Inventory of the Miscellaneous Museum Items Collection, 1800s-1900s

Collection Number 4514

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Manuscripts Department, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Collection Information


Contact Information:
Manuscripts Department
CB#3926, Wilson Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-8890
Phone: 919/962-1345
Fax: 919/962-3594
Email: mss@email.unc.edu
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/

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Descriptive Summary

Repository
Southern Historical Collection
Creator
Title
Miscellaneous Museum Items Collection, 1800s-1900s
Call Number
4514
Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
Items: About 40
Abstract
Museum items collected from various sources by the Southern Historical Collection, but not related to other SHC collections.
Among them are a copy of the Great Seal of the Confederacy, a Medal of Honor from the United Daughters of the Confederacy, a wood fragment from the prow of the Merrimack, a death mask, and a pair of shackles reportedly used for slaves.

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Administrative Information

Restrictions to Access
This collection has restrictions to access. Please see details below or contact the Manuscripts Department for more information.
Usage Restrictions
As per North Caroliniana Gallery policy.
Acquisitions Information
Gifts and purchases.
Processing Information
Processed by: Staff, 1992-2004
Encoded by: Roslyn Holdzkom, July 2004
Materials in this collection were transferred to the North Caroliniana Gallery beginning in 1988, but remain property of the Manuscripts Department.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Miscellaneous Museum Items Collection #4514, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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Online Catalog Headings

These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online catalogs.

Confederate States of America--Seal.
Masks (Sculpture).
Merrimack (Frigate).
United Daughters of the Confederacy--Medals.
Slavery--United States.
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Historical Note

Museum items collected from various sources by the Southern Historical Collection, but not related to other SHC collections.

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Collection Overview

Museum items collected from various sources by the Southern Historical Collection, but not related to other SHC collections. Among them are a copy of the Great Seal of the Confederacy, a Medal of Honor from the United Daughters of the Confederacy, a wood fragment from the prow of the Merrimack, a death mask, and a pair of shackles reportedly used for slaves.

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Items Separated

All items are housed in the North Caroliniana Gallery, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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Detailed Description of the Collection

Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s.
About 40 items.
Japanese religious order belt
Fabric belt
Arrowhead
Piece of mica
Blackboard
Bezique set
Great Seal of the Confederacy
Card for carding wool
Piece of tobacco
Wood fragment from the prow of the Merrimack
Unidentified game: Container with handle, holding black and orange disks
Cloth receipt file
United Daughters of the Confederacy Medal of Honor
Adjustable watch key
Name plate: "Zadek."
Bill holder
Leather holder for court papers: D. W. Stone
Death mask of unidentified person
Clock
Belt
University of Pennsylvania seal
North Carolina state seal
Pair of shackles reportedly used for slaves
Miscellaneous medals and ribbons

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