Lewis P. Olds was a North Carolina lawyer and politician. He served as the state's Attorney General from 1869-1870, as State Senator from 1870-1871, and as the United States consul to St. Helena from 1876-1877.
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
- Phillips, S. F., North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of North Carolina, January and June Terms, 1870 (Raleigh: Nichols & Gorman, 1870).
- Battle, Kemp Plummer, History of the University of North Carolina (Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Print Co., 1912).
- United States Senate, Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America from March 5, 1875 to March 3, 1877, Inclusive (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1901).
- North Carolina Historical Commission, A Manual of North Carolina (Raleigh: E. M. Uzzell & Co., 1913).