Jessamine Shumate Collection (1953-2011)

Manuscript Collection #1334

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Jessamine Shumate Collection
    Creator: Hadden , Robert Lee
    Shumate, Jessamine White, 1902-1990
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990), a native of Henry County, Virginia, was an artist, historian, and cartographer. She died in Greenville, North Carolina, where her daughters were living. This collection includes works by her including three historical maps of Guilford County, NC, Henry County, VA, and of Virginia; a broadside Chronology of Henry County History and her book My Memoirs. Also included are two books written by Jessamine Shumate’s grandson Robert Lee Hadden, Ada Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990): Her Life and Art: A Collection of Her Paintings, Prints and Accomplishments (2011) and The Shamrock and the Fleur De Lys: The Family Histories of the William James Hadden Family and the Whitney Shumate Family (1990).
    Extent: 2.5 Cubic feet, 2 boxes and an oversize folder, consisting of historical chronology maps and publications
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    September 21, 2018, (unprocessed), 2.5 cubic feet; Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990), a native of Henry County, Virginia, was an artist, historian, and cartographer. She died in Greenville, North Carolina, where her daughters were living. This collection includes works by her including three historical maps of Guilford County, NC, Henry County, VA, and of Virginia; a broadside Chronology of Henry County History and her book My Memoirs. Also included are two books written by Jessamine Shumate’s grandson Robert Lee Hadden, Ada Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990): Her Life and Art: A Collection of Her Paintings, Prints and Accomplishments (2011) and The Shamrock and the Fleur De Lys: The Family Histories of the William James Hadden Family and the Whitney Shumate Family (1990). Gift of the Shumate Family c/o Robert Lee Hadden.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Shumate Family c/o Robert Lee Hadden.

    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

    Jessamine Shumate Collection (#1334), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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