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Herbert Richard Paschal, Jr., Papers, 1951-1983, undated

Manuscript Collection #481

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Title: Herbert Richard Paschal, Jr., Papers
Creator: Paschal, Herbert R. (Herbert Richard), 1927-1982
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1951-1983) of deceased East Carolina University History Professor (and Department Head) Herbert R. Paschal, Jr., include his research files relating to exploration and early settlement of the English Colonies in North Carolina, 1644-1700. Also included are files related to his career and to his years as a student.
Extent: 5.663 Cubic feet.

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Accessions Information

December 13, 1983, (unprocessed), 1350 items; Correspondence, research notes, clippings, reports, minutes, photocopies of documents, and miscellaneous. Donor: Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal.

November 12, 1991, (unprocessed addition 1), 2 cubic feet; Correspondence, research notes, and miscellaneous materials. Donor: Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal.

August 24, 2000, (unprocessed addition 2), 2 cubic feet; Research files, consisting of photocopies and typescript transcripts of 17th century publications concerning English government and the exploration and early settlement of North Carolina. Donor: Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal, Jr.

July 28, 2006, (unprocessed addition 3), 1 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Biography (ca. 1967-1974) of Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard the Pirate, who frequented North Carolina waters, ca. 1680-1718, by Robert E. Lee. Photocopy typescript manuscript. Incomplete. Notes, appendices, bibliography. Rec'd. 6/22/2005. Donor: Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal, Jr.

April 29, 2008, (unprocessed addition 4), 11 items, 0.02 cubic feet; Papers (1953-1982) including letters of sympathy received by Mrs. Herbert Richard Paschal, Jr., World War II ration book; clipping pertaining to his appointment to the faculty of East Carolina College; and printed items relating to ECC's 50th anniversary in 1957. Autograph letters & printed materials. See preliminary inventory. Rec'd. 4/5/2008. Donor: Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal, Jr.

June 15, 2010, (unprocessed addition 5), 632 items, 0.893 cubic feet; Correspondence and research materials (1957-1981, undated) related to Dr. Paschal's scholarship on the Tuscarora Indians in North Carolina, 1957-1980; early American History, and his contractual agreement with the Tryon Palace Commission to write a history of New Bern and Craven County [North Carolina], 1978-1981; also 17 reels of microfilmed source documents. See preliminary inventory. Recd. 2/12/2010.. Donor: Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal, Jr.

June 16, 2010, (unprocessed addition 6), 23 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Papers (1953-1983) including historical essays, correspondence concerning Dr. Paschal's research and publication efforts; also a program for the 1976 dedication of a portrait of the Earl of Chatham, Sir William Pitt, by The Pitt County Historical Society; & a speech given at by Dr. Paschal at the dedication. See preliminary inventory. Recd. 3/29/2010. Note: The donor is the widow of Prof. Herbert R. Paschal, Jr. Donor: Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal, Jr.

August 30, 2012, (unprocessed addition 7), 0.25 cubic feet; Papers (1951-1979, undated) include correspondence about scholarships while a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the post-graduation job search, his time at ECU as a faculty member and as History Department chair, working to get his dissertation published by UNC Press, appointments to historical commissions and speaking engagements. Important correspondents include Christopher Crittenden, Lambert Davis, Terry Sanford and Hugh T. Lefler. Also included are speeches (handwritten and typescript). Donor: Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal, 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

Herbert Richard Paschal, Jr., Papers (#481), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal, Jr.

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 24#0481.24
    • Folder b#0481.24.b
      Paschal, Herbert Richard, Jr. (Mrs.) Sypathy letters received by Mrs. Herbert Richard "Dot" Paschal (1982) concerning the death of Prof. Herbert Richard Paschal, Jr. 7 items. 8 p.
    • Folder c#0481.24.c
      War Ration Book Four (1943) belonging to Herbert R. Paschal. Partial. Printed. 1 item. 6 p. Note: Includes some ration stamps.
    • Folder d#0481.24.d
      Seven New Staff Members for EFF (1955) Greenville, NC Daily Reflector Newspaper Clipping. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Mentions appointment of Herbert R. Paschal & Joseph F. Steelman, to ECC faculty.
    • Folder e#0481.24.e
      Fiftieth Anniversary Convocation 1907-1957 East Carolina College Program (1957) Printed Brochure. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder f#0481.24.f
      As You Like It, by William Shakespeare, Playbill (1957) for East Carolina College Golden Anniversary. Printed Flyer. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder g#0481.24.g
      Contract and proposal (1979) for the preparation of a history of New Bern and Craven County, North Carolina to be written by Herbert Richard Paschal Jr. Manuscript. 2 items. 11 p.
    • Folder h#0481.24.h
      Letters (1978-1981) concerning Dr. Herbert Richard Paschal Jr.'s work and progress on a history of New Bern and Craven Count North Carolina. Correspondence. 16 items. 19 p.
    • Folder i#0481.24.i
      Letter (1981) from Mrs. Graham A. Borden [New Bern, North Carolina] to Herbert Richard Paschal Jr. containing information about the history of New Bern, North Carolina. Correspondence/Manuscript. 6 items. 12 p.
    • Folder j#0481.24.j
      Letters (1957-1965) received by Herbert Richard Paschal regarding his work on a history of the Tuscarora Indians. Correspondence. 9 items. 10 p.
    • Folder k#0481.24.k
      Manuscript written by David Stick (1980) about Indian presences and way of life in Coastal North Carolina. Manuscript. 1 item. 25 p.
    • Folder l#0481.24.l
      Primary list of items (undated) to be included in proposed volume of printed Seventeenth Century Carolina Material by Herbert Richard Paschal. 1 item. 3 p.
  • Box 25#0481.25
    • Folder a#0481.25.a
      "Materials Missing or Incomplete" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 15 items. 34 p.
    • Folder b#0481.25.b
      "Works Being Typed" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 26 items. 27 p.
    • Folder c#0481.25.c
      "American & Other Bibliographies" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 204 items. 204 p.
    • Folder d#0481.25.d
      "Secondary Accounts of Promotional Literature" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 3 items 3 p.
    • Folder e#0481.25.e
      "Carolina Coffee House" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 36 item. 36 p.
    • Folder f#0481.25.f
      "Fundamental Constitution" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 38 items. 63 p.
    • Folder g#0481.25.g
      "Possible 17th Century Carolina" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder h#0481.25.h
      "Bacon's Rebellion" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 39 items. 104 p.
    • Folder i#0481.25.i
      "New England Records in State Archives" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 55 items. 58 p.
    • Folder j#0481.25.j
      "North Carolina Colonial Inventory Cards" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 33 items. 33 p.
    • Folder k#0481.25.k
      "Neustadt and Randolph" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 86 items. 107 p.
    • Folder l#0481.25.l
      "North Carolina 17th Century Material Collected" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 39 items. 45 p.
    • Folder m#0481.25.m
      "Promotional Literature Non-Carolina" (undated) series of index cards. Manuscript. 3 items. 3 p.
  • Box 26#0481.26
    • Folder a#0481.26.a
      Williams, Edvvard, Virginia Richly Valued (1650) [London, England]. Microfilm. 1 item. 67 p.
    • Folder b#0481.26.b
      Washbourne, Thomas. Divine Poems (1654) [London, England]. Microfilm. 1 item. 88 p.
    • Folder c#0481.26.c
      Papers dealing with the American Colonies and Virginia. Microfilm. 1 item. 90 p.
    • Folder d#0481.26.d
      Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina, Including a copy of the North Carolina Constitution (1670), Signed March 1, 1669, New York Public Library Copy Microfilm. 1 item. 32p. NOTES: Received by Mr. Paschal in January 1970
    • Folder e#0481.26.e
      Selections from various works including: The True Protestant Mercury (1682); Heraclitus Ridens (1681); Reynel, Carew (1674) The True English Interest [London England]; Proceedings Against the Earl of Shaftsbury [London, England] (1681); Knight, Sir Jonas Moore (1681) A New System of Mathematicks; Geographia Universalis (1691) [London, England]; Bohun, Edmund (1688) A Geographical Dictionary [London, England]; Bray, Thomas (1699) Apostick Charity [London, England]; Cosmography and Geography (1683) [London, England]; The Great Historical Dictionary (1694) [London, England]; De Jone, Johannes De Raei (1680) Dictionarium Geographicum [Amsterdam, Netherlands]. Microfilm. 1 item. 124 p.
    • Folder f#0481.26.f
      The Impartial Protestant Mercury (1681-1682) and The True Protestant Mercury (1681), periodicals published in London. Microfilm. 1 item. 244 p.
    • Folder g#0481.26.g
      Tracts Relating to America and the West Indies (1682) [London, England]. Microfilm. 1 item. 343 p.
    • Folder h#0481.26.h
      Wilson, Samuel, Description de la Carolina Pres La Florida Genève (1684). Microfilm. 1 item. 75 p. NOTES: Written entirely in French
    • Folder i#0481.26.i
      Crouch, Nathaniel. (1685) The English Empire in America [London, England]. Microfilm. 1 item,. 42 p.
  • Box 27#0481.27
    • Folder a#0481.27.a
      Catalogues of books (1700) sent to Mr. Brett, to be used in the founding of a library in Bath, North Carolina; Account Book belonging to a Dr. Bray. (1708); Letter from a R. Marsen sent to a unknown person. Microfilm. 2 items. 107 p.
    • Folder b#0481.27.b
      Bullock, William, (1787) Virginia Impartially Examined Microfilm. 1 item. 80 p.
    • Folder c#0481.27.c
      Perkins, Samuel H., Journal (1818-1832), containing information about Hyde County, North Carolina. 2 Vols. Microfilm. 1 item 365 p.
    • Folder d#0481.27.d
      Selected papers from the South Carolina Historical Society. Microfilm. 1 item. 314 p.
    • Folder e#0481.27.e
      Ackerman, Robert Kilgo, South Carolina Colonial Land Polices (1965) Thesis written by a Doctoral candidate at the University of South Carolina. Microfilm. 1 item. 208 p.
    • Folder f#0481.27.f
      Neustadt, Maxine Fern, Proprietary Purposes in the Anglo-American Colonies.: Problems in The Transplantation of English Patterns of Social Organization, a thesis written by a Graduate Student from the University of Wisconsin. Microfilm. 1 item 695 p.
    • Folder g#0481.27.g
      Fagg, Daniel Webster, Jr. Carolina, 1663-1683: The Founding of a Proprietary (1970) thesis written by a Doctoral candidate at Emory University. Microfilm. 1 item. 364 p.
  • Box 28#0481.28
    • Folder a#0481.28.a
      Paschal, Herbert R. letters (1968) sent to William S. Powell concerning the creation of a history of North Carolina. Correspondence. 2 items. 4 p.
    • Folder b#0481.28.b
      Various letters (1982-1983) received by Mrs. Herbert R. Paschal regarding the death of Herbert R. Paschal and his estate, including the various writings he was under contract with. Correspondence. 12 items. 14 p.
    • Folder c#0481.28.c
      Hope Plantation [Windsor, North Carolina], Letter and Narrative (1979) concerning the historic Hope Plantation written by Herbert R. Paschal Jr. Manuscript. 2 items. 19 p.
    • Folder d#0481.28.d
      Paschal, Herbert R. Jr., (undated) report written on Charles Griffin; papers (undated) written on North Carolina History by unknown authors titled; Economic and Social Life of Albemarle County, and Towns-And a Capital. Manuscript. 3 items. 20 p.
    • Folder e#0481.28.e
      Paschal, Herbert R. Jr., (1953) New South Crop: Some Notes on the Rise of the Peanut Industry to 1900. Manuscript. 1 item. 42 p.
    • Folder f#0481.28.f
      Dedication of The Portrait of First Earl of Chatham, Sir William Pitt (1976) program, and address titled William Pitt and the Colonies, written by Herbert R. Paschal Jr. Manuscript. 2 items. 6 p.
    • Folder g#0481.28.g
      Paper (ca. 1968) by an unknown author, concerning the history of North Carolina from the discovery of America to the founding of the Lost Colony. Manuscript. 1 item. 240 p.
Oversize Folder 27os1#0481.27os1
John White's Map of Coastal Carolina ca. 1585, Reproduction. Manuscript. 1 item. 1 p.

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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