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Collection Number: 00475

Collection Title: Hector James McNeill Letters, 1852-1854

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Size 3 items
Abstract Hector James McNeill was a student at the University of North Carolina who received an A.B. degree in 1855. The collection consists of three letters from Hector James McNeill to his parents, Daniel C. McNeill and Ann McNeill, at St. Pauls, Robeson County, N.C., discussing activities at the University of North Carolina; friends and relatives; trips to and from Chapel Hill, N.C.; and other matters.
Creator McNeill, Hector James, d. 1860.
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 Hector James McNeill Letters #475-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gifts, circa 1940 and 1963.
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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Hector James McNeill was a student at the University of North Carolina. The UNC Alumni History states that McNeill received his A.B. in 1855 and died in 1860. Kemp P. Battle's History of the University of North Carolina calls him a Presbyterian preacher and a colonel.

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The collection consists of three letters from Hector James McNeill to his parents, Daniel C. McNeill and Ann McNeill, at St. Pauls, Robeson County, N.C., discussing activities at the University of North Carolina, friends and relatives, trips to and from Chapel Hill, N.C., and other matters.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Staff, 1993

Encoded by: Peter Hymas, November 2004

Funding from the State Library of North Carolina supported the encoding of this finding aid.

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