William E. Elmore Collection, 1821-2002, 2007, undated

(Manuscript Collection #39)

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Box 2
Family Papers: Whitfield, Miscellaneous Bible records; Appleton Oaksmith file; Miscellaneous correspondence; Printed material
Box 3
E. B. Ficklen Family scrapbook; James S. Ficklen, Jr., and Warren Ficklen diaries; Jessie M. Myers autograph book
Box 7
St. Mark's Episcopal Church records (Wilson, N.C.); Miscellaneous items
Oversize Folder 7os1
Acushnet Lodge (I.O.O.F.) officers list (1844-1870); 1860 Carteret Co., N.C., bond; List of Currier & Ives prints; Lenoir Co., N.C., land plat; 1873 letter; Photograph

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Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 8
    • Folder a
      Funeral cards (1905-1906) of Carrie G. Sugg Eason, b. 11/23/1873, d. 6/9/2905; and Martha L. Edwards Easton, b. 5/27/1842, d. 3/5/1906, probably in Greene County, North Carolina. 2 items.
    • Folder b
      President James A. Garfield lying in state (9/26/1881) in Cleveland, OH. Photographic print by Walter C. North, Utica, NY. Paper on cardboard. 1 item.
    • Folder c
      The Sally White House: The Legend of Blackbeard's Sister, as told by Tony Broadwaters Day (3/8/1996) to and recorded by William E. "Mickey" Elmore. Holograph mss note. 1 item.
    • Folder d
      Unidentified Kinston, North Carolina haberdashery (ca. 1920s) showing interior with store personnel Dave, Emmett, and Mrs. Brown. Photographic print. 1 item.
    • Folder e
      J. E. Ellis, Wilson, North Carolina, Bible records (2002) transcribed by William E. "Mickey" Elmore at an antique mall in Wilson, NC. Holograph mss. 1 item.
    • Folder f
      Julian & Helen Sutton family record (1957) transcribed by Doris C. Outlaw, notary public for Lenoir County, North Carolina. Photocopy typescript. 1 item.
    • Folder g
      "Calling All Children" (1939) by Sybil Hyatt, proposing North Carolina education reform. Pamphlet. 1 item. Note: originally written in 1915, and published in a Kinston, NC newspaper in March 1917.
    • Folder h
      Diary (1959, 1961) of two vacation trips to Mexico by an unidentified New Yorker. Mss volume. 1 item.
    • Folder i
      Section of Photographic Print (6/15/2007) showing panoramic view of 317th Ambulance Company, Camp Lee, Virginia, ca. 1917-1918, showing Charles Wesley Croom, Sr., the donor's uncle, seated in front row. Photocopy. Photocopy made from the photographic print in #39.8.os.1. Photographic print made from Microsoft Office Document Imaging File Type (377,920 KB) on compact disk in #39.8.j. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Charles Wesley Croom, Sr., of Sandy Bottom, Lenoir County, North Carolina, is seated cross-legged, 9th from right.
    • Folder j
      Compact disk (6/15/2007) with digital image of panoramic view of 317th Ambulance Company, Camp Lee, Virginia, ca. 1917-1918. Image saved as Microsoft Office Document Imaging File Type. TIF file. File size 377,920 KB; also 9" x 14" print of image found in #39.8.os.1; 2 items. 2 p. Note: Digital file made by Joyner Library Center for Digital Projects from an original print is in the possession of Charles Wesley Croom, III.
    • Folder k
      Infinger, Hattie Ann Pattillo (Mrs. Cary Marvin Infinger), Waycross, Georgia. Letter (28 January 1949) to Mrs. Raymond Elmore, Kinston, North Carolina, reporting on the death of her husband, Rev. C. M. Infinger, pastor of Winona Park Methodist Church, Winona Park, GA on 10 January 1949; & enclosing clippings of his obituary and of the Winona Park Methodist Church. Holograph & clippings. 3 items. 6 p.
    • Folder l
      Smith, Quincy Adams, Jr. - Rita Hudon Smith Family History (ca. 2006-2007) tracing their lives from childhood to old age, ca. 1930-1999, in Sandy Bottom, Lenoir County, North Carolina, Nashua, New Hampshire, Bainbridge, Maryland; & Kinston, NC. Typescript. 1 item. 14 p. Note: Includes chapters by their children: Diana Smith Stallings Tyndall; Dora Anne Smith Whitehead; Elaine Smith Holloman; & Leslie Iva Smith Manning.
    • Folder m
      "History of Douglas Methodist Church" (ca. 1938-1939) by Ada Infinger Haddock (Mrs. Alva White Haddock), Douglas, Georgia, covering the period ca. 1888-1938. Typescript. 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder n
      Photographic prints of Wesley Cole; Daniel Francis Cole and his wife, Amanda Waters Cole (9/7/2006) of Georgia; with compact disk with both images saved as JPG & Microsoft Document Imaging files (TIF). 3 items. 3 p. Note: Note: Originals ca. 1895 & 1915 (?).
    • Folder o
      Our Family in Uniform (Spring 2007) compiled by Eleanor Marie Fordham Cash, recording the military heritage of Gertrude Thompson Croom and William Cyrus Croom, in Georgia and North Carolina, ca. 1807-2003. Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 43 p.
  • Box 9
    Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a  (1 item digitized)
      James Needham Alexander File
      • Print of James Needham Alexander ambrotype (2007) with caption by donor. 1 item. 1 p.
      • Biographical and genealogical notes on James Needham Alexander (2007) compiled by the donor. Photocopy manuscript. 2 items. 2 p.
      • Biographical sketch of James Needham Alexander (2007) from Heritage Trail August 2007, Vol. 5, No.3, p. 9. Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder b  (1 item digitized)
      Stanhope Washington Alexander File
      • Print of Stanhope Washington Alexander ambrotype (2007) with caption by donor. 1 item. 1 p.
      • Biographical and genealogical notes & emails relating to Stanhope Washington Alexander (2007) compiled by the donor. Photocopy manuscript. 4 items. 4 p.
    • Folder c
      Lott Croom File
      • Petition of Lott Croom, 1801 [Stat]e of North-Carolina. Benjamin Williams, Esquire, Governor, &c. &c. To William White, Secretary of State. (2008) Transcript of document in the NC State Archives in the Secretary of State's Papers. Citation: SS XII. Series: SS 742. Box: 242. Folder: Lenoir County. Typescript manuscript. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Transcribed by the donor.
    • Folder d
      Compact Disk (2008) containing digitized images of ambrotypes in collection. 1 item.
Oversize Folder 8os2
Photographic Print (6/15/2007) showing panoramic view of 317th Ambulance Company, Camp Lee, Virginia, ca. 1917-1918, with Charles Wesley Croom, Sr., the donor's uncle, seated cross-legged in front row, 9th from right. Composite Photographic Print. Photographic print made from Microsoft Office Document Imaging File Type (377,920 KB) on compact disk in #39.8.j. 10" (h)" x 42" (w) 1 item. 1 p. Note: Original print is in the possession of Charles Wesley Croom, III.

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