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Collection Number: 00399

Collection Title: King Family Papers, 1836-1932.

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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 100 items
Abstract Members of the King family of New Orleans, La., included Nina King, Annie Ragan King, and author Grace Elizabeth King (1852-1932). The collection contains miscellaneous papers of the King family including letters from Nina King, 1906-1908, while traveling in Europe, to Mrs. Charles Gayarre; a typescript of a story by Annie Ragan King; and a scrapbook of Grace Elizabeth King, containing clippings on New Orleans, the Civil War, and other historical topics, 1836-1930.
Creator King family.
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 King Family Papers, #399, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Nina King of New Orleans, La., prior to 1940.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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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Members of the King family of New Orleans, La., included Nina King, Annie Ragan King, and author Grace Elizabeth King (1852-1932).

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The collection contains miscellaneous papers of the King family of New Orleans, La., including letters from Nina King, 1906-1908, while traveling in Europe, to Mrs. Charles Gayarre; a typescript of a story, "The Past Meets the Present," by Annie Ragan King; and a scrapbook of author Grace Elizabeth King, containing clippings on New Orleans, the Civil War, and other historical topics, 1836-1930. There are also eleven volumes of household accounts, 1885-1922, and a mimeographed 1932 report related to a potential restoration of the grist mill owned by George Washington in Mount Vernon, Va.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1849, 1854, 1856, 1861, 1886 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 1

Folder 2

1906-1908 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 2

Folder 3

"The Past Meets the Present," by Annie Ragan King #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 3

Folder 4

Report on the George Washington Grist Mill, 1932 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 4

Folder 5

Newspapers and clippings #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 5

Folder 6

Newspapers and clippings #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 6

Folder 7

Volume 1: Household accounts, Nina King, 1885-1889 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume 2: Household accounts, Nina King, 1885-1889 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 8

Folder 9

Volume 3: Household accounts, Nina King, 1889-1897 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 9

Folder 10

Volume 4: Household accounts, Nina King, 1889-1900 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 10

Folder 11

Volume 5: Household accounts, Nina King, 1898-1902 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 11

Folder 12

Volume 6: Household accounts, Nina King, 1900-1903 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 12

Folder 13

Volume 7: Household accounts, Nina King, 1902-1907 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 13

Folder 14

Volume 8: Household accounts, Nina King, 1903-1904 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 14

Folder 15

Volume 9: Household accounts, Nina King, 1911-1913 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 15

Folder 16

Volume 10: Household accounts, Nina King, 1917-1920 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 16

Folder 17

Volume 11: Household accounts, Nina King, 1920-1922 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 17

Folder 18

Volume 12: Scrapbook, Grace Elizabeth King, 1836-1930 #00399, Series: "King Family Papers, 1836-1932." Folder 18

Includes clippings about the history of New Orleans, La., and about the Aaron Burr conspiracy.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, June 2010

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.

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

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