Fonds F399 - Records of Antebellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War: Series A collection

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Records of Antebellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War: Series A collection

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  • 1785-1865 (Creation)
    University Publications of America

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41 microfilm reels : positive

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This collection was brought together by the University Publications of America (UPA) to provide reference material for the study of the history of the Southern United States. The strategy guiding the collecting mandate is the geographic and physical location of the records. All the material in Series A has been selected from the holdings of the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina.

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The South Carolina collection consists of two parts: Part 1: the Papers of James Henry Hammond, and Part 2, Miscellaneous Collections of Personal and Family Papers. James Henry Hammond (1807-1864) was a statesman and plantation owner in South Carolina. He served in the United States House of Representatives and Senate, and was Governor of South Carolina from from 1840 to 1842. The papers reflect his role as both statesman and planter, including records pertaining to agriculture, education, family life, the practice of law, politics and slave management.The Miscellaneous collections of Personal and Family papers includes: Samuel Porcher Gaillard Plantation journals; John Forsythe Talbert Plantation journals; a Caleb Coker Plantation book; James Trezevant Plantation diary and records; Glover family papers;a James Talbert Ouzts Plantation book; a David Milling Plantation book; John Ogilvie Medical Account books; a diary from Natalie DeLage Sumter; the papers of Mary Hart Means; Thomas family diaries; the papers of James Ritchie Sparkman; the John Stapleton papers; Thomas Cassells Law papers; John McPherson DeSaussure papers; Lewis Malone Ayer papers; the Read-Lance family papers; the Heyward family papers; John Ewing Colhoun papers; the Miller-Furman-Dabbs family papers; and the Hammond-Bryan-Cumming family papers.

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  • English

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MF 1645-1685

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Originals available at the University of South Carolina.

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Queen's University Archives provides this material for personal study only. It does not provide research services for this material. Permission to publish must be obtained from property holder.

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No further accruals are expected

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  • Shelf: MF 1645-1685