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Collection Number: 01106

Collection Title: Ella Barrow Spalding Papers, circa 1800-1912

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 Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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Size About 100 items
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous items, circa 1800-1912, collected by Ella Barrow Spalding. Included are circulars concerning the enrollment of slaves and freedmen into the Confederate States Army, 1864, and broadsides of schools, factors, and orchards; biographical sketches; a daybook, 1829, of an unidentified person or firm in Savannah, Ga.; and other tiems. Among these items are curricula, programs, and examinations from academies, women's colleges, and universities in Georgia; an undated map showing the mail route from New York to New Orleans; a biographical sketch of Gen. Lachlan McIntosh of Georgia; and genealogical information on the McIntosh family.
Creator Spalding, Ella Barrow, collector.
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 Ella Barrow Spalding Papers #1106, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Randolph Spalding of Savannah, Ga., in May 1946.
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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The collection contains miscellaneous items, circa 1800-1912, collected by Ella Barrow Spalding. Included are circulars concerning the enrollment of slaves and freedmen into the Confederate States Army, 1864, and broadsides of schools, factors, and orchards; biographical sketches; a daybook, 1829, of an unidentified person or firm in Savannah, Ga.; and other tiems. Among these items are curricula, programs, and examinations from academies, women's colleges, and universities in Georgia; an undated map showing the mail route from New York to New Orleans; a biographical sketch of Gen. Lachlan McIntosh of Georgia; and genealogical information on the McIntosh family.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Circulars and Printed Materials, circa 1800-1900.

About 80 items.

Circulars, broadsides, a map, and miscellaneous printed materials collected by Ella Barrow Spalding. The circulars contain orders concerning the enrollment of slaves and freedmen into the Confederate States Army, 1864.

Folder 1

1836-1841 #01106, Series: "1. Circulars and Printed Materials, circa 1800-1900." Folder 1

Oversize Paper OP-1106/1-11

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OP-1106/11

"The New York Price Current," 10 January 1866-6 June 1866 #01106, Series: "1. Circulars and Printed Materials, circa 1800-1900." OP-1106/1-11

Folder 2

1842-1847 #01106, Series: "1. Circulars and Printed Materials, circa 1800-1900." Folder 2

Oversize Paper OP-1106/12

Map of "The Great Metropolitan Mail Route, from New York to New Orleans," undated #01106, Series: "1. Circulars and Printed Materials, circa 1800-1900." OP-1106/12

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2 items.
Folder 3

Volume 1: November 1912, 50 pp. #01106, Series: "2. Volumes, 1829-1912." Folder 3

Notebook containing sketch of the life of General Lachlan McIntosh (1729-1806), revolutionary hero of Georgia, prepared for the "Lachlan McIntosh Chapter" of the D. A. R., Savannah, Ga.

Folder 4

Volume 2: 1829, 200 pp. #01106, Series: "2. Volumes, 1829-1912." Folder 4

Day book with newspaper copies of poems, anecdotes, jokes, and articles pasted into a day book containing entries for sugar, beverages, lard, foodstuffs, etc.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, August 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, December 2009

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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