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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Box 2 [X030899290]

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Butler family genealogy, Undated

 File — Box: 2 [X030899290], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Caroline Epperson Mansur photocopies and notes with dates, photographs, and facts regarding the Butler family.
Dates: Undated

Butler and Holland family letters, 1801-1930

 File — Box: 2 [X030899290], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Letters from the Butler and Holland families. Included are a list of slaves called "Names of My Negroes" and other documents from the nineteenth century. There is also a letter from Benjamin Waldo Butler to Celestia Essie Wade Butler's father asking for her hand in marriage in 1891.
Dates: 1801-1930

Genealogy letters and documents, 1911-1962

 File — Box: 2 [X030899290], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Letters to Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith about the Greer and related family histories including Patterson and Wade, and family doucments. There are also many genealogy inquiries about establishing family lineages for membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution. Some correspondents include Mrs. Charles Keesee, N. Claiborne Hale, Lyon G. Tyler, Jr. and Winfield Scott, Commissioner (Bureau of Pensions).
Dates: 1911-1962

Genealogy research, 1920-1951

 File — Box: 2 [X030899290], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Information, articles, and notes about the genealogy of the Greer, Patterson, and Wade families.
Dates: 1920-1951

Genealogy research, Undated; 1965

 File — Box: 2 [X030899290], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Genealogy information and records of the Epperson, Callaway, Arnold, and Hopkins families.
Dates: Undated; 1965

Genealogy research, 1933-1954

 File — Box: 2 [X030899290], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Mostly genealogy information about Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith's family and applications for her and her sister into the Daughters of American Colonists through her ancestors Giles Carter and her mother Katherine "Kitty" Greer Wade. Also mentioned are the Harrison, Pugh, and Saunders families, Owen Henry Price, John Wilkes Booth, and Pocahontas.
Dates: 1933-1954

Genealogy research, 1960's

 File — Box: 2 [X030899290], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Genealogy histories, articles, documents, and information for Greer, Patterson, Wade, and Carter families, applicatons to the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists.
Dates: 1960's