Caroline Cunningham Collection

Manuscript Collection #56

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Title: Caroline Cunningham Collection
Creator: Cunningham, Caroline
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection [1636-1798] including newspaper and magazine clippings, relating to racial integration and race relations; files of a professional genealogist concerning North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland families.
Extent: 18.0 Cubic feet, 450 items .

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Accessions Information

March 27, 1968, ca. 450 items; Newspaper and magazine clipping file concerned primarily with racial integration and race relations. Gift of Miss Caroline Cunningham, Raleigh, N.C.

August 28, 1987, 18 cubic feet; Research files of professional Raleigh, N.C., genealogist, containing materials on hundreds of families from N.C., Virginia, and Maryland. Included are files on such families as James, Cooper, Gardner, Jones, Cunningham, Neal, McIver, Everett, Bryan, Stewart, Middleton, Mosley, Monroe, Newton, Keen, Parker, Owen, etc. Gift of Mrs. Catherine Middleton Hutchins and Mr. J. Calvin Cunningham of Lexington, N.C.

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

Caroline Cunningham Collection(#56), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Miss Caroline Cunningham
  • Gift of Mrs. Catherine Middleton Hutchins and Mr. J. Calvin Cunningham

Processing Information

  • Processed by M. Elmore

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services

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Series 1:
Family Names
Box 1#0056.1
Acree - Adams, Adams, Adams/Phibbs/Holton, Amerson (Amason), Albright/Allen/Ashford/Avery; Barnes - Binford, Bartlett, Baugh, Beck
Box 2#0056.2
Black, Bingham - Boon, Booth/Boyd/Brockenbrough, Braddy, Brower - Brown, Bruce/Child/Faucette/McKerall/Walters, Bryan
Box 3#0056.3
Bryan, Buchannon, Alexander - Buchanan, William; Butler; Calvert - Campbell, Champion - Churchill, Coker - Courtney, Cunningham
Box 4#0056.4
Cunningham/Cooper/Gardner/Neal, Cunningham/Perry/Rodwell/Saunders, Cunningham Records, Cunningham, Cunningham/Jones, Cunningham/Jones/Simms, Cunningham/Keene/Witcher, Cunningham/Patrick, Cunningham Miscellaneous
Box 5#0056.5
Carson, Clapp, Cobb, Coker, Courtney, Currell - Curl, Coldwell/Cornelius/Crafton/Culbreath/Dalton; Dail - Debnam, Donnell, Donnell - Dupree; Edmiston (Edmundson), Espy (Espey), Evans, Everett, Faison/Middleton
Box 6#0056.6
Faison, Fields, Finley/Fisher/Flowers/Ford, Folsom/Smith, Gainey/Goddin/Goode, Garland, Green, Green/Erwin, Gregory/Phillips
Box 7#0056.7
Hackney/Hadley/Haley/Holt/Hyde; Hardaway, Robert A., Memoirs; Harris - Harvey, Henderson Records, Herring - Hester, Holland/Holton/Hooker/Hughes/Hunt
Box 8#0056.8
Jackson - Johnston; Jones, Benjamin, And His Descendants ; Jones, Bettie Anne, Diary (Pittsylvania County, VA) 1865-1868; Jones, Decatur; Jones Records Vol. 1; Jones Records Vol. 3
Box 9#0056.9
Jones Records Vol. 4 ; Jones, Jones/Keen; Kanady - Kune, Keen, Keith, Lackey - Lewey, Lewis Records
Box 10#0056.10
Lewis - Lyell, Lindsay (Lindsey); McAdoo - McCollum, McFarland, McKay/Cranor; McIntosh
Box 11#0056.11
McIntosh, McIver
Box 12#0056.12
McNeely - McPhail - Major - Martin, McPherson/Divine, Martin - Moffett, Monroe - Moseley; Napier, Newton, Nicks - Norman; Odom, Osborn, William H., Diary; Outlaw
Box 13#0056.13
Overton/Griffin, Owen; Owen, John, Descendants; Owens; Parham, Parker; Parker, John, Descendants
Box 14#0056.14
Parker, John, Descendants; Parker/Browning/Skinner, Parker/Sessums; Parker Genealogy, Vol. 1-2; Parrish/Peacock/Perrin/Pinson, Patrick
Box 15#0056.15
Pope - Powell, Presnell; Remy, Reynolds - Rierson, Rhodes - Royall; Sanford, Sessums (Sessoms), Sims, Simmons, Simpson, Slaughter; Speight, Spell, Smith - Steele, Stuart (Stewart)
Box 16#0056.16
Tarleton, Terry, Thomas/Thompson/Turlington/Uzzell; Vann/Warren/Welker, Walton, Whitted, Wicker - Williams, Witcher/Keen - Work, Yarborough
Series 2:
Courthouse Records - by Name
Box 17#0056.17
Abbitt - Asten, Aydelott - Boylan, Bradford - Byrd, Coffee - Coble, Coble - Curry, Curtis - Dykes, Eagle - Fulton
Box 18#0056.18
Gaines - Hagy, Hagy - Hogans, Hogans - July, McAdams - Middleton, Middleton - Ozburn
Box 19#0056.19
Ozburn - Quinlin, Raleigh - Sharp, Sharp - Stuart, Stewart - Tyre, Underhill - White, White - Zimmerman
Series 3:
N.C. County Court Records
Box 20#0056.20
Anson - Ashe, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Burke, Bute, Chatham, Chowan, Cleveland, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck - Dare, Davidson, Dobbs, Duplin, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Guilford
Box 21#0056.21
Halifax, Johnston, Lenoir - Montgomery - Northhampton, Lincoln, Moore, Nash, New Hanover; Onslow, Orange, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Sampson, Surry, Wake - Raleigh, Warren - Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Various; Marriage Records, 1741-1778 and Early Names in the Piedmont Region
Series 4:
Virginia County Court Records
  • Box 22#0056.22
    • Folder a-s#0056.22.a-s
      Augusta, Bedford, Brunswick, Elizabeth City, Fairfax, Fauquier, Isle of Wight, King George, Louisa, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Northumberland, Prince Edward, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Surry, Westmoreland, York, Miscellaneous; Virginia State Archives Patent Book
Series 5:
County Court Records for Other States
Series 6:
Miscellaneous Genealogical Information by Family Name
Box 23#0056.23
Aaron - Blagge
Box 24#0056.24
Blair - Cooper
Box 25#0056.25
Coots - Fowler
Box 26#0056.26
Fox - Hynman
Box 27#0056.27
Icy - Loving
Box 28#0056.28
Lowe - Ozmont
Box 29#0056.29
Pace - Ryves
Box 30#0056.30
Sadler - Vultieur
Box 31#0056.31
Waddell - Zills
Series 7:
Miscellaneous Items
Box 32#0056.32
Correspondence, Genealogical Information and Lists
Box 33#0056.33
Pedigree Charts
Box 34#0056.34
Courthouse Records; Cemetery Lists of War Veterans in Gatesburg and Henderson in Knox Co., IL.; Douglas Register List
Box 35#0056.35
Genealogy Lists; Libraries and Book Companies Catalogs and Newsletters; Migration of Families List; Cunningham Clients List; Tax Records (undated); Poetry; Maps; Personal Correspondence, 1900-1956
Series 8:
Genealogical Correspondence by Correspondent's Name
Box 43#0056.43
T-Z, Miscellaneous
Series 9:
Box 44#0056.44
State Magazine, Sons of the American Revolution, The Courier, and Miscellaneous Magazines; Migration Actual and Implied Background; Migration Lists of North Carolina Families; Migration Actual and Implied Genealogy, Vol. II
Box 45#0056.45
History of Bachelors' Hall, Henry County, Virginia; History of Governor Morehead's Blandwood, Greensboro, N.C.; History of Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church of Newark, Delaware; Bulletin of N.C. and Va. Piedmont Genealogical Society; Miscellaneous Publications; Jones Family Book Sales Records
Series 10:
Box 46#0056.46
Segregation (1956),Life Magazine, Newsweek, Miscellaneous (1891-1980)
Box 47#0056.47
Genealogy and History; Cunningham Family; UNC-CH Chancellor Christopher C. Fordham III; Reverend J. Henry Smith; Harford and Cecil Cos., Maryland; N.C. and Va. History; Presidential Inauguration Invitation (1917); Miscellaneous Items
Series 11:
Oversize Materials
Oversize Folder os1#0056.os1
Maps, Genealogies, Plats, Land Records, Cunningham Residence Architectural Drawings, Will Book - copies, Military Lists 1787

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