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Jackson County (N.C.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Jackson County School Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SM 06-04
Scope and Contents Ledger with a title page heading “Common School Record of the Proceedings of the Board Superintendents of Jackson County.” The ledger consists thirty-two (32) pages and has entries dated between 1853 and 1861 for Jackson County, North Carolina. It includes an April 1861 entry with a list of “committeemen” that has forty-six numbered names. There is also a final, unrelated entry dated March 16, 1891, Cashiers, N.C., concerning a legal notice. For additional information, see the...
Dates: 1853 - 1861

James E. Dooley and Barbara Dooley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 06-15
Content Description Research and documentation concerning the chapter published in The History of Jackson County as “The Cultural Arts” (Sylva, N.C.: Jackson County Historical Association, 1987)
Dates: 1986 - 1987

W. C. (Weston Cosby) Reed Papers

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Identifier: MSS 97-6
Content Description Papers of W.C. Reed (1893-1970) primarily dating from the 1920s - 1930s, including items concerning Jackson County schools. Also included are a variety of forms and pamphlets and a paper on Jackson County history.The addition to the collection includes correspondence relating to the Reed, Painter, and Gilley families; publications and papers concerning the National Farmers Alliance and Industrial Union, Farmers’ State Alliance of North Carolina; catalog of A.W. Davis, merchant in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891 - 1951

Webster Historical Society (Webster, NC)

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Identifier: MSS 80-61
Content Description The Webster Historical Society was founded in 1974 to collect and preserve the history of Webster, NC. From 1852-1913, Webster was the county seat for Jackson County.Much of the correspondence, business records, and legal papers pertain to the Long family. Among the items are several original deeds to Jackson County lands.There is a transcript of an interview with Claude Cowan conducted in 1975 by Mary Morris. Both Cowan and Morris were lifelong residents of...
Dates: 1819 - 1981