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Joseph Hewes and William Hooper Collection, 1925-1926

Manuscript Collection #994

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

Title: Joseph Hewes and William Hooper Collection
Creator: Olds, Fred A.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0010 Cubic feet, 4 items .

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

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

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.

Acquisition Information

  • Transferred from University Archives, East Carolina University

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, March 20, 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.

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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