Winn, Philip James
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Durham, NC 27708-0185
Primarily the personal and business correspondence, papers, and volumes of John Winn, farmer, lawyer, and postmaster, and his son Philip James Winn. The papers of Philip James Winn relate to his education at the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Virginia, his career in medicine, the service of his brothers in the Confederate Army, the family activities, and records of the invention and patenting of a new gate latch. Other materials concerning the Winn Family are included.