Susan Davis Nye Hutchison Journals


Object ID:
Accession #:
between 1815 and 1841
Southern Historical Collection
Held at:
The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Associated Place:
Amenia, NY; Raleigh, NC; Augusta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Salisbury, NC;
3 items
UNC Libraries Finding Aid Abstract:
"Susan D. Nye of Amenia, N.Y., came to Raleigh, N.C., in 1815 to teach in the Female Department of Raleigh Academy. In 1825 she married Adam Hutchison of Augusta, Ga., a widower with children. After her husband's death, circa 1833, Susan D. (Nye) Hutchison and her children and stepchildren moved to Amenia for a year, then to Raleigh and Salisbury, N.C. Mrs. Hutchinson taught during her three years in Salisbury and when the family moved to Charlotte, N.C., in 1839, Mrs. Hutchison opened a school of her own. The collection includes a typescript copy of a journal, 1815, and extracts from journals, 1826-1841, of Susan Davis Nye Hutchison. The journal for 1815 describes the journey from New York to North Carolina and social and work life in Raleigh. The ...

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