February 9, 1984 157 items; Papers of Wilmington, N.C., family (1828–1862), including correspondence, financial papers, and miscellaneous. Donor: Mrs. Elizabeth Newkirk.
August 4, 2015 (unprocessed addition 1), 1 item, 0.001cu.ft.; Addition includes a letter dated 25 September 1847, written by W. C. Bettencourt and sent to Secretary of War Marcy. Donor: Luke Bilberry.
August 4, 2015 (unprocessed addition 2), 2 items, 0.002 cu.ft.; Addition includes a letter dated 11 December 1849, written by Molly Ann Costin in Wilmington, North Carolina, to W. H. Bettencourt while he was attending the College of St. James in Hagerstown, Maryland. Also included is a transcription and research provided by William James Griffing. Donor: Carl M. Volz.
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Newkirk
Gift of Luke Bilberry
Gift of Carl M. Volz
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Bettencourt Family Papers (#482), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Arrangement, description, inventory and finding aid by Jacqueline E. Kempfer, 4/10/2012; revised by Jonathan Dembo, 10/17/2012; Encoding revised by Jonathan Dembo, 10/18/2012; Apex Data Services, March 2002