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Barnhill-Roebuck Family Papers, 1857-1962

Manuscript Collection #1182

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Title: Barnhill-Roebuck Family Papers
Creator: Aycock, Nancy Barnhill
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: 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

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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

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.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Nancy Barnhill Aycock

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