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Collection Number: 00440

Collection Title: Lutterloh Family Papers, 1780-1889.

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 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 97 items)
Abstract The Lutterloh family resided in Pittsboro, N.C. and Fayetteville, N.C. Some members include Charles Lutterloh, Henry E. Lutterloh, and Eliza Comerford Lutterloh. The collection includes family correspondence and business and legal papers of members of the Lutterloh family. Early papers are indentures, land grants, wills, etc., of the Lutterloh and related West families. Later correspondence mentions gold mining in California, 1850-1859, and conditions at the Confederate front, as well as post-war social and political conditions. The collection includes the reminiscences of Eliza (Comerford) Lutterloh of her life in North Carolina. Many letters are from close relatives and friends in North Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, Mexico, and particularly Cedar Key, Fla.
Creator Lutterloh 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 Lutterloh Family Papers, #440, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Herbert Lutterloh of Fayetteville, N.C., 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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The Lutterloh family resided in Pittsboro, N.C. and Fayetteville, N.C. Some members include Charles Lutterloh, Henry E. Lutterloh, and Eliza Comerford Lutterloh.

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The collection includes family correspondence and business and legal papers of members of the Lutterloh family. Early papers are indentures, land grants, wills, etc., of the Lutterloh and related West families. Later correspondence mentions gold mining in California, 1850-1859, and conditions at the Confederate front, as well as post-war social and political conditions, 1866-1869, including the Civil Rights Bill. The collection includes the reminiscences of Eliza (Comerford) Lutterloh of her life in North Carolina. Many letters are from close relatives and friends in North Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, Mexico, and particularly Cedar Key, Fla. Papers also contain references to sugar and molasses and cotton crops, religious matters, and a yellow fever epidemic.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

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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