Daniel William Greenlee Journals 1874-1891

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Creator
Greenlee, Daniel William
Size
0.5 linear feet (1 archival box)
Call number
MC 00129

The Daniel William Greenlee Journals document the life of a plantation owner in western North Carolina during the Reconstruction era and into the post-Reconstruction era. The journals span January 1st, 1874-March 23rd, 1891 with two gaps in coverage: January 6th, 1881-April 26th 1883 and April 13th 1884-February 15th 1885. His journals comment chiefly on the weather, a variety of farming and business activities, social visits to neighbors and relatives, and his personal and religious thoughts.

Daniel William Greenlee resided on the family's Burke County (present-day McDowell County) plantation, called Turkey Cove, in close proximity to his father, brother, sister, and aunt. He raised a variety of crops, such as wheat and corn, as well as hogs and cattle.

Biographical/historical note

Daniel William Greenlee was a plantation owner who lived through the Reconstruction and post-Reconstruction era in Western North Carolina. He resided on the family's Burke County (present-day McDowell County) plantation, called Turkey Cove, in close proximity to his father, brother, sister, and aunt. He raised a variety of crops, such as wheat and corn, as well as hogs and cattle.

Scope/content

The Daniel William Greenlee Journals include daily entries that comment chiefly on the weather, a variety of farming and business activities, social visits to neighbors and relatives, and his personal and religious thoughts. The journals document the life of a plantation owner in Burke County (present-day McDowell County), in western North Carolina, near the town of Marion during the Reconstruction era and into the post-Reconstruction era. The journals span January 1st, 1874-March 23rd, 1891 with two gaps in coverage: January 6th, 1881-April 26th 1883 and April 13th 1884-February 15th 1885.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Use of these materials

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Daniel William Greenlee Journals, MC 00129, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Bill Greenlee, 2008 August 12 (Accession 2008-0173)

Processing information

Processed by Danica Cullinan, 2008 September 8

Encoded by Danica Cullinan, 2008 September 8

Journals January 1, 1874-June 30, 1874
Legal box 1, Folder 1
Journals July 1, 1874-March 5, 1875
Legal box 1, Folder 2
Journals July 21, 1875-May 2, 1876
Legal box 1, Folder 3
Journals May 2, 1876-December 8, 1876
Legal box 1, Folder 4
Journals December 9, 1876-December 31, 1877
Legal box 1, Folder 5
Journals January 1, 1878-December 31, 1878
Legal box 1, Folder 6
Journals January 1, 1879-September 30, 1879
Legal box 1, Folder 7
Journals October 1, 1879-April 28, 1880
Legal box 1, Folder 8
Journals April 29, 1880-January 5, 1881
Legal box 1, Folder 9
Journals April 27, 1883-April 12, 1884
Legal box 1, Folder 10
Journals February 16, 1885-August 25, 1886
Legal box 1, Folder 11
Journals August 26, 1886-November 19, 1887
Legal box 1, Folder 12
Journals December 10, 1888-March 23, 1891
Legal box 1, Folder 13

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Daniel William Greenlee Journals, MC 00129, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.