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Richard Caswell Collection, 1930-2007

(Manuscript Collection #1117)

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

Title: Richard Caswell Collection
Creator: Caswell, Richard
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 52 items .

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

Accessions Information

October 24, 2007 (unprocessed) 52 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Collection (1930-2007) of materials relating to North Carolina's first governor, including genealogical and biographical research materials for the Richard Caswell Celebration held in Kinston, NC during August, 2007, including correspondence, printed materials, compact discs, photocopies & transcripts of documents, including Clayton Brown Alexander's biography (Ph.D. Dissertation, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill). Donor: 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

Richard Caswell Collection (#1117), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, January 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.

  • Box 1#1117.1
    • Folder a#1117.1.a
      Caswell Homily (8/12/2007) "Hunting with the Hounds and Running with the Hares," St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Kinston, NC 3:00 p.m., Sunday, 12 August 2007, by W. Keats Sparrow. Typescript. 1 item. 6 p.
    • Folder b#1117.1.b
      Hadley, Clair Correspondence (8/26 - 8/31/2007) with W. Keats Sparrow, regarding Richard Caswell, including photocopies & transcripts of documents & genealogical material relating to the Caswell - Murphy family of Pitt County & Craven County, NC. Printed materials & photocopies. 9 items. 34 p.
    • Folder c#1117.1.c
      Letters received (8/26 - 8/28/2007) by W. Keats Sparrow from Donna E. Kelly & Martha Marble regarding an edition of Richard Caswell's papers & the 1790 Claim of Winston Caswell. Printed emails. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder d#1117.1.d
      Richard Caswell Celebration (5/30 - 8/16/2007) including correspondence, printed materials, & photocopies pertaining to Richard Caswell, including his portrait, walking cane, biography, commemorative events, etc. 10 items. 23 p.
    • Folder e#1117.1.e
      The Public Career of Richard Caswell, by Clayton Brown Alexander (1930) Ph.D. Dissertation in History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Part 1, pp. 1 - 150, plus notes by donor & advertisement for published version. Photocopy typescript & Holograph notes. 1 item. 154 p.
    • Folder f#1117.1.f
      The Public Career of Richard Caswell, by Clayton Brown Alexander (1930) Ph.D. Dissertation in History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Part 2, pp. 151 - 290. Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 139 p.
    • Folder g#1117.1.g
      Richard Caswell Objects at Tryon Palace, New Bern, NC Compact Disk #01 (2/23/2007) with prints of contents, including Caswell Book, Caswell Name, Cup Saucer, Tea Set & Wallet. JPEGS. 14 items. 14 p.
    • Folder h#1117.1.h
      Richard Caswell Objects at Tryon Palace, New Bern, NC Compact Disk #02 (2001-2007) with prints of contents, including list of Caswell Objects & prints of contents. Microsoft Office Word, TIFS, & JPEGS. 7 items. 7 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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