Zora Ashley Hardee Papers, 1890-2000, undated

Manuscript Collection #919

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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
      Bank of Enfield, North Carolina files (1921-1928) 5 items. 18 p.
    • Folder b
      Buies Creek Academy files (1912-1914) including correspondence, photographs, grade cards & printed materials, etc. 28 items. 91 p.
    • Folder c
      Buies Creek Academy files (1912-1914) spelling notebooks. 3 items. 91 p.
    • Folder d
      Commercial and Farmers Bank, Enfield, North Carolina records (1911-1917) including checks cashed, deposit slips & statements, etc. 33 items. 200 p.
    • Folder e
      Commercial and Farmers Bank, Enfield, North Carolina records (1918-1919) including checks cashed, deposit slips, statements & agricultural lien & loan, etc. 22 items. 164 p.
    • Folder f
      Commercial and Farmers Bank, Enfield, North Carolina records (1920-1921) including checks cashed, deposit slips & statements, etc. 23 items. 151 p.
    • Folder g
      Commercial and Farmers Bank, Enfield, North Carolina records (1922-1924) including checks cashed, deposit slips & statements, etc. 24 items. 174 p.
    • Folder h
      Cotton & Peanut sales receipts, agreements, etc. (1922-1958, undated) 5 items. 49 p.
    • Folder i
      Ephemera (1923-1958, undated) 5 items. 5 p.
    • Folder j
      Z. A. Hardee - J. W. Morris contracts (1918 & 1921) for farming purposes. 2 items. 3 p. Note: sharecropping agreements. 1921 agreement unsigned.
    • Folder k
      Hardware receipts (1911-1927) 6 items. 12 p.
    • Folder l
      Hartford Fire Insurance Company policy (1922) insuring tobacco sheds. 1 item. 5 p.
    • Folder m
      Hartford Fire Insurance Company policy (1925-1926) insuring retail general store and contents. 1 item. 5 p.
    • Folder n
      Justice of the Peace, Halifax County, North Carolina commission (1921) printed form & envelope. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Signed by Governor Cameron Morrison & Secretary of State J. Bryan Grimes.
    • Folder o
      Leaf Tobacco sales receipts (1912-1923, undated) 7 items. 40 p.
    • Folder p
      Medical bills (1912-1923, undated) 5 items. 11 p.
    • Folder q
      Miscellaneous bills & receipts (1917-1958, undated) 19 items. 27 p.
    • Folder r
      Motor Vehicle license information (1919-1927) 6 items. 23 p.
    • Folder s
      New York Life Insurance Company loan (1924) 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder t
      New York Life Insurance Company policy file (1912-1923) 12 items. 72 p.
    • Folder u
      Portriat of Z. A. Hardee (1920) in protective folder. Photographic print. 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder v
      Programs (1920, undated) of Bear Swamp School commencement & performance of "The Womanless Wedding" sponsored by the Ladies' Aid Society of the M. P. and Baptist Churches, Enfield, NC. Printed. 2 items. 3 p.
    • Folder w
      Tax Receipts (1915-1921) Enfield Township, Halifax County, North Carolina. Printed forms. 12 items. 12 p. Note: Includes Special Poll Tax & Special Road Tax.
    • Folder x
      William Rufus Walker letter & obituary clipping (9/30/1963) to Mr. & Mrs. Z. A. Hardee. 2 items. 4 p. Note: Comments on teaching in North Carolina prisons & execution of Eden Mills.
    • Folder y
      War Risk Insurance correspondence (1920-1924) with U. S. Treasury Department including payment receipts & printed materials. 16 items. 97 p.
    • Folder z
      Weaver Fertilizer Company files (1945, 1956) 4 items. 12 p.
    • Folder za
      World War I files (1918-1941, undated) including clippings, correspondence & military service records, etc. 8 items. 13 p. Note: Zora Ashley Hardee served in the Quartermaster Corps.
    • Folder zb
      J.W. Hardee S. E. Ledger (1904) containing accounts for Dock Davis, Thad Davis, Enfield Farmers Warehouse Co., Handy Brown & Alonzo Willey. 1 item. 24 p. used out of 174 p. Note: Single Entry Ledger.
    • Folder zc
      J. W. Hardee - Z. A. Hardee Day Book (1923-1926) for sawmill accounts. 1 item. 20 p. used out of 60 p.
    • Folder zd
      Historic Views of Gettysburg: Illustrations in Half-Tone of all the Important Views and Historical Places on the Gettysburg Battlefield, by Robert C. Miller. (Gettysburg, PA: Jennie Wade Museum, J. I. Mumper, Custodian, c [1912]) Pamphlet & Mailing envelope. 11.75" x 9.25" 2 items. 27 p. Note: envelope torn.
    • Folder ze
      Pamphlets & Brochures, etc. (1912-1918, undated) Printed. 7 items. 36 p. Note: Religious and agricultural subjects.
    • Folder zf
      Methodist Protestant Church Hymnal, The: Containing also the Ritual and Selections from Scripture for Responsive Reading. Baltimore * Pittsburgh: Board of Publication of the Methodist Protestant Church, 1919) Book. 1 item. 225 p. Note: Inscribed: "Property of Eden Church Please leave at seat."
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Salle B._____, Mt. Olive, NC. Letters (1919-1920) 2 items. 10 p.
    • Folder b
      Annie B. Belle, Enfield, NC. Letters (1912-1913) 6 items. 18 p.
    • Folder c
      Katie Bennett, Enfield, NC. Letters (1911) 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder d
      Rom T. Daniel, Heathsville, NC. Letters (1912) 2 items. 12 p.
    • Folder e
      Commercial and Farmers Bank, Enfield, NC. File (1913) including checks cashed, deposit slips & statements, etc. 6 items. 31 p.
    • Folder f
      Jennie Lewis Cousins, Enfield, NC. Letters & Postcards (1910-1912) 21 items. 73 p. Note: Jennie Lewis (Mrs. Newbill W. Cousins, born 6/12/1890 - died 7/29/1979.
    • Folder g
      Jennie Lewis Cousins, Enfield, NC. Letters, Postcards & Photographic prints (1913-1914) 19 items. 88 p. Note: Jennie Lewis (Mrs. Newbill W. Cousins, born 6/12/1890 - died 7/29/1979.
    • Folder h
      Davenport Family. Correspondence & Clippings (1933-1997) 9 items. 42 p. Note: Includes Mary Davenport Murray will.
    • Folder i
      Harvey Chester Durham, Enfield, NC. Wedding invitation (1923) 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder j
      Ephemera (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder k
      Juanita Hammer, High Point, NC. Letters (1922) 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder l
      Mr. & Mrs. Asa Hardee, Henderson, NC. Letters (1913) 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder m
      Cecil Exum Hardee, Pinehurst, NC. Letters, Photographic prints, Financial papers, etc. (1911-1964, undated); also materials relating to his widow, Margaret Hardee Kennerly. 35 items. 101 p. Note: C. E. Hardee was Zora Ashley Hardee's brother. He was born 2/9/1886, died 1/15/1919 of influenza. His widow later married H. C. Kennerly (See H. C. Kennerly Papers #109).
    • Folder n
      James Washington Hardee, Enfield, NC. Clippings (1909-1942) 3 items. 3 p. Photocopies. Note: J. W. Hardee was Zora Ashley Hardee's father. He was born 7/17/1858m died 1/7/1942. These items were found in Zora Ashley Hardee's trunk after his death.
    • Folder p
      James Washington Hardee, Enfield, NC. Financial papers, etc.(1900-1942, undated) 22 items. 102 p. Note: J. W. Hardee was Zora Ashley Hardee's father. He was born 7/17/1858 and died 1/7/1942. These items were found in Zora Ashley Hardee's trunk after his death.
  • Box 3
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    • Folder a
      James Washington Hardee, Enfield, NC. Letters, etc. (1907-1993) 27 items. 141 p. Note: J. W. Hardee was Zora Ashley Hardee's father. He was born 7/17/1858m died 1/7/1942. These items were found in Zora Ashley Hardee's trunk after his death.
    • Folder b
      James Washington Hardee, Enfield, NC. Photographic prints (ca 1890s-1930s) 15 items. 15 p. Note: J. W. Hardee was Zora Ashley Hardee's father. He was born 7/17/1858m died 1/7/1942. These items were found in Zora Ashley Hardee's trunk after his death.
    • Folder c
      Junius Hardee. Lease of the Boone Place to Z. A. Hardee (5/12/1915) 1 item. 1 p. Note: For $50 per year. Junius was the brother of James Washington Hardee. The lease was witnessed by R. E. Hardee and Lonnie A. Williams.
    • Folder d
      Katie Davenport Hardee. Death and Funeral file (9/5 - 9/9/1935) including correspondence, etc. 24 items. 61 p. Note: Katie Davenport Hardee (1903-1935) was Mrs. Zora Ashley Hardee. The files consists mainly of sympathy cards & letters addressed to Zora Ashley Hardee and family.
    • Folder e
      Katie Davenport Hardee. Death and Funeral file (9/10 - 10/16/1935, 5/9/1965) including correspondence, etc. 24 items. 55 p. Note: Katie Davenport Hardee (1903-1935) was Mrs. Zora Ashley Hardee. The files consists mainly of sympathy cards & letters addressed to Zora Ashley Hardee and family.
    • Folder f
      Katie Davenport Hardee. Death and Funeral file (9/5 - 9/9/1935) including clippings & photographic prints. 7 items. 7 p. Note: Katie Davenport Hardee (1903-1935) was Mrs. Zora Ashley Hardee.
    • Folder g
      Katie Davenport Hardee. Engagement & Marriage file (1925-1935) including correspondence, etc. 27 items. 84 p. Note: Katie Davenport Hardee (1903-1935) was Mrs. Zora Ashley Hardee. File includes photographic prints & wedding announcements.
    • Folder h
      Mary E. Partin Hardee. Lease of Ned Gunter Farm to Z. A. Hardee (7/7/1919) 1 item. 1 p. Note: $75 per year. Witnessed by Annie B. Bennett. Mary E. Partin Hardee was the widow of Junius Hardee.
    • Folder i
      Paul Hardee, Enfield, NC. Letters (1935) 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder j
      R. E. Hardee, Enfield, NC. Letters (1914) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder k
      Thelma W. Boyd Hardee, Enfield, NC. (ca 1930s-2000) including Photographic prints, obituary clippings & postcard.. 14 items. 14 p. Note: Thelma W. Boyd Hardee (1904-1999) was Zora Ashley Hardee's second wife. She graduated from ECTC in 1929.
    • Folder l
      Zora Ashley Hardee, Enfield, NC. Miscellaneous photographic prints (ca 1911-1977) 55 items. 55 p.
    • Folder m
      Zora Ashley Hardee, Enfield, NC. (1965, 1978) appreciation & obituary. Ephemera. 2 items. 6 p.
    • Folder n  (2 items digitized)
    • Folder o
      T. J. High, Wilmington, NC. Letters (1913-1914) 2 items. 2 p. Note: Buies Creek Academy school friend.
  • Box 4
    • Folder a
      Leola Salene Kivette, High Point, NC. Letters (1915-1920, undated) 6 items. 32 p. Note: includes 2 photographic prints & invitation to her wedding.
    • Folder b
      Marvin Kivette, High Point, NC. Letters (1912) 2 items. 5 p. Note: Buies Creek Academy school friend.
    • Folder c
      Lady Bug, Greensboro, NC. Letters & postcards (1912) 4 items. 15 p. Note: contains views of State Normal & Industrial College, Greensboro, NC.
    • Folder d
      Susia Locke, Enfield, NC. Letters & postcards (1911-1912) 4 items. 4 p.
    • Folder e
      Gary Walter Lloyd, Kenbridge, VA. Wedding invitation (1921) 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder f
      Miscellaneous correspondence (1913-1918) 3 items. 14 p.
    • Folder g
      Miscellaneous postcards (1911-1913, undated) 19 items. 19 p.
    • Folder h
      Leola Motley, Littleton, NC. Postcards (1912) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder i
      rev. A. P. Mustain, Wake Forest, NC. Postcards (1912) 3 items. 3 p. Notes: Baptist clergyman, serving at Antioch Baptist Church, Enfield, NC.
    • Folder j
      W. W. Peek, Durham, NC. Letter (8/21/1912) Typed letter signed. 1 item. 2 p. Notes: Letter from headmaster of Trinity Park School responding to Z. A. Hardee's request for information. Peele later became a bishop.
    • Folder k
      Public High School is Better than Private High School, The (undated) by Z. A. Hardee. Holograph. 1 item. 1 p. Notes: school essay.
    • Folder l
      Raynor, _______, Enfield, NC. Letters & postcards (1912-1913) 5 items. 17 p.
    • Folder m
      Lossie Hardee Rives, Enfield, NC. Letters, clippings, photographic prints, etc. (1910-1930, undated) 19 items. 81 p. Notes: Zora Ashley Hardee's sister.
    • Folder n
      Ethel Clement Sherrod, Scotland Neck, NC. Letters, photographic prints & clippings. (1911-1920) 17 items. 38 p.
    • Folder o
      Annie Mae Sledge, Greensboro, NC, etc. Letters (1912-1923) 16 items. 24 p. Notes: Annie M. Sledge was Z. A. Hardee's fiance, ca. 1915-1919. File contains photographic prints of Pinecrest Farm, Enfield, NC.
    • Folder p
      Mary Inez [Surles], Proctorville, NC. Letters (1912-1914, undated) 18 items. 67 p.
    • Folder q
      Lonnie A. Williams, Raleigh, NC. Letters (1914) 1 item. 3 p. Notes: Lonnie A. Williams was Z. A. Hardee's foster brother.
    • Folder r
      Regulations for the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1911) 1 item. 70 p. Notes: inscribed: "Z. A. Hardee, B. C. A."
Oversize Folder 4os1
Z. A. Hardee - Kate Porenfort Marriage Certificate(6/28/1925) in the Methodist Protestant Church. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Notes: Singed by Pster R. L. Hitchcox, Criswell, NC; witnessed by C. N. Porenfort, Matilda Alexander & Mary Colan Jackson.
Oversize Folder 1os1a
Good Roads Proclamation by the Governor (9/27/1913) Broadside. 9.25" x 15.75" 1 item. 1 p. Signed by Governor Locke Craid & Jno. B. Kerr, Private Secretary.
Oversize Folder 1os1b
Katie Davenport diploma (3/29/1916) from Washington County, North Carolina Public Schools, Grammar School Department. Printed form. 16.75" x 14" 1 item. 1 p. Note: Katie Davenport (10/29/1903-9/4/1935) married Zora Ashley "Dawsey" Hardee, of Pinecrest Farm, on 28 June 1925.
Oversize Folder 1os1c
Masonic apron, for Enfield Lodge No. 447, A. F. & A. M., Enfield, North Carolina (1920) belonging to Z. A. Hardee. Leather with cotton string belt & protective flap. 14" x 11.75" 1 item. 2 p.

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