Guide to Research CollectionsTulane University
New Orleans, LA
Papers: In the Colcock Family Oapers, 1785-1917, 620 items.
Persons represented include William Ferguson Colcock. An unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.
University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Microfilm: 1877-1901, 1 volume.
Autobiography of the personal life, ancestry, and family events of William F. Colcock of Jasper and Beaufort counties and Charleston, S.C., planter, lawyer, speaker of South Carolina House of Representatives, Democratic U.S. Representative, 1849-1853, and collector of the port of Charleston, 1853-1865. The narrative, written in 1877 and 1886 (with later notes in another hand), mentions events of his public life, but relates mainly to family life.