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Biographies

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dan Tompkins (1890-1950) Collection

 Series
Identifier: MSS 80-14
Content Description This collection contains correspondence, writings, and related materials of Dan Tompkins.

Tompkins became editor of the Jackson County Journal in 1912, and remained in that capacity for the next thirty-one years, except for the period 1917-1918, when he served in World War I. He served as mayor of Sylva, NC, for twelve years; judge, in 1935; registrar of voters, in 1937; judge of elections, in 1943; and three terms in the North Carolina House of Representatives. In 1947, he ran ...

Louise Bayless Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 80-09
Scope and Contents The collection contains a history of Fort Butler in Cherokee County, NC, by Louise A. Bayless, and several genealogy items on Cherokee County families. These items include:



1. James P. H. Porter and Jane Owens marriage contract and subsequent dispute, 1842, 1849.



2. Biographical sketch of the Felix family.



3. Biographical sketch of the George Whery Dickey family.



4. Letter, Samuel W. to John W. ...