Carolyn Patterson Collection, ca. 1887-2007

(Manuscript Collection #1089)

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Series 1 :
Manuscript Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Vanceboro, NC, by Helen McLawhorn (undated) transcribed by the Ms. Carolyn Patterson, 10/21/2006, covering the early history ca. 1791-1918. Typescript. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Helen McLawhorn was owner of the house that is now The Victorian Inn.
    • Folder b
      History of Vanceboro, by Ruth McLawhorn Wetherington (undated) transcribed by the Ms. Carolyn Patterson, 10/21/2006, covering the early history ca. 1791-1983. Typescript. 1 item. 7 p. Note: Ruth McLawhorn Wetherington was the mother of Janis Cameron.
    • Folder c
      List of students (2006) who attended Vanceboro School, located on Farm Life Avenue, where the Medical Center & Wilkerson's are located, ca. 11/4/2006, and who appear in the photographic print print filed oversized: #1089.1.os1 Typescript. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Information received from Jannis Cannon by Cora White.
    • Folder d
      List of Vanceboro family homes (2006) that appear in the photographic print print filed oversized: #1089.1.os2 Typescript. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Photographic print was mailed to Vanceboro Library in 1986. Information received from Janis Wetherington Cannon.
    • Folder e
      Vanceboro School 1916 West Craven Highlights (12/11/1986), p. 12, clipping, showing students posed in front of the school with list of students' names. Photocopy. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder f
      Portrait & list of students who attended Vanceboro School 1916, reproduced from West Craven Highlights (12/11/1986), p. 12, clipping, showing students posed in front of the school with list of students' names. Photocopy. 2 items. 4 p. Note: Picture contributed by Mrs. Grarce Elks; Identification by Miss Cora White.
    • Folder g
      Vanceboro Wa: Craven Town was once Dugantown and Swift Creek; George Washington Stopped there for Lunch while en route to New Bern, (undated) by Mrs. H. E. Barrow, covering the history of Vanceboro, ca. 1791-1923. Photocopy. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder h
      Description and text (9/26/2006) of a Letter from Lydia Tingle, Belles Ferry, North Carolina dated 4/24/1887 or 1889, to "Uncle Kelly" pertaining to meeting her and Essie at Cowpen Landing; transcribed by Carolyn Patterson. Typescript. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Original letter owned by Elmer Ruth Willis Mills.
Series 2 :
Oversized Photographic Prints
Oversize Folder os1
Vanceboro School Portrait & list of students shown (1910, 1986) Photographic print & Typescript. Black & white. 2 items. 4 p. Note: Same as list of students in #1089.1.c
Oversize Folder os2
Vanceboro from the Air! (1944) including 2 aerial photographs & a list of homeowners that appear in the photographic print print filed oversized: #1089.1.03 Photographic print & Typescript. 3 item. 5 p. Note: Photographic print was mailed to Vanceboro Library in 1986. Information received from Janis Wetherington Cannon.

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