Lawrence and Florence White Papers, ca. 1940-1996

Manuscript Collection #1267

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Lawrence and Florence White Papers
    Creator: White, Florence
    White, Lawrence
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection includes a Wedding Anniversary Scrapbook (ca. 1940-1996) kept by Lawrence White and Florence Hines White of Hope Plantation located on Washington Post Road in New Bern, North Carolina; digital images of the images in a photograph album created by the donor which documents the lives of Lawrence and Florence White of Hope Plantation and their families; and digital images of plantation chits related to farms in the Washington Post Road area. Also included are farm record books (1944, 1948) and related documents (1943-1950).
    Extent: 0.304 Cubic feet, 2 archival boxes, consisting of a scrapbook, digital images, record books, receipts, loan agreement, and financial reports
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    January 7, 2016, (unprocessed), 0.25 cubic feet; This collection includes a Wedding Anniversary Scrapbook (ca. 1940-1996) kept by Lawrence White and Florence Hines White of Hope Plantation located on Washington Post Road in New Bern, North Carolina; digital images of the images in a photograph album created by the donor which documents the lives of Lawrence and Florence White of Hope Plantation and their families; and digital images of plantation chits related to farms in the Washington Post Road area. Gift of Elizabeth W. Davenport.

    September 21, 2016, (unprocessed), 0.054 cubic feet;This addition consists of Farm Family Record Books for 1948 and 1944 for the Lawrence and Florence White farm in Craven County, North Carolina. Included are monthly records for receipts for farm and family living expenses, farm and household inventories, and annual summaries of money taken in, expenses, capital goods bought, and canned and frozen goods. Loose documents (1943-1950) consist of a loan agreement, financial reports, and Kinston tobacco warehouse receipts. Gift of Elizabeth W. Davenport.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Elizabeth W. Davenport

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    The donor (s) do hereby offer and give to the University all legal title, copyright, and literary property rights that they may have in the scrapbook portion of the donation. The donor retains copyright for the photo album and plantation chits, but the University claims the right to post the digital images online and to allow students full scholarly use of those images.

    Preferred Citation

    Lawrence and Florence White Papers (#1267), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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