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Collection Number: 02365

Collection Title: Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944.

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


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 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 150 items)
Abstract Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison (1864-1947) of Charleston, Mo., was married to Henry Lee Kinnison. This collection chiefly consists of genealogical data relating to the Browning, Danforth, Poor, Ritter, West, Yates, and related families, and correspondence by Kinnison in connection with her genealogical studies and applications to various ancestral societies.
Creator Kinnison, Nettie Browning Danforth, 1864-1947.
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 Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, #2365, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received by Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison in 1941; Additions received by Grace Kinnison Gillette in 1954, 1964.
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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Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison (1864-1947) of Charleston, Mo., was married to Henry Lee Kinnison. Kinnison was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Colonial Dames, Descendents of a Knight of the Garter, and U.S. Daughters of 1812.

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This collection chiefly consists of genealogical data relating to the Browning, Danforth, Poor, Ritter, West, Yates, and related families, and correspondence by Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison (1864-1947) in connection with her genealogical studies and applications to various ancestral societies. The genealogical data is primarily in the form of typescrpt family histories.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Introductory material; 1866-1867, 1896-1897, 1908-1927; addition: 1812-1829, 1848, 1850, 1867 #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1930-1933 #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

1934-1935 #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1936 #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

1937-1939 #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

1940 #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

1941 #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

1942-1944 and undated #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

"Browning Family" by Nettie B. D. Kinnison #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

"Browning Family" by W. L. Browning, Jr. #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

Civil War articles #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12

Caldwell and Caldwell-Rodgers #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 12

Folder 13

Courtney-Browning, Danforth, and Davenport #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 13

Folder 14

Gillette and Kinnison #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 14

Folder 15

Poor, Pore, and Poore #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 15

Folder 16

Ritter #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 16

Folder 17

Rodgers, Savage, Scribner, Strother, and Rogers #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 17

Folder 18

Wade, Woodville, and Woodson #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 18

Folder 19

Yates families, Maryland and Virginia, H. W. Newman, genealogist #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 19

Rolled Item R-2365/1

Yates family chart #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." R-2365/1

Folder 20

"European Ancestors of Thornton-Savage-Strother family" #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 20

Folder 21

Yates of Caroline Co., Va. #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 21

Folder 22

Yates of Maryland #02365, Series: "Nettie Browning Danforth Kinnison Papers, 1866-1944 and undated." Folder 22

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Adam Fielding, Kate Stratton, and Jodi Berkowitz, November 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.

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