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Collection Number: 04514

Collection Title: Miscellaneous Museum Items Collection, 1800s-1900s

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Size 40 items
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.
Creator
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
As per North Caroliniana Gallery policy.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
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 Miscellaneous Museum Items Collection #4514, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gifts and purchases.
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 following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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

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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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Contents list

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About 40 items.
Museum Item

Japanese religious order belt #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Fabric belt #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Arrowhead #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Piece of mica #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Blackboard #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Bezique set #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Great Seal of the Confederacy #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Card for carding wool #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Piece of tobacco #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Wood fragment from the prow of the Merrimack #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Unidentified game: Container with handle, holding black and orange disks #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Cloth receipt file #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

United Daughters of the Confederacy Medal of Honor #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Adjustable watch key #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Name plate: "Zadek." #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Bill holder #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Leather holder for court papers: D. W. Stone #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Death mask of unidentified person #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Clock #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Belt #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

University of Pennsylvania seal #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

North Carolina state seal #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Pair of shackles reportedly used for slaves #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

Miscellaneous medals and ribbons #04514, Series: "Miscellaneous Museum Items, 1800s-1900s."

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

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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.

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