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|Size||2.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1,050 items)|
|Abstract||H. M. (Henry Mauger) London (1879-1939) was a lawyer, North Carolina legislator, trustee of the University of North Carolina, state legislative reference librarian, and secretary-treasurer of the North Carolina State Bar Association. The collection includes correspondence, a diary, 1896-1897, and family papers, relating to London's student days at University of North Carolina, 1896-1899; work at the United States Census Office, Washington, D.C., 1900-1902; engagement, 1906-1908, to Mamie (Mary) Elliot, whom he later married; and to London's professional activities. Also included are materials on politics in Chatham County, N.C., and on the career of London's father, Henry Armand London (1846-1918).|
|Creator||London, H. M. (Henry Mauger), 1879-1939.|
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H. M. (Henry Mauger) London (1879-1939) was the son of Henry Armand London (1846-1918) and Bettie Jackson London (1853-1930) of Pittsboro, N.C. He was educated at the University of North Carolina and Columbian University (later George Washington University). London worked for the United States Census Bureau, 1900-1902; practiced law in Pittsboro, N.C., 1903-1913; was mayor of Pittsboro, 1903-1905; representative from Chatham County in the North Carolina House of Representatives, 1907; represented Chatham in the North Carolina Senate, 1911; was deputy collector of internal revenue in North Carolina, 1913-1919; and served as North Carolina's Legislative Librarian, 1919-1939. In addition, he was secretary of the Univesity of North Carolina Board of Trustees, 1921-1939; secretary of the State Bar Incorporated, 1933-1938; secretary-treasurer of the State Bar Association; and treasurer of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina.
London married Mary Elliot in November 1908. They had two children, Henry Mauger Junior (born 1910) and George Elliot (born 1912).Back to Top
The collection is chiefly family letters of H. M. (Henry Mauger) London, his father Henry Armand London, mother Bettie Jackson London, sister Sallie, brother John J., and brother Isaac. There are also a few letters from friends and associates of Henry Armand and Henry Mauger. And, prior to 1880, there are also miscellaneous papers and letters of the Lord, Hill, and Campbell families of North Carolina and a few letters from Henry Armand's parents, Henry Adolphus London and Sallie Margaret Lord London, and his sister Ann Mauger London. From 1837 to 1885 there are also scattered papers of William E. Boudinot, mostly concerning a dispute between Boudinot and William B. Giles over land in Brunswick County, N.C. After 1896, papers are chiefly correspondence of Henry Mauger London while a student at the University of North Carolina, 1896-1899; while working at the Census office in Washington, D.C., 1900-1902; during his engagement to Mary Elliot, 1906-1908; and while serving in various legislative capacities in North Carolina, as trustee of the University of North Carolina, and an offier of the state Bar Association and Episcopal Diocese.Back to Top
Family memoirs and financial and legal material #01561, Series: "1. Papers, 1808-1945 and undated." Folder 28
Includes miscellaneous memoirs chiefly related to family life by Bettie Jackson London, Camelia London Jerome, Betsey London Cordon, Sallie L. Fell, Bettie Fell Siegrist, Lucy London Anderson, Lucy London Anderson Wooten, and Bettie London Wooten.
|Oversize Paper Folder OPF-1561/1|
|Oversize Image OP-P-1561/6|
|Photograph Album PA-1561/1||
Photograph album, Delta Psi Fraternity, University of North Carolina, circa 1858 #01561, Series: "3. Photographs, circa 1858-1902 and undated." PA-1561/1
Includes photographs of William Corey Dowd, William H. Jordan, Addison Harvey, John Merritt Perry, Henry Sanders, George Burgwyn Johnston, Robert P. Johnston, Richard Cogsdell Badger, George Gordon Sims, Simmons Harrison Isler, George Pettigrew Bryan, George Badger Barnes, Garland M. Yancy, William Bingham Lynch, Hugh Thomas Brown, William May Hammond, Pierce Mason Butler, John Decatur Barry, Cornelius Furman Dowd, Thomas Cowan, Lewis Butler, and Lewis R. Bond.
Includes letters and printed material, 1928, relating to Henry Mauger London's involvement with the resolution of North Carolina's claims agains the United States government for cotton seized by Federal agents in 1865.
Includes letters and other materials, 1885-1917, but chiefly 1916, relating to Henry Mauger London's executorship of the estate of his aunt, Ann Mauger Haughton (1835-1916), wife of Lawrence H. Haughton.
Includes programs and other materials, 1914-1975, relating to the Tea and Topics Book Club of Raleigh, N.C., of which Mrs. Henry Mauger London was a founding member.
Includes letters, 1900-1902, to Henry Mauger London while he was a student at Columbian Law School (later part of George Washington University) and an employee of the United States Census Bureau.
Scrapbook of Henry Mauger London, containing chiefly newspaper clippings, circa 1866-1922. Included are clippings on student life at the University of North Carolina, baseball, education, the Confederacy and organizations for Confederate veterans, social affairs, religion, and politics. There are also a few poems and short humorous articles.
Includes an abstract book given to Henry Mauger London by his mother, Bettie Jackson London, in December 1897 which he filled with school lessons on history and literature. Also included are separate papers written on history and literature.
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, March 2010
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.
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