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Fred and Susan Block Collection, 1920

Manuscript Collection #869

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

Title: Fred and Susan Block Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Little Mothers League for Better Babies group portrait (ca. 1920), Kinston High School, Photo. by E. D. Sparrow, Kinston, NC.
Extent: 0.0030 Cubic feet.

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

Accessions Information

June 3, 2002 (unprocessed), 3 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Little Mothers League for Better Babies group portrait (ca. 1920), Kinston High School, Photo. by E. D. Sparrow, Kinston, NC. 8x10?, black & white photographic print; photocopy of print with handwritten list of individuals in the print on verso; typewritten list of individuals in the print. Donor: Fred and Susan Block.

July 21, 2003 (unprocessed addition 1), 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Adam Empie: "That Emphatic Preacher [Part I, 1785-1816]," by Susan Taylor Block in The Vineyard, A Publication of Glad Tidings for St. James Parish, Wilmington, NC (Spring 2003), pp. 1-3, a biographical account of a Protestant Episcopal minister, who served St. James Church in Wilmington, NC, 1811-1814, who served as the first chaplain of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, 1814-1816. Photocopy typescript. Donor: Fred and Susan Block.

November 27, 2006 (unprocessed addition 2), 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Sandwiched in: 11 South Thrid Street by Susan Taylor Block in The Vineyard, A Publication of Glad Tidings for St. James Parish, Wilmington, NC (Fall 2006), p. 6, an historical account, ca. 1799-1955, of the house built by North Carolina State Senator, banker, and physician, Dr. John Hill, ca. 1799, and subsequently owned by attorney and banker William Augustus Wright, who was president of the Bank of Cape Fear, and his descendants, ca. 1830-1918; and the Rev. Edward Wooten, an Episcopal missions minister and his descendants, ca. 1918-1952; St. James Episcopal Church owned the property from 1952-1955, when it was razed. Newsletter. Donor: Susan Taylor Block.

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

Fred and Susan Block Collection (#869), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Fred & Susan Block

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.

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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