Lenoir County Colonial Commission Records, 2006-2007, undated

(Manuscript Collection #1121)

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Series 1 :
Kinston, NC Caswell Celebration, June - August 2007
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • 1-week tribute honors state's first governor The News & Observer (Raleigh,NC) (8/10/2007) Newspaper Clipping. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #1)
      • Kinston to revisit Legacy of Caswell The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) (8/6/2007) Newspaper Clipping. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #2)
      • Governor Richard Caswell Presentation by W. Keats Sparrow (8/17/2007) Program. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #3)
      • Governor Richard Caswell Essay Awards Presentation Ceremony, Harmony Hall (8/15/2007) Program. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #4)
      • Kinston, August 12-19, 2007, Join NC in the Celebration of Governor Richard Caswell Father of Our State Events, by Kinston Convention & Visitor's Bureau (12-19 August 2007) Printed. 2 copies. 2 p.   (item #5)
      • Musical Tribute to Gov. Richard Caswell Program (8/14/2007) Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #6)
      • Richard Caswell: North Carolina's First State Governor. Early American Statesman. Revolutionary War General: Governor Richard Caswell Memorial Museum Exhibit Opening Program (8/17/2007) Brochure. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #7)
      • Caswell celebration is joint community event The Free Press (Kinston, NC) (6/25/2007) Newspaper Clipping. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #8)
      • Caswell celebration to be a multi-faceted event The Free Press (Kinston, NC) (7/29/2007) Newspaper Clipping. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #9)
      • Jones, H. G., Secretary, North Caroliniana Society. Letter & envelope to Jo Ann Huettl, Chairwoman, Lenoir County Colonial Commission (7/23/2007) TLS. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Cannot attend Caswell memoral on 17 August.   (item #10)
      • Kinston/Lenoir Community Chorale Celebration of Gov. Richard Caswell (8/14/2007) Program. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #11)
      • Major celebration set for Richard Caswell Yahoo Mail Press release by W. Keats Sparrow (7/24/2007) Typescript. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #12)
      • Events calendar, Sun Journal (New Bern, NC) (8/12/2007) Newspaper Clipping. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #13)
      • Celebration of Gov. Richard Caswell: Musical Tribute to Gov. Richard Caswell and Black Experience in Colonial North Carolina (8/14/2007) Program. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #14)
      • Sparrow, W. Keats; Notes for a speech given prior to the National Guard Band concert, Grainger Hill Performing Arts Center, Kinston, North Carolina (8/18/2007) Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #15)
      • Celebration of Gov. Richard Caswell: 440th Army National Guard Band Concert, Grainger Hill Performing Arts Center, Kinston, North Carolina (8/18/2007) Program. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #16)
      • Yahoo Mail Celebration of Gov. Richard Caswell Father of our State: Program of Activities in Kinston, NC for Week of August 12-19, 2007 (7/29/2007) Edited typescript. 1 item. 3 p. Notes: Annotated with notes on talks W. Keats Sparrow will be giving; 5 post-it notes attached.   (item #17)
      • The Community Council for the Arts . . . Join us in Celebrating . . . Governor Richard Caswell Father of Our State: Celebration Events August 12-19, 2007 (12-19 August 2007) Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #18)
      • Richard Caswell, a Hero Among Masons (undated) Photocopy typescript brochure. 1 item. 2 p. Note: includes portrait of Caswell and biographical sketch of his life as a Mason.   (item #19)
Series 2 :
Caswell Biography Documents, 2006-2007
  • Box 1
    • Folder b
      • Celebration of Gov. Richard Caswell. Release of Richard Caswell Biography: The First of Patriots and Best of Men Reception, Kinston Community Council for the Arts (8/13/2007) Photocopy broadside. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #1)
      • UNC-Chapel Hill's North Carolina Collection Acknowledgement of W. Keats Sparrow's gift of "The First Patriots and Best of Men: Richard Caswell in Public Life" Edited by W. Keats Sparrow (Kinston: Kinston Colonial Commission, 2007) (8/8/2007) Edited printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Includes sentiment by Robert Artbury.   (item #2)
      • The First of Patriots and Best of Men: A Biography on the Life of Governor Richard Caswell. Lenoir County Colonial Commission Book Order Form & Advertisement (2007) Photocopy brochure. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #3)
      • Historical Preservation Group and the Lenoir County Colonial Commisstion Invitation card to book release reception, The Community Council for the Arts (8/13/2007) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: The Governor and his wife will be in attendance.   (item #4)
      • Huettl, Jo. Yahoo Mail email to Keats Sparrow forwarding Laura Ketcham email regarding a loan from the Federation fo North Carolina Historical Societies to public The Public Life of Richard Caswell (3/22/2007) TL. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #5)
      • Yahoo Mail Memorandum of agreement for Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies Revolving Fund Projects (Publications) (3/22/2007) Typescript. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #6)
      • Robert W. Scott, James E. Holshouser, James B. Hunt, Jr., James G. Martin. Letter from four North Carolina governors to "Dear Fellow North Carolinians endorsing the The Public Life of Richard Caswell (8/13/2007) TL & signature pages. 4 items. 6 p. Notes: Signatures from Robert W. Scott, James E. Holshouser, James B. Hunt, Jr., James G. Martin   (item #7)
      • Jones, H. G., Secretary, The North Caroliniana Society. Letter to W. Keats Sparrow (5/1/2007) Photocopy TLS. 1 item. 2 p. Notes: includes photocopy of check; contribution toward publication of Caswell biography.   (item #8)
      • Lilly, Nancy. Yahoo Mail email to Keats Sparrow forwarding H. G. Jones' email regarding publication of Richard Caswell biograhy (4/4/2007) TL. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #9)
      • Anthony, Bob, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Yahoo Mail correspondence with Keats Sparrow regarding publication of Richard Caswell biography (4/11/2007) TL. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #10)
      • Huettl, Jo. Yahoo Mail email correspondence with Keats Sparrow & H. G. Jones regarding Richard Caswell biography (4/9/2007) TL. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #11)
      • King, Adrian, Executive Director, Pride of Kinston. Letter to Gov. James G. Martin with introduction to biography of Richard Caswell & signatures (5/15/2007) TLS 1 item. 2 p. Notes: Signatures from James Martin for governors' frontispiece letter.   (item #12)
      • Anthony, Bob, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Yahoo Mail email to Keats Sparrow regarding Clayton Brown Alexander's birth and death dates (4/12/2007) TL. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #13)
      • Order form for The First of Patriots and Best of Men: Richard Caswell in Public Life (2007). Photocopy broadside. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #14)
      • Alexander, Clayton Brown and W. Keats Sparrow. The First of Patriots and Best of Men: Richard Caswell in Public Life. Kinston, 2007. Lenoir County Colonial Commission. Printer's mock-up. 1 item. 108 p.   (item #15)
      • AccupuCopy, Greenville, NC. Price quotation #3859 for publication of 250/300 copies of Richard Caswell biography (4/24/2007) Edited printed form & copy. 2 items. 2 p.   (item #16)
      • AccuCopy, Greenville, NC. Price quotation #4647 for publication of 250/300 copoies of Richard Caswell biography (5/18/2007) Receipt. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #17)
      • AccuCopy, Greenville, NC. Price estimate No. E#14920 for publication of 250 copies of Richard Caswell biography (12/29/2006) Edited printed forms & copy. 1 items. 2 p.   (item #18)
      • AccuCopy, Greenville, NC. Price estimate No. 14940 for publication of 200/500 copies of Richard Caswell biography (1/5/2007) Receipt. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #19)
      • AccuCopy, Greenville, NC. Price estimate No. E#14920 revised for publication of 250 copies of Richard Caswell biography (3/29/2007) Edited printed forms & copy. 1 items. 2 p.   (item #20)
      • All Book Awards Nomination form (7/25/2007) Photocopy edited printed form. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #21)
      • Celebration of Gov. Richard Caswell. Release of Richard Caswell Biography: The First of Patriots and Best of Men Reception, Kinston Community Council for the Arts (8/13/2007) Photocopy broadside. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #22)
      • Sparrow, W. Keats (2007) Penultimate Draft of Richard Caswell Biography. CD-ROM. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #23)
Series 3 :
Oversized Material, 9 - 14 August 2007
  • Oversize Folder os1
    • Anderson, David. A Caswell Celebration: Thousands expected to visit Kinston for weeklong celebration of N. C.'s first governor, The Free Press (Kinston, N.C.) (8/9/2007) Clipping. 1 item. 2 p. Note: pp. 1, 10.   (item #1)
    • Abby Stewart, Kaitlin Barker, Katie Marshall, Chris Lavender, & John Baxton Flowers, III. Celebrating the Life of Richard Caswell, The Free Press (Kinston, N.C.) (8/9/2007) Newspaper insert. 1 item. 4 p. Note: pp. 1-8.   (item #2)
    • Kraebel, Charlie. Where recognition is due . . . ; Flowers, John Baxton, III. Revolutionary-era general commands new biography; N. C. Dept. of Cultural Resources. Gov. Richard Caswell is 'Father of the State' . . . Sun Journal (New Bern, N.C.) (8/12/2007) Close-Up Section. Clipping. 1 item. 2 p. Note: pp. 1, 5.   (item #3)
    • Lavender, Chris. Honoring N.C.'s First Governor, The Free Press (Kinston, NC) (8/13/2007) Clipping. 1 item. 1 p. Note: p. 1.   (item #4)
    • Lavender, Chris. Revisiting History: Caswell family hosts book signing at Council for the Arts, The Free Press (Kinston, N.C.) (8/14/2007) Local & State Section. Clipping. 1 item. 1 p. Note: pp. B 1-2.   (item #5)

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