Ormond Family Papers, 1770-1925

Manuscript Collection #1180

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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
      Correspondence (1804-1861, undated) written to or about Thomas C. Ormond. 4 items.
    • Folder b
      Receipts and promissory notes (1845-1888) of Thomas Ormond and Mrs. M. A. Ormond. Includes a 9/26/1864 tax in kind receipt from the Confederate States Government. 50 items.
    • Folder c
      Wills and estate records (1803-1881) of the Ormond Family of Greene Co., N.C. 7 items.
    • Folder d
      Land records (1767-1875) related to the Ormond Family of Dobbs and Greene Cos., N.C. 7 items.
    • Folder e
      Legal documents (1845-1884) related to the Ormond Family of Pitt and Greene Cos., N.C. 5 items.
    • Folder f
      Account Books (1852-1869) of Thomas C. Ormond. 3 items.
    • Folder g
      Diary (1878-1883) and account book (1888-1893) of Yancey T. Ormond. 2 items.
    • Folder h
      Insurance documents (1869-1895) of Thomas C. Ormond and Yancey T. Ormond. 22 items.
    • Folder i
      Lecture notes (1876-1877) of Yancey T. Ormond while a student at Trinity College (later Duke University), N.C. 1 item.
    • Folder j
      Exercise books used by Yancey T. Ormond while a student at Trinity College (1876-1877) and while studying the law at Trinity College (1889); Exercise book (1883) used by W. E. Ormond at Davis High School, LaGrange, N.C.; Logic lecture notes (undated). 4 items.
    • Folder k
      Newspaper clippings (1922, undated) consisting mostly of Ormond Family obituaries. 11 items.
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Photographs (undated) of the Ormond and Turnage Families. 3 items.
    • Folder b
      Photographs (undated) of children Roy, Jean, and Loys Turnage (?). 7 items.
    • Folder c
      Photographs (1898-1945, undated), mostly of Ormond and Turnage Families. 14 items.
    • Folder d
      Publications (1861-1925), including "Motives to Early Piety" (June 1861) by the late Harlan Page; Historical Papers of the North Carolina Conference Historical Society and the Western North Carolina Conference Historical Society (1925) belonging to Mrs. Roy L. Turnage; and The Daily Nut Shell Vol.19(?), No. 87, April 20, 1875, Newbern, N.C. 3 items.
    • Folder e
      Autograph book (1881-1883) of Lela Carr; The Gift Book (1907) pub. by Kleber Denmark (Jeweler and Optician) of Kinston, N.C.; pamphlet (undated) of by-laws and rules of order, probably belonging to the Farmers' Alliance; "Reform Club Constitution and By-Laws" (June 1887); Ormond Family genealogy (undated); Quarterly Report (9/30/1889) of the Greene County Farmers' Alliance; "Church Assessment for 1886" (1886); "Trinity College, N.C. Plan for Facilitating Admission to College" (undated); four "Reward of Merit" cards (undated); receipts (1870, 1881); composition by Fannie Ormond (undated); handwritten scripture John 5:24 (undated); correspondence (12/16/1890) to Yancy Ormond from R. H. Whitaker; and several envelopes (1890-1902, undated), including some from the North Carolina Farmers' State Alliance. 26 items.
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Cased ambrotype photograph (undated) of a man wearing a suit. 1 item.
    • Folder b
      Tintype photograph with part of a case (undated). Image is no longer visible. 1 item.
    • Folder c
      One-half of a photograph case with glass. Photograph is missing. (undated). 1 item.
    • Folder d
      Cased tintype photograph (undated) of a woman wearing a dress. Case is in rough shape. 1 item.
    • Folder e
      Cased tintype photograph of a woman. Image is dim. Only 1/2 of case is here. (undated). 1 item.
    • Folder f
      Cased tintype photograph (undated) of an infant. 1 item.
    • Folder g
      Cased daguerreotype photograph (undated) of a child. 1 item.
    • Folder h
      Ambrotype photograph (undated) of a child. Case is missing. 1 item.
    • Folder i
      Cased tintype photograph (undated) of Fannie Ormond. Most of case is missing. 1 item.
    • Folder j
      Cased daguerreotype photograph (undated) of a man wearing a suit. One-half of case is missing. 1 item.
    • Folder k
      Cased daguerreotype photograph (undated) of a girl. 1 item.
    • Folder l
      Pieces of old photograph cases. (undated). 1 item.
Box os1
Lenoir Co., N.C., deed (9/23/1869) between the sheriff and Needham Moore concerning Jesse Jackson land; indenture (11/29/1800) between William Ormond, Sr. and Watkins Ormond of Greene County, N.C.; Deed (1773 ?) granting land to William Ormond of Dobbs Co., N.C.; Deed (12/15/1778) granting land to William Ormond of Dobbs Co., N.C.; Memorandum (undated) of land purchased (1768-1784) by William Ormond with accompanying plat map; and Diploma (6/13/1878) of Yancey Ormond

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