Collection Title: Hugh MacRae Papers, 1887-1951
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||45.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 6500 items)
||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.
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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.
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- 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
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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