Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919

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Kemp Plummer Battle (1831-1919) of Chapel Hill and Raleigh, N.C., was a lawyer and president of the Chatham Railroad. He was active in state affairs during the Civil War and served as state treasurer and as University of North Carolina president, 1876-1891, and professor of history, 1891-1907.

From the description of Kemp P. Battle Montgomery Ward Catalog Competition papers, 1915, 1962-1966. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 56417388

Kemp Plummer Battle (1831-1919) of Chapel Hill and Raleigh, N.C., was a lawyer and president of the Chatham Railroad. He was active in state affairs during the Civil War and served as state treasurer and as University of North Carolina president, 1876-1891, and professor of history, 1891-1907. His father was William Horn Battle (1802-1879) of Louisburg, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, who was a lawyer, legislator, judge of the North Carolina superior and supreme courts, and trustee and professor of law at the University of North Carolina. Kemp P. Battle's mother was Lucy Martin Plummer, daughter of a prominent family in Warren County, N.C.

Kemp P. Battle married his cousin, Martha Ann Battle (Pattie). Their son was William James Battle (1870-1955), University of North Carolina and Harvard student; professor of classics, dean, and acting president of the University of Texas, 1893-1917 and 1920-1955; and professor of classics at the University of Cincinnati, 1917-1920.

From the guide to the Kemp P. Battle Montgomery Ward Catalog Competition Papers, 1915, 1962-1966, (Southern Historical Collection)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919. Kemp P. Battle Montgomery Ward Catalog Competition papers, 1915, 1962-1966. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Thomason family. Thomason family papers, 1833-1967 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Cain, Patrick H. Papers, 1783-1940. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Battle family. Battle family papers, 1765-1955. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Chavis, John, 1763-1838. John Chavis letters, 1889-1892 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Carr, Elias, 1839-1900. Elias Carr papers, 1856-1910 [manuscript]. East Carolina University, Joyner Library
creatorOf Patterson, Andrew Henry, 1870-1928. Notes written at the request of Mrs. Patrick Henry Winston / by Andrew (Drew) Henry Patterson. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894. Papers, 1857-1893. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Raleigh (N.C.) ledger index, ca. 1870-1890s [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn William James Battle Papers, 1870-1959 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn University of North Carolina (1793-1962). University of North Carolina papers, 1757-1930; 1935 (bulk 1789-1930). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Walton, Thomas George, 1815-1905. Thomas George Walton papers, 1779-1897 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Bailey, William H. (William Henry), b. 1831. Papers, 1843-1901. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn John Spencer Bassett Papers, 1770-1978, (bulk 1894-1928) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Richard Gaither Walser Papers (#4168), 1918-1988 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Wetmore, George Badger, 1823-1888. George Badger Wetmore papers, 1851-1955 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Marshall, Matthias Murray, 1841-1912. Matthias Murray Marshall papers, 1823-1912. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Craig, Locke, 1860-1925. Papers, 1880-1924. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919. Sketches of history of North Carolina in 1802 / by Kemp P. Battle. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Hedrick, Benjamin Sherwood, 1827-1886. Benjamin Sherwood Hedrick papers, 1848-1893. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Image Collection, 1799-1999. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906. Chancellor Charles Duncan McIver records, 1855-1906. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries, UNCG University Libraries
referencedIn Cobb family. Cobb family papers, 1814-1975. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Smith, Mary Ruffin, d. 1885. Mary Ruffin Smith papers, 1750-1904 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn McIver, Alexander, 1822-1902. Alexander McIver papers, 1853-1929 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Stephens, George Erwin Gullett, 1873-1946. George Erwin Gullett Stephens papers, 1884-1988. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Kemp P. Battle Montgomery Ward Catalog Competition Papers, 1915, 1962-1966 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Scott, William Lafayette, 1828-1872. Papers, 1847-1877; (bulk 1854-1871). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Kingsbury, Theodore Bryant, 1828-1913. Theodore Bryant Kinsbury papers, 1840-1915. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928. Papers of John Spencer Bassett, 1770-1978 (bulk 1894-1928). Library of Congress
referencedIn Covington, Henry Harris, b. 1870. Henry Harris Covington papers, 1890-1929 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Brinkley, Miles C. Papers, 1867-1873. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Battle, William James, 1870-1955. Battle, William James, papers, 1870-1959. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894. Zebulon Baird Vance papers, 1824-1915. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Allen, A. T. (Arch Turner), b. 1875. A. T. Allen papers, 1894-1935 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919. Supreme court of North Carolina / Battle, Clark. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Lawrence Foushee London Papers, 1740-2003 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Pittman, Mary Eliza Battle, 1829-1909. Mary Eliza Battle letters, 1840-1865 (bulk 1850-1860). North Carolina Division of Archives & Hist
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn University Of North Carolina, Univ. Libraries, Ms. Dept.. University Archives, University Papers.
creatorOf Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919. [Scrapbook of maps of North Carolina counties] University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Nixon, Alfred, b. 1856. Alfred Nixon papers, 1876-1959 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919. Folk lore / by Kemp P. Battle. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina Records, 1789-1932 University Archives
referencedIn Hassell, Cushing Biggs, 1808-1880. Papers, 1814-1926. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Lindsay, Elizabeth Conner, 1901-1954. [Miscellaneous publications of literary and church related organizations, as collected by Vachel Lindsay's family.]. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Battle, William James, 1870-1955. person
associatedWith Brinkley, Miles C. person
associatedWith Cain, Patrick H. person
correspondedWith Capron, Horace (General) person
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associatedWith Hedrick, Benjamin Sherwood, 1827-1886. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Kingsbury, Theodore Bryant, 1828-1913. person
associatedWith London, Lawrence Foushee. person
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associatedWith McIver, Alexander, 1822-1902. person
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associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Patterson, Andrew Henry, 1870-1928. person
associatedWith Patton, James Welch, 1900-1973. person
correspondedWith Pittman, Mary Eliza Battle, 1829-1909. person
associatedWith Scott, William Lafayette, 1828-1872. person
associatedWith Smith, Mary Ruffin, d. 1885. person
associatedWith Stephens, George Erwin Gullett, 1873-1946. person
associatedWith Thomason family. family
associatedWith University of North Carolina (1793-1962) corporateBody
associatedWith University of North Carolina, 1793-1962. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
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associatedWith Walser, Richard Gaither, 1908- person
associatedWith Walton, Thomas George, 1815-1905. person
associatedWith Wetmore, George Badger, 1823-1888. person
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Birth 1831-12-19

Death 1919-02-04

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