William N. and Nancy H. Holt Family Papers

1880s-1980s
Manuscript Collection #1378
Creator(s)
Holt Family
Physical description
7.0 Cubic Feet, 7 records storage boxes, consisting of ledgers, photographs, tintypes, 16 mm films, diaries, correspondence, school records, oil and gas leases, deeds, and plat books.
Preferred Citation
William N. and Nancy H. Holt Family Papers (#1378), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions.

This collection (1880s-1980s) concerns the Holt family of Smithfield in Johnston County, North Carolina, and the Henderson family in Conecuh County, Alabama, and the Wilson family of Harrison and Detroit, Michigan who are related through marriage. The Holt family material mainly concerns William and Nancy Holt and their children and includes correspondence, diaries, school records, 16 mm films, photographs, and documents such as oil and gas leases in Texas related to William's work with The Texas Company (part of Texaco). The larger portion of the material is related to the other two families and includes correspondence, photographs (tintypes through color snapshots), ledger books and deeds (many related to timber purchases in Alabama and Michigan), and undated plat books for Michigan.


Administrative information
Custodial History

October 16, 2020, (unprocessed), 7.0 cubic feet; This collection (1880s-1980s) concerns the Holt family of Smithfield in Johnston County, North Carolina, and the Henderson family in Conecuh County, Alabama, and the Wilson family of Harrison and Detroit, Michigan who are related through marriage. The Holt family material mainly concerns William and Nancy Holt and their children and includes correspondence, diaries, school records, 16 mm films, photographs, and documents such as oil and gas leases in Texas related to William's work with The Texas Company (part of Texaco). The larger portion of the material is related to the other two families and includes correspondence, photographs (tintypes through color snapshots), ledger books and deeds (many related to timber purchases in Alabama and Michigan), and undated plat books for Michigan.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Phillip A. Mooring

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in acordance with U.S. copyright law.