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Episcopal Diocese Of East Carolina Records, 1804-2008, undated

(Manuscript Collection #797)

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

Title: Episcopal Diocese Of East Carolina Records
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Non-active permanent records (1804-2008, undated) of the diocese, including correspondence, subject files, minutes, legal files, church history materials, parish registers, general files, reports, photographs, publications, and miscellany.
Extent: 28.047 Cubic feet.

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

Accessions Information

August 29, 2000, (unprocessed); Non-active permanent records (1825-1983) of the diocese, including correspondence, subject files, minutes, legal files, church history materials, parish registers, general files, reports, photographs, publications, and miscellany. Loaned by Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina.

April 16, 2003, (unprocessed addition 1), 110 items; A Transcription (2002) of the Minute Book of the Pamlico Convocation beginning July 1867 and ending with the Convocation of Edenton of Edenton May 1881. Transcribed by Mamr Marsh Wilson, diocesan Committee on History and Archives. 1 vol. (loose leaf) Index 3pp. Loaned by Holley Mack Bell

September 8, 2003, (unprocessed addition 2), 158 items; A Brief History of the Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of East Carolina 1888-1988 by Louise Bashford Hunt with An Update for 1988-2003 by Betty Simmons Cochran, (Washington, NC: Episcopal Church Women, 2003). Donor: Betty Simmons Cochran

May 4, 2007, (unprocessed addition 3), 1 item, 0.05 cubic feet; Lives of the Bishops of North Carolina from the Establishment of the Episcopate in that State Down to the Division of the Diocese by Marshall DeLancey Haywood, Historiographer of the Diocese of North Carolina. (Alfred Williams & Company, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1910). Loaned by Holley Mack Bell

May 30, 2008, (unprocessed addition 4), 1.0 cubic feet; Collection (1841-1904, undated) of printed materials from the library of St. John's Episcopal Church, Wilmington, North Carolina, including journals of the general convention and biblical lexicons. LOANED. See preliminary inventory attached. Loaned by Mamré Marsh Wilson, Historiographer, Diocese of East Carolina

June 3, 2008, (unprocessed addition 5), 33 volumes, 4.67 cubic feet; Collection (1804-2008, undated) of manuscript, printed and Braille volumes from the library of Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina, including Winton, North Carolina and Murfreesboro, North Carolina church records, Episcopal Church histories, commentaries on the Bible, prayer books, sermons and autobiographical works by church leaders, etc. See preliminary inventory attached. Loaned by Mamré Marsh Wilson, Historiographer, Diocese of East Carolina

April 8, 2009, (unprocessed addition 6), 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Invitation card (12/18/1982) from the Right Reverend Bruce Sidney Sanders, Bishop Coadjutor of East Carolina to the ordination of Stephen Arthur Miller to the Sacred Order of Priest, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Kinston, North Carolina. Printed. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Dr. W. Keats Sparrow

June 7, 2010, (unprocessed addition 7), 2 items, 0.153 cubic feet; Collection (1962) of printed works relating to the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina including a pamphlet entitled 1962-1963 Manual, Episcopal Churchwomen, Diocese of East Carolina with “Correction – Parish Additions” laid in; also a program entitled A Service of Witness of the Episcopal Church, Diocese of East Carolina, November 11, 1962 … The Little Theatre, Knox Street, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. See preliminary inventory. Donor: Egbert L. Nunn.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

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

Preferred Citation

Episcopal Diocese Of East Carolina Records (#797), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Loan by Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina
  • Loan by Holley Mack Bell
  • Gift of Betty Simmons Cochran
  • Loan by Mamré Marsh Wilson, Historiographer, Diocese of East Carolina
  • Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow
  • Gift of Egbert L. Nunn

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.

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Series 1:
Thomas C. Darst Papers
Series 2:
Robert B. Drane Papers
Series 3:
Subject Files A-Z
Series 4:
Parish Registers
Series 5:
Diocese Journals
Series 6:
Convocation Journals
Series 7:
Churchwomen Records
Series 8:
Correspondence
Series 9:
Newspapers
Series 10:
Newsletter
Series 11:
Periodicals
Series 12:
Miscellaneous
Series 13:
Women's Auxiliary
Series 14:
Bound Journals
Box 64#0797.64
Mission Herald (1 folder), 1911-1915
Box 65#0797.65
Mission Herald (1 folder), 1912-1916
Series 15:
Photographs
Series 16:
Miscellaneous Documents
Series 17:
Ledgers
  • Box 76#0797.76
    • Folder k#0797.76.k
      A Transcription of the Minute Book of the Pamplico Convocation Beginning July 1867 and Ending with the Convocation of Edenton May 1881, 1867-1881
Box 78#0797.78
St. John's, Walton Parish Register (1 folder), 1906-1968
Series 18:
Books
Box 80#0797.80
An Exposition of the Old and New Testament vol. 1 by Matthew Henry, (1829)
Box 81#0797.81
An Exposition of the Old and New Testament vol. 2 by Matthew Henry, (1829)
Box 82#0797.82
An Exposition of the Old and New Testament vol. 3 by Matthew Henry, (1829)
Series 19:
Oversized Materials
Oversize Folder 90os1a#0797.90os1a
Instruments of Donation, 1894, 1917-1918, undated
Oversize Folder 90os1b#0797.90os1b
Insurance Policy, 1899
Oversize Folder 90os1c#0797.90os1c
Complete Map of Nags Head, N.C., 1933
Oversize Folder 90os1d#0797.90os1d
Carriage House Blueprints, 1943
Oversize Folder 90os1e#0797.90os1e
Original Signatures of Clergy & Delegates to the Special Convention Electing & Approving the Election of Bishop Elebash as Bishop Coadjutor, 1968
Oversize Folder 90os1f#0797.90os1f
Sewanee Summer School-Camp Advertisement, 1971
Oversize Folder 90os1g#0797.90os1g
St. Andrews-by-the-Sea Blueprints, undated

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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