Peggy R. Worthington Papers, 1931-2013, undated

Manuscript Collection #1217

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Peggy R. Worthington Papers
    Creator: Worthington, Peggy R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection includes reminiscences by Peggy Rose Roberts Worthington (born December 29, 1931) of her life in Pitt County from childhood on a tobacco farm to the present that she wrote in 2012 and 2013 while participating in an East Carolina University Lifelong Learning Program creative writing course. Also found in this collection are photocopies of genealogical material and photographs pertaining to the Buck family of Pitt County, North Carolina, and the affiliated Jarrell family of North Carolina and South Carolina compiled by Lillie Mae Kite Buck.
    Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of family history charts, Bible records, typescripts, photographs, and clippings.
  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Peggy Rose Roberts Worthington, the daughter of Simpkins Alonza Roberts of Hyde Co., N.C., and Mary Elizabeth Buck of Pitt Co., N.C., was born on December 29, 1931, in Pitt Co., N.C. Her parents were tobacco farmers. She married William Kenneth Clark and they had two children Wayne Kirby Clark and Tony Ray Clark. Her second husband was Charles O'Hagan Worthington (1928-1998) and they had a daughter Donna Denise Worthington. She resided in Winterville, N.C., at the time of her death on April 29, 2014.

    Source: Hunsucker, Sandra E. Chronicles of Pitt County, North Carolina, Volume II. Greenville, N.C. : The Pitt County Historical Society ; Winston-Salem, N.C. : Jostens Pub. Co., 2005.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    September 11, 2013, (unprocessed) 0.25 cubic feet;This collection includes material from two sources. One part of the collection includes copies of genealogical notes and photographs related to the Buck and Jarrell families of Pitt County, NC, compiled by Lillie Mae Kite Buck; and the other part includes reminiscences by Peggy Worthington (born December 29, 1931) about her life in Pitt County from childhood to the present that she wrote in 2012 while participating in an East Carolina University Lifelong Learning Program creative writing course. Gift of Peggy R. Worthington.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Peggy R. Worthington

    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

    Peggy R. Worthington Papers (#1217), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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