Barnhill-Roebuck Family Papers, 1857-1962

Manuscript Collection #1182

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Barnhill-Roebuck Family Papers
    Creator: Aycock, Nancy Barnhill
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (ca. 1857-1962) of the Barnhill and Roebuck families of Robersonville, Martin County, N.C., including correspondence and scrapbooks related to school life at Davenport College in Lenoir, N.C., and St. Mary’s School in Raleigh, N.C., and Fairfax Hall in Basic, Va., in the 1910s and 1920s, and college life (1929-1930) at East Carolina Teachers’ College (now East Carolina University) in Greenville, N.C. Also included are financial records and land records (especially for the Roebuck family for the 1870s through the 1920s), photographs and ECTC annuals.
    Extent: 3.5 Cubic feet, 5 boxes, consisting of correspondence, financial records, land records, photographs, scrapbooks, annuals, photograph albums and publications
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    January 14, 2012, (unprocessed) 3.5 cubic feet; Papers (ca. 1857-1962) of the Barnhill and Roebuck families of Robersonville, Martin County, N.C., including correspondence (related to the school lives of Maybelle and Marjorie Barnhill while at Davenport College in Lenoir and St. Mary’s School in Raleigh, N.C., and Fairfax Hall in Basic, Va., in the 1910s and 1920s, and to Marjorie Roebuck’s life including her college years at East Carolina Teachers’ College), financial records and land records (especially for the Roebuck family for the 1870s through the 1920s), photographs, three Tecoans (ECTC annuals) and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks relate to student life at ECTC and at Davenport College. Donor: Nancy Barnhill Aycock

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Nancy Barnhill Aycock

    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

    Barnhill-Roebuck Family Papers (#1182), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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