Whitaker - Bulloch Family Papers, 1747-1962

(Manuscript Collection #917)

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

  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Whitaker Family Bible genealogical information (1747-1842), and loose printed material related to the Whitaker - Bulloch family of Halifax County, NC. 7 items, 7 p.
    • Folder b
      Papers (1813-1913), including correspondence, documents, printed forms, resolutions, and loose printed material related to the Whitaker - Bulloch family and Whitaker Chapel of Halifax County, NC. 66 items.
    • Folder c
      Miscellaneous receipts (1824, 1833-1835). 12 items, 12 p. Notes: Found inside ledger dating 1823-1853, #917.3.g Deals with daily expenses and with crop prices.
    • Folder d
      Receipts, Correspondence, and financial records (ca. 1830-1881). 6 items, 30 p. Notes: Collected by Lawrence Whitaker.
    • Folder e
      Pages from a ledger, letters, and miscellaneous papers (1884-1885, n.d.) 9 items, 9 p. Notes: Found in the Wilson carry Whitaker Ledger, #917.3.d.
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Miscellaneous newspaper clippings (n.d.). 29 items, 29 p. Notes: Taken from Ledger dating 1864-1866, #917.3.e.
    • Folder b
      Miscellaneous receipts, and advertisements (1892-1942, n.d.) 10 items, 145 p. Notes: Found in T.L. Whitaker Account Book, #917.3.c.
    • Folder c
      Correspondence, receipts, and ledger notes (1875-1878) 14 items, 14 p. Notes: Found in Ledger dated 1875-1878, #917.3.j.
    • Folder d
      Genealogical information, embroidery sample, Whitaker's Chapel History, and miscellaneous items (1883-1924, n.d.). Found in F.H. Whitaker's Ledger, dated 1873-1890, #917.3.h. 11 items, 38 p. Notes: 1 item needs rehumidification, unfolding, and placed in os folder. See also: Whitaker Chapel Collection #CR3.
    • Folder e
      Cancelled checks, bank statements, and correspondence (1901-1911). 3 items, 46 p. Notes: Records of Mrs. Lillie Whitaker.
    • Folder f
      Catalog of books (ca 1910). Whitaker's Library. 1 item, 144 p. Notes: books listed ranged from ca. 1830-1910.
    • Folder g
      Photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence (ca. 1906-1962). 50 items, 62 p. Notes: Collected by Mrs. Martha B. "Patty" Whitaker.
    • Folder h
      Collection of genealogical papers (ca. 1793-1934, n.d.) pertaining to the James W. Batchelor family of Halifax County, North Carolina, including family record pages listing both Negroes and Whites, letters, obituary clippings, etc. found in Boyd Family Bible. 8 items, 17 p. Notes: Contains slave birth and death records.
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Diary 1865 (1885-1886) of an unknown person, recording addresses, cash accounts and travel expenses. 1 item, 64 p. Notes: Pocket diary with leather cover and closing latch; does not record events from 1865.
    • Folder b
      Whitaker's Chapel Cemetery register (1789-1845), containing Whitaker family cemetery plot occupants. 1 item. 210 p. 29 p. used. Notes: Fragile. Loose pages. Needs some conservation work. See also: Whitaker Chapel Collection #CR3.
    • Folder c
      Account book (1886-1893) compiled by T.L. Whitaker, listing monthly accounts. 1 item. 60 p. Notes: Loose materials found in the ledger are in folder #917.2.b.
    • Folder d
      Cash account ledger (1884-1885) financial information with history of "Mission Work of the Methodist Protestant Church," 1861-1884, compiled by Wilson Cary Whitaker. 1 item, 60 p. Notes: . .Loose papers found in ledger are in folder # 917.1.e.
    • Folder e
      Ledger (1864-1866) compiled by Clifton Whtaker, consisting mostly of financial records; also including five pages of poetry, a note about the Pearson family of Baltimore, MD, and 6 pages of financial records covered with newspaper clippings. 1 item, ca 130 p. Notes: Autographed by "Clifton Whitaker." Loose papers found in ledger are located in folder #917.2.a.
  • Box 4
    • Folder a
      Record book (1881-1885) of Union Literary Society, Whitaker Town, North Carolina, including lists of members, officers, minutes, and readers, etc. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Fragile. Covers nearly off. Needs conservation.
    • Folder b
      Notebook of cash accounts and expenses, and a cholera medicine recipe (1823-1853) compiled by Cary Whitaker. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Very brittle and needs preservation work. Leather torn from covers. Loose papers found in ledger are in folder #917.1.c. Also writing is in two different direction and by two different people.
    • Folder c
      Cash account ledger for Whitaker family legal work (1873-1896) compiled by F.H. Whitaker, Enfield, North Carolina. 1 item. 70 p. 17 p. used. Notes: Loose paper found in ledger are in folder #917.2.d
    • Folder d
      School notebook and diary compiled by Alice (or Abby or Carolina) Pierson, Baltimore, Maryland (ca 1844-1849) in a re-used cash account book compiled by an unknown person recording purchases of cloth. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Cover is missing and pages are loose
    • Folder e
      Ledger (1875-1878) 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Owner unknown but contains monthly financial records. Loose papers found in ledger are in folder #917.2.c

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