Martha Mewborn Marble Collection, 1768-2001

Manuscript Collection #683

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

  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Ledger (1895-1896) recording payments for Dog & Goat Tax, Dray Tax, Livery Tax, Hotel Tax, Horse Dealers Tax, Liquor Dealers Tax, Purchase Tax (Semi Annual), Miscellaneous License Tax, General Tax, Special Poll Tax, and Special Property Tax compiled by Pitt County Tax Collector N. H. Cox. 1 item. 66 p. (ca. 0.022 cubic feet) Recd. 10/28/2005. Note: Ledger leather bound.
    • Folder b
      Ledger (5/24-7/18/1902) of daily sales receipts compiled by Mark Mewborn, Grocer, Kinston, North Carolina; list of workers and payments; also Mark Mewborn Grocer! 136 N. Queen Street, Kinston, NC paper bag. 3 items. 78 p. (ca. 0.026 cubic feet). Note: Ledger paper bound.
    • Folder c
      William H. Cox family deeds, mortgages, receipts, stock certificates, plats, correspondence, Lenoir County & Pitt County, NC (1868-1889) 12 items. Ca. 24 p. Note: also includes Robert E. Cox, Lucy Cox Mewborn, and Sarah Cox documents.
    • Folder d
      William H. Cox family deeds, mortgages, receipts, stock certificates, plats, correspondence, Lenoir County & Pitt County, NC (1890-1897) 23 items. Ca. 50 p
    • Folder e
      William H. Cox family deeds, mortgages, receipts, stock certificates, plats, correspondence, Lenoir County & Pitt County, NC (1901-1908) 18 items. Ca. 24 p.
    • Folder f
      William H. Cox family deeds, mortgages, receipts, stock certificates, plats, correspondence, Lenoir County & Pitt County, NC (1909-1917) 24 items. Ca. 50 p.
    • Folder g
      William H. Cox family deeds, mortgages, receipts, stock certificates, plats, correspondence, Lenoir County & Pitt County, NC (1919) 7 items. Ca. 35 p.
    • Folder h
      William H. Cox family deeds, mortgages, receipts, stock certificates, plats, correspondence, Lenoir County & Pitt County, NC (1920-1929) 8 items. Ca. 12 p.
    • Folder i
      William H. Cox family deeds, mortgages, receipts, stock certificates, plats, correspondence, Lenoir County & Pitt County, NC (1947, 1957) 3 items. 5 p.
  • Box 4
    • Folder a
      Scrapbook pages (n.d.) of Kinston, NC newspaper clippings. 1 item. 33 p.
    • Folder b
      Charles C. & C. B. Phillips financial records (1877-1904) 9 items. 9 p.
    • Folder c
      R. E. Cox tax receipt (11/23/1910) Chocowinity Township, Beaufort County, NC. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder d
      John C. Washington account settlement for Miss Pansie Taylor (1/9/1869) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder e
      Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC (1/22/1895) Vol. 1, no. 37. Newspaper. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder f
      W. H. Harding Letter (11/14/1913) to Lucy (Mrs. Mark) Mewborn, Kinston, NC 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder g
      Greenville Institute programs (n.d.) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder h
      Greenville Female School closing exercises program (6/12/1885) 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder i
      Kinston Woman's Club photograph (ca. 1976) Clipping of photograph reprinted from 1906 Kinston Free Press Industrial Edition. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder j
      Mrs. Ladie Kornegay operating a telephone switchboard (ca. 1900) Photographic Print. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder k
      James L. Fleming, Larry Moore, Mrs. Millie Higgs, Mrs. F. M. Hodges, Mrs. Betsy Greene, Mrs. Bessie Jarvis, Greenville, NC (ca. 1895( Photographic Print. 1 item. 1 p.
  • Box 5
    • Folder a
      Ledger (1904-1905) of accounts compiled by Mark Mewborn, Grocer, Kinston, North Carolina; list of workers and payments; also Mark Mewborn Grocer! 136 N. Queen Street, Kinston, NC paper bag. 16" x 11" x 4", 1 item. 355 p. used out of 950 p. (ca. 0.43 cubic feet). Note: Ledger paper bound.
  • Box 6
    • Folder a
      Le-Nea (1938) a scrapbook compiled by the senior class of Contentnea High School, Graingers, Lenoir County, North Carolina. Typescript & mimeographed, with photographic prints of administrators, faculty, students, and school buildings. Loose leaf bound. 1 item. 48 p. Notes: Signed: "Martha Virginia Hardison" a member of the senior class. The title "Le-Ne" is derived from the Lenoir-Contentnea. Intended to serve as a "pictorial keepsake" for the senior class of 1938. Includes individual photographs of senior class members and group photographs of others classes.
    • Folder b
      Ledger (1916-1930) of Eastern North Carolina life insurance sales for Mewborn's Insurance Agency Company, the Masonic Mutual Life Association & farm expenses for the Baker Farm, compiled by William Edgar Mewborn, Lenoir County, North Carolina. Holograph mss. 1 item. ca. 200 p. Note: Mewborn was married to Lula Lee Lang, Pitt County, NC. Insurance records includes names, dates, address, results, doctor, kind of policy, premium paid & how paid, etc. for each insured. Water & mold damage to cover & binding.
  • Box 7
    North Carolina Collection
    • Folder a
      Kayaitchess, The (1924) Vol. 1, Robert El Lee, Editor-in-Chief & Edward Lee, Business Manager. Published by the students of Kinston High School, Kinston, North Carolina. 1 item. 40 p. Notes: School yearbook, includes chapters on Classes, Student Activiites, Athletics, and Jokes.
    • Folder b
      Connecting Link Commencement Issue 1926, The (1926), Claude Ballard, Jr. Editor-in-Chief, Lucille Stroud, Managing Editor. Published every other week by students of Kinston City Schools under the Supervision of Committee of Teachers, Kinston, North Carolina. 1 item. 6 p. Notes: Some foxing & loose pages.
Oversize Folder 5os1
Road Map (1924) State Highway System of North Carolina. Office of Senior Highway Engineer. Edition of June 1st, 1924. 33.75" x 14" Scale: 2.5" = 40 miles. 1 item. 1 p. Verso: Table of Distances, Route Markers, Registration Rates, etc.
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Plat (Dec. 1926) of the Jesse L. Kennedy Place, owned by the Sutton Hiers [sic], Institute Township, Lenoir County, NC, Walter & Gurley Auction Co., Kinston, NC, Selling Agents. Blueprint. 23" x 12.125" Scale: 1" = 300'. 1 item. 1 p.
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Plat (Dec. 1926) of the John A. Sutton Homeplace, Institute Township, Lenoir County, NC, Walter & Gurley Auction Co., Kinston, NC, Selling Agents. Blueprint. 24" x 13.187" Scale: 1" = 300'. 1 item. 1 p.
Oversize Folder 5os4
Map (11/26/1926) of the J. T. Williams Farm, Wilson Township, Wilson County, NC. Sold by Walter Gurley Auction Company, Kinston, NC. Meriweather Lewis, Registered Surveyor. Blueprint. 24" x 17" Scale: 1" = 150'. 1 item. 1 p.
Oversize Folder 5os5
Map (1926) of the Property of E. K. Wright, Wilson County, NC. From survey by Brett Engineering Co. Subdivided by Gladding Engineering Company. Blueprint. 21.25" x 25" Scale: 1" = 200'. 2 item. 2 p. Note: Duplicates.
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Plat (Nov. 1929) of F. H. Hooks Farm, Great Swamp Township, Wayne County, NC, Property of Bennett Hooks & J. I Musgrave, subdivided in Nov. 1929 by W. L. Trevathan, Engr., Wilson, NC, from a survey made by Louis Godwin, Sur., Goldsboro, NC. Blueprint. Scale: 17" x 13" Scale: 1" = 60'. 1 item. 1 p.
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Map of Record (12/10/1946) of the R. E. Cox Property, "Lincoln City," Kinston, Lenoir County, NC. Meriweather Lewis, Registered Surveyor. Blueprint. 30" x 12" No Scale 1 item. 1 p.
Oversize Folder 5os8
Plat (n.d.) of the Davis Farm, Pink Hill Township, Lenoir County, NC, owned by E. K. Davis, Subdivided by Walter & Gurley, Kinston, NC. Blueprint. 25.5" x 19.25" Scale: 1" = 300'. 1 item. 1 p.

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