More New Finding Aids for January

If I had just waited a few days before writing this post, I could have added these two finding aids as well:

Denmark, Leonidas Polk, Collection, 1861 – 1965 – Leonidas Polk Denmark (1892-1964) was the grandson of Colonel Leonidas Lafayette Polk (1837-1892). Leonidas Lafayette Polk’s second daughter, Juanita [“Neta”], married James W. Denmark. The Denmark’s three children were Leonita, a graduate of Meredith College, 1911; Leonidas Polk, College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1915; and. James W., Jr., Raleigh High School and a school of photography in Tennessee, 1916. The collection includes letters, telegrams, articles and editorials, newspapers and clippings, booklets, pamphlets, magazines, manuals, postcards, photographs, uniform insignia, and miscellaneous items. Ca. 2000 items.

Young, John Graham, Papers, 1861, 1864 – John Graham Young (1846-1918) was born in Statesville. The son of Colonel John Augustus Young, John Graham enlisted in 4th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops (N.C.S.T.). The papers consist of a diary containing a muster roll, casualty lists, a speech by Jefferson Davis, three riddles, and several poems (some apparently composed by Major Edwin Augustus Osborne). 9 items.

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