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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.
|Size||0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 59 items)|
|Abstract||Archibald D. Murphey was an Orange County, N.C., lawyer, judge, trustee of the University of North Carolina, legislator, and advocate of internal improvements and other reforms. The collection contains scattered papers pertaining to various aspects of Murphey's career, especially to business affairs and to his projected, but uncompleted, history of North Carolina.|
|Creator||Murphey, Archibald D. (Archibald De Bow), 1777-1832.|
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Archibald De Bow Murphey (1777-1832) was an Orange County, N.C., lawyer, judge, trustee of the University of North Carolina, legislator, and advocate of internal improvements, public education, and constitutional reform.Back to Top
The collection contains scattered papers pertaining to various aspects of Archibald D. Murphey's career. Most of the papers are related to business affairs, land dealings, and the history of the American Revolution and North Carolina. There are some items related to legal matters involving the University of North Carolina.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, June 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top