Brake Family Papers

Manuscript Collection #1347

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Brake Family Papers
    Creator: Brake, Margaret Frances
    Brake Family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Included are a Brake Family History; a survey (1984) and history of the Brake Family Cemetery located near the corner of Cokey Road and Calhoun Road in Rocky Mount, North Carolina; a deed and a marriage license; Brake family photographs, documents (1957-1980) related to the West Edgecombe Volunteer Fire Department which included volunteer firefighter Robert Earl Brake; tobacco sale bills (1926-1933, undated) from several warehouses in Rocky Mount; and a 1931-1932 Faculty and Student Directory for N.C. State.
    Extent: 0.58 Cubic Feet, consisting of a land survey, history, deed, marriage license, tobacco sales receipts, photographs and legal documents
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    May 17, 2019 (unprocessed), 0.29 cu.ft.; Included are a Brake Family History; a survey (1984) and history of the Brake Family Cemetery located near the corner of Cokey Road and Calhoun Road in Rocky Mount, North Carolina; a deed and a marriage license; documents (1957-1980) related to the West Edgecombe Volunteer Fire Department which included volunteer firefighter Robert Earl Brake; tobacco sale bills (1926-1933, undated) from several warehouses in Rocky Mount; and a 1931-1932 Faculty and Student Directory for N.C. State. Gift of Margaret Frances Brake.

    August 27, 2019 (unprocessed addition 1), 0.29 cu.ft.; This addition includes photographs of Margaret Frances Brake, a photograph of Robert Earl Brake and wife Margaret Burges Brake and their five children, and a picture of the farmhouse (now gone) they lived in on NC Highway 43 near Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Gift of Betty Brake.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Margaret Frances Brake
    Gift of Betty Brake

    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

    Brake Family Papers (#1347), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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