Mr. and Mrs. Roger E. Kammerer, Sr., Collection, 1812-1970, undated

Manuscript Collection #318

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Series 1 :
Correspondence
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Letter to Edward from his mother; 1 sheet, September 1, 1863  (item #1)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from J.H, Garret; 5 sheets, February 27, 1903  (item #2)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from J.E. Johanson; 1 sheet, November 30, 1903  (item #3)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from her sister Ronnie; 4 sheets, January 7, 1904  (item #4)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Ronnie P. Harrell, talking about taking a trip to St. Louis; 2 sheets, June 7,1904  (item #5)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from her mother; 3 sheets, July 30, 1904  (item #6)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from her mother; 3 sheets, August 9, 1904  (item #7)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from J.H. Garret; 7 sheets, January 30, 1905  (item #8)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Anna Mitchell; 3 sheets, March 7, 1905  (item #9)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Carrie; 2 sheets, June 6, 1905  (item #10)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Louise Dicks; 2 sheets, June 14, 1905  (item #11)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Carrie; 3 sheets, August 18, 1905  (item #12)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from her brother John, talks about the school he attended was burned and that it had been attempted before ; 3 sheets, March 26, 1905  (item #13)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Louise; 3 sheets, February 16, 1906  (item #14)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from her mother; 4 sheets, June 6, 1906  (item #15)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Bess; 1 sheet, June 17, 1906  (item #16)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Claire; 2 sheets, April 16, 1931  (item #17)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from a fellow family member wanting information about the family to make a genealogical book, with a questionnaire to fill out and return.; 2 sheets, August 26, 1936  (item #18)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Mrs. C.W. Beasley, talking about an apron for the Colerain Community Club House, with an apron message attached as to what to do.; 2 sheets, November 6, 1940  (item #19)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Mrs. H.E. Schaff; 2 sheets, September 1, 1942  (item #20)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Gilla McConnia, says how they are sorry that Lillian's mother has passed away and general conversation.; 2 sheets, June 9, 1938  (item #21)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Bess; 4 sheets, December 20, 1942  (item #22)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Mabel; 2 sheets, January 24, 1943  (item #23)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Cilla, just general conversation.; 2 sheets, March 7, 1943  (item #24)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Eddie; 3 sheets, November 18, 1943  (item #25)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Bess, just general conversation. An enclosed newspaper clipping with the letter.; 4 sheets, November 28, 1943  (item #26)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Bess, just general conversation.; 3 sheets, January 1, 1944  (item #27)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Mrs. H.E. Schaff, just general conversation.; 1 sheet, January 5, 1944  (item #28)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Ronnie, just general conversation.; 1 sheet, January 18, 1944  (item #29)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Josephine, just general conversation.; 1 sheet, January 15, 1944  (item #30)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Ronnie, just general conversation.; 6 sheets, October 18, 1948  (item #31)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from her sister Carrie; 2 sheets, undated  (item #32)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Louise, just general conversation.; 1 sheet, undated  (item #33)
      • Letter to Lillian Askew from Louise; 2 sheets, undated  (item #34)
      • Letter to Samuel Haines in New Concord, OH from Joseph N. Gervis regarding Haines' safety and location (photocopy).; 2 sheets, July 9, 1847  (item #35)
      • Letter to Samuel Haines in Muskingum County, OH from Andrew K. Kowan & Jos N Gervis in Mercer County, Trenton, NJ. Mentions family sickness and deaths, and also widespread disentery epidemic and unemployment in Trenton (photocopy).; 3 sheets, July 29, 1849  (item #36)
      • Letter to C.Y. Smith in Sheldon, IA from Berend Behrends in Corregidor, Philippines, thanks Smith for his kindness, mentions being kept in a quarantine station because he is soldier from United States, also asks about news at home (photocopy).; 2 sheets, July 3, 1913  (item #37)
      • Letter to Chris Smith in Sheldon, IA from Berend Behrends at Fort Mills, Manila, thanks Smith for his kindness, describes his weariness of military life, and mentions the presence of German battleships and going aboard the S.S. Gweiseman (photocopy).; 2 sheets, March 20, 1914  (item #38)
Series 2 :
Photographs
  • Box 1
    • Folder b
      • Robert Wooten, Lt Lyman Cotton, Will H. Moore. (B&W); 1 sheet, undated  (item #1)
      • "Wash and Emma Hardee" (B&W). Also significant family genealogical information on back.; 1 sheet, undated  (item #2)
      • (B&W), "Capt. Tom Smith, possibly from the Civil War, born 8-7-1846, died Aug. 1918" ; 1 sheet, undated  (item #3)
      • "1927 Elm City High School Graduation Class" (B&W).; 1 sheet, 1927  (item #4)
      • Class photograph (B&W), "Mr. Jon(?) R. Jordan, March 30, 1915, Made by R.M. Filsmore(?), Rocky Mount, N.C." ; 1 sheet, March 30, 1915  (item #5)
      • Family Photo(B&W), on front : "Fannie Vinerette, Rhonda Vinerette, Birce (Dock) Vinerette, and Andrew Vinerette. On back: "Mrs. J.R. Jordan, R4, Elm City, N.C."; 1 sheet, undated  (item #6)
      • (B&W), on front: "Alderman, Raleigh, N.C." (photographer?) "Maneely, Artist, Over Williams' Book Store" (photographer?), on back: "Arron Joyner"; 1 sheet, undated  (item #7)
      • (B&W), on back: "Ora Smith", on front "S.P. Burgerl, Jacksonville, Fla(?)" (photographer); 1 sheet, undated  (item #8)
      • "Miss Emily Jones", (B&W); 1 sheet, undated  (item #9)
      • "Mr. & Mrs. Robert Stansil", (B&W) "Rev. Robert William Stancill (1854-1924), married Sallie Miriam G. Dixon, disciples minister", "Zeph F. Magill, Troy, N.Y." (photographer); 1 sheet, undated  (item #10)
      • "Mr. & Mrs. Marion Tucker", (B&W) Also significant family genealogical information on back. "Campbell, Norfolk, VA" (photographer); 1 sheet, undated  (item #11)
      • Woman standing by a Confederate statue and image of North Carolina Confederate memorial stone, (B&W) (two images attached); 1 sheet, July 17, 1938  (item #12)
      • Image of North Carolina Confederate memorial stone (B&W) (closeup of same image above); 1 sheet, July 17, 1938  (item #13)
      • Pitt County, N.C. School Bus and Drivers, (B&W) "T.G. & Stokes truck drivers made Feb. 1931"; 1 sheet, February 1931  (item #14)
      • Coxville School group photograph. (B&W); 1 sheet, undated  (item #15)
      • Fayetteville Flood of 1908 on a poster board. (B&W) (several separate images with handwritten labels of street locations) (MOVED TO OVERSIZED FOLDER / Series 5); 1908  (item #16)
Series 3 :
Legal Documents
  • Box 1
    • Folder c
      • Land survey for John Dickson of twenty-five acres in Ashe County, NC; 1 sheet, August 20, 1839  (item #1)
      • Land Deed made to Daniel Valentine for 1480 acres. (moved to oversized folder); 2 sheets, February 20th 1871  (item #2)
      • Indenture of Hertford County, NC land, involving William A. Holloman, Administrator of R.H. Shield and Daniel Valentine; 2 sheets, January 1, 1873  (item #3)
Series 4 :
Printed Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder d
      Cookbook, "Hood's Practical Cook's Book For the Average Household", includes handwritten recipes inside; 351 sheets, 1897
    • Folder e
      Oak Ridge Institute and Business College ledger, used by E.S. Maye(?) in Kinston, NC March through July 1882 (appears to be for business transactions in Kinston).; 36 sheets, 1882
    • Folder f
      Music Book (Tenor) of Elizabeth L. Andrews, includes handwritten lyrics, music and poetry, some religious. Also includes a page with the birthdate of John Andrews and marriage date of Patsy Andrews.; 40 sheets, 1812-1821
    • Folder g
      • Biography of Peter Evans Smith, born January 20, 1829 in Edgecombe County, NC (typewritten, uncredited); 2 sheets, undated  (item #1)
      • Biography of Peter Evans Smith by Lena H. Smith (typewritten); 2 sheets, undated  (item #2)
      • History of the Confederate Ram Albemarle by Burton H. Smith (typewritten), signed "Peter Gregory" at top.; 7 sheets, undated  (item #3)
    • Folder h
      • Commencement address to Greensboro College by Mollie E. Boone (handwritten); 5 sheets, 1872  (item #1)
      • The Union Herald, Raleigh, N.C. Thursday Oct. 4 1917. (MOVED TO OVERSIZED FOLDER / Series 5)  (item #2)
      • Brunswick Evening Banner Newspaper, undated. (MOVED TO OVERSIZED FOLDER / Series 5)  (item #3)
Series 5 :
Oversized Materials
  • Oversize Folder os1
    • Fayetteville Flood of 1908 on a poster board. (B&W) (several separate images with handwritten labels of street locations); 1 sheet, 1908  (item #1)
    • Land Deed made to Daniel Valentine for 1480 acres; 2 sheets, February 20, 1871  (item #2)
    • The Union Herald from Raleigh N.C.; 6 sheets, dated Thursday Oct. 4 1917  (item #3)
    • Brunswick Evening Banner Newspaper; 4 sheets, undated  (item #4)
Series 6 :
North Carolina Postcards

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