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Collection Number: 00992-z

Collection Title: Eugene Morehead Diary, 1869-1871.

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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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Abstract Eugene Lindsay Morehead (1845-1889) was a student at the University of North Carolina, a Confederate soldier on the North Carolina coast, and a partner in a bank and a tobacco factory, residing in Greensboro, N.C., and later Durham, N.C. He was married to Lucy Lathrop in 1874. The collection is the irregularly-kept diary, 4 March 1869-31 March 1871, of Eugene Morehead, including brief reminiscences of his antebellum and postwar experiences as a student at the University of North Carolina and of his Confederate service on the North Carolina coast, with entries at intervals describing his experiences as a partner in a bank and a tobacco factory, a law student, and a participant in social events at home and in other towns in North Carolina. Also included are accounts of his travels to the northern United States; to New Orleans, Alabama, and Mississippi; and to the mountains of North Carolina.
Creator Morehead, Eugene, 1845-1889.
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 Eugene Morehead Diary, #992-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from J. Lathrop Morehead, Durham, N.C., June 1945.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
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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Eugene Lindsay Morehead (1845-1889) was a student at the University of North Carolina, a Confederate soldier on the North Carolina coast, and a partner in a bank and a tobacco factory, residing in Greensboro, N.C., and later Durham, N.C. He was married to Lucy Lathrop in 1874.

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The collection is the irregularly-kept diary, 4 March 1869-31 March 1871, of Eugene Lindsay Morehead of Greensboro, N.C., including brief reminiscences of his antebellum and postwar experiences as a student at the University of North Carolina and of his Confederate service on the North Carolina coast, with entries at intervals describing his experiences as a partner in a bank and a tobacco factory, a law student, and a participant in social events at home and in other towns in North Carolina. Also included are accounts of his travels to the northern United States; to New Orleans, Alabama, and Mississippi; and to the mountains of North Carolina.

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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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