Burwell-Guy family papers  1820-1873 (bulk 1840-1859)
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Summary Information

Title: Burwell-Guy family papers
Creator: Burwell family and Guy family
Inclusive dates: 1820-1873
Bulk dates: 1840-1859
Extent: 120 items
The Burwell-Guy collection yields a revealing slice of antebellum plantation life on a North Carolina tobacco plantation. It portrays a social and domestic setting which emphasized family and hospitality, the tobacco economy that supported such a lifestyle, and the slave system that enabled it to function.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu