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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 176 items)|
|Abstract||Florence Faison Butler was an active member of patriotic genealogical organizations and the wife of United States Senator and Populist leader Marion Butler. The collection includes family, social, and political correspondence; genealogical data on the Moseley and Faison families; and a large number of letters and papers pertaining to the League of Republican Women, Colonial Dames, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The correspondence includes letters from Marion Butler to his wife while he was attending the legislature in Raleigh, N.C., 1897; undated letters from the Butler children; and other letters.|
|Creator||Butler, Florence Faison, 1868-1954.|
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Florence Faison Butler was an active member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Colonial Dames, and various other clubs and organizations, and was the wife of United States Senator and Populist leader, Marion Butler.Back to Top
The collection includes family, social, and political correspondence of Florence Faison Butler. Many of the papers relate to Butler's involvement in the Colonial Dames and the United Daughters of the Confederacy and include receipts for dues, appointments, records, and other items, particularly concerning the 1912 convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy held in Washington, D.C. There are also a number of letters pertaining to the League of Republican Women, the presidential election of 1928, and the political situation in North Carolina. Among the remaining correspondence are letters from Marion Butler to his wife while he was attending the legislature in Raleigh, N.C., 1897; undated letters from the Butler children; and a few letters addressed to Marion Butler on legal and personal matters. Also included is a group of clippings on varied topics.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