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Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee Collection, 1899-2010, undated

(Manuscript Collection #1083)

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

Title: Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee Collection
Creator: Rives, Ralph Hardee
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection (1899-2010, undated) of manuscripts, clippings and printed materials, etc. relating to Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee, 1880-1962, who taught in the Enfield and Whitakers, N.C., public schools, 1901-1925, and to the Hardee, Pittman and related families of Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina.
Extent: 0.906 Cubic feet, ca. 350 items , consisting of manuscripts, clippings, correspondence, notes and printed material

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

Accessions Information

October 4, 2006, (unprocessed) 343 items, 0.9 cubic feet; Collection (1899-2006, undated) of manuscripts and printed materials, etc. relating to Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee, 1880-1962, who taught in the Enfield and Whitakers public schools, 1901-1925, & the Hardee, Pittman and related families of Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Dr. Ralph Hardee Rives

August 8, 2012, (unprocessed addition 1); 0.006 cubic feet; Papers (2003-2010) include clippings, a letter and notes concerning Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee. Donor: Dr. Ralph Hardee Rives

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

Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee Collection (#1083), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Ralph Hardee Rives

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 4, 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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Series 1:
Manuscript Materials
  • Box 1#1083.1
    • Folder a#1083.1.a
      Alonzo Edwin Akers Biographical sketches & clippings (1963) 4 items. 11 p.
    • Folder b#1083.1.b
      Winnie Davis Burt Letters (1948-1959) to Ralph Hardee Rives. 43 items. 98 p. Note: Ralph Hardee Rives' aunt.
    • Folder c#1083.1.c
      Winnie Davis Burt Letters (1960-1999) to Ralph Hardee Rives. 31 items. 59 p. Note: Ralph Hardee Rives' aunt.
    • Folder d#1083.1.d
      Winnie Davis Burt Minutes of the Frank K. Parker Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy (1968-1969) Holograph. 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder e#1083.1.e
      Fountain Family Genealogical file (1987-2001) including correspondence & clippings. 22 items. 48 p. Note: Alvin M. Fountain (1900-1989) & his wife Maxine Taylor Fountain (1903-2001)
    • Folder f#1083.1.f
      Hardee - Pittman Family Genealogical file (1960-2006, n.d.) including correspondence & clippings. 45 items. 81 p.
    • Folder g#1083.1.g
      Anne Cherry Moore Biographical notes & clippings (1921, 1979) 2 items. 4 p.
    • Folder h#1083.1.h
      Kehukee Primitive Baptist Church, Sparta, NC. Minutes of the One Hundred Sixty-First Annual Session (10/2 - 10/4/1926) 1 item. 8 p. Notes: Contains Andrew Jackson Moore obituary.
    • Folder i#1083.1.i
      Andrew Jackson Moore Biographical clippings & Sketches (1926-1987) 9 items. 19 p.
    • Folder j#1083.1.j
      James Washington Hardee Ephemera (1919-1938) including Shrine and Scottish Rite Mason membership cards. 20 items. 24 p. Notes: J. W. Hardee (1858-1942) was Ralph Hardee Rives' grandfather.
    • Folder k#1083.1.k
      James Washington Hardee Ephemera (1928-1937) including North Carolina drivers' licenses and American Automobile Association (AAA) membership cards. 4 items. 4 p. Notes: J. W. Hardee (1858-1942) was Ralph Hardee Rives' grandfather.
    • Folder l#1083.1.l
      James Washington Hardee Ephemera (1919-1939) including Masonic and Knights Templar membership cards. 18 items. 18 p. Notes: J. W. Hardee (1858-1942) was Ralph Hardee Rives' grandfather.
    • Folder m#1083.1.m
      James Washington Hardee Financial records (1914-1941) including Bank of Enfield, NC savings account books. 2 items. 35 p. Notes: J. W. Hardee (1858-1942) was Ralph Hardee Rives' grandfather.
  • Box 2#1083.2
    • Folder a#1083.2.a
      Mamie Ella Pitman Hardee Biographical clippings & letters, etc. (1920-2002) 35 items. 49 p. Note: Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee (1880-1962) was the wife of James Washington Hardee (1858-1942) and Ralph Hardee Rives' step grandmother.
    • Folder b#1083.2.b
      Mamie Ella Pitman Hardee Death (1962) Sympathy letters to Ralph Hardee Rives. 3 items. 12 p. Note: Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee (1880-1962) was the wife of James Washington Hardee (1858-1942) and Ralph Hardee Rives' step grandmother.
    • Folder c#1083.2.c
      Hardee - Pittman Family. Photographic prints (1918-1960. n.d. 22 items. 22 p.
    • Folder d#1083.2.d
      Lumina Pavilion Ballroom, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Clippings, etc. (1987-2000) 6 items. 7 p. Note: Mamie Ella Pittman and James Washington Hardee visited on their honeymoon, Sept. 1925.
    • Folder e#1083.2.e
      Ralph Hardee Rives Postcards (1958) sent to Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee and Emma P. Crawley, Whitaker, North Carolina. 18 items. 18 p. Note: Ralph Hardee Rives mailed the postcards from Brussels, Belgium and Oxford, England.
    • Folder f#1083.2.f
      Lucille Pittman Wagner, Tampa, Florida. Letters (1985-1989) to Ralph Hardee Rives, Enfield, NC. 12 items. 42 p. Note: Mrs. P. Ross Wagner, Jr., daughter of Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee's brother Richard Franklin Pittman (1892-1968)
    • Folder g#1083.2.g
      Lucille Pittman Wagner, Tampa, Florida. Letters (1990-1993) to Ralph Hardee Rives, Enfield, NC. 13 items. 62 p. Note: Mrs. P. Ross Wagner, Jr., daughter of Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee's brother Richard Franklin Pittman (1892-1968)
    • Folder h#1083.2.h
      Lucille Pittman Wager, Tampa, Florida. Letters (1994-1999) to Ralph Hardee Rives, Enfield, NC. 11 items. 73 p. Note: Mrs. P. Ross Wagner, Jr., daughter of Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee's brother Richard Franklin Pittman (1892-1968)
    • Folder i#1083.2.i
      Lucille Pittman Wager, Tampa, Florida. Letters (2000-2004) to Ralph Hardee Rives, Enfield, NC. 12 items. 55 p. Note: Mrs. P. Ross Wagner, Jr., daughter of Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee's brother Richard Franklin Pittman (1892-1968)
    • Folder j#1083.2.j
      Sue Eldridge House. Clippings (1899-1987) Photocopies & originals. 4 items. 5 p. Notes: Sue House was a friend of Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee from Littleton, NC.
Series 2:
Printed Materials
  • Box 2#1083.2
    • Folder k#1083.2.k
      Historic Eden Methodist Church, Enfield, North Carolina. (10/2/1966) Homecoming Service program. Pamphlet & clipping. 2 items. 4 p.
    • Folder l#1083.2.l
      Nativity Story: A Dramatic and Musical Program for School Grades (1918), by Virginia Moffat. Pamphlet. 1 item. 8 p. Notes: Torn. Pressure sensitive tape adheres. Used by Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee to prepare Christmas pageants when she was a school teacher.
    • Folder m#1083.2.m
      North Carolina Education Magazine (March 1961) Vol. 27, no. 7. Periodical. 1 item. 41 p. Notes: Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee photograph, p. 23.
    • Folder n#1083.2.n
      North Carolina Education Magazine (October 1962) Vol. 29, no. 2. Periodical. 1 item. 30 p. Notes: Mamie Ella Pittman Hardee obituary, p. 38.
    • Folder o#1083.2.o
      Report of Text Book and Material Committee 1912/13-1913/14. State Primary Teachers Association (1912) Charlotte, NC: News Printing House [1912] Pamphlet. 1 item. 6 p.
    • Folder p#1083.2.p
      Spirit of the Roanoke: A Pageant of Halifax County History, The (1921) Designed and written in Collaboration by Halifax County Teachers under the direction of A. E. Akers and Annie M. Cherry. . . . Roanoke Rapids, NC: Herald Publishing Co., 1921. Pamphlet. 1 item. 40 p.

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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