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William B. Kittrell Collection

Manuscript Collection #771

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

Title: William B. Kittrell Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Genealogical materials for Dixon, Haddock, Hemby, Laughinghouse, Nelson, and Kittrell families of Pitt County, NC
Extent: 0.386 Cubic feet.

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

Accessions Information

July 27, 1998, (unprocessed), 17 items; Genealogical materials for Dixon, Haddock, Hemby, Laughinghouse, Nelson, and Kittrell families of Pitt County, N.C. Donor: Mr. William B. Kittrell.

September 15, 1998, (unprocessed addition 1), 10 items; Genealogical materials for John Hudson, John Hardee, Smith-Kittrell, James Meglohon [McGlohon, McLawhorn], John Willoughby, and Kittrell families of Pitt County, North Carolina; with Bertie County, NC grave inscriptions, and Red Oak Christian Church materials, ca. 1760-1997. Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell.

November 3, 1999, (unprocessed addition 2), 11 items; Genealogical materials for Jenkins, Baldree, Dail-Deal, and Flake families of Pitt County, N.C., ca. 1662-1911. Typescript. Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell.

May 16, 2006, (unprocessed addition 3), 4 items; Genealogical research material on the Laughinghouse family of Pitt County, North Carolina, including "Descendants of Thomas Laughinghouse, Sr., " and "Laughinghouse Deeds," ca. 1730-1900; also photographs of Pitt County Schools taken by Dr. D. H. Conley and scanned on a compact disc by Elizabeth Ross for the donor with a catalog on the school pictures, ca. 1913-1967. 76 black and white photographs. 1 compact disc. Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell.

June 28, 2006, (unprocessed addition 4), 13 items; Biographical, historical and genealogical research material on Paul Harrington, Ichabod Moore, Andrew Jackson Moore, Sylvester Hassell, Red Oak Christian Church, Bethany Free Will Baptist Church, Meadow Primitive Baptist Church, Kehukee Primitive Baptist Church, Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church, and Penny Hill Plantation, Pitt County and Bertie County, North Carolina, written, transcribed, or copied by William B. Kittrell and Mary Kittrell, of Greenville, NC.

August 6, 2008, (unprocessed addition 5), 1 item; Motion picture of Greenville, North Carolina (ca. 1940s-1950s) showing pedestrians, people in theater, firemen, fire trucks, policemen, buildings, and street scenes, etc. Untitled. Producer unknown. Color. ca. 40 minutes. 1 Digital Video Disc, HP dvd+r 16 x. SN PEP686 KC271 42682 4. Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell.

May 25,2009, (unprocessed addition 6), 5 items, 0.010 cubic feet; Biographical, Genealogical and Historical sketches (1987-2009) by William B. Kittrell, including George Columbus "Lum" Buck family; Boat Races on the Tar River and the Tar River Boat Club; Corey [Cory] Family Deeds; John Bryant Kittrell, Sr.; Penny Hill Plantation and Thigpen Family, of Pitt County, North Carolina. Typescripts and Photocopies. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: William B. Kittrell.

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

William B. Kittrell Collection (#771), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services

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 2#0771.2
    • Folder a#0771.2.a
      Descendants of Paul Harrington (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 25 p.
    • Folder b#0771.2.b
      Red Oak Christian Church 100th Anniversary Celebration 1871-1971 (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 8 p.
    • Folder c#0771.2.c
      Bertie County Grave Sites (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 6 p.
    • Folder d#0771.2.d
      Bethany Free Will Baptist Church 1879-1980 (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 8 p
    • Folder e#0771.2.e
      A Short Biography of Elder Ichabod Moore (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder f#0771.2.f
      Meadow Primitive Baptist Church [History, 1785-1928] (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder g#0771.2.g
      Historical Facts Concerning Kehukee Primitive Baptist Church, 1714-1979. (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder h#0771.2.h
      Elder Andrew Jackson Moore (ca. 2006) Typescript. 2 items. 4 p.
    • Folder i#0771.2.i
      Sylvester Hassell, by an old Reporter (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder j#0771.2.j
      Penny Hill Plantation [Pitt County, North Carolina] (1987-1995) Typescript. 2 items. 6 p.
    • Folder k#0771.2.k
      Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, by Bill & Mary Kittrell (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 6 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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