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Scope and Contents These files contain the research materials collected by Dr. Davidson for his research in writing The Plantation World Around Davidson. The files contain a vast amount of information on local history including the areas of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, Catawba County, Iredell County, and Gaston County. Information on well-known families of the 19th century in these counties is located here. Most of the files contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and genealogy research on the families of the...
Scope and Contents The collection contains a deed from the sale of land to the Davidson Cotton Oil Company in 1899.
Scope and Contents The collection focuses on Rhyne family history, the history of the Mount Holly community, and the cotton mills owned and operated by the Rhyne family. Also included in the collection are numerous plot surveys and warranty deeds related to properties associated with the Rhyne family and its businesses. Highlights of the collection include the Civil War memoir of A.P. Rhyne; extensive research material related to the Rhyne family and the town of Mount Holly; and books related to cotton...