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Russell Autograph Book


Daniel L. [Lindsay] Russell (1845-1908) served as governor of North Carolina from 1897 to 1901. He was a member of the class of 1863/64, University of North Carolina.The volume contains the autographs of 70 schoolmates in the war classes at the university, most of whom went to war, and on all of whom (even those no longer living) the university conferredex speciali gratia the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1911. Dates of entries are from 1861-1863. The volume also contains the autographs of three soldiers at Fort Caswell and Fort Fisher in 1863.

Title

Russell Autograph Book

Collection Number

PC.1877

Date(s)

1861 - 1863

Language

English

Physical Description
Octavo volume
1
Genre/Physical Characteristic

autographs

containing 84 leaves (8 of them blank) bound in crushed morocco spine and boards decorated with gold tooled panels, and title,Autographs, in gold on spine and on both boards. Manufactured by J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia.
Abstract

Daniel L. [Lindsay] Russell (1845-1908) served as governor of North Carolina from 1897 to 1901. He was a member of the class of 1863/64, University of North Carolina.

The volume contains the autographs of 70 schoolmates in the war classes at the university, most of whom went to war, and on all of whom (even those no longer living) the university conferred  ex speciali gratia the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1911. Dates of entries are from 1861-1863. The volume also contains the autographs of three soldiers at Fort Caswell and Fort Fisher in 1863.

Physical Location

For current information on the location ofthese materials, please consult the Public Services Branch, State Archives of North Carolina.

Creator

Russell, Daniel Lindsay, 1845-1908.

Repository

State Archives of North Carolina


Cards are arranged alphabetically.


Available for research.


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Encoded by Fran Tracy-Walls, February 27, 2003


Daniel L. [Lindsay] Russell (1845-1908) served as governor of North Carolina from 1897 to 1901. He was a member of the class of 1863/64, University of North Carolina. Russell's studies were cut short when he left to join the Confederate Army. During the war, Russell commanded Russell's Battery, 2nd North Carolina Artillery, at Fort Caswell and Fort Fisher in 1863.


Daniel L. [Lindsay] Russell (1845-1908) served as governor of North Carolina from 1897 to 1901. He was a member of the class of 1863/64, University of North Carolina. Russell's studies were cut short when he left to join the Confederate Army. During the war, Russell commanded Russell's Battery, 2nd North Carolina Artillery, at Fort Caswell and Fort Fisher in 1863.


[Identification of item], PC.1877, Russell Autograph Book, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, USA.


Accessioned by Museum of History as 61.10.3; transferred to the State Archives 10 January 1964 as part of the  "Hall of History Collections"; transferred to the private manuscripts collections in the Archives on 6 November 1997.


Additional information on topics found in this collection may be found in the Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS) at  http://www.ncarchives.dcr.state.nc.us


Autograph book of Governor Daniel L. Russell (1845-1908) while a member of the class of 1863/64 in the University of North Carolina. The volume contains the autographs of 70 schoolmates in the war classes at the university, most of whom went to war, and on all of whom (even those no longer living) the university conferred  ex speciali gratia the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1911. The volume contains, too, the autographs of three soldiers collected by Russell while commanding Russell's Battery, 2nd North Carolina Artillery, at Fort Caswell and Fort Fisher in 1863.

Information included in the university autograph entries: name, Greek fraternity; membership in which debating society (Dialectic or Philanthropic) residence, birthdate, profession, class designation, motto, and, sometimes, the forename or initials of sweetheart. To these entries Governor Russell subsequently. entered in pencil such additional information as he learned about the students, such as nickname, number of army regiment, date and place of death, occupation, noteworthy activity while a student, and so forth. Many of the autographs have no additional information gathered by Governor Russell.

Cards are arranged alphabetically.


Autograph book of Governor Daniel L. Russell (1845-1908) while a member of the class of 1863/64 in the University of North Carolina. The volume contains the autographs of 70 schoolmates in the war classes at the university, most of whom went to war, and on all of whom (even those no longer living) the university conferred  ex speciali gratia the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1911. The volume contains, too, the autographs of three soldiers collected by Russell while commanding Russell's Battery, 2nd North Carolina Artillery, at Fort Caswell and Fort Fisher in 1863.

Information included in the university autograph entries: name, Greek fraternity; membership in which debating society (Dialectic or Philanthropic) residence, birthdate, profession, class designation, motto, and, sometimes, the forename or initials of sweetheart. To these entries Governor Russell subsequently. entered in pencil such additional information as he learned about the students, such as nickname, number of army regiment, date and place of death, occupation, noteworthy activity while a student, and so forth. Many of the autographs have no additional information gathered by Governor Russell.


  • Adams, Joseph Henry, 1843-1861.
  • Andrews, Samuel Jay, 1841-1918.
  • Atkinson, Edward Ruffin, 1843-1863
  • Avery, Willoughby F., 1843-1876.
  • Barrett, James, 1842-1912.
  • Bellamy, Marsden, 1843-1909.
  • Bellamy, William James Harris, 1844-1911.
  • Bowers, Patrick H., 1843-1878.
  • Bunn, Elias, 1841-1862.
  • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913.
  • Bynum, George C., 1839-1871.
  • Clark, Robert Spencer, 1838-
  • Clegg, Montraville D., 1840-1864.
  • Clifton, L. Berrie P., 1843-1888.
  • Cooper, Tim Ervin, 1842-
  • Cutchin, John Almarine, 1843-1866.
  • Day, William Henry, 1843-1908.
  • Dejean, Alexander, 1841-1882.
  • Donelson, Daniel, 1844-1906.
  • Dowd, Cornelius Furman, 1840-1914.
  • Green, John A., 1844-
  • Grigsby, Madison Ruth, 1839-
  • Gray, Samuel Wiley, 1842-1863.
  • Hagood, Thomas Barrett, 1841-1917.
  • Hargrove, William T., 1845-
  • Harris, John Williams, 1840-1861.
  • Haughton, John Laurence, 1841-1862.
  • Hays, J. Middleton, 1844-
  • Hines, Edward Samuel, 1843-1876.
  • Hunter, E. L.
  • Johnson, John Monroe, 1840-1906.
  • Johnston, Gabriel, 1842-
  • Jordan, William Churchill, 1843-
  • Judd, Henderson Dennis, 1841-
  • Kenan, James Graham, 1839-1912.
  • Kenan, William Rand, 1845-1903.
  • Kennedy, Hyder Ali, 1840-1919.
  • Lee, Richard Henry, 1844-
  • Leigh, Richard Henry, 1842-1872.
  • Lindsay, Thomas Strange, 1843-1869.
  • Long, James Monroe, 1843-
  • cDaniel, William C., 1843-
  • McKethan, William R., 1839-1861.
  • Martin, Charles F., 1843-
  • Martin, Clarence Dudley, 1844-1864.
  • Michie, William Cochran, 1840-
  • Mitchell, James Billingslea, 1844-1891.
  • Moseley, A. A.
  • Murphy, Robert Thomas, 1839-1866.
  • Nicholson, Edward A. T., 1843-1865.
  • Parsons, John H., 1841-
  • Rhodes, William James, 1840-1864.
  • Richmond, James Law, 1842-
  • Robertson, Henry Jasper, 1843-1888.
  • Sandford, E. Douglas, 1844-
  • Sneed, William M. , 1844-
  • Speight, Seth B., 1843-1862.
  • Tate, James Turner, 1845-
  • Thomson, Ruffin, 1841-1888.
  • Vanderveer, William Blackshear, 1841-
  • Van Wyck, William, 1840-1887.
  • Vines, Charles, 1843-1864.
  • Walker, Joel Paton, 1840-
  • Webb, William Henry Graham, 1842-1863.
  • Wiggins, Ocavius Augustus, 1844-1909.
  • Wiggins, Thomas James Medicus, 1842-
  • Williams, John Buxton, 1844-1887.
  • Winstead, Stephen, 1843-1874.
  • Whitaker, Spier, 1841-1901.
  • Whiting, H. C.
  • Wright, Joshua Grainger, 1840-1894.
  • Russell, Daniel Lindsay, 1845-1908.
  • University of North Carolina (1793-1962)
  • University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Dialectic Society.
  • University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Philanthropic Society.
  • College students--North Carolina--Chapel Hill.
  • Greek letter societies.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Autographs.