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Darden Family Papers, 1857, 1880-1881, 1907

(Manuscript Collection #173)

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Title: Darden Family Papers
Creator: Darden family
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1851,1880-1881,1907) consisting of correspondence, newspapers, notice of sale.
Extent: 0.11 Cubic feet, 3 items, 1 volume .

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Accessions Information

June 23, 1971, 3 items and 1 volume; Correspondence (1907) and notice of sale (1857). Volume of Anson Times (1880-1881). Gift of Mr. James H. Darden III, Greenville, NC.

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

Darden Family Papers (#173), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mr. James H. Darden III

Processing Information

  • Processed by M. Boccaccio; A. Merriman, November 1999

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The collection consists of two pieces of correspondence, an estate sale notice, and a bound volume of newspapers. The correspondence concerns incidences of influenza or "la grippe" in Richmond, VA (January 14, 1907), and tonsillitis and diphtheria in Goldsboro, NC (September 23, 1907). The estate sale notice lists items for sale and includes a new cotton gin, supplies for building a gin house, two bushel barrels of apple brandy, 8,000 shingles, and 30 bushel barrels of plank road dip. The bound volume of newspapers contains The Anson Times from October 13, 1880 to October 5, 1881.

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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