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Walley Chauncey Family Collection, 1827-1982

(Manuscript Collection #862)

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

Title: Walley Chauncey Family Collection
Creator: Chauncey family
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Walley Chauncey Family Collection (ca. 1827 - 1982) including photocopies of correspondence, photographs, clippings, plats, and genealogical charts, relating to Walley Chauncey and his descendants in Eastern North Carolina.
Extent: 0.239 Cubic feet.

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

Accessions Information

May 21, 2002, (unprocessed), 1 container, 21 items, 0.009 cubic feet, 28 pages; Walley Chauncey Family Collection (ca. 1827 - 1982) including photocopies of correspondence, photographs, clippings, plats, and genealogical charts, relating to Walley Chauncey and his descendants in Eastern North Carolina. Donor: Beatrice Chauncey.

March 2, 2007, (unprocessed addition 1), 68 items, 0.230 cubic feet; Collection (1910-2007, n.d. [Bulk: 1981-1983]) of Beatrice A. Chauncey's letters, notes, biographical accounts, photocopies of family documents, clippings and photocopies of articles, genealogical charts and notes, and photographic prints pertaining to Walley A. Chauncey, ca. 1709-1764, of Snoad's Creek in Beaufort County, North Carolina; his wife, Mary Snoad Chauncey; his family and descendants, including the related Bradford, Snoad, and Walley families. Reproductions only. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Beatrice A. Chauncey.

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

Walley Chauncey Family Collection (#862), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Beatrice Chauncey

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#0862.1
    • Folder b#0862.1.b
      Beatrice A. Chauncey letters and notes (1967-1983, n.d.) Reproductions. 16 items. 33 p.
    • Folder c#0862.1.c
      Biographical accounts (n.d.) Reproductions. 4 items. 21 p.
    • Folder d#0862.1.d
      Chauncey family documents (Photocopies) (n.d.) Reproductions. 15 items. 72 p.
    • Folder e#0862.1.e
      Clippings & Photocopies (1959-2007, n.d.) Reproductions. 13 items. 17 p.
    • Folder f#0862.1.f
      Genealogical charts & notes (1976-2000, n.d.) Reproductions. 18 items. 65 p.
    • Folder g#0862.1.g
      • Photographic print (ca. 1910) of Warren Chauncey, father of Beatrice Chauncey, 2nd row, 2nd from right, with group of students in front of Stokes School. Digital reproduction. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption information supplied by donor; building still standing in 2003 but used as a church; reproduction by ECU staff; original photographic print returned to donor, 3/23/2007.  (item #1)
      • Photographic print (n.d.) of Ransom Gibbons and Juliana Chauncey home place, on Cherry Run Road, next to Voice of America Site A, in Greenville, North Carolina. Digital reproduction. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption information supplied by donor; reproduction by ECU staff; original photographic print returned to donor, 3/23/2007.  (item #2)

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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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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