Grimes-Bryan Papers, 1780-1969 (bulk 1808-1924)

Manuscript Collection #16

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Series 1 :
Correspondence
  • Box 2
    • Folder a-b
      Conrad, Bryan, Grimes, and Wharton Family Correspondence, 1874-1921
    • Folder c
      Conrad, Bryan, Grimes, and Wharton Family Correspondence, undated
    • Folder d
      Correspondence Abstracts, 1836-1880, undated
Series 2 :
Financial and Legal Papers
  • Box 2
    • Folder e
      Financial Papers, 1836-1880, undated
    • Folder f
      Legal Papers, 1830-1874
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Court Papers, 1823-1860
    • Folder b
      Court Papers, undated
    • Folder c
      Statevs Wm Parker Testimony
Series 3 :
Biographical and Genealogical Material
  • Box 3
    • Folder d
      Autobiographical & Biographical Sketches
    • Folder e
      Essays
    • Folder f
      Miscellany
Series 4 :
Ledgers
  • Box 3
    • Folder g
      Physician's Account Book, 1860
  • Box 4
    • Folder a
      W. Shaw Ledger, 1808-1810
    • Folder b
      Grimes Farm Accounts Ledger, 1872
    • Folder c
      Grimes Cash Book, 1872
Series 5 :
Bryan Grimes Material
  • Box 5
    • Folder a
      Bryan Grimes Material: Correspondence, 1867-1880; Indentures, 1874; Financial Accounts, 1871-1880; Miscellaneous Items.
Series 6 :
Photograph
  • Box 5
    • Folder b
      Photograph (Unidentified)
Series 7 :
Washington, N.C. Public School Reports
  • Box 5
    • Folder c
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1897-1898
    • Folder d
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1900-1903
    • Folder e
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1903-1908
    • Folder f
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1908-1910
  • Box 6
    Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1910-1924
    • Folder a
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1910-1912
    • Folder b
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1912-1914
    • Folder c
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1914-1916
    • Folder d
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1916-1918
    • Folder e
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1918-1920
    • Folder f
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1920-1922
    • Folder g
      Washington, N.C. Public School Reports, 1922-1924
Series 8 :
Oversize Material
Oversize Folder os1
J. H. Bryan plat 1861; Pamphlet, "Judge Shepherd and his Vindication (?)" 1888

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Series 9 :
Addition 1
  • Box 7
    • Folder a
      • William S. Blackledge and May F. Blackledge, his wife, indenture (1831) to John H. Bryan, all of Craven County, NC, 850 acres of land in Jones County, on the Trent River on the East Side of Trenton. Holograph. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #1)
      • E. J. N. to "Dear Sister," letter (26 Jan. 1863) regarding her pregnancy & other family matters. Holograph. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #2)
      • A. C. Wharton's Davidson College Grade Report Addressed to A. C. Wharton, Clemmonsville, NC (1 April 1864) Printed form & Holograph notes. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Grade Report signed by J. R. Blake, Clerk; Verso contains holograph notes.  (item #3)
      • L. S. Baker, Scotland Neck, NC, letter to Mr. A. H. Mansfield, Dept. Supervisor Court Clerk, Pitt County (24 March 1868) certifying that certain documents were filed in the clerk's office in the case of Grimes vs. Smith. Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #4)
      • L. S. Baker receipts for services in the case of Grimes vs. Smith, in the Superior Court of Pitt County, NC (Spring 1869). Printed form. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #5)
      • L. S. Baker receipts for services in the case of Grimes vs. Smith, in the Superior Court of Pitt County, NC (Fall 1869). Printed form. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #6)
      • P. Cowper, Adjuster and Supervisor Home Insurance Company, Raleigh, NC, letter to "Dear Bryan" (20 May 1880) regarding a certain "money matter." Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #7)
      • Richard H. Griffith, Panther Creek, letter to "Dear Sister Martha" regarding the death of George Hunt at New Garden (undated) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #8)
Series 10 :
Addition 2
  • Box 7
    • Folder b
      Correspondence of the Grimes, Bryan and Wharton families of North Carolina, 1823-1869; power of attorney, 1838
    • Folder c
      Correspondence of the Grimes, Bryan and Wharton families of North Carolina, 1873-1904
    • Folder d
      Correspondence of the Grimes, Bryan and Wharton families of North Carolina, 1905-1962, undated
    • Folder e
      1915/1916 Washington Public Schools (N.C.) grade report; undated essays, poems, and legal summaries; genealogy notes
Series 11 :
Addition 3
  • Box 7
    • Folder f
      Undated letter to Richard Grist of New Bern, N.C., that includes a mention of Bryan Grimes
Series 12 :
Addition 4
  • Box 8
    • Folder a
      Correspondence of the Conrad, Wharton, Bryan and Grimes family members of Davidson and Beaufort Counties, N.C. 1853-1896
    • Folder b
      Correspondence of the Conrad, Wharton, Bryan and Grimes family members of Davidson and Beaufort Counties, N.C. 1905-1914, 1948, undated
    • Folder c
      Financial accounts records 1855-1858
    • Folder d
      Land records (1780, 1816, 1851); Legal record, 1870; and a will (1920) of Pitt, Beaufort, and Davidson Counties, N.C.
    • Folder e
      Sketch written by Charlotte E. Bryan Grimes (1840-1920) ca. 1914; unidentified 1969 photograph; a calling card.

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