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|Abstract||Victor Clay Barringer was a North Carolina state senator, professor, Confederate soldier, and international legal scholar. The collection is a notebook, kept by Barringer, beginning circa 1851, when he was practicing law in Concord, N.C., recording thoughts, criticisms of books read, rules for life, and other information.|
|Creator||Barringer, Victor Clay, 1827-1896.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Victor Clay Barringer (1827-1896) was born in Cabarrus County, N.C., earned his degree from the University of North Carolina in 1848, and was married to Maria Massey. He was a lawyer, state senator, Confederate soldier, and professor at Davidson College. He later served as a judge in the International Court of Appeals in Alexandria, Egypt, 1874-1894. He died in Washington, D.C.Back to Top
The collection contains a notebook of over 100 pages kept by Barringer, beginning circa 1851, when he was practicing law in Concord, N.C., recording thoughts, criticisms of books read, rules for life, and other information.Back to Top