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Collection Number: 03426

Collection Title: George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920.

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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 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 21 items)
Abstract George Monro Yoder was a Catawba County, N.C., farmer, teacher, merchant, coroner, surveyor, county commissioner, census taker, justice of the peace, postmaster, and elder in the Lutheran church. Yoder's papers include a diary, 1868-1920, with brief entries concerning weather, farm work, church and court attendance, neighborhood activities, trips, funerals, and other matters. Also present is a volume with descriptions of lots and lands surveyed and bought or sold, presumably in Catawba County; a history of the Yoder family; and George M. Yoder's autobiography.
Creator Yoder, George Monro, 1826-1920.
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 George Monro Yoder Papers, #3426, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Loaned by Helen Yoder Hahn of Hildebran, N.C., July 1959.
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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George Monro Yoder (1826-1920) of Catawba County, N.C., was a farmer, teacher, merchant, coroner, surveyor, county commissioner, census taker, justice of the peace, postmaster, and elder in the Lutheran church.

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George Monro Yoder's papers include a diary, 1868-1920, with brief entries concerning weather, farm work, church and court attendance, neighborhood activities, trips, funerals, and other matters. Also present is a volume with descriptions of lots and lands surveyed and bought or sold, presumably in Catawba County, N.C.; a history of the Yoder family; and George M. Yoder's autobiography.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-3426/1

Diary, Section 1: 1868-1869 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 1, Opaperfolder OPF-3426/1

Includes detached diary pages, also Register of Common School in District 19 of Catawba County, N.C., 1861-1862.

Folder 2

Diary, Section 2: 1868-1870; 1871-1873 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

Diary, Section 3: 1874-1881 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

Diary, Section 4: 1881-1896 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

Diary, Section 5: 1897-1901 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

Diary, Section 6: 1901-1906 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

Diary, Section 7: 1906-1911 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

Diary, Section 8: 1911-1916 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

Diary, Section 9: 1916-1920 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

Yoder family history by George Monro Yoder #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

Land survey book, 1899 #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12

Miscellaneous papers: 1891-1894 and undated #03426, Series: "George Monro Yoder Papers, 1868-1920 and undated." Folder 12

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Oversize papers (OPF-3426/1).

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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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