Posted by: Ashley | February 6, 2008

Finding Aids for Early February

We’ve recently added two finding aids to our online list of Private Collections:

Winslow, Caleb, and Family Papers, 1712 – 1941 – Caleb Winslow, a Quaker physician, was born in Hertford, Perquimans County in 1824. He moved to Baltimore, Maryland, in 1866, and died there in 1895. Caleb Winslow was married to Jane Paxson Parry on January 14, 1852, and they had eight children. The papers include correspondence of the Winslow family and several items of the Leiper and Knowles families, deeds, land grants, bills of sale, bonds, accounts, receipts, bills, promissory notes, wills, marriage certificates, estate papers, advertisements, warrants, summons, miscellaneous court papers, account books, 2 letter books (including c. 275 items), histories of the Winslow and Fayssoux families, account of Philip Jones’ descendants, genealogies of the Fayssoux and Winslow and allied families, newspaper clippings, photographs, magazine excerpts, and miscellaneous material including envelopes. Ca. 2,375 items.

Wynns Family Papers, 1824 – 1927 – The Wynns (Winn, Wynn, Winns) family of Hertford County was one of great prominence in colonial North Carolina. The papers in this collection belonged to several members of the Wynns family and to relatives by marriage. The majority of the papers are those of William B. (? – 1840) and his son James Madison Wynns (1834-1906). The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, accounts, receipts, promissory notes, wills, minutes, legal papers, ledger books, and miscellaneous material. 1 microfilm reel.

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