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Wilkes County (N.C.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Staley's Southern Claims Commission collection

Identifier: AC-146
Abstract The Adam Staley's Southern Claims Commission Collection contains the photocopied version of National Archives and Records Administration file on Adam Staley's claim to the Southern Claims Commission.
Dates: 1873-1897

Cook Family land deeds

Identifier: AC-498
Abstract The Cook Family Land Deeds contain three land deeds dating 1793, 1796, and 1844. The 1793 land deed concerns the land acquisition for the Three Forks Baptist Church in Alexander County; the 1796 land deed is for land in Wilkes County; and the 1844 land deed is for land in Ashe County.
Dates: 1793-1844

James Larkin Pearson correspondence to Dr. Lincoln Lorenz

Identifier: AC-719
Abstract This collection is a letter from James Larkin Pearson of Wilkes County, North Carolina to Dr. Lincoln Lorenz of Greensboro, North Carolina conversing about poetry, Dr. Lorenz's latest book, and the publication of Pearson's book of poetry by Ingram Book Company of Nashville, Tennessee.
Dates: February 1974

J.H. Isbell postcard

Identifier: AC-709
Abstract This collection includes a single postcard to J.H. Isbell of Lenoir (Kings Creek), North Carolina, postmarked August 10, 1906 to "Cousin Jim" from "Mary F."
Dates: August 10, 1906

Moses Adams papers

Identifier: AC-148
Abstract Moses Adams Papers include the Moses Adams Manuscript, its transcription by W. Amos Abrams, and papers generated by Eric Olson related to the manuscript. This manuscript is one of the oldest collections of ballads from northwestern North Carolina. The Adams family, which resided in Wilkes County, North Carolina, sang ballads for many generations.
Dates: circa 1830s