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Collection Number: 02396

Collection Title: Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935.

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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 2.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1350 items)
Abstract Willie Stewart White (1866-1940) was a club woman and local historian of Dalton, Ga. The collection includes collected papers about the history of the Cherokee Indians, including clippings, manuscript articles, notes from various sources, copies of letters from Cherokees, 1822-1826; correspondence, 1879-1935, of White, chiefly concerning Cherokee history, Whitfield County, Ga., historical markers, and old homes; and other materials about the history of Dalton and Whitfield County.
Creator White, Willie Stewart, 1866-1940.
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 Willie Stewart White Papers, #2396, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from William Denton of Dalton, Ga., November 1941.
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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Willie Stewart White (1866-1940) was a club woman and local historian of Dalton, Ga.

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The collection includes collected papers about the history of the Cherokee Indians, including clippings, manuscript articles, notes from various sources, copies of letters from Cherokees, 1822-1826; correspondence, 1879-1935, of Willie Stewart White, chiefly concerning Cherokee history, Whitfield County, Ga., historical markers, and old homes; and other materials about the history of Dalton and Whitfield County.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Miscellaneous notes about Native Americans #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 1

Folder 2

Miscellaneous notes about Native Americans #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 2

Folder 3

Miscellaneous notes about Native Americans #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 3

Folder 4

1879-1932 #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 4

Folder 5

1934-1935 #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 5

Folder 6

Papers, miscellaneous notes, and articles #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 6

Folder 7

Volume 1: Notebook, undated #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume 2: Letterbook, 1822-1826 #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 8

Folder 9

Volume 3: Notebook, undated #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 9

Folder 10

Volume 4: "Elias Boudinot," by Mary Brinsmade Church #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 10

Folder 11

Volume 5: "Cherokee Indians of North Georgia," by Willie Stewart White #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 11

Folder 12

Volume 6: Notebook #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 12

Folder 13

Volume 7: Notebook #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Folder 13

Box 3

Newspaper clippings #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Box 3

Box 4

Newspaper clippings #02396, Series: "Willie Stewart White Papers, 1822-1935." Box 4

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, June 2010

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.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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