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Samuel Lloyd Sheep Papers, 1873-1928

Manuscript Collection #233

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

Title: Samuel Lloyd Sheep Papers
Creator: Sheep, Samuel Lloyd, d. 1928
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1873-1928) consisting of correspondence, school reports, school catalogues, letters, newspapers and photographs.
Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 13 items , consisting of correspondence, school reports, school catalogs, and photographs.

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

Accessions Information

July 11, 1973, 13 items; Papers (1873-1928) including correspondence, school reports, school catalogs, and photographs. Gift of Mrs. Garland Towe, Elizabeth City, N.C.

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

Samuel Lloyd Sheep Papers (#233), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mrs. Garland Towe

Processing Information

  • Processed by L. Hofler, April 1974

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Samuel Lloyd Sheep was a noted educator in Elizabeth City and the surrounding area. Involved in education for his entire life, Sheep was president of Atlantic Collegiate Institute. Upon his death in 1928, the Board of Graded School Trustees named the Grammar School Building in Elizabeth City, N.C., in his memory.

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

The bulk of this collection is made up of school catalogs of the Atlantic Collegiate Institute (1904-1906).

The bulk of this collection is made up of school catalogues of the Atlantic Collegiate Institute (1904-1906).These catalogs describe the history of the school, curriculum, fees, and various other types of information pertaining to the school. Also included are school report cards of Pauline Hinton from Miss Martin's School (1873-1874), 1908-1909 school catalog of Graded SChools of Elizabeth City, N.C., " The Tatler" for Elizabeth City High School for Christmas 1915 and photographs.

Correspondence in this collection consists of two items. One item concerns a resolution passed by the Board of Graded School Trustees naming the Grammar School in Sheep's memory. The other letter is from newspaper editor R. B. Creecy giving a complimentary subscription to The Economist, a local newspaper.

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

Card Catalog Entries Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Reading Room's card catalog. This system is no longer maintained, but it is left in place to help on-site researchers locate particular topics in the collection.

Geographic Entry :

  • North Carolina, Elizabeth City

Autograph Entries :

  • Creecy, R[ichard] B[enbury] 1930
  • Ehringhaus, J[ohn] C[hristoph] B[lucker] 1928

Subject Entries :

  • EDUCATION— PRIVATE SCHOOLS— Elizabeth City, N.C.— 1904-1906
  • EDUCATION— PUBLIC SCHOOLS— Elizabeth City, N.C.
  • EDUCATION— PUBLIC SCHOOLS— Elizabeth City, N.C.

Images below are listed alphabetically by subject. This list reflects only those portions of the collection for which negatives have been prepared.

HOTELS, INNS AND TAVERNS
Description: Group in front of hotel
Location: Elizabeth City, NC
Date: 1910s
Call Number: p-#233/1(777)

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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