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Collection Number: 01880

Collection Title: J. Gibson Papers, 1770-1856.

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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 About 160 items)
Abstract J. (Joseph) Gibson was a resident of Guilford County, N.C. The collection includes 18th and 19th century business papers, deeds, grants, court papers, receipts for notes, accounts, and tax records of various people and places, but chiefly of Andrew Gibson and J. Gibson, and a few political campaign speeches, circa early 19th century, presumably from Guilford County.
Creator Gibson, J. (Joseph)
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 J. Gibson Papers, #1880, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from W. Clary Holt of Burlington, N.C., 1951.
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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J. (Joseph) Gibson and Andrew Gibson were residents of Guilford County, N.C.

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The collection includes business papers, deeds, grants, court papers, receipts for notes, accounts, and tax records of various people and places, but chiefly of Andrew and Joseph Gibson of Guilford County, N.C., and a few political campaign speeches, circa early 19th century, presumably from Guilford County.

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Contents list

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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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