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Collection Number: 01574

Collection Title: Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879.

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 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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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 530 items)
Abstract Members and ancestors of the Pugh and Gilliam families resided in the Albemarle Sound region of North Carolina. The collection includes bills, receipts, accounts, legal papers and correspondence, and a small amount of personal and political correspondence of various persons in the Albemarle Sound region of North Carolina. Many items are papers of two lawyers in the 1840s, Henry A. Gilliam (1819-1891) of Windsor, N.C., and Augustus Moore (1803-1851) of Edenton, N.C. These items relate to bill collecting, shipping, and family matters. Early papers are those of Joseph S. Pugh, and, in the 1820s and 1830s, there are letters of Benajah Nichols about Methodist activities.
Creator Gilliam family.



Gilliam, Henry A., 1819-1891.



Moore, Augustus, 1803-1851.



Pugh family.
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 Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, #1574, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. Edward Pugh of Windsor, N.C., 1949.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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.

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Some members and ancestors of the Pugh and Gilliam families resided in the Albemarle Sound region of North Carolina.

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The collection includes bills, receipts, accounts, legal papers and correspondence, and a small amount of personal and political correspondence of various persons in the Albemarle Sound region of North Carolina. Many items are papers of two lawyers in the 1840s, Henry A. Gilliam (1819-1891) of Windsor, N.C., and Augustus Moore (1803-1851) of Edenton, N.C. These items relate to bill collecting, shipping, and family matters. Early papers are those of Joseph S. Pugh, and, in the 1820s and 1830s, there are letters of Benajah Nichols about Methodist activities. There is also some printed material related to the 1875 amendments to the Constitution of North Carolina and a volume of accounts kept by William W. Cherry as executor of various estates

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1757-1811 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1812-1816 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

1817-1819 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1820-1822 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

1823-1825 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

1826-1831 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

1832-1838 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

1839-1841 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

1842 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

1843-1846 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

1847 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12-15

Folder 12

Folder 13

Folder 14

Folder 15

1848 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 12-15

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Folder 16

Folder 17

Folder 18

Folder 19

1849 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 16-19

Folder 20

1850-1879 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 20

Folder 21

Undated #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 21

Folder 22

Printed material #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 22

Folder 23

Volume 1: Account book, William W. Cherry, 1835-1845 #01574, Series: "Pugh and Gilliam Family Papers, 1757-1879 and undated." Folder 23

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 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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