Joseph Hewes and William Hooper Collection, 1925-1926

Manuscript Collection #994

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Joseph Hewes and William Hooper Collection
    Creator: Olds, Fred A.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 4 items ,
  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    February 23, 2004, (unprocessed) 4 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Photographic prints (1926) of portraits of Joseph Hewes (1730-1779) and William Hooper (1742-1790), two of the three signers of the Declaration of Independence from North Carolina (no portrait of the third signer, John Penn (1741-1787), was available); also two letters from Fred. A. Olds, Collector for Hall of History, North Carolina Historical Commission: the first, dated 12/3/1925, presenting a set of Confederate and South Carolina currency, 1861-1865; the second, dated 8/4/1926, offering the photographs to the Librarian of East Carolina Teachers' College and providing biographical details of the signers. 1 Holograph; 1 Typescript; 2 Photographic Prints. Donor: Transferred from University Archives, East Carolina University

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred from University Archives, East Carolina University

    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

    Joseph Hewes and William Hooper Collection (#994), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, March 20, 2008

Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

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Sensitive Materials Statement

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection, without the consent of those individuals, may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which East Carolina University assumes no responsibility.

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