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Historic Halifax Garden Association Papers, 1975-1999

Manuscript Collection #1185

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

Title: Historic Halifax Garden Association Papers
Creator: Dickens, Gwen B.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers of the Historic Halifax Garden Association include official documents (1975-1999) such as the constitution and by-laws, papers regarding tax-exempt status and a photocopy of the check handing over the remaining assets of the association to the Historical Halifax Restoration Association; two secretarial notebooks (1981-1989); a guestbook used at the opening of the Restored Eagle Tavern in Historic Halifax (June 29, 1981) and records belonging to past president Gwen B. Dickens (1975, 1979-1989) such as orders of business, attendance records, membership dues records, correspondence and material related to projects.
Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet, 1 container, includes constitution and by-laws, correspondence, secretarial notebooks, membership records and guest book

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

Accessions Information

November 30, 2011, (unprocessed), .20 cubic feet; The Historic Halifax Garden Association was created to develop a Colonial period garden at the Historic Halifax Visitor Center and to aid in landscaping the Halifax, N.C., restored district. Papers include official documents (1975-1999) such as the constitution and by-laws, papers regarding tax-exempt status and a photocopy of the check handing over the remaining assets of the association to the Historical Halifax Restoration Association; two secretarial notebooks (1981-1989); a guestbook used at the opening of the Restored Eagle Tavern in Historic Halifax (June 29, 1981) and records belonging to past president Gwen B. Dickens (1975, 1979-1989) such as orders of business, attendance records, membership dues records, correspondence and material related to projects. Donor is Carl L. Burke representing the Historic Halifax State Historic Site

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

Historic Halifax Garden Association Papers (#1185), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Carl L. Burke representing the Historic Halifax State Historic Site

Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The Historic Halifax Garden Association was created to develop a Colonial period garden at the Historic Halifax Visitor Center and to aid in landscaping the Halifax, N.C., restored district.

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#1185.1
    • Folder a#1185.1.a
      Official records (1975-1999) including the constitution and by-laws, papers regarding tax-exempt status, and a photocopy of the check handing over the remaining assets of the association to the Historical Halifax Restoration Association. 11 items.
    • Folder b#1185.1.b
      Records (1975-1981) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 29 items.
    • Folder c#1185.1.c
      Records (1982-1983) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 31 items.
    • Folder d#1185.1.d
      Records (1984-1989) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 71 items.
    • Folder e#1185.1.e
      Secretarial notebook (October 1981? - August 1983). 1 item.
    • Folder f#1185.1.f
      Secretarial notebook (October 1983 - June 1989). 1 item.
    • Folder g#1185.1.g
      Records of the last meeting (6/14/1989). 4 items.
    • Folder h#1185.1.h
      Guestbook (6/29/1981) for first meal served at restored Eagle Tavern in Historic Halifax. 1 item.
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