Amos Medford, a genealogist, assembled the collection. The collection contains correspondence, business papers, and legal papers of John Liner, a doctor in Haywood County, NC, in the early 19th century; an account by Medford of the 1910 trial of Allen Green, of Haywood County, on charges of manslaughter; a biographical pamphlet by W. Clark Medford on R.A. Sentelle (1846-1934), a former Haywood County school superintendent and minister; a book entitled Old Albemarle and Its Absentee Landlords, by Worth S. Ray; and photographs, mostly school group shots, but some of Confederate veterans’ reunions and a 1901 view of Clyde, NC. Medford's mother, Martha Liner Medford, is the link between the manuscripts and the donor.
Folder 1 - John Liner manuscripts: 1794-1865.
Folder 2 - Amos Medford re: trial of Allen Green: 1910.
Folder 3 - Printed materials: 1886, 1887, 1958.
Folder 4 - Newspaper clippings: 1888-1955.
Folder 5 - Photographs - 5 men: 1906.
Folder 6 - " - Clyde School: 1914.
Folder 7 - " - Tranthams in 1916 Ford.
Folder 8 - " - Clyde school on the hill: 1908.
Folder 9 - " - 5 men: n.d.
Folder 10 - " - Pitus Fork School, 1899.
Folder 11 - " - Yankee Hipps Hotel in Clyde, NC: 1901.
Folder 16 - " - Merritt & Margaret Trantham: 1916.
Folder 17 - " - Old Albemarle and Its Absentee Landlords: 1947
1794 - 1955
Fragile to Fair
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