Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina Records, 1952-2010

Manuscript Collection #715

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  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Publication (1988) The Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Bro. C. Edward Quinn and published by The Bronx County Historical Society. Correspondence (1987, 1993) concerns presenting copies to each high school in North Carolina.
    • Folder b
      Compilation (1990) of all material related to the Sons of the Rev. in the State of N.C. and its predecessor the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the Revolution. By-laws and membership rosters (1988, 1994), and issues of The Fife and Bugle (1994-1995).
    • Folder c
      Membership Lists (1986-1994).
    • Folder d
      Annual Reports (1988, 1990-1993). General Society Rosters (1984, 1993).
    • Folder e
      Minutes of the Board of Directors (1984-1994).
    • Folder f
      Correspondence and Minutes (1985-1991).
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Correspondence, minutes, programs, etc., for the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 1975-1996. Addition #1.
    • Folder b
      Correspondence, programs, etc., for Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York, 1975-1981. Addition #1.
    • Folder c
      Newsletters (Drumbeat, The Fife and Bugle, Flintlock & Powderhorn) for the organization on state and national levels. 1981-1996. Addition #1.
    • Folder d
      Records (1998-1999), including Centennial History of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 1893-1993, and Roster of Members, 1999; Errata for 1999 Roster and Cover letter; Wendell K. Sparrow membership card, 1998; and General Society, Sons of the Revolution brochure, 1999. Addition #2.
    • Folder e
      President’s and Secretary’s correspondence (2003) concerning the annual meeting held February 22, 2003 in the Special Collections Room of Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC and other events. Photocopies. Addition #3.
    • Folder f
      Drumbeat, no. 39 (Summer 2003) Newsletter published by the Sons of the Revolution General Society (Reports from General Society Headquarters, Independence, MO); Invitation to the Annual Meeting of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 6/14/2003, Pinehurst Members Club, NC. Note: Addition #4.
    • Folder g
      Drumbeat, no. 40 (Winter 2003) Newsletter published by the Sons of the Revolution General Society (Reports from General Society Headquarters, Independence, MO). Note: Addition #5.
    • Folder h
      Drumbeat (Summer 2004) v. 41, published by General Society Sons of the Revolution, Independence, MO. Note: Addition #6.
    • Folder i
      Fife & Bugle (Winter 2004), a newsletter published by Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, Thomasville, NC. Note: Addition #7.
    • Folder j
      Fife & Bugle (Spring 2004), a Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, Thomasville, NC newsletter; The Gazette Containing the Freshest Advices, (Fall 2004) v. 40, no. 4, a General Society of Colonial Wars, Baltimore, MD, newsletter. Note: Addition #8.
    • Folder k
      Centennial History of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina and Roster of Members (Southern Pines, NC: Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 2001), 13 p.; Drumbeat, No. 24 (Winter 2004), a General Society Sons of the Revolution, Independence, MO, newsletter, 8 p. Printed materials. Note: Addition #9.
    • Folder l
      Correspondence, Program, and Certificate of Appreciation (2/19/2005) sent to Dr. W. Keats Sparrow. Note: Addition #10.
    • Folder m
      Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 19, n. 2; v. 20, n. 1; v. 21, n. 2; v. 23, n.2 (Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2003, Summer 2005); Sons of the Revolution in the State of North 2005-2006 Directory; Drumbeat: Sons of the Revolution The General Society, n. 26 (Winter 1996), n. 44 (Summer 2005). Note: Addition #11.
    • Folder n
      Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 23, n. 4 (Winter 2006); Fife & Bugle (Winter 2006) Newsletter of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Note: Addition #12.
    • Folder o
      Collection (2006) including Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 24, n. 1 (Spring 2006) & Fife & Bugle (Summer 2006) Newsletter of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Note: Addition #13.
    • Folder p
      Drumbeat : News of the General & States Societies Sons of the Revolution (Winter-Spring 2007) Vol. 24, no. 4 – Vol. 25, no. 1, Independence, MO; Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution (Summer 2006), Vol 24, no. 2. Periodical. Note: Addition #14.
    • Folder q
      • The Gazette. Summer 2007. Vol. 43, No. 2. General Society of Colonial Wars. Periodical. 1 item. 7 p.  (item #1)
      • Drumbeat. Summer 2007. Vol. 25, No. 2. General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item. 12 p.  (item #2)
    • Folder r
      • Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Autumn 2007) Vol. 25, No. 3. Published in Independence, MO, © 2007 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item.  (item #1)
      • Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Winter 2007) Vol. 25, No. 4. Published in Independence, MO, © 2007 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item.  (item #2)
      • Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Spring 2008) Vol. 26, No. 1. Published in Independence, MO, © 2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item.   (item #3)
    • Folder s
      Fife and Bugle (2007) Vol. 2. Published in Fayetteville, NC © 2007 Sons of the American Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Periodical. 1 item.
    • Folder t
      • Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Summer 2008) Vol. 26, No. 2. Published in Independence, MO, © 2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item. 10 p.  (item #1)
      • Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Winter 2008) Vol. 26, No. 4. Published in Independence, MO, © 2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item. 14 p.  (item #2)
      • Flintlock & Powderhorn Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution:Evacuation Day 1783 (Spring 1996) Vol. 14, No. 1. Published in New York, N.Y. © 2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item. 16 p.  (item #3)
      • Frank Horton, Fayetteville, N.C.. Postard to Wendell Keats Sparrow (2/3/2009) inviting him to attend a meeting at the North Carolina State Faculty Club, 21 February 2009. Typescript. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #4)
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Bound Engagement Diaries, 1990-1994; undated, with insert for 1989 year. James Boyer Ebert's service and honors. 6 items.
    • Folder b
      Bound Engagement Diaries, 1995-1998. 4 items.
    • Folder c
      Bound Engagement Diaries, 1999-2002. 4 items.
    • Folder d
      Bound Engagement Diaries, 2004-2006. 3 items.
  • Box 4
    • Folder a
      Bound Engagement Diaries, 2007-2008. 2 items.
    • Folder b
      Publication: Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Bro. C. Edward Quinn, 1988. Inscription dated 1992. 1 item.
    • Folder c
      Flintlock & Powderhorn magazine of the sons of the revolution, 1989-2005 and Fraunces Tavern Museum Report, 1989-1990. 9 items.
    • Folder d
      Drumbeat, Sons of the Revolution General Society bi-annual Newsletter, 1993-1998. 10 items.
    • Folder e
      Drumbeat, Sons of the Revolution General Society bi-annual Newsletter, 1999-2004. 11 items.
    • Folder f
      The Fife and Bugle Newsletter, 1994-2002; 2008-2010. 34 items.
    • Folder g
      Newspaper Clippings related to the Sons of the Revolution. 1975-2004. 24 items.
  • Box 5
    • Folder a
      Correspondence with Children of the American Revolution, 1988; 1998-2002. 29 items.
    • Folder b
      General Correspondence, undated; 1980-1984. 62 items.
    • Folder c
      General Correspondence, 1985. 63 items.
    • Folder d
      General Correspondence, 1986-1989. 49 items.
    • Folder e
      General Correspondence, 1990-1994. 44 items
    • Folder f
      General Correspondence,1995-1996. 52 items
    • Folder g
      General Correspondence, 1997-1998. 64 items.
    • Folder h
      General Correspondence, 1999. 38 items.
  • Box 6
    • Folder a
      General Correspondence, 2000-2004; 2006. 67 items
    • Folder b
      Meeting Agendas 1984. 2 items.
    • Folder c
      Meeting Minutes, 1984-1985; 1987-1995. 54 items.
    • Folder d
      General Meeting Minutes, 1996-2003. 46 items.
    • Folder e
      Meeting Agendas, 2000-2002; 2005. 22 items.
    • Folder f
      Annual Board of Manager's Meeting, Southern Pines, 1999. Handouts, reservations, planning notes, correspondence, programs, event organization documents. 79 items.
    • Folder g
      Annual Board of Manager's Meeting, Marietta, Georgia, 2008. Handouts, programs, correspondence, schedules/itineraries, brochures associated with attending the event. 36 items.
    • Folder h
      NCSR Meeting Programs 2004-2006; 2008; 2010-2011. 8 items.
  • Box 7
    • Folder a
      Membership Rosters, Life Members, Deceased Members, and Membership Applications. 38 items, 1 duplicate. 1988; 1994-2002; 2004; undated. 38 items.
    • Folder b
      Genealogy Paperwork and Records. 1985, 1996-1997, 2000, 2002-2003, undated. 16 items.
    • Folder c
      Roster of Officers and Committee Chairs for the General Society, 1997; 1999-2000; 2002. 4 items.
    • Folder d
      Bicentennial Day, 1987-1989. 3 items.
    • Folder e
      Triennial Ball and Meeting; Philadelphia, PA, 2003. 21 items, more than one duplicate of one item.
  • Box 8
    • Folder a
      Outreach programs, 1987; 2000, 2001. 3 items.
    • Folder b
      Moore's Creek 1996-2004. 52 items.
    • Folder c
      King's Mountain 1999-2000. 11 items.
    • Folder d
      NC State Capitol Independence Day 1998; 2000-2002. 13 items, duplicates of 2 items.
    • Folder e
      Carthage Museum/ ECU Archives and Special Collections, 2001-2003. 9 items.
    • Folder f
      Battle of Guilford Courthouse 1998-2003. 12 items.
    • Folder g
      Historic Stagville 2000. 4 items.
    • Folder h
      Historic Halifax. Fall Meeting, 1997-1998. 9 items.
    • Folder i
      Bell Ringing Ceremony "Let Freedom Ring" 1995. 8 items.
    • Folder j
      Treasury Reports, Receipts, and miscellaneous financial material 1984-1985; 1994-1996; 2000-2001. 13 items.
    • Folder k
      Annual Reports 1994-2002 and undated. 23 items.
    • Folder l
      Organization By-laws and Constitutions, undated; 1993; 1997; 2000-2002. 13 items.
    • Folder m
      Organization History excerpts. One item dated 1994.
  • Box 9
    • Folder a
      Color photographs of activities such as the cannon dedication at Moore's Creek,a ceremony at Guilford Courthouse, annual meetings, George Washington's birthday celebrations, and Fourth of July celebrations. Many are unidentified and undated. 1987-1999, undated. 108 items.
    • Folder b
      Color photographs of activities such as General Society Board of Managers' Meetings, George Washington's birthday celebrations, annual meetings, State Conferences for the Children of the Revolution and the DAR, 221st Anniversary of the Surrender of the British at Yorktown, Va., Memorial Day, and the Triennial celebration in Philadelphia (2003). 1999-2004. 68 items.
    • Folder c
      Color photographs (printed by an inkjet printer) of Dr. James B. Ebert, Sr., at the state conference (2002) and of a ceremony at Guilford Courthouse ( undated). 11 items.
    • Folder d
      Panoramic color photographs of a ceremony commemorating the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge (March 13, 1999). 4 items.
    • Folder e
      Color photographs related to the chartering of the General Nathanael Greene Chapter in Atlanta in 2005 and a meeting in 2009; and Flag Presentation at the George Washington Ball (New York Sons of the Rev.) in 2002. 6 items.
    • Folder f
      Black and white photographs. One is of Cy Cogsall of Pinebluff, N.C., in 1976. The other two are unidentified and undated. 3 items.
    • Folder g
      Unidentified and undated negatives. 8 negative strips.
    • Folder h
      NCSR PO Box stamp, undated. 1 item.
  • Box 10
    • Folder a
      General Society correspondence and programs, 1985, 1997, 2001-2002. 11 items.
    • Folder b
      James B. Ebert, Sr., correspondence and notes. 2001-2009. 16 items.
    • Folder c
      General Society correspondence. 2003. 3 items.
    • Folder d
      General Society Forms, By-Laws, & Rosters, 2001; 2003; 2006-2008. 11 items.
    • Folder e
      Triennial Meeting Proceedings of the General Society 1982. 1 item.
    • Folder f
      Alabama and Florida Chapters Records [James B. Ebert, Sr., is Vice President of the Region]. 2004-2008. 46 items.
    • Folder g
      Correspondence: Georgia chapters, 2004. 31 items.
    • Folder h
      Correspondence: Georgia chapters, 2005-2009. 16 items.
    • Folder i
      Georgia Chapters: Meetings, Minutes, Agendas & Planning, 2004-2006. 3 items.
    • Folder j
      Georgia Chapters: Rosters and Membership, 2004-2008. 12 items.
    • Folder k
      Georgia Chapter (General Nathanael Greene Chapter): Special Events 2005-2009. 15 items.
    • Folder l
      South Carolina Chapter: Special Events and Historic Site notes, 2003-2004. 7 items.
    • Folder m
      South Carolina Chapter: Correspondence 2004-2008. 18 items.
    • Folder n
      New York Chapter: Material related to Fraunces Tavern Museum. 2001, undated. 4 items.
    • Folder o
      Virginia Chapter Centennial Dinner, 1995. 8 items.
    • Folder p
      New Jersey Chapter, Roster, 2000-2002. 2 items.
  • Box 11
    • Folder a
      Rechartering the North Carolina Chapter, 1952; 1967; 1979-1980. 9 items.
    • Folder b
      Rechartering the North Carolina Chapter, 1982-1983. 12 items.
    • Folder c
      Rechartering NC, 1984. 10 items.
    • Folder d
      Rechartering NC, 1985-1986. 16 items.
    • Folder e
      Miscellany-Website development 2000-2001. 2 items.
    • Folder f
      Miscellany-Flag Inventory 1997; 2000-2002. 12 items.
    • Folder g
      Miscellany-Logos undated. 4 items.
    • Folder h
      Miscellany-Trent Trophy 1991; 1998-1999; 2000-2001, 2004. 16 items.
    • Folder i
      Miscellany- Sons of the Revolution undated and 1995. 3 items.
    • Folder j
      Miscellany- Real Estate undated and 2003. 14 items, 2 duplicates.
    • Folder k
      Miscellaneous- SAR Scholarships 1997. 1 item.
    • Folder l
      Miscellaneous- Constitutional Convention, undated and 1993-1994. 3 items.

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