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Rep. Howard Chapin Papers, 1947-2000

Manuscript Collection #851

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

Title: Rep. Howard Chapin Papers
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Rep. Howard Chapin Papers (1947-2000) primarily pertaining to his nine terms in the North Carolina General Assembly from Washington, NC, 1974-1992, including personal correspondence, clippings, materials relating to his service on committees, and artifacts he received relating to the bicentennials of Washington, NC and the United States, 1975-76.
Extent: 18.71 Cubic feet.

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

Accessions Information

March 25, 2002 (unprocessed), 14 containers, 8.45 cubic feet; Rep. Howard Chapin Papers (1947-2000) primarily pertaining to his nine terms in the North Carolina General Assembly from Washington, NC, 1974-1992, including personal correspondence, clippings, materials relating to his service on committees, and artifacts he received relating to the bicentennials of Washington, NC and the United States, 1975-76. (8.45 cubic feet). Donor: Howard B. Chapin & Mary Alice Chapin.

September 4, 2002 (unprocessed addition 1), 6 items, 0.261 cubic feet; Papers (1976) including Washington - Beaufort County North Carolina Bicentennial Souvenirs and Kansas State Bicentennial Souvenirs. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Howard B. Chapin & Mary Alice Chapin.

January 6, 2003 (unprocessed addition 2), 4 containers, 4.0 cubic feet; Papers (1972-1997, undated) of North Carolina General Assembly member (D-Washington, Beaufort County), relating to his legislative and Democratic Party political activities especially education, and including correspondence, clippings, notes, research materials, campaign literature, speeches, etc. (4.0 cubic feet est.) See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Howard B. Chapin & Mary Alice Chapin.

May 17, 2003 (unprocessed addition 3), Papers (1943-2002, undated) of North Carolina General Assembly member (D-Washington, Beaufort County), relating to his legislative and Democratic Party political activities, especially education, and including correspondence, clippings, notes, research materials, campaign literature, speeches, etc. Donor: Chapin, Howard B. and Mary Alice Chapin

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

Rep. Howard Chapin Papers (#851), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Howard B. Chapin & Mary Alice Chapin

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 1-9#0851.1-9
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, memorabilia 1972-2000, undated
  • Box 11#0851.11
    • Folder a#0851.11.a
      Daily Bulletins, General Assembly of N.C. Legislative Cumulative Notebook; printed material, January 15-March 14, 1975
    • Folder b#0851.11.b
      Daily Bulletins, General Assembly of N.C. Legislative Cumulative Notebook; printed material, March 19-April 23, 1975
    • Folder c#0851.11.c
      Daily Bulletins, General Assembly of N.C. Legislative Cumulative Notebook; printed material, April 24-May 19, 1975
    • Folder d#0851.11.d
      Daily Bulletins, General Assembly of N.C. Legislative Cumulative Notebook; printed material, May 20-June 13, 1975
    • Folder e#0851.11.e
      Daily Bulletins, General Assembly of N.C. Legislative Cumulative Notebook; printed material, June 16-June 25, 1975
    • Folder f#0851.11.f
      Daily Bulletins, General Assembly of N.C. Legislative Cumulative Notebook; printed material, April 23-May 14, 1976
  • Box 15#0851.15
    • Folder a#0851.15.a
      Washington - Baufort County North Carolina Bicentennial Bronze Medallion sent to the governors of all 50 states. In original display packaging.
    • Folder b#0851.15.b
      Washington - Baufort County North Carolina Bicentennial Miniature Souvenir Plate and display stand.
    • Folder c#0851.15.c
      Kansas Bicentennial Souvenirs sent to Rep. Chapin: "The Flint Hills of Kansas," by Stephen M. Perry. 20 p. Pamphlet. Illustrated and autographed by the author; "Spirit of 76" Lapel Pint.
    • Folder d#0851.15.d
      Kansas State Bicentennial Souvenir Pewter Plate

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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