Albright Family Papers, ca. 1915, 1967

Manuscript Collection #70

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Albright Family Papers
    Creator: Albright family
    Albright, Augustus Garland
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Typescript of Some Data on the Albright Family written by Augustus Garland Albright (ca. 1915) with updates by Claude Overman (1967).
    Extent: 0.16 Cubic feet, 1 archival box , photocopies and typescript
  • Description

    This collection, made up entirely by Mr. A. G. Albright's family genealogy book, Data on the Albright Family, traces the lineage of the Albright family from the early twentieth century back to the royal houses of Hapsburg and Lorraine in the Holy Roman Empire. From Germany, Albright traces the roots of his family to Pennsylvania and from there to North Carolina and elsewhere in the United States.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    November 20, 1968, 90 pages, copy, history of Albright family. Gift of Miss Joy Albright, Mebane, N.C.

    January 25, 2017(unprocessed addition), 0.05 cu. ft.; This is a typescript of the manuscript (updated ca. 1967) of Some Data on the Albright Family by Augustus Garland Albright. It is a ca. 110-page typescript with handwritten material, and includes clippings, programs, and other materials related to the family members. Four additional pages of family information are also included. Specifically covered, starting in 1725, are Albright family members descended from Hendrich Albrecht from Germany whose sons settled in New York and Pennsylvania. The children of Hendrich’s son John settled in Guilford Courthouse and Orange Co., N.C. Gift of John Franklin Albright, Jr. via Alex Albright.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Miss Joy Albright
    Gift of John Franklin Albright, Jr.

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Albright Family Papers (#70), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by M. Quintanilla, November 1986

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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