Cathey Family


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Descriptive Summary


Repository: Western Carolina University Hunter Library Special Collections
Creator: Cathey Family
Title: Cathey Family, 1801 - 1926
Language of Material: Material in English
Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Hunter Library Special Collections.
Abstract: Papers and records of the Cathey family of Haywood County, North Carolina.
Extent: 1.25 linear feet

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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Copyright Notice

Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question, unless otherwise designated.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cathey Family, Special Collections, Western Carolina University Hunter Library, Cullowhee, NC, USA.

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Processing Information

Processed by George Frizzell, August, 1995
Encoded by Brian Sealy, December, 2005

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Content and Scope

Papers and records of the Cathey family of Haywood County, North Carolina, including two store ledgers (c.1859-1870), two family Bibles with historical and genealogical entries, and a land grant, correspondence, and speech (c. 1800-1890).

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Online Catalog Headings

These and related materials may be found under the following subject headings in online catalogs.

Cathey family

Haywood County (N.C.)--History

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Detailed Description of the Materials

Correspondence, 1848, 1858
Box MSS 94-4.1 Box
Folder 1 Folder H.G. Woodfin, Franklin, N.C. to Col. J. Cathy, Forks of Pigeon, Haywood Co., N.C.: May 29, 1848.
Folder 2 Folder J. Cathey to J.T. Cathey ("Dear son"), Hominy Creek, N.C.: Sept. 1, 1858.
Family Bibles
Folder MSS 94-4.1 Folder 6 [Family records pages from a Bible, listing marriages, births and deaths for members of the Blalock, Cathey, and Osborne families]: n.d.
Box MSS 94-4.4 Box Trull family Bible: The Holy Bible. Red Letter Art Edition. Atlanta, Ga.: Hertel, Jenkins & Co., [?].
Box MSS 94-4.5 Box Cathey (and Blalock) family Bible: The Holy Bible. Kimber & Sharpless' Edition. Philadelphia: Jesper Harding, 1852.
Land grant, 1801
Box MSS 94-4.1 Box
Folder 3 Folder Land grant (No. 1395), from State of North Carolina to Robert Reed, for two hundred acres in Buncombe County on Pigeon River, 1801.
Box MSS 94-4.1 Box
Folder 7 Folder Picture of Colonel Joseph Cathey (March 12, 1803 - June 1, 1874): n.d.
Store ledgers, 1859-1870
Box MSS 94-4.2 Box Cathey store ledger, 1859-1869
Box MSS 94-4.3 Box Cathey store ledger, 1869-1870
Box MSS 94-4.1 Box
Folder 4 Folder Speech: W.T. Blaylock, "Lifes most pleasing pictures,"  Bethel Academy, October 30, 1890.
Folder 5 Folder Certificate of attendance to Miss Nan M. Blaylock from the International Cross and Crown for Sunday school attendance, December 19, 1926.

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