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Colbert P. Howell Collection, 1969-1970

(Manuscript Collection #989)

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

Title: Colbert P. Howell Collection
Creator: Howell, Colbert P.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.91 Cubic feet, 1 container, 18 items .

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

Accessions Information

January 20, 2004, (unprocessed) 18 items, 0.91 cubic feet; Photographic prints (1969-1970) taken by the donor of Melrose (Murfree) Plantation, Broad Street, Wynn Cemetery, Gatling Plantation Cemetery, Old Town Cemetery, Vaughan Cemetery, Riverside Basket Mill (Georgia-Pacific Company) Hertford Academy, Vann's Cotton Gin, and Worrell's Mill buildings and Worell's Mill Pond, in the vicinity of Murfreesboro, North Carolina; and subsequently mounted and displayed to promote the establishment of the Murfreesboro Historical Society, Murfreesboro Historic Week, The Lafayette Ball, and historic preservation projects in Murfreesboro. See preliminary inventory. Donor: Colbert P. Howell

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

Colbert P. Howell Collection (#989), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Colbert P. Howell

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, March 10, 2008


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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    • Melrose (Murfree) Plantation house on Broad Street in Murfreesboro, NC restored by Mr. & Mrs. R. T. Vann. 1 item 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010017)
    • Old houses in historical area north of Broad Street, Murfreesboro, NC. 1 item 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010018)
    • Wynn Cemetery, adjacent to Hertford Academy, Broad Street, Murfreesboro, NC. 1 item 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010021)
    • Iron entrance gate and monument honoring Richard J. Gatling, inventor of the gatling gun, in the Gatling Plantation Cemetery, a few miles northeast of Murfreesboro, NC. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970.   (item #P1010032)
    • Tombstones in Old Town Cemetery, Murfeesboro, NC historical area. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970 Note: also P1010034   (item #P1010033)
    • Gatling Plantation Cemetery with Gatling family house in distance. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010035)
    • Vaughan Cemetery located on outskirts of Murfreesboro, NC. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970 Note: also P1010037   (item #P1010036)
    • Lumber stacks at Riverside Basket Mill (Georgia-Pacific Company), Murfreesboro, NC. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010039)
    • Hertford Academy with the Murfreesboro, NC water tank silhouetted in background. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010040)
    • Bales of cotton, ginned and stacked, at Vann's Cotton Gin on outskirts of Murfreesboro, NC. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010041)
    • Worrell's Mill, located on the dam of Worrell's Mill Pond, east of Murfreesboro, NC on Highway 158. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010042)
    • Winter view of unknown men fishing for carp or catfish on Worrell's Mill Pond, east of Murfreesboro, NC on Highway 158. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010043)
    • Winter view of Worrell's Mill Pond with cyress trees on far side of pond, east of Murfreesboro, NC on Highway 158. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010044)
    • Cypress knees under the Worrell's Mill building, east of Murfreesboro, NC on Highway 158. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010045)
    • Cypress knees on edge of Worrell's Mill Pond, east of Murfreesboro, NC on Highway 158. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010046)
    • Cypress knees on edge of Worrell's Mill Pond, east of Murfreesboro, NC on Highway 158. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010047)
    • Winter view of Worrell's Mill Pond, east of Murfreesboro, NC on Highway 158. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970   (item #P1010048)
    • Riverside Basket Mill

      Murfreesboro, NC. 1 item. 1 p. 1969-1970

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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