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Winslow-Towe Family Papers, 1886-2003, undated

Manuscript Collection #1131

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

Title: Winslow-Towe Family Papers
Creators: Towe family
Winslow family
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 1.0 Cubic feet, 167 items .

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

Accessions Information

September 9, 2008, (unprocessed) 167 items, 1.0 cubic feet; Papers (1886-2003, undated) of the Winslow family of Winfall, North Carolina & the Towe family of Roanoke Rapids, NC, including correspondence, photographic prints, scrapbook & genealogical research materials, & printed materials, including correspondence of Sallie J. Winslow while a student at East Carolina Teachers Training School, Greenville, NC with her future husband, Robert Leslie Towe, an assistant cashier of the First National Bank of Roanoke Rapids, ca. 1915-1918. See preliminary inventory attached. Note: Papers were found in the home of Mrs. George (Sara Crawford) Wood; they were inherited by the donor, who is Mrs. Wood?s daughter, following her death in 2007; and they were received through the courtesy of the donor?s cousin, Dr. Dan Winslow and Mrs. Winslow, in Townsville, NC. Donor: Mrs. Millicent Nash

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

Winslow-Towe Family Papers (#1131), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mrs. Millicent Nash

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, September 09, 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:
  • Box 1#1131.1
    • Folder a#1131.1.a
      Correspondence, Essays & Printed Materials, Etc. (1932-1956, undated) relating to American composer Edward MacDowell and his wife, Marian. 27 items. Note: Probably compiled by Sallie J. Towe (Mrs. Robert Leslie) for presentation to the Study Club, Roanoke Rapids, NC. 121 pages.
    • Folder b#1131.1.b
      Towe, Robert Leslie "Leslie", Roanoke Rapids, NC. Letters received (1914, 1917-1918) 17 items. Note: Most from Miss Sallie J. Winslow, Winfall, NC. 54 pages.
    • Folder c#1131.1.c
      Winslow, A. R. (Mrs.) "Mamma", Winfall, NC. Letters received (1917, undated) 3 items. Note: All from Sallie J. Winslow, various locations. 6 pages.
    • Folder d#1131.1.d
      Winslow, Sallie J. (Miss), Winfall, NC. Letters received (July - November 1917) 18 items. Note: Most from Robert Leslie Towe, Roanoke Rapids, NC. 51 pages.
    • Folder e#1131.1.e
      Winslow, Sallie J. (Miss), Winfall, NC. Letters received (April - June 1917) 12 items. Note: Most from Robert Leslie Towe, Roanoke Rapids, NC. 41 pages.
    • Folder f#1131.1.f
      Winslow, Sallie J. (Miss), Winfall, NC. Letters received (January - August 1915) 13 items. Note: Most from Robert Leslie Towe, Roanoke Rapids, NC. 43 pages.
  • Box 2#1131.2
    • Folder a#1131.2.a
      Winslow, Sallie J. (Miss), East Carolina Teachers Training School, Greenville, NC. Letters received (September - December 1914) 24 items. Note: Most from Robert Leslie Towe, Roanoke Rapids, NC. 66 pages.
    • Folder b#1131.2.b
      Roanoke Rapids Public School Superintendent E. J. Coltrane. Letters sent to Building Committee Chairman S. F. Patterson & Historical Clippings (1920-2003). Originals, photocopies & digital reproductions. 7 items. 13 pages.
    • Folder c#1131.2.c
      Christmas Cards & Calling Cards (undated) 3 items. 3 pages.
    • Folder d#1131.2.d
      Postcards (Blank) of Main Street, Scotland Neck & Dickerson Avenue, Greenville, NC (ca. 1914-1917) 3 items. 3 pages.
Series 2:
Series 3:
  • Box 2#1131.2
    • Folder f#1131.2.f
      Towe Family Scrapbook Material (1886-1918) including William Tow & Robert Leslie Towe teaching certificates & Selective Service letters, etc. Originals & photocopies. 20 items. 22 pages.
    • Folder g#1131.2.g
      Towe - Winslow Family Historical & Genealogical Research Material [1790-1997] (1997) compiled by Sara Crawford Towe Wood, Roanoke Rapids, NC. Photocopy typescript. 8 items. 46 pages.
Series 4:
  • Box 2#1131.2
    • Folder h#1131.2.h
      Perquimans County Historical Society (1968-1975) correspondence & yearbooks. Manuscript & Printed Works. 5 items. Note: 4 yearbooks. 89 pages.
    • Folder i#1131.2.i
      Roanoke Rapids, N.C.: A Brief History of its Foundation and Growth As of July 1947 (1947) by Roanoke Rapids Chamber of Commerce. Mimeographed typescript. 1 item. Note: Autographed "Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Towe." 11 pages.
    • Folder j#1131.2.j
      Program Twenty Third Annual Kiwanis Minstrel, Roanoke Rapids, NC (1953) Pamphlet. 2 copies. 2 items. 44 pages.
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