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Collection Number: 02323

Collection Title: Benjamin Robinson Huske Papers, 1779-1937

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Size About 500 items.
Abstract Benjamin Robinson Huske and family lived chiefly in Fayetteville, N.C. The collection includes scattered papers of relatives and ancestors of Huske, including the following: late 18th- and early 19th-century papers of the Huske, Attmore, and Strange families, including correspondence; a travel diary and lettercopy books, 1783-1799, of William Attmore, merchant of Philadelphia, Pa., and New Bern, N.C.; and a long patriotic poem written during the War of 1812 by Robert Strange (1796-1854) of Fayetteville, N.C. Also included are family and church correspondence, sermons, and other ministerial records of Joseph Caldwell Huske (1822-1897), rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, Fayetteville, N.C., chiefly 1840s and 1870s-1890s, and military reports and returns of B.R. Huske (son of J.C. Huske) as major of in the North Carolina volunteers in the Spanish-American War.
Creator Huske, Benjamin Robinson, 1862-1937.
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 Benjamin Robinson Huske Papers, #2323, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Partial microfilm copy available.
Acquisitions Information
Acquired 1936; 1948
Gifts 1936; 1948
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
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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Benjamin Robinson Huske and family lived chiefly in Fayetteville, N.C.

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The collection includes scattered papers of relatives and ancestors of Huske, including the following: late 18th- and early 19th-century papers of the Huske, Attmore, and Strange families, including correspondence; a travel diary and lettercopy books, 1783-1799, of William Attmore, merchant of Philadelphia, Pa., and New Bern, N.C.; and a long patriotic poem written during the War of 1812 by Robert Strange (1796-1854) of Fayetteville, N.C. Also included are family and church correspondence, sermons, and other ministerial records of Joseph Caldwell Huske (1822-1897), rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, Fayetteville, N.C., chiefly 1840s and 1870s-1890s, and military reports and returns of B.R. Huske (son of J.C. Huske) as major of in the North Carolina volunteers in the Spanish-American War.

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Contents list

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Folder 1

Introductory and Biographical Data #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 1

Folder 2

Correspondence, 1779-1824 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 2

Folder 3

Correspondence, 1825-1845 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 3

Folder 4

Correspondence, 1845-1847, and undated letters, circa 1847-1848 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 4

Folder 5

Correspondence 1848-1849 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 5

Folder 6

Correspondence, 1850-1869 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 6

Folder 7

Correspondence, 1870-1886 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 7

Folder 8

Correspondence, 1887-1897 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 8

Folder 9

Correspondence, April-July 1898 and undated #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 9

Folder 10

Correspondence, August-December 1898 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 10

Folder 11

Correspondence, 1899-1927 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 11

Folder 12

Undated letters and papers #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 12

Folder 13

Anniversary Address, Diocese of Easter Carolina, 1933 #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 13

Folder 14-15

Folder 14

Folder 15

Sermons, Speeches, Poems, Articles, and Notes #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 14-15

Folder 16

Newsclippings #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 16

Folder 17

Attmore Family Papers #02323, Series: "1. Correspondence and Papers" Folder 17

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Folder 18

Volume 1: William Attmore Letterbook #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 18

Folder 19

Volume 2 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 19

Folder 20

Volume 3 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 20

Folder 21

Volume 4 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 21

Folder 22

Volume 5: William Attmore Letterbook, 1796-1799 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 22

Folder 23

Volume 6 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 23

Folder 24

Volume 7 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 24

Folder 25

Volume 8 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 25

Folder 26

Volume 9 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 26

Folder 27

Volume 10 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 27

Folder 28

Volume 11: "A History of the Parish of St. John's" #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 28

Folder 29

Volume 12 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 29

Folder 30

Volume 13 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 30

Folder 31

Volume 14 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 31

Folder 32

Volume 15 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 32

Folder 33

Volume 16: "Historic Address," given for the 50th anniversary of the Diocese of Eastern Carolina #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 33

Folder 34

Volume 17: Parish News, 1935-1936 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 34

Folder 35

Volume 18 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 35

Folder 36

Volume 19 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 36

Folder 37

Volume 20: Scrapbook of Newsprint #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 37

Folder 38a

Volume 21: Sermons of Joseph Caldwell Huske, 1860-1888 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 38a

Folder 38b

Volume 21: Sermons of Joseph Caldwell Huske, 1860-1888 #02323, Series: "2. Volumes" Folder 38b

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Finding Aid Updated by: Amanda Loeb, September 2012

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