Helen R. Morecock Papers

Manuscript Collection #398
Morecock, Helen R.
Physical description
0.11 Cubic Feet, 1 volume , being a North Carolina public school register for a Halifax County school, 1888-1899.
Preferred Citation
Helen R. Morecock Papers (#398), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Papers (1888-1899) including North Carolina school register for a Halifax County School, 1888-1899.

Biographical/historical information

Helen R. Morecock was a teacher in school districts 5, 6, and 16 of Halifax County, North Carolina.

Scope and arrangement

The school register records data mostly for two- to three-month, mid-year terms from 1888-1899.

The major information contained in this official North Carolina Public School Register consists of lists of the names of the pupils, along with their age and sex, their parents' or guardians' names, their attendance records, and their grades on general subjects. Family names listed most often include Anderson, Brickwell, Butts, Carter, Cullom, Dickens, Faucette, Green, Hamill, Hearlow, Johnson, Johnston, Keeter, Morecock, Morris, Neville, Powers, Rhea, Rogers, Snipes, Weeks, and Williams. The race of all of the pupils was given as "white."

The register also records for each term the teacher's salary, the names of the persons on the school committee, and the titles of textbooks used.

For other collections pertaining to schools in Halifax County, see #154 and #335.

Administrative information
Custodial History

December 12, 1979, 1 item; Halifax County, N.C., public school register, 1888-1889. Gift of Mr. William E. Elmore, Greenville, N.C.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mr. William E. Elmore

Processing information

Processed by I. Berent, September 1980

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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

Key terms
Personal Names
Morecock, Helen R.
Public schools--North Carolina--Halifax County
Teachers--North Carolina--Halifax County