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Amos Medford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-70
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 12 - " - Portrait: unidentified.



Folder 13 - " - Baptist Church, Clyde, NC: 1928. View photo of group in front of this church in WCU Digital Collections.



Folder 14 - " - Waynesville, NC, reunion: 1885.



Folder 15 - " - Clyde, NC: 1901.



Folder 16 - " - Merritt & Margaret Trantham: 1916.



Folder 17 - " - Old Albemarle and Its Absentee Landlords: 1947

Dates

  • 1794 - 1955

Condition Description

Fragile to Fair

Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

.25 Linear Feet