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Guide to the Joseph Ingram Sr. papers, 1769-1935 and undated

Abstract

Joseph Ingram Sr. was a member of the Ingram family of Anson County, North Carolina.

The collection contains family and business papers and correspondence of Joseph Ingram, Dr. E. N. Ingram, and various members of the Ingram family. The bulk of the collection belongs to the first half of the nineteenth century, and includes materials pertaining to the cotton industry, slavery, transportation, and social and economic conditions in Anson County, North Carolina.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Ingram, Joseph, Sr.
Title
Joseph Ingram Sr. papers 1769-1935 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet, Approx. 1,130 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection contains family and business papers and correspondence of Joseph Ingram, Dr. E. N. Ingram, and various members of the Ingram family. The bulk of the collection belongs to the first half of the nineteenth century, and includes materials referring to the cotton industry, slavery, transportation, and social and economic conditions in Anson County, North Carolina.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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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

Correspondence, 1769-1879
Box 1
Correspondence, undated
Box 2
Legal documents, 1781-1877
Box 2
Medical notes
Box 2
Bills and receipts, 1774-1839
Box 3
Bills and receipts, 1840-1879 and undated
Box 4
Printed material
Box 4
Printed material
Box 5
Various volumes
Box 5
The Descendants of Winfred Nelms and Joseph Ingram
Box 5

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joseph Ingram Sr. Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Joseph Ingram Sr. papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1948.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Jennifer Snow and Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 48-1278

This collection has been given basic processing: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.