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Collection Number: 00995-z

Collection Title: Julia A. Voorhees Papers, 1845-1872

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Size 6 items
Abstract Julia A. Voorhees of New York City was the wife of Ricahrd Voorhees and the sister-in-law of writer and politician Lemuel Sawyer of Edenton, N.C. The collection includes two volumes of Julia A. Voorhees's pocket diary, 1867 and 1872. Entries, which are daily and brief, describe especially the writer's activities as a seamstress and her devotional life and Episcopal Church activity in New York City. There are brief records of financial matters, letters sent and received, etc., at the back of the volumes. Also included are four letters, 1845-1846 and 1853, among Voorhees, Johnston, and Sawyer family members in Edenton and New York City.
Creator Voorhees, Julia A., fl. 1845-1872.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
Bound diaries may not be photocopied.
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 Julia A. Voorhees Papers #995-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. John H. Winder, Jr., of Winston-Salem, N.C., in October 1949; materials originally in the Lemuel Sawyer Papers (#884-z) received from Mrs. Winder in August 1944.
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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Julia A. Voorhees of New York City was the wife of Ricahrd Voorhees and the sister-in-law of writer and politician Lemuel Sawyer of Edenton, N.C.

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Two volumes of Julia A. Voorhees's pocket diary, 1867 and 1872. Entries, which are daily and brief, describe especially the writer's activities as a seamstress and her religious life and Episcopal Church activity in New York City. There are brief records of financial matters, letters sent and received, etc., at the back of the volumes. Also included are four letters, 1845-1846 and 1853, among Voorhees, Johnston, and Sawyer family members in Edenton, N.C., and New York, N.Y.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Library Staff, September 2004

Encoded by: Roslyn Holdzkom, September 2004

All materials from the Lemuel Sawyer Papers (#884-z) tranferred to this collection in September 2004 and the Sawyer collection number retired.

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