March 1, 1984, 25 items; Papers (1834-1937, undated) of Albemarle and Louisa Counties, Va., families, including correspondence, land records, Bible records, genealogy notes, and miscellaneous. Loaned by Mrs. Martha G. Elmore, Greenville, N.C. [Later became a gift.]
November 4, 1997, (unprocessed addition 1), 28 pages; "The Hamners of America" (1938-1975, n.d.) by Edward Delmar Hamner; Hamner family genealogical notes and photographic prints. Photocopied. Typescript and facsimiles. Donor: Mrs. Martha G. Elmore.
July 25, 2007, (unprocessed addition 2), 4 items, 0.010 cubic feet; Papers (1975-2006, n.d.) of the Hamner - Carpenter family of Albemarle County and Louisa County, Virginia, including genealogical and cemetery records, including genealogical charts, notes and gravestone inscriptions. Photocopies. Typescript and facsimiles. Donor: Mrs. Martha G. Elmore.
May 2, 2015, (unprocessed addition 3), 20 items, 0.08 cubic feet; Addition contains items related to Roberta Gay Carpenter including an undated program (early 1900s) for a play given at Plain Dealing (Lousia Co., Virginia), a detailed contract (1908) for her to teach at Churchville High School in Augusta Co., Virginia, and an invitation (1916) for her wedding to Garland H. Spicer, Sr.; correspondence from relatives with her mother Nannie Alberta Gay Carpenter (1911-1935, n.d.); a 1931 certificate stating there was no inheritance tax on the estate for Nannie's husband W. C. Carpenter who died in 1926; and 1991 photographs of recently cleaned off stones at the Plain Dealing Homeplace cemetery and a 2006 listing of the stones in that cemetery. Donor: Mrs. Martha G. Elmore
April 4, 2018, (unprocessed addition 4), 0.25 cubic feet; Addition includes photocopy of A Brief History of The Hanmer/Hamner Family in Wales & Colonial Virginia by James Edward Hamner III and Catherine Anne Clark Hamner (1991); notes related to a visit to the Hamner Family Cemetery (Carter’s Bridge Cemetery) in Albemarle Co., Virginia, in 2000, plus a listing of gravestones there; Hamner family genealogy notes and family group sheets; clippings and family group sheets related to the Gay family of Albemarle Co., VA; and correspondence (1933-1971) related to the Carpenter family of Louisa County, VA.; listing of Carpenter gravestones in Bethpage Christian Church cemetery in Mineral, VA; and a document showing old Gay, Garland, and Hamner home sites in Albemarle County, VA. Donor: Mrs. Martha G. Elmore
Gift of Mrs. Martha G. Elmore
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Carpenter-Gay-Hamner Family Papers (#490), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by C. Crews, April 1991
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