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Collection Number: 02488

Collection Title: Gunter and Poellnitz Family Papers, 1853; 1865-1866; 1881.

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Size 16 items.
Abstract MICROFILM ONLY. Chiefly letters, 1865-1866, from C. G. Gunter describing Rio de Janeiro, the country of Brazil and its government, and his plans to settle there, and letters to Gunter from his children. Also included are an 1853 letter from Charles A. Poellnitz to his wife about his trip from Niagara to Montreal, Canada, on a lake steamer, describing the scenery along the way and the city of Montreal; and an 1881 letter, written from Paris, to William A. Gunter about the education of his daughter.
Creator Gunter, C. G., fl. 1865-1866.



Gunter family.



Poellnitz family.
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 Gunter and Poellnitz Family Papers, #2488, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Location of Originals
Originals returned to private owner in 1942.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
Sensitive Materials Statement
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MICROFILM ONLY. Chiefly letters, 1865-1866, from C. G. Gunter describing Rio de Janeiro, the country of Brazil and its government, and his plans to settle there, and letters to Gunter from his children. Also included are an 1853 letter from Charles A. Poellnitz to his wife about his trip from Niagara to Montreal, Canada, on a lake steamer, describing the scenery along the way and the city of Montreal; and an 1881 letter, written from Paris, to William A. Gunter about the education of his daughter.

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