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Hollingsworth Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H72

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Letters chiefly received by Joseph W. Hollingsworth, of Fayetteville, North Carolina and New York, New York. Correspondents include Richard Hollingsworth, Eldorado, Arkansas, and Eliza Ann Sellers of Brown Marsh, North Carolina. There is one letter, 1860, written from Oxford Female College and another letter, 1861, written from Trinity College (now Duke University).


  • Creation: 1838-1895

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Box and folder list compiled by Meredith Ramey, SCRC staff in October 2011.

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