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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.022
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of the papers of three Southerners, dating predominantly from the 19th century. John W. Lewis lived in Virginia, Mississippi, and North Carolina and the portion of the collection from this Methodist minister and farmer includes references to religion including sermons, farming, and slavery. Lewis P. Olds was a North Carolina lawyer and politician and the collection includes evidence of his career as well as poetry and short stories he wrote. The remainder of the collection...
- Subject: Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century
- Names: Lewis, John W., -1885