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Wright Brothers Envelope Collection (Manuscript Collection #914)

The Wright Brothers Envelope Collection contains one First Day Cover envelope (December 17, 1949) with a cachet entitled “Commemorating the Return of ‘The Kitty Hawk’ Wright Brothers’ Plane” and postmarked at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

Hugh Elroy Best, Jr., Family Collection (Manuscript Collection #894)

Collection (1942-1969) of photographic prints and photocopied documents relating to World War II service of Tarboro, NC natives Hugh E. Best Jr. who served in the U.S. Army Air Force in Europe, Hugh E. Best, Sr., who served in the U.S. Navy; Glanor Gay Best, who served in the Women’ s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC); Gaston Gay, who died while serving in the U.S. Merchant Marine in 1942; also relating to Vietnam War service of Hugh E. Best,...

Roscoe Jackson Papers (Manuscript Collection #1194)

Collection (1917-1933, bulk 1918-1919) mainly consists of correspondence (29 May 1918-29 April 1919; 115 letters) between U.S. Army Pvt. Roscoe Jackson and his wife Lucile E. Jackson of Barnesville, Belmont Co., Ohio, and also with his father, mother-in-law, and grandfather during World War I. He writes from Camp Sherman in Chillicothe, Ohio, Camp Mills in Long Island, New York, and from France where he is serving with the 138th U.S. In...

Hallett S. Ward Papers (Manuscript Collection #53)

Papers (1921-1925) including correspondence, speeches, government pamphlets, congressional records, official reports, etc. concerning service as a member of the US Congress (D-NC). C.

Edgar Quackenbush Papers (Manuscript Collection #630)

Papers (1896-1917) including letters and reminiscences, biographical clipping, comments on World War I, daily weather conditions, postal services between US and China.

Walter Beaman Jones Papers (Manuscript Collection #285)

Congressional files (1966-1992), of businessman and Democratic mayor of Farmville, NC, 1949-1953; state representative, 1955-1959; state senator, 1965; and U. S. Congressman from the 1st District of NC, 1966-1989, including correspondence, reports, legislative bills, memorandums, clippings, etc. 378 boxes. 126.0 c.f. rec'd. 6/24/1975, 9/16/1975, 10/17/1975, 4/23/1979. 3/16/1983, 1/27/1987, 10/5/1992

Proctor-Kittrell Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #839)

Collection contains Greenville and Pitt County, North Carolina, related photographs and ephemera (1917-2007) concerning the Pickwick Book Club, Girl Scouts, Greenville High School, and the Greenville Rotary Club, as well as documents commending the 7th Division American Expeditionary Force for their service in World War I. A large portion of the collection relates to the genealogy of the Goree, Kittrell, Hardee/Hardy, Tull, Proctor, and...

Louis Poisson Davis Papers (Manuscript Collection #309)

Papers (1897-1972, undated) of a U. S. Naval officer, a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy, 1905, who commanded the destroyer USS JARVIS during World War I, and as ordnance inspector at the U. S. Naval Ammunition Depot during World War II, consisting of correspondence, a war diary, orders, proceedings, reports, thesis, albums, photographs, postal cards, financial records, citations, certificates, biographies and miscellaneous.

Sallie Baker Everett Papers (Manuscript Collection #159)

Papers (1941-1961) consisting of correspondence, newspapers clippings, certificates and program leaflets.

Young-Spicer Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #279)

Papers (1830-2011, undated [bulk 1830-1973]) relating to the Young – Spicer family of Fredericks Hall, Louisa County, Virginia and related families living in Virginia, Mississippi and Louisiana, including correspondence relating to the civil war, businesses, taxes & family matters; journals, photographic prints; genealogical and historical files and a listing of the gravestones in the Young-Spicer Cemetery at the family home, “Locust Gr...

Hardison Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #767)

Papers (1727, 1823-1896, 1924, 1947) of Martin County, NC family, including correspondence, land records, plats, mortgages, a recipe, promissory notes, summonses, account of estate sales, receipt, and miscellany.

Frank C. Salisbury Collection (Manuscript Collection #99)

Collection (1800-1964) consisting correspondence of Historical society, letters, "dull" times, "Suggestions to Masters of Ships," photographs, newspapers, guide books, clippings.

Robert Morgan Papers (Manuscript Collection #268)

Senator Robert Burren Morgan was a North Carolina lawyer and Democratic Party politician, who served as United States Senator for North Carolina for one term from 1975 to 1981, having previously served as a State Senator and pesident pro tempore of the Senate, and as Attorney General of North Carolina, 1969 - 1974 until his election to the United States Senate. Morgan was defeated for reelection in 1980 and later served as Director of t...

Richardson Preyer Papers (Manuscript Collection #102)

This collection contains about 363 cubic feet of material documenting the Congressional career of Lunsford Richardson Preyer. Mr. Preyer (January 11, 1919-April 3, 2001) of Greensboro, North Carolina, served in the U.S. House of Representatives for twelve years (January 1969-January 1981).

Bank of Hobbsville Records (Manuscript Collection #527)

Records (1910-1856) including correspondence, financial records, minutes, legal papers, estate records, World War I and II, pamphlets, and miscellaneous.