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Collection Number: 00766

Collection Title: Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876

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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 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 13 items)
Abstract Samuel Jordan Wheeler was a physician and planter of Hertford County, N.C., and, after 1867, Bertie County, N.C. The collection includes diaries, 1865-1876 (12 volumes), of Samuel Jordan Wheeler. In the diaries, Wheeler discussed his medical practice and farm, the weather, and neighborhood news, and also included a record of the marriages and deaths of persons in Hertford and Bertie counties. Also inclucded is a diary, 1825, of Thomas O'Dwyer, an Irish immigrant, physician, and farmer in Hertford County, N.C.
Creator Wheeler, Samuel Jordan, b. 1810.
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 Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, #766, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Volumes 1-5 are available on microfilm.
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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Samuel Jordan Wheeler (born 1810) was a physician and planter of Hertford and later Bertie counties, N.C.

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The collection includes diaries, 1865-1876 (12 volumes), of Samuel Jordan Wheeler. In the diaries, Wheeler discussed his medical practice and farm, the weather, and neighborhood news, and also included a record of the marriages and deaths of persons in Hertford and Bertie counties. Also inclucded is a diary, 1825, of Thomas O'Dwyer, an Irish immigrant, physician, and farmer in Hertford County, N.C.

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Contents list

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13 items.
Folder 1

Volume 1: Thomas O'Dwyer diary, 1825 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 1

Folder 2

Volume 2: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1865 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 2

Folder 3

Volume 3: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1866 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 3

Folder 4

Volume 4: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1867 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 4

Folder 5

Volume 5: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1868 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 5

Folder 6

Volume 6: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1869 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 6

Folder 7

Volume 7: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1870 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume 8: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1871 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 8

Folder 9

Volume 9: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1872 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 9

Folder 10

Volume 10: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1873 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 10

Folder 11

Volume 11: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1874 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 11

Folder 12

Volume 12: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1875 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 12

Folder 13

Volume 13: Samuel Jordan Wheeler diary, 1876 #00766, Series: "Samuel Jordan Wheeler and Other Diaries, 1825; 1865-1876." Folder 13

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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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