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Collection Number: 05656

Collection Title: Hugh MacRae Papers, 1887-1951

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Size 45.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 6500 items)
Abstract The collection documents the business dealings of Hugh MacRae, specifically through the Carolina Trucking Development Company, MacRae and MacRae Attorneys, Hugh MacRae and Company, Oleander Development Company, and the Carolina Real Estate Trust Company. Collection materials include correspondence, ledgers, contracts, deeds, 1940s-1970s. Also included are items related to the neighborhoods and farming colonies established by MacRae in southeastern North Carolina, including Artesia, Audubon, Castle Haynes, Marathon, New Berlin, Long Bridge Bay, Noble Lands, Oleander, Penderlea, St. Helena, Van Eeden, Winter Park Heights, and Woodburn, and a small amount of material related to the Linville Land, Manufacturing, and Mining Company (later the Linville Improvement Company), Invershiel Farm, and the development of Wrightsville Beach. Acquired as part of the Southern Historical Collection.
Creator MacRae, Hugh.
Language English
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Hugh MacRae Papers #5656, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). 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 the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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This summary description was created in August 2017 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, August 2017

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