Chapter 8: "The Fifteenth Amendment" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 12

Typescript

Folder 13

Chapter 9: "Virginia" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 13

Typescript

Folder 14

Chapter 10: "Mississippi and Texas" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 14

Typescript

Folder 15

Chapter 11: "Georgia" #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 15

Typescript

Folder 16

Appendix of notes #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 16

Folder 17

Correspondence, 1908-1909 #00902, Series: "David Miller Dewitt Papers, 1908-1944." Folder 17

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, October 2010

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