Cape Lookout Yacht Club Records, 1998-2005, undated

Manuscript Collection #1012

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Cape Lookout Yacht Club Records
    Creator: Cape Lookout Yacht Club
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Founding documents, logos and other designs, financial records, membership records, correspondence, newsletters, and articles concerning the Cape Lookout Yacht Club (1998-2005), Morehead City, NC.
    Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 2 archival boxes ,
  • Description

    The correspondence (2003-2005) mainly deals with the club founding, club administration and arrangement of club events. The founding documents include a charter and mission statement outlining club governance, membership policies, as well as documented official club dress, colors, logo, drinks and hymn. Also included are various proposed club logos and the chosen logo. Included in the financial records are receipts from the purchase of various club-related items. Membership records consist of copies of membership applications and a membership roster. There are a few club-related newsletters and magazine articles and a few photographs of club members. The ephemera consists of a club license plate.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    The Cape Lookout Yacht Club was founded in July 2003 over drinks at the D27 District Rendezvous in Wilmington, North Carolina. The founding members started the club as a way to enjoy boating, nature, and socializing through cruises, picnics, and dinners. Additional goals included enhancing seamanship and boating skills and promoting the preservation of Cape Lookout Lighthouse at Cape Lookout National Seashore in Carteret County, NC.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    September 23, 2004, 85 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Correspondence, membership invitations and roster, newsletter, treasury reports, and designs of bullion, crest, and ensign, etc. relating to the establishment and early activities of a yacht club based in Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Donor: Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, Greenville, North Carolina.

    April 23, 2005 (unprocessed addition 1) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; NC boating lifestyle Magazine (March 2005) containing an article entitled " Cape Lookout Yacht Club Making Waves," by Nicole Crews, Vol. 3, no. 3, March 2005, pp. 72-76, relating to the members and activities of the Cape Lookout, North Carolina yacht club. Donor: Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, Greenville, North Carolina.

    April 27, 2005, (unprocessed addition 2) 5 items, 0.005 cubic feet; Clippings, Photographic prints, newsletter (2004-2005) relating to the members and activities of the Cape Lookout North Carolina Yacht Club. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, Greenville, North Carolina.

    June 23, 2005, (unprocessed addition 3) 49 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Clippings & photocopies, correspondence & notes, Gam 'N Scuttlebutt Newsletter, financial records, membership roster questionnaire, merchandise and photographic prints, etc., relating to the members and activities of the Cape Lookout North Carolina Yacht Club. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, Greenville, North Carolina.

    June 20, 2005, (unprocessed addition 4) 1 item, 0.01 cubic feet; Cape Lookout Yacht Club license plate manufactured by 800 330 8247. Memorabilia. Donor: Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, Greenville, North Carolina.

    October 14, 2005, (unprocessed addition 5) 1 item, 0.01 cubic feet. Gam 'n Scuttlebutt, An irregular newsletter for Cape Lookout Yacht Club Members from The Commodore's Council (Fall 2005), n. 6. Printed materials. Donor: Dr. W. Keats Sparrow

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow

    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

    Cape Lookout Yacht Club Records (#1012), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Emily Kent Robinson, April 28, 2005

    Encoded by Mark Custer, December 6, 2007

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