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Collection Number: 00347-z

Collection Title: W. W. Holden Correspondence, 1846-1870

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Size 6 items
Abstract W. W. Holden served as provisional governor of North Carolina in 1868 and as governor from 1868 to 1870. The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence of Holden including two letters, 1846, from Holden arranging speaking engagements for James Biddle Shepard, nominee of the Democratic Party for governor, and a form letter from Holden requesting information about Ku Klux Klan violence, 1870.
Creator Holden, W. W. (William Woods), 1818-1892.
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 W. W. Holden Correspondence #347-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from D. D. Carroll Neatman of Stokes Co. N.C.; George Coffin Taylor of Chapel Hill, N.C.; purchased January 1956; and purchased from Chapel Hill Rare Books in April 2006 (Acc. 100368).
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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William Woods Holden was born in Hillsborough, N.C., in 1818. He served as provisional governor of North Carolina in 1868 and as governor from 1868 to 1870. He published and edited The Raleigh Standard from 1843 to 1868.

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The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence of North Carolina governor W. W. Holden including two letters, 1846, from Holden arranging speaking engagements for James Biddle Shepard, nominee of the Democratic Party for governor, and a form letter from Holden requesting information about Ku Klux Klan violence, 1870.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Manuscripts Department Staff, April 2006

Encoded by: Jackie Dean, April 2006

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