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Ormond Family Papers, 1770-1925

Manuscript Collection #1180

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

Title: Ormond Family Papers
Creators: Ormond family
Turnage family
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: The Ormond Family Papers (ca. 1770-1925) include correspondence, land grants, financial records, school notes taken at Trinity College, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to the Ormond and Turnage families of Greene and Pitt Counties, North Carolina. Considerable material pertains to State Senator Yancey T. Ormond of Greene County.
Extent: 1.0 Cubic feet, 2 boxes, consisting of correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, land grants, financial records and school notes

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

Accessions Information

May 18, 2011, (unprocessed) 1.0 cubic feet, 170 items; Papers (ca. 1770-1925) include correspondence, land grants, financial records, school notes take at Trinity College, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to the Ormond and Turnage families of Greene and Pitt Counties, North Carolina. Considerable material pertains to State Senator Yancey T. Ormond of Greene County. Donor: Loys Ormond Turnage Sumrell

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

Ormond Family Papers (#1180), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Loys Ormond Turnage Sumrell

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#1180.1
    • Folder a#1180.1.a
      Correspondence (1804-1861, undated) written to or about Thomas C. Ormond. 4 items.
    • Folder b#1180.1.b
      Receipts and promissory notes (1845-1888) of Thomas Ormond and Mrs. M. A. Ormond. Includes a 9/26/1864 tax in kind receipt from the Confederate States Government. 50 items.
    • Folder c#1180.1.c
      Wills and estate records (1803-1881) of the Ormond Family of Greene Co., N.C. 7 items.
    • Folder d#1180.1.d
      Land records (1767-1875) related to the Ormond Family of Dobbs and Greene Cos., N.C. 7 items.
    • Folder e#1180.1.e
      Legal documents (1845-1884) related to the Ormond Family of Pitt and Greene Cos., N.C. 5 items.
    • Folder f#1180.1.f
      Account Books (1852-1869) of Thomas C. Ormond. 3 items.
    • Folder g#1180.1.g
      Diary (1878-1883) and account book (1888-1893) of Yancey T. Ormond. 2 items.
    • Folder h#1180.1.h
      Insurance documents (1869-1895) of Thomas C. Ormond and Yancey T. Ormond. 22 items.
    • Folder i#1180.1.i
      Lecture notes (1876-1877) of Yancey T. Ormond while a student at Trinity College (later Duke University), N.C. 1 item.
    • Folder j#1180.1.j
      Exercise books used by Yancey T. Ormond while a student at Trinity College (1876-1877) and while studying the law at Trinity College (1889); Exercise book (1883) used by W. E. Ormond at Davis High School, LaGrange, N.C.; Logic lecture notes (undated). 4 items.
    • Folder k#1180.1.k
      Newspaper clippings (1922, undated) consisting mostly of Ormond Family obituaries. 11 items.
  • Box 2#1180.2
    • Folder a#1180.2.a
      Photographs (undated) of the Ormond and Turnage Families. 3 items.
    • Folder b#1180.2.b
      Photographs (undated) of children Roy, Jean, and Loys Turnage (?). 7 items.
    • Folder c#1180.2.c
      Photographs (1898-1945, undated), mostly of Ormond and Turnage Families. 14 items.
    • Folder d#1180.2.d
      Publications (1861-1925), including "Motives to Early Piety" (June 1861) by the late Harlan Page; Historical Papers of the North Carolina Conference Historical Society and the Western North Carolina Conference Historical Society (1925) belonging to Mrs. Roy L. Turnage; and The Daily Nut Shell Vol.19(?), No. 87, April 20, 1875, Newbern, N.C. 3 items.
    • Folder e#1180.2.e
      Autograph book (1881-1883) of Lela Carr; The Gift Book (1907) pub. by Kleber Denmark (Jeweler and Optician) of Kinston, N.C.; pamphlet (undated) of by-laws and rules of order, probably belonging to the Farmers' Alliance; "Reform Club Constitution and By-Laws" (June 1887); Ormond Family genealogy (undated); Quarterly Report (9/30/1889) of the Greene County Farmers' Alliance; "Church Assessment for 1886" (1886); "Trinity College, N.C. Plan for Facilitating Admission to College" (undated); four "Reward of Merit" cards (undated); receipts (1870, 1881); composition by Fannie Ormond (undated); handwritten scripture John 5:24 (undated); correspondence (12/16/1890) to Yancy Ormond from R. H. Whitaker; and several envelopes (1890-1902, undated), including some from the North Carolina Farmers' State Alliance. 26 items.
Box os1#1180.os1
Lenoir Co., N.C., deed (9/23/1869) between the sheriff and Needham Moore concerning Jesse Jackson land; indenture (11/29/1800) between William Ormond, Sr. and Watkins Ormond of Greene County, N.C.; Deed (1773 ?) granting land to William Ormond of Dobbs Co., N.C.; Deed (12/15/1778) granting land to William Ormond of Dobbs Co., N.C.; Memorandum (undated) of land purchased (1768-1784) by William Ormond with accompanying plat map; and Diploma (6/13/1878) of Yancey Ormond
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