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Collection Number: 03972-z

Collection Title: Martin Moser Papers, 1838-1905; 1937.

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 processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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Size About 90 items
Abstract Martin Moser was a farmer of Alamance County, N.C. The collection contains letters, 1840-1859, received by Moser and his wife, Polly D. Robertson Moser, from friends and relatives in the Moser, Robertson, Clapp, and Fogleman families in North Carolina, Kentucky, and Illinois, concerning family members, friends, and daily activities; three Confederate tax-in-kind returns of Martin Moser, 1863- 1865, and scattered letters from Confederate soldiers in northern Virginia, 1862-1864, and from sailors at Wilmington, N.C., and on board the C.S.S. Neuse at Kinston, N.C., 1864; business and personal papers 1873-circa 1905, of Thaddeus Lucian Moser (died 1915) of Rock Creek, Alamance County, N.C.; "Papa's Memory of the Civil War," (10 pages) written by D. H. Tuttle in 1937; and other items.
Creator Moser, Martin, 1812-1875.
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 Martin Moser Papers, #3972-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Microfilm copy of most letters available.
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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Martin Moser was a farmer of Alamance County, N.C.

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The collection contains letters, 1840-1859, received by Moser, farmer of Alamance County, N.C., and his wife, Polly D. Robertson Moser, from friends and relatives in the Moser, Robertson, Clapp, and Fogleman families in North Carolina, Kentucky, and Illinois, concerning family members, friends, and daily activities; three Confederate tax-in-kind returns of Martin Moser, 1863- 1865, and scattered letters from Confederate soldiers in northern Virginia, 1862-1864, and from sailors at Wilmington, N.C., and on board the C.S.S. "Neuse" at Kinston, N.C., 1864; business and personal papers 1873-circa 1905, of Thaddeus Lucian Moser (died 1915) of Rock Creek, Alamance County, N.C.; "Papa's Memory of the Civil War," (10 pages) written by D. H. Tuttle in 1937; and other items.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, March 2011

This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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