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Collection Number: 05336

Collection Title: Pharr Family Portraits, circa 1850s

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Size 2 items
Abstract Presbyterian minister Henry Nelson Pharr (1798-1862) was born in Cabarrus County, N.C. He married Dovey Amanda King (1802-1866), and the couple had eight children. The collection consists of two matted images, one of Henry Nelson Pharr and the other of Dovey Amanda King Pharr.
Creator Pharr family.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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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 Pharr Family Portraits #5336, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the North Carolina Presbyterian Historical Society of Raleigh, N.C., in June 2007 (Acc.100696).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Presbyterian minister Henry Nelson Pharr (23 October 1798-15 Mar 1862) was born in Cabarrus County, N.C. He married Dovey Amanda King (22 April 1802-18 July 1866), and the couple had eight children.

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The collection consists of two matted photographic prints, one of Henry Nelson Pharr and the other of Dovey Amanda King Pharr. Each print has been slightly embellished by an unknown artist with what appears to be black paint.

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Processed by: Matt Dailey, January 2012

Encoded by: Matt Dailey, January 2012

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