Betty Speir Papers, 1885-2000, undated

Manuscript Collection #386

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

  • Box 39
    • Folder a
      Association of State Democratic Chairs file (1980-1984) 45 items. 75 p.
    • Folder b
      Assocation of State Democratic Chairs file (1981-1983) 45 items. 75 p.
    • Folder c
      Association of State Democratic Chairs file (1985-1989) 25 items. 35 p.
    • Folder d
      Bill Clinton for President file (1992) 2 items. 20 p.
    • Folder e
      Democratic National Committee. Credentials Committee file (1988) 2 items. 20 p.
    • Folder f
      Democratic National Committee. Current file (1983--1987) 200 items. 450 p.
    • Folder g
      Democratic National Committee. Election of 1988 file (1988) 2 items. 20 p.
    • Folder h
      Democratic National Committee file (1983-1987) 200 items. 450 p.
    • Folder i
      Democratic National Committee file (1988-1995) 250 items. 500 p.
    • Folder j
      Democratic National Committee. Membership, Charter & By-Laws, Meetings file (1988) 3 items. 25 p.
    • Folder k
      Democratic Party of North Carolina file (1977-1989) 50 items. 150 p.
    • Folder l
      Democratic Party of North Carolina. Sustaining Fund Committee file (1980-1983) 25 items. 50 p.
  • Box 40
    • Folder a
      Democratic Party. Raleigh file (1978-1985) 45 items. 75 p.
    • Folder b
      Democratic Party. Raleigh file (1986-1989) 90 items. 180 p.
    • Folder c
      Democratic Party. Raleigh file (1989-1992) 180 items. 360 p.
    • Folder d
      Democratic State Executive Committee file (1979-1980) 180 items. 360 p.
    • Folder e
      Democratic State Executive Committee file (1981-1986) 180 items. 360 p.
    • Folder f
      Democratic State Executive Committee file (1987-1992) 90 items. 180 p.
    • Folder g
      Democratic State Executive Committee file (1988) 15 items. 30 p.
    • Folder h
      Democratic Women of North Carolina file (1971-1986) 25 items. 50 p.
    • Folder i
      Election of 1988 file (1988) 90 items. 180 p.
    • Folder j
      Governor's Schedule file (1979-1980) 50 items. 75 p.
    • Folder k
      James B. Hunt, Jr. (Governor of NC) file (1995) 15 items. 30 p.
    • Folder l
      Pitt County Democratic Executive Committee file (1977-1979) 10 items. 15 p.
    • Folder m
      Terry Sanford Pitt County Fund Raising List file (1979-1986) 25 items. 50 p.
  • Box 41
    MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS
    • Folder a
      Bumper Stickers file (ca. 1972-1980) 13 items. 13 p. Notes: Robert Morgan, Edmund Muskie, McGovern-Shriver, Jim Hunt.
    • Folder b
      Campaign Literature file (1972-1980) 9 items. 26 p.
    • Folder c
      Jimmy Carter Campaign Postcards file (1976) 5 items. 5 p.
    • Folder d
      East Carolina Training School Catalogue 1909-1910 file. (undated) 1 item. 40 p. Photocopy.
    • Folder e
      Photographic Prints file (1988-1992) 20 items. 20 p.
    • Folder f
      Bob Scott for Governor North Carolina file (1968) 1 item. 5 p.
    • Folder g
      Scrapbook [loose materials removed from scrapbook] file (ca. 1978-2000) 180 items. 360 p.
  • Box 42
    TELEPHONE NUMBERS & ADDRESSES
    • Folder a
      Telephone Numbers of Democrats file (1977-1989) 90 items. 180 p.
    • Folder b
      Telephone Numbers of Democrats file (1979) 30 items. 60 p.
    • Folder c
      Telephone Numbers of Democrats file (1985-1987) 30 items. 60 p.
    • Folder d
      Telephone Numbers of Democrats file (1980-1989) 60 items. 90 p.
  • Box 43
    SCRAPBOOK
    • Folder a
      Betty Speir Political Scrapbook (1984-1985) 1 vol. 25 p.
  • Box 44
    Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a
      Correspondence, Etc. Miscellaneous (1980-1992) 35 items. 210 p.
    • Folder b
      Democratic National Convention, Chicago, IL. Southern Caucus files (1990-1992) 25 p. 150 p.
    • Folder c
      Democratic National Convention, Atlanta, GA. North Carolina Delegate Selection Committee files (1982-1988) 25 p. 150 p.
    • Folder d
      Democratic National Committee. Women's Caucus Executive Committee files (1989-1991) 5 items. 15 p.
    • Folder e
      Democratic Party of North Carolina. Finance Committee file (1980-1992) 45 items. 270 p.
    • Folder f
      Democratic Party of North Carolina. Finance Committee. Calling Card file (1991-1992) 10 items. 35 p.
    • Folder g
      Democratic Party of North Carolina. Plan of Organization file (1972-1991) 15 items. 90 p.
    • Folder h
      Democratic Women of North Carolina file (1985-1992) 20 items. 120 p.
    • Folder i
      Democratic Women of North Carolina file (1985-1987) 10 items. 25 p.
    • Folder j
      Democratic Women of North Carolina file (1984) 20 items. 120 p.
    • Folder k
      Democrats file (1990) 10 items. 40 p.
    • Folder l
      Democrats file (1982-1992) 15 items. 30 p.
    • Folder m
      Jim Hunt for Governor '92. Fund Raising file (1991-1992) 5 items. 10 p.
    • Folder n
      Jim Hunt for Governor '92. Fund Raising file (1984-1992) 10 items. 25 p.
    • Folder o
      Jim Hunt for U. S. Senate Exploratory Committee file (1983) 10 items. 25 p.
    • Folder p
      Lillian's List of North Carolina formation file (1997-1998) 7 items. 21 p.
    • Folder q
      National Education Association file (1992) 15 items. 35 p.
    • Folder r
      North Carolina Center for the Advance of Teaching (NCCAT) file (1989-1992) 100 items. 400 p.
    • Folder s
      North Carolina Govenor's Crime Committee. Victim Assistance Committee file (1981-1983) 10 items. 30 p.
    • Folder t
      North Carolina State Board of Education file (1980-1992) 50 items. 150 p.
    • Folder u
      Pitt County Democratic Women file (1983, 1992) 5 items. 10 p.
    • Folder v
      Terry Sanford for U. S. Senate. Fund Raising file (1991-1992) 15 items. 35 p.
    • Folder w
      Terry Sanford for U. S. Senate. Invitation list (6/23/192) 15 items. 35 p.
    • Folder x
      Women's Forum of North Carolina file (1989) 5 items. 15 p.
    • Folder y
      Garrett, Henry E. How Classroom Desegregation Will Work. Richmond, VA: Patrick Henry Press, 2nd ed., [ca. 1965] 1 vol. 28 p.
    • Folder z
      Inaugural Ball 1993 [North Carolina Souvenir Program & Handbook] 1 vol. 32 p.
    • Folder za
      League of Women Voters of the United States. Choosing the President. Washington, DC: ca. 1968. 1 vol. 96 p.
    • Folder zb  (1 item digitized)
      Republic of China (Taiwan) Pictorial Commentary of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall [c. 1975] 1 vol. 280 p.
    • Folder zc
      Political Campaign Lapel Pins (ca. 1984-1992) 26 items. 26 p.
  • Box 49
    • Folder b
      Historical background of Jones County (1928-1980) by P. B. Pollock. 1 box. 1 item. 3 p. (0.001 cubic feet) Recd. 11/3/2008.
    • Folder c
      Betty Speir Material (1928-1980) including a photography of Betty Speir, a letter to Mr. R. A Tyson from Windsor King on tax revisions, NC Democratic News newspaper discussing Betty Speir's election to State Chariman, newspaper clipping regarding a meeting of the Pitt County Democratic Women, newspaper clipping of 1st District Delegates, program for Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner, and Agenda for Joint Meeting of Methodist Retirement Home Site Committee and Citizens of Greenville Area. 1 box. 7 items. 7 p. (0.007 cubic feet) Recd. 11/3/2008. Note: Letter has been damaged by insects. In need of conservation.
  • Box 50
    • Folder a
      Letters (1970-1993) to Betty Speir from Robert W. Scott - Brady L. Tirana - David E. Reid, Jr. - Charles S. Robb - Thad Eure - Robert Morgan - Walter B. Jones - James A. Graham - Ike Andrews - Joseph B. Biden, Jr. - James B. Hunt Jr. - Rufus L. Edmisten - Walter F. Mondale - Robert B. Jordan III - Vicky T. Church - Laurence A. Cobb - Gwynett Hilburn. Correspondence. 25 items. 25 p.
    • Folder b
      Letters (1992-1994) of recommendation for various people sent by Betty Speir. Correspondence / Manuscript. 71 items. 71 p. RESTRICTION TO 1/10/2064: Some items in this folder contain personal information including Social Security Numbers.
    • Folder c
      Letters (1968-1994) of recommendation for various people, including resumes and job applications, sent by Betty Speir, including Barbara D. Owens - Reginald Wallace Ponder - Max C. Poole - Ben Ander Riggs - Teresa Shank - John Soles - Mary Lou Sutton - Kathy Taft - James E. Taylor - Robert W. Scott - Caroline Elizabeth Wainright - Judy Whichard - Floyd Whitfield - Emmy Whitehead - Tinsley E. Yarbrough - Becky Young. Correspondence/Manuscript. 66 items. 66 p. RESTRICTION TO 1/10/2064: Some items in this folder contain Personal Information including Social Security Numbers.
  • Box 51
    • Folder a
      Letters (1975-1976) to Betty Speir from Joe Grimsley, regarding the Jim B. Hunt 1976 run for North Carolina State Governor. Correspondence. 51 items. 51 p.
    • Folder b
      Letters (1975-1976) to Betty Speir from Jim B. Hunt regarding his 1976 run for North Carolina State Governor. Correspondence. 29 items. 29 p.
    • Folder c
      Letters (1975-1976) to Betty Speir from Betty McCain regarding the Jim B. Hunt's 1976 campaign for North Carolina State Governor. Correspondence. 22 items. 22 p.
    • Folder d
      Letters (1975-1976) sent to Betty Speir from various individuals regarding Jim B. Hunt's 1976 campaign for North Carolina State Governor, including Mrs. C. Clement Lucas Jr. - Mary Dale - Dr. John R. Larkins - Ed Warren - A. Louis Singleton - Bob Wood. Correspondence. 12 items. 12p.
    • Folder e
      Letters (1976) sent from Betty Speir to various individuals regarding Jim B. Hunt's 1976 campaign for North Carolina State Governor, including: Mrs. Benny Rhodes - Mrs. Bill Smithwick - Mrs. Louise Muse - Mrs. Melvin Whitfield - Mrs. Axon Smith - Mrs. Nell C. Bender, - Mrs. Red Cratch - Mr. Joe Grimsley - Mr. Jim B. Hunt Jr. Correspondence. 13 items. 13 p.
    • Folder f
      Letters (1975-1976) to Key County Women regarding Jim B. Hunt's 1976 campaign for North Carolina State Governor. Correspondence. 39 items. 39 p.
    • Folder g
      Documents and newspaper clippings (1976) concerning Jim B. Hunt's campaign for North Carolina State Governor. Manuscript. 33 items. 33 p.
    • Folder h
      Letters (1991-1994) sent to Betty Speir from Jim B. Hunt regarding his 1993 campaign for North Carolina State Governor. Correspondence. 24 items. 24 p.
    • Folder i
      Letters (1991) sent from Betty Speir to Jim B. Hunt regarding his 1993 campaign for North Carolina State Governor. Correspondence. 4 items. 4 p.
    • Folder j
      Documents (1992-1993) concerning Jim B. Hunt's 1993 campaign for North Carolina State Governor. Manuscript. 28 items. 28 p.
  • Box 52
    • Folder a
      Letters (1972-1996) sent to Betty Speir from various individuals, individuals include, L. H. Fountain, Betty Oakley, J. Donald Kerry, Mary Dale Bender, Jessie Rae Scott, Jimmy Green, Joel McCleary, and Glen G. Burnette, Jr. Correspondence. 15 items. 15 p.
    • Folder b
      Documents, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and a calling directory (1981-1991), concerning the Democratic National Committee. Manuscript. 67 items. 67 p.
    • Folder c
      Documents (1979-1991) concerning Governor Jim B. Hunt's plan for education in North Carolina Public Schools, and letters regarding the service of Betty Speir as a member of the North Carolina Board of Education. Manuscript/Correspondence. 60 items. 60 p.
    • Folder d
      Letters (1982-1994) sent to Betty Speir regarding her service and involvement in the National Democratic Party including from: Charles T. Manatt - Reubin O'D. Askew - Kathleen M. Vick - Terry Sanford - Nancy Pelosi - David Jordan Whichard III - Carolyn Hunt - Joe Parker - Beth Nelson - Robert R. Browning - Clifton W. Everett, Jr. - Walter F. Mondale. 34 items. 34 p.
    • Folder e
      Documents and a pamphlet (1971-1973) concerning Betty Speir's involvement in the North Carolina Commission On The Education and Employment of Women and other papers concerning the Equal Rights Amendment in North Carolina. Manuscript. 28 items. 28 p.
    • Folder f
      Documents and newspapers clippings (1984-1989) concerning the service of Michael D. Barnes, representative of Maryland in the United States House of Representatives. Manuscript. 26 items. 26 p.
    • Folder g
      Newspaper clippings (1991-1992) concerning Betty Speir's involvement in the National Democratic Party. Manuscript. 5 items. 5 p.
    • Folder h
      Documents (1974-1981) concerning government in North Carolina, including reports on the Department of Justice, 1974; Votes for Council of State, 1988; also includes a program to the inaugural Ball located in Raleigh, 1981; Magazine articles titled "Committed to Fitness", various hand written notes and a photograph of unidentified children. Manuscript / Photographs. 34 items. 34.p
    • Folder i
      Washington Monthly, The. Vol 13, no. 9 (Nov. 1981) Periodical. 1 vol. 33 p.
    • Folder j
      Speir, Betty S. "Counseling in a Very Special Way: Low-Ability Students" in: The Guidance Clinic. Vol. 4, No. 5 (January 1972) pp. 5-7. Periodical. 1 vol. 8 p. NOTE: Published and Copyright by Parker Publishing Co., Inc., West Nyack, New York 10994, contains information on North Pitt High School and Bethel, North Carolina
  • Box 53
    • Folder a
      Governor's Crime Commission Department of Crime Control and Public Safety. "Tomorrow Together Future Directions of Crime and Justice in North Carolina." (1982) Book. 1 vol. 64 p. NOTE: Markings and personal notes found in chapters on Family and Education, pp. 23-43.
    • Folder b
      National Women's Political Caucus. "National Directory of Women Elected Officials 1983." (February, 1983). Book. 1 vol. 53 p.
    • Folder c
      North Carolina Commission on Education for Economic Growth. "Education for Economic Growth An Action Plan for North Carolina". (April 1984) Pamphlet. 1 item. 25 p. NOTE: Includes a statement to the people of North Carolina from Governor Jim. B. Hunt
    • Folder d
      Women's Caucus, Democratic National Committee. "Gender Gap Issues and What You Need to Know About Them." (June 1992). Pamphlet. 1 item. 13 p. NOTE: Has water damage - needs conservation
  • Box 54
    • Folder a
      Land records and insurance document relating to J. B. (James Basil) Pollock of Trenton in Jones Co., N.C. 1899-1925
    • Folder b
      Promissory Notes and Receipts relating to Jones Co., N.C. Many concern Mrs. J. J. Simmons and others concern J. B. Pollock among others. 1885-1927
    • Folder c
      Promissory Notes and Receipts relating to Jones Co., N.C. Many concern Mrs. J. J. Simmons and others concern J. B. Pollock among others. 1885-1927
Oversize Folder 53os1
New Bern Daily Journal [New Bern, NC] (15 Oct. 1897); Clipping from the News and Observer [Raleigh, NC] (15 Jan. 1989) stating Betty Speir as a being elected to the Democratic National Committee; Clipping New Bern Daily Journal (21 Nov. 1918) article titled "Fifty Important Dates in The Great War"; The News and Observer [Raleigh, NC] (11 Oct. 1929); The Daily Reflector [Greenville, NC] (12 Jan. 1934); The News and Observer [Raleigh, NC] (11 June 1950) featuring Mrs. Betty Speir bridal picture; The Daily Reflector [Greenville, NC] (28 June 1958); The Evening Telegram [Rocky Mount, NC] (5 Sept. 1958); The News and Observer [Raleigh, NC] (8 May 1964) Headlining President Johnson's visit to Rocky Mount, NC; The Bethel Herald [Bethel, NC] (2 May 1968); The Daily Reflector [Greenville, NC] (15 Sept. 1976). Print. 11 items. 32 p. NOTE: Newspapers badly worn and tearing need conservation.
Oversize Folder 53os2
The Daily Reflector [Greenville, NC] (6 Nov. 1968) listing of how the Pitt County Precincts Voted; The Daily Reflector [Greenville, NC] (8 May 1974) unofficial election returns for Pitt County; The Daily Reflector [Greenville, NC] clipping showing Democratic Nominees; Jim Hunt Campaign News (July 1976). Print. 4 items. 11 p.
Oversize Folder 49os1
Jones County News Newspaper Trenton, NC (9/13/1935;10/31/1935) discussing the history of the area. 1 folder. 4 items. 4 p. (0.004 cubic feet) Recd. 11/3/2008.
Oversize Folder 49os2
Betty Speir Material (1928-1980) including Daily Reflector Newspaper from Pitt County, NC (1968) with a piece on David Speir and his election as President of the Pitt United Fund, Pitt County Memorial Hospital Report (1981) discussing the West Tower opening and the challenges for the Committee. 1 folder. 2 items. 2 p. (0.002 cubic feet) Recd. 11/3/2008

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