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Collection Number: P0021

Collection Title: Colin M. Hawkins Photographic Collection, circa 1860s (bulk 1866)

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Image from the collection

Portrait: Plummer Alston Davis of Franklin County, North Carolina, 1866; P0021_01_0001, in the Colin M. Hawkins Photographic Collection (P0021), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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Size 0.175 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 30 items)
Abstract Colin M. Hawkins was a student at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., 1864-1866. The collection consists of 15 carte de visite photographs, eleven of which show students at the University of North Carolina. They are mostly from 1866. There are also 15 copy negatives. The students are wearing lapel pins that appear to be from the Chi Phi Fraternity. Four of the photographs are unidentified. The identified individuals include Colin M. Hawkins, Alonzo Phillips, Thomas Henderson Pritchard, and Edmund Jones. The photographs may have originally been part of an album belonging to Hawkins.
Creator Hawkins, Colin M., fl. 1860-1880.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No image in this collection may be reproduced without the permission and consent of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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 Colin M. Hawkins Photographic Collection #P0021, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Collection was acquired by the University in 1995.
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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Colin M. Hawkins was born on 26 December 1847. He attended the University of North Carolina from 1864 to 1866, at which time he transferred to Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). A member of a prominent Warren County, N.C., family, he eventually settled in Raleigh, becoming president of a gas company there. He died on 1 June 1914.

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The collection consists of 15 carte de visite photographs, eleven of which show students at the University of North Carolina. They are mostly from 1866. There are also 15 copy negatives. The students are wearing lapel pins that appear to be from the Chi Phi Fraternity. Four of the photographs are unidentified. The identified individuals include Colin M. Hawkins, Alonzo Phillips, Thomas Henderson Pritchard, and Edmund Jones. The photographs may have originally been part of an album belonging to Hawkins.

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Processing Information

Processed by: North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, 1997

Encoded by: Tracy M. Jackson, May 2010

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