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Collection Number: 01399-z

Collection Title: John Henry Honour Papers, 1884-1895.

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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 About 20 items
Abstract John Henry Honour (1802-1885) of Charleston, S.C., was a Protestant minister who was also prominent in insurance and banking, civic, and philanthropic affairs. The collection contains miscellaneous papers including "A History of the Honour family of South Carolina," written by John Henry Honour (handwritten, 18 pages), including an autobiographical sketch; miscellaneous genealogical and biographical notes relating to the Honour family and their Beckham family, Norton family, and other connections; and ten family photographs.
Creator Honour, John Henry, 1802-1885.
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 John Henry Honour Papers, #1399-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Fleming Ross Weaver of Edgewood Arsenal, Md., October 1947. Additional material received from Mr. and Mrs. A. Pelzer Beckman of Charleston, S.C., and Mrs. Beckman of Guilford, N.C., September 1957.
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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John Henry Honour (1802-1885) of Charleston, S.C., was a Protestant minister who was also prominent in insurance and banking, civic, and philanthropic affairs.

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The collection contains miscellaneous papers including "A History of the Honour family of South Carolina," written by John Henry Honour (handwritten, 18 pages), including an autobiographical sketch; miscellaneous genealogical and biographical notes relating to the Honour family and their Beckham family, Norton family, and other connections; and ten family photographs.

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Contents list

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Folder 1

Papers, 1884-1895 (original collection finding aid included) #01399-z, Series: "John Henry Honour Papers, 1884-1895." Folder 1

Image Folder PF-1399/1

Family photographs #01399-z, Series: "John Henry Honour Papers, 1884-1895." PF-1399/1

Subjects include Justine Alston, Adolph Beckman, George Honour Beckman, Mrs. John C. Beckman, John Henry Honour, Mrs. John H. Honour, and Samuel Norton, among others.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, May 2010

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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