Preliminary Guide to the William S. Carter Papers, 1830-1922

Collection Overview

Collection contains correspondence, legal and financial papers, and account books. Subjects include North Carolina politics, runaway slaves, and the Gray family of California, Maine, North Carolina, and Rhode Island. Included are over 100 forms returned to the Richmond Boarding House Bureau of Information (1907) reflecting prices of room and board.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
William S. Carter papers
Carter, William S.
1 Linear Feet, 578 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access & Use

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Volumes (3)
Box 1
Volumes (3)
Box 2
Papers, ca. 1834-1919, volumes
Box 3

Historical Note

Farmer, businessman, and state representative of Fairfield, Hyde Co., N.C.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William S. Carter Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


Collection was purchased by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1952.

Processing Information

Processed by Don Sechler

Completed April 23, 1999

Encoded by Lisa Stark

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.