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Collection Number: 00296-z

Collection Title: Haywood W. Guion Papers, 1801-1860.

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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 25 items
Abstract Haywood W. Guion was a lawyer of Lincolnton, N.C. The collection includes scattered correspondence dealing chiefly with legal business, but touching on personal affairs and politics. Also included are letters from John W. Guion while he was a student at the Bingham School, 1829, and the University of North Carolina, 1833; an undated petition to divide Lincoln County and establish a new county seat; a political speech written by Haywood Guion, circa 1840; and a student notebook, 1838, containing notes on the study of the law.
Creator Guion, Haywood W., fl. 1840-1860.
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 Haywood W. Guion Papers, #296-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the North Carolina Historical Society prior to 1940.
Received from A. Parks McCombs of Sarasota, Fla., through the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
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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Haywood William Guion (fl. 1840-1860) was a lawyer of Lincolnton, N.C.

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The collection includes scattered correspondence dealing chiefly with legal business, but touching on personal affairs and politics. Also included are letters from John W. Guion while he was a student at the Bingham School, 1829, and the University of North Carolina, 1833; an undated petition to divide Lincoln County and establish a new county seat; a political speech written by Haywood Guion, circa 1840; and his student notebook, 1838, containing notes on the study of the law. One letter from John Guion describes travels to Europe. There are also a few broadsides announcing entertainment and the sale of slaves.

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Contents list

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Oversize papers (OPF-296/1).

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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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